2012 CMA Award Nominations - Complete List

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The Country Music Association unveiled its nominees for the 46th annual CMA Awards in Times Square this morning with the help of two of the show’s nominees – Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean.

The 2012 CMA Awards will air Thursday November 1 at 8 p.m. on ABC, hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood. Take a look at this years hopefuls in the full nomination list below!!

2012 CMA Awards Nominations

Entertainer of the Year

Jason Aldean

Kenny Chesney

Brad Paisley

Blake Shelton

Taylor Swift

Female Vocalist of the Year

Kelly Clarkson

Miranda Lambert

Martina McBride

Taylor Swift

Carrie Underwood

Vocal Group of the Year

Eli Young Band

Lady Antebellum

Little Big Town

The Band Perry

Zac Brown Band

Male Vocalist of the Year

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

Eric Church

Blake Shelton

Keith Urban

Album of the Year

Chief by Eric Church

For the Record by Miranda Lambert

Home by Dierks Bentley

Own the Night by Lady Antebellum

Tailgates and Tanlines by Luke Bryan

Song of the Year

“Even if It Breaks Your Heart” written by Will Hoge and Eric Paslay and performed by the Eli Young Band

“God Gave Me You” written by Dave Barnes and performed by Blake Shelton

Home” written by Dierks Bentley, Dan Wilson and Brett Beavers

“Over You” written by Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton

“Springstreen” written by Eric Church, Jeff Hyde and Ryan Tyndell

Single of the Year

“Dirt Road Anthem” by Jason Aldean

“God Gave Me You” by Blake Shelton

“Home” by Dierks Bentley

“Pontoon” by Little Big Town

“Springsteen” by Eric Church

Music Video of the Year

“Come Over” by Kenny Chesney

“Over You” by Miranda Lambert

“Pontoon” by Little Big Town

“Red Solo Cup” by Toby Keith

“Springsteen” by Eric Church

Vocal Duo of the Year

Big & Rich

Love and Theft


Civil Wars

Thompson Square

New Artist of the Year

Lee Brice

Brantley Gilbert

Hunter Hayes

Love and Theft

Thompson Square

Vocal Event of the Year

“Dixie Highway” by Alan Jackson and Zac Brown Band

“Feel Like a Rockstar” by Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney

“Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die” by Willie Nelson, Snoop Dogg, Kris Kristofferson and Jamey Johnson

“Safe and Sound” by Taylor Swift and Civil Wars

“Stuck on You” by Lionel Richie