Out of five remaining categories, Miranda Lambert has her name appearing in four, including the top honor Entertainer of the Year.
Fresh from leading the first wave of Country Music Association (CMA) Awards with five nods, Miranda Lambert appeared on "Good Morning America" on September 1 along with country music pal Dierks Bentley to reveal the second and final batch of the CMA nominations. This time around, she adds four kudos, making her dominate the overall nominees with a total of nine nods.
Lambert is up for top honor, Entertainer of the Year, along with such competitors as Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley, Keith Urban and Zac Brown Band. She is also vying against Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood in Female Vocalist of the Year.
Moreover, her latest studio album "Revolution" is listed as one of the contenders for Album of the Year, competing against Antebellum's "Need You Now", Underwood's "Play On", Bentley's "Up on the Ridge" and George Strait's "Twang". Her guest appearance in Bentley's "Bad Angel" along with Jamey Johnson also appears in Musical Event of the Year category, facing off Zac Brown Band's "Can't See Me", Blake Shelton's "Hillbilly Bone", Kenny Chesney's "I'm Alive" and Alan Jackson's "Till the End".
Celebrating its 44th annual ceremony, CMA Awards will be held on November 10 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Duo Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley are going to take the hosting duty for the third time.
Entertainer of the Year:
- "Need You Now" - Lady Antebellum
- "Play On" - Carrie Underwood
- "Revolution" - Miranda Lambert
- "Twang" - George Strait
- "Up on the Ridge" - Dierks Bentley
- "Bad Angel" - Dierks Bentley ft. Miranda Lambert and Jamey Johnson
- "Can't You See" - Zac Brown Band ft. Kid Rock
- "Hillbilly Bone" - Blake Shelton ft. Trace Adkins
- "I'm Alive" - Kenny Chesney with Dave Matthews
- "Till the End" - Alan Jackson with Lee Ann Womack