Lambert leads CMAs with nine nominations
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
– Miranda Lambert picked up on Wednesday where she left off the previous day because she garnered four more Country Music Association nominations for a total of nine. Lady Antebellum, which had four on day one of the nomination announcement process, grabbed one more Wednesday.
Both were nominated for the biggest honor - entertainer of the year. Brad Paisley, Zac Brown Band and Keith Urban also were nominated in that category. That meant neither Taylor Swift nor Carrie Underwood were nominated. Swift received only one nomination - for female vocalist - and won't be able to defend her entertainer of the year award.
Male vocalist nominees were:
Album of the year:
Lady Antebellum - "Need You Now"
Miranda Lambert - "Revolution"
Dierks Bentley - "Up on the Ridge"
Carrie Underwood - "Play On"
George Strait - "Twang"
Dierks Bentley with Jamey Johnson and Miranda Lambert - Bad Angel
Zac Brown Band with Kid Rock - Can't You See
Blake Shelton with Trace Adkins - Hillbilly Bone
Kenny Chesney with Dave Matthews Band - I'm Alive
Alan Jackson with Lee Ann Womack - Til the End
Lambert was nominated twice apiece for song and single of the year and once for video of the year on Tuesday.
The awards will be handed out Nov. 10 in Nashville.
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