36th ANNUAL CMA NOMINATIONS

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
Brooks & Dunn
Kenny Chesney
Alan Jackson
Toby Keith
George Strait

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
"Blessed" - Martina McBride
"Courtesy of the Red, White & Blue (The Angry American)" - Toby Keith
"Drive" - Alan Jackson
"I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin' Song)" - Brad Paisley
"Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)" -- Alan Jackson  

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Kenny Chesney
Alan Jackson
Toby Keith
Brad Paisley
George Strait

SONG OF THE YEAR [award to songwriter]
"Courtesy of the Red, White & Blue (The Angry American)" - Toby Keith
"Drive" - Alan Jackson
"I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow" -- Richard Burnett
"I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin' Song)" -- Brad Paisley
"Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)" -- Alan Jackson  

  FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Sara Evans
Alison Krauss
Martina McBride
Lee Ann Womack
Trisha Yearwood

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR [award to artist/director]
"Drive (For Daddy Gene)" -- Alan Jackson
"I Wanna Talk About Me" -- Toby Keith
"I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin' Song)" -- Brad Paisley
"Modern Day Bonnie and Clyde" -- Travis Tritt
"Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)" -- Alan Jackson  

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
Diamond Rio
Dixie Chicks
Lonestar
Nickel Creek
Rascal Flatts

VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR
"Beer Run" -- Garth Brooks, George Jones
"Bring on the Rain" -- Jo Dee Messina, Tim McGraw
Designated Drinker" -- Alan Jackson, George Strait
"I'll Fly Away" (live version) -- Alison Krauss, Gillian Welch
"Mendocino County Line" - Willie Nelson, Lee Ann Womack

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR
Bellamy Brothers
Brooks & Dunn
Montgomery Gentry
Sons of the Desert
The Warren Brothers

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
"Drive" - Alan Jackson
"New Favorite" -- Alison Krauss & Union Station
"No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems" -- Kenny Chesney
"Pull My Chain" -- Toby Keith
"The Great Divide" -- Willie Nelson
"Road Less Traveled" - George Strait    

HORIZON AWARD
Carolyn Dawn Johnson
Nickel Creek
Rascal Flatts
Phil Vassar
Darryl Worley

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR
Jerry Douglas (dobro)
Glen Duncan (fiddle)
Paul Franklin (steel guitar)
Dann Huff (guitar)
Brent Mason (guitar)

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