CMA Award nominations announced

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Sheryl Crow and the record-breaking Florida Georgia Line announced nominations for the 47th Annual CMA Awards earlier this morning. Our fave, Kacey Musgraves tied Taylor Swift and Blake Shelton for the most nominations (total of five) followed closely by Florida Georgia Line with four.

See the nominations in major categories and get CMA Award ticket information below.

Entertainer of the Year

Taylor Swift
Jason Aldean
George Strait
Blake Shelton
Luke Bryan

Male Vocalist of the Year
Blake Shelton
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Keith Urban
Eric Church

Female Vocalist of the Year
Taylor Swift
Miranda Lambert
Carrie Underwood
Kacey Musgraves
Kelly Clarkson

Vocal Duo of the Year
Big & Rich
Thompson Square
Florida Georgia Line
Love and Theft
Sugarland
The Civil Wars

New Artist of the Year
Florida Georgia Line
Lee Brice
Kip Moore
Kacey Musgraves
Brett Eldredge

Vocal Group of the Year
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

Musical Event of the Year
Florida Georgia Line feat. Nelly, “Cruise”
Tim McGraw feat. Taylor Swift and Keith Urban, “Highway Don’t Care”
Blake Shelton feat. Pistol Annies, “Boys ‘Round Here”
Kelly Clarkson feat. Vince Gill, “Don’t Rush”
Jason Aldean feat. Luke Bryan and Eric Church, “The Only Way I Know”

Album of the Year
Blake Shelton, Based on a True Story
Carrie Underwood, Blown Away
Taylor Swift, Red
Kacey Musgraves, Same Trailer, Different Park
Little Big Town, Tornado

Single of the Year
Florida Georgia Line, “Cruise”
Tim McGraw feat. Taylor Swift and Keith Urban, “Highway Don’t Care”
Miranda Lambert, “Mama’s Broken Heart”
Kacey Musgraves, “Merry Go ‘Round”
Darius Rucker, “Wagon Wheel”

Song of the Year
Lee Brice, “I Drive Your Truck”
Miranda Lambert, “Mama’s Broken Heart”
Kacey Musgraves, “Merry Go ‘Round”
Little Big Town, “Pontoon”
Darius Rucker, “Wagon Wheel”

Tickets for “The 47th Annual CMA Awards” and “CMA Country Christmas” will go on sale to the public Saturday, Sept. 14 (10:00 AM/CT). Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com; by calling (800) 745-3000; or in person at the Bridgestone Arena Box Office, located at 501 Broadway (corner of Fifth Avenue and Broadway, Nashville).

Exclusive pre-sale access for both events is available to subscribers of CMA's free email newsletter CMA EXCLUSIVE, plus fans who like CMA on Facebook, and follow CMA's @CountryMusic official account on Twitter. Fans can connect with CMA by visiting CMAawards.com.

Tickets for the CMA Awards start at $110 for Upper Level seating and tickets for “CMA Country Christmas” are $50 for Lower and Club Level reserved seating. Ticket prices include tax, but exclude applicable service fees.

“The 47th Annual CMA Awards” will be hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood for the sixth consecutive year and broadcast live on Wednesday, Nov. 6 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET; 7:00-10:00 PM/CT) on the ABC Television Network. “CMA Country Christmas” will tape Friday, Nov. 8 (7:00 PM/CT), for an ABC Television Network special, which will air during the holiday season.