Miranda, Lady A Lead CMA Noms

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UPDATE: More CMA nominations were released on Sept. 1.

photo by JOHN RUSSELL/CMA

Miranda Lambert, Lady Antebellum, newcomer Easton Corbin and Zac Brown are the top nominees for the 44th Annual Country Music Association Awards, which will take place Nov. 10 in Nashville.

Miranda scored double nominations in two categories, Music Video of the Year and Single of the Year. (The Song of the Year award goes to songwriters only, and Miranda wrote only one of her two songs nominated in that category.) Meanwhile, Lady Antebellum will compete against pal Miranda in both those categories. Easton (“A Little More Country Than That“) is nominated in three categories, including New Artist. Zac Brown Band has two noms—Vocal Group and New Artist—and Zac is nominated as the co-writer of "Toes," which is up for Song of the Year.

The first round of nominations were announced at a press conference Tuesday morning (Aug. 31) at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

The remainder of the award categories, including the top prize, Entertainer of the Year, will be revealed Wednesday, Sept. 1, on a special edition of ABC's Good Morning America.

Here are the nominees announced so far for this year's CMA Awards:

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

Single of the Year

  • “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

Song of the Year

  • “A Little More Country Than That” Easton Corbin
  • “Need You Now” Lady Antebellum
  • “The House That Built Me” Miranda Lambert
  • “Toes” Zac Brown Band
  • “White Liar” Miranda Lambert

Vocal Duo of the Year

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

Vocal Group of the Year

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

New Artist of the Year

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

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