CMA Nominations: Miranda Lambert Makes History

The full list of this year’s CMA nominations is out and the big headline is all about Miranda Lambert. See how many nominations she got as well as who else scored multiple nods.

Miranda Lambert scored a record 9 nominations for the November 10th CMA awards. Yesterday, Miranda found out she scored two nominations in each of the following categories: Video of the Year, Single of the Year, and Song of the Year for both her singles “White Liar” and “The House That Built Me.” This morning, the major categories were announced and Miranda found herself in the field for Musical Event of the Year (for her contribution to Dierks Bentley’s “Bad Angel”), Album of the Year for Revolution, Female Vocalist of the Year, and her first ever nomination for Entertainer of the Year.

Coming in second is Lady Antebellum who nabbed 6 nominations. Lady A joins Lambert in the Video, Single, and Song categories for their smash hit, “Need You Now.” The group’s sophomore album, Need You Now, also secured a nomination in the Album of the Year category. They also nabbed another Vocal Group of the Year nomination as well as their first ever Entertainer of the Year nomination. Just like this year’s ACM awards, most of the categories will be a battle between Lady A and Miranda Lambert.

Also securing multiple nominations are Zac Brown with four nominations, Dierks Bentley and Blake Shelton with three nominations, and Easton Corbin and Trace Adkins who each scored two nominations.

Here is a complete list of nominees and look for All Things Country to take an indepth look at the nominees as well as the artists we feel got snubbed in a later post.

Entertainer of the Year

  • Lady Antebellum
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Brad Paisley
  • Keith Urban
  • Zac Brown Band

Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Miranda Lambert
  • Martina McBride
  • Reba McEntire
  • Taylor Swift
  • Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Dierks Bentley
  • Brad Paisley
  • Blake Shelton
  • George Strait
  • Keith Urban

New Artist of the Year

  • Luke Bryan
  • Easton Corbin
  • Jerrod Niemann
  • Chris Young
  • Zac Brown Band

Vocal Group of the Year

  • Lady Antebellum
  • Little Big Town
  • Rascal Flatts
  • The Band Perry
  • Zac Brown Band

Vocal Duo of the Year

  • Brooks & Dunn
  • Joey + Rory
  • Montgomery Gentry
  • Steel Magnolia
  • Sugarland

Single of the Year

  • “I’m A Little More Country Than That” – Easton Corbin
  • “Hillbilly Bone” – Blake Shelton featuring Trace Adkins
  • “Need You Now” – Lady Antebellum
  • “The House That Built Me” – Miranda Lambert
  • “White Liar” – Miranda Lambert

Album of the Year

  • Need You Now – Lady Antebellum
  • Play On – Carrie Underwood
  • Revolution – Miranda Lambert
  • Twang – George Strait
  • Up On the Ridge – Dierks Bentley

Song of the Year

  • “A Little More Country Than That” – Rory Lee Feek, Don Poythress, and Wynn Varble
  • “Need You Now” – Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott, and Josh Kear
  • “The House That Built Me” – Tom Douglas and Allen Shamblin
  • “Toes” – Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette, John Driskell Hopkins, and Shawn Mullins
  • “White Liar” – Natalie Hemby and Miranda Lambert

Musical Event of the Year

  • “Bad Angel” – Dierks Bentley featuring Jamey Johnson and Miranda Lambert
  • “Can’t You See” – Zac Brown Band featuring Kid Rock
  • “Hillbilly Bone” – Blake Shelton featuring Trace Adkins
  • “I’m Alive” – Kenny Chesney with Dave Matthews
  • “Till the End” – Alan Jackson with Lee Ann Womack

Music Video of the Year

  • “Hillbilly Bone” – Blake Shelton featuring Trace Adkins
  • “Need You Now” – Lady Antebellum
  • “The House That Built Me” – Miranda Lambert
  • “Water” – Brad Paisley
  • “White Liar” – Miranda Lambert 
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