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Bryan, Urban, Lambert lead early CMA nominations

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 – Luke Bryan, Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert are the early leaders with three Country Music Association nominations apiece, it was announced Wednesday.

All three were nominated for the biggest award of the night - Entertainer of the Year

The nominees were:

Entertainer of the Year:
Luke Bryan
Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton
George Strait
Keith Urban

Album of the Year:
Crash My Party - Luke Bryan
Fuse - Keith Urban
Platinum - Miranda Lambert
Riser - Dierks Bentley
The Outsiders - Eric Church

Female Vocalist of the Year
Miranda Lambert
Martina McBride
Kacey Musgraves
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year
Keith Urban
Luke Bryan
Dierks Bentley
Eric Church
Blake Shelton

Vocal Group of the Year:
Eli Young
Lady Antebellum
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band
Little Big Town

More nominations will be announced at 10 a.m.

The awards will be Nov. 5 from Nashville with Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley hosting.

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