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CMA announces final nominees Wednesday

Thursday, August 28, 2014 – Final nominees for The 48th Annual CMA Awards will be announced on Wednesday, Sept. 3 by Little Big Town and Darius Rucker live from New York.

Little Big Town and Rucker will announce the final nominees in five CMA Awards categories live from the "Good Morning America" studios ABC. The announcement will air in the 8:30 a.m. half-hour segment (all time zones) of the morning news program. Following the announcement, at 10 a.m. eastern, they will head to the Best Buy Theater in Times Square to recap the nominees previously announced and reveal the finalists in the remaining seven categories.

The CMAs, hosted for the seventh time by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, will be held Nov. 5 from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on ABC.

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