CMA Awards: Nominees in Five Categories Announced

Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift Nab Two Early Nominations Each

Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Blake Shelton and Taylor Swift received two nominations each when the initial list of nominees 2013 CMA Awards was announced Tuesday morning (Sept. 10).

Sheryl Crow and Florida Georgia Line were in New York City to reveal the names in four categories on ABC’s Good Morning America. Florida Georgia Line received nominations in the duo and new artist categories.

The remaining nominees will be named later Tuesday morning.

Here’s a list of the first four categories:

Entertainer of the Year: Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Taylor Swift

Male Vocalist: Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban

Female Vocalist: Kelly Clarkson, Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood

Vocal Duo: Big & Rich, Florida Georgia Line, Love and Theft, Sugarland, The Civil Wars, Thompson Square

New Artist: Lee Brice, Brett Eldredge, Florida Georgia Line, Kip Moore, Kacey Musgraves

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will host the 47th annual CMA Awards on Nov. 6 at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville.