Jake Owen and The Band Perry have just announced the first round of nominees for the CMA Awards in New York. The rest of the nominees will be announced in Nashville shortly. The CMA Awards air live on ABC on November 9th. Jake also performed his latest hit, "Barefoot Blue Jean Night".

 

Entertainer of the Year
Jason Aldean
Brad Paisley
Blake Shelton
Taylor Swift
Keith Urban

Male Vocalist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Kenny Chesney
Brad Paisley
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year
Sara Evans
Miranda Lambert
Martina McBride
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

New Artist of the Year
The Band Perry
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Thompson Square
Chris Young

Vocal Group of the Year
The Band Perry
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Rascal Flatts
Zac Brown Band

 

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The rest of the nominations were just announced...

Album of the Year
All About Tonight - Blake Shelton
My Kinda Party - Jason Aldean
Speak Now - Taylor Swift
This Is Country Music - Brad Paisley
You Get What You Give - Zac Brown Band

Musical Event of the Year
"As She's Walking Away" - Zac Brown Band featuring Alan Jackson
"Coal Miner's Daughter" - Loretta Lynn, Sheryl Crow and Miranda Lambert
"Don't You Wanna Stay" - Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson
"Old Alabama" - Brad Paisley featuring Alabama
"You and Tequila" - Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter

Music Video of the Year
"Honey Bee" - Blake Shelton
"If I Die Young" - The Band Perry
"Mean" -
Taylor Swift
"Old
Alabama" - Brad Paisley featuring Alabama
"You and Tequila" - Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter

Single of the Year
"A Little Bit Stronger" - Sara Evans
"Colder Weather" - Zac Brown Band
"Honey Bee" - Blake Shelton
"If I Die Young" - The Band Perry
"Don't Want to Stay" - Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson

Song of the Year (songwriters award)
"Dirt Road Anthem" - Grant Lee Gilbert and Colt Ford (Jason Aldean)
"If I Die Young" - Kimberly Perry (The Band Perry)
"Mean" - Taylor Swift
"You and Tequila" - Matraca Berg and Tina Carter (Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter)
"Colder Weather" - Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrett, Levi Lowrey and Coy Bowles (Zac Brown Band)

Vocal Duo of the Year
The Civil Wars
Montgomery Gentry
Sugarland
Thompson Square

Musician of the Year
Sam Bush - mandolin
Jerry Douglas - dobro
Paul Franklin - steel guitar
Dann Huff - guitar
Mac McAnally - guitar