The final nominees for the 2004 CMA Awards will be announced Aug. 30 during a live telecast on CMT and CBS-TV’s The Early Show. Nominations in select categories will be announced in New York during The Early Show by anchor Hannah Storm and Kris Kristofferson. During a special live edition of CMT Insider, host Katie Cook will be joined by Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson to reveal the final nominees in all 12 award categories, including The Early Show announcements. The special edition of CMT Insider will be telecast at 8:30 a.m. ET to coincide with the announcements on The Early Show. CBS will broadcast the 38th annual CMA Awards live from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville on Nov. 9.