Taylor Swift Sexy, Keith Urban Among 2011 CMA Nominees It's one of the biggest nights in country music, and the nominees for the 45th annual Country Music Awards have just been announced.
Among those contending for trophies are mainstay honorees such as Taylor Swift and Keith Urban. Other award hopefuls at the 2011 CMAs include Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert. With the Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley hosted event to take place on November 9th, the list of early CMA nominees is as follows:
Vocal Group of the Year The Band Perry Lady Antebellum Little Big Town Rascal Flatts Zac Brown Band Male Vocalist of the Year Jason Aldean Kenny Chesney Brad Paisley Blake Shelton Keith Urban Female Vocalist of the Year Sara Evans Miranda Lambert Martina McBride Taylor Swift Carrie Underwood New Artist of the Year The Band Perry Luke Bryan Eric Church Thompson Square Chris Young Entertainer of the Year Jason Aldean Brad Paisley Blake Shelton Taylor Swift Keith Urban