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Miranda Lambert Tops CMA Noms
Posted: September 5, 2017
NASHVILLE, TN (CelebrityAccess) -- Miranda Lambert topped the list of nominations for the 2017 Country Music Awards, with picks including Single of the Year for "in Man," Music Video of the Year for "Vice." As well, Lambert earned her fourth nomination for Album of the Year for "The Weight of These Wings."

Country group Little Big Town was recognized with four nominations, including Single of the Year for "Better Man," Album of the Year for "The Breaker," Vocal Group of the Year, and Music Video of the Year for "Better Man."

Chris Stapleton picked up three nominations, including Entertainer of the Year, Album of the Year for "From A Room: Vol 1." and Male Vocalist of the Year. Eric Church also earned three nods, with picks for Entertainer of the Year, Male Vocalist and Musical Event for "Kill A Word."

The 51st Annual CMA Awards will take place on Nov. 8th at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville with Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood serving as hosts. The awards ceremony will be broadcast live on ABC.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

gBetter Manh – Little Big Town
gBlue Ainft Your Colorh – Keith Urban
gBody Like A Back Roadh – Sam Hunt
gDirt On My Bootsh – Jon Pardi
gTin Manh – Miranda Lambert

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

The Breaker – Little Big Town
From A Room: Volume 1 – Chris Stapleton
Heart Break – Lady Antebellum
The Nashville Sound – Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
The Weight of These Wings – Miranda Lambert

SONG OF THE YEAR

gBetter Manh - Songwriter: Taylor Swift
gBlue Ainft Your Colorh - Songwriters: Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Lee Olsen
gBody Like A Back Roadh - Songwriters: Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne
gDirt On My Bootsh - Songwriters: Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley
gTin Manh - Songwriters: Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Reba McEntire
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Dierks Bentley
Eric Church
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Old Dominion
Rascal Flatts
Zac Brown Band

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
LOCASH
Maddie & Tae

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to each Artist)
gCraving Youh – Thomas Rhett featuring Maren Morris
gFunny How Time Slips Awayh – Glen Campbell with Willie Nelson
gKill A Wordh – Eric Church featuring Rhiannon Giddens
gSetting the World on Fireh – Kenny Chesney with P!nk
gSpeak to a Girlh – Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

gBetter Manh – Little Big Town - Directors: Becky Fluke and Reid Long
gBlue Ainft Your Colorh – Keith Urban - Director: Carter Smith
gCraving Youh – Thomas Rhett featuring Maren Morris - Director: TK McKamy
gIt Ainft My Faulth – Brothers Osborne - Directors: Wes Edwards and Ryan Silver
gViceh – Miranda Lambert - Director: Trey Fanjoy

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Lauren Alaina
Luke Combs
Old Dominion
Jon Pardi
Brett Young

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