CMA Awards Add Lambert, Shelton, Urban

They Are Nominated for CMA Entertainer of the Year

Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton and Keith Urban have been confirmed as performers for the 48th annual CMA Awards, taking place Nov. 5 in Nashville. As reported earlier, Luke Bryan will also perform on the show.

Lambert leads the field with nine awards nominations, while Urban tallies four and Shelton is up for three. All three are competing against Bryan and George Strait for the night’s top award, entertainer of the year.

Set to air on ABC, the 48th annual CMA Awards will be hosted for the seventh year in a row by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood.

Here’s a complete list of the of the nominees:

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

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

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

Vocal Group
Eli Young Band Lady Antebellum Little Big Town The Band Perry Zac Brown Band

Vocal Duo
Dan + Shay Florida Georgia Line Love and Theft The Swon Brothers Thompson Square

New Artist
Brandy Clark Brett Eldredge Kip Moore Thomas Rhett Cole Swindell

Album of the Year
Crash My Party
Luke Bryan
Producer: Jeff Stevens

Fuse
Keith Urban
Producers: Benny Blanco, Nathan Chapman, Ross Copperman, Zach Crowell, Mike Elizondo, Dann Huff, Jay Joyce, Stargate, Keith Urban, Butch Walker

Platinum
Miranda Lambert
Producers: Frank Liddell, Chuck Ainlay, Glenn Worf

Riser
Dierks Bentley
Producers: Ross Copperman, Jaren Johnston, Arturo Buenahora Jr.

The Outsiders
Eric Church
Producers: Jay Joyce, Arturo Buenahora Jr.

Song of the Year
“Automatic” Songwriters: Nicolle Galyon, Natalie Hemby, Miranda Lambert

“Follow Your Arrow” Songwriters: Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally

“Give Me Back My Hometown” Songwriters: Eric Church, Luke Laird

“I Don’t Dance” Songwriters: Lee Brice, Rob Hatch, Dallas Davidson

“I Hold On” Songwriters: Brett James, Dierks Bentley

Single of the Year
“Automatic”
Miranda Lambert
Producers: Frank Liddell, Chuck Ainlay, Glenn Worf

“Drunk on a Plane” Dierks Bentley
Producers: Ross Copperman, Jaren Johnston, Arturo Buenahora Jr.

“Give Me Back My Hometown”
Eric Church
Producers: Jay Joyce, Arturo Buenahora Jr.

“Meanwhile Back at Mama’s” Tim McGraw featuring Faith Hill Producers: Byron Gallimore, Tim McGraw

“Mine Would Be You”
Blake Shelton
Producer: Scott Hendricks

Musical Event
Bakersfield
Vince Gill and Paul Franklin

“Meanwhile Back at Mama’s”
Tim McGraw featuring Faith Hill

“Somethin’ Bad” Miranda Lambert duet with Carrie Underwood

“We Were Us” Keith Urban featuring Miranda Lambert

“You Can’t Make Old Friends” Kenny Rogers duet with Dolly Parton

Music Video
“Automatic”
Miranda Lambert
Director: Trey Fanjoy

“Bartender” Lady Antebellum
Director: Shane Drake

“Drunk on a Plane”
Dierks Bentley
Director: Wes Edwards

“Follow Your Arrow”
Kacey Musgraves
Directors: Kacey Musgraves and Honey

“Somethin’ Bad”
Miranda Lambert duet with Carrie Underwood
Director: Trey Fanjoy

Musician
Sam Bush (mandolin)
Jerry Douglas (Dobro)
Paul Franklin (steel guitar)
Dann Huff (guitar)
Mac McAnally (guitar)