First Performers Announced for the 2014 CMA Awards

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The first performers for the 2014 CMA Awards have been announced! Miranda LambertBlake Shelton and Keith Urban will all take the stage for the show.

The 2014 48th Annual CMA Awards will be hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood and will air live on Wednesday, November 5th at 8:00 PM on ABC. Check out the list of nominees below. Will you be tuning in?

2014 CMA Awards Nominees

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

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

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

Album of the Year
Crash My Party, Luke Bryan
Fuse, Keith Urban
Platinum, Miranda Lambert
Riser, Dierks Bentley
The Outsiders, Eric Church

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

Music Video of the Year
“Automatic” – Miranda Lambert
“Bartender” – Lady Antebellum
“Drunk On A Plane” – Dierks Bentley
“Follow Your Arrow” – Kacey Musgraves
“Somethin’ Bad” – Miranda Lambert & Carrie Underwood

Single of the Year “Automatic” – Miranda Lambert
“Drunk On A Plane” – Dierks Bentley
“Give Me Back My Hometown” – Eric Church
“Meanwhile Back At Mama’s” – Tim McGraw featuring Faith Hill
“Mine Would Be You” – Blake Shelton

Song of the Year
“Automatic” – Miranda Lambert (written by: Nicolle Galyon, Natalie Hemby and Miranda Lambert)
“Follow Your Arrow” – Kacey Musgraves (written by: Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally)
“Give Me Back My Hometown” – Eric Church (written by: Eric Church and Luke Laird)
“I Don’t Dance” – Lee Brice (written by: Lee Brice, Rob Hatch and Dallas Davidson)
“I Hold On” – Dierks Bentley (written by: Brett James and Dierks Bentley)

Musical Event of The Year
“Bakersfield” – Vince Gill and Paul Franklin
“Meanwhile Back At Mama’s” – Tim McGraw featuring Faith Hill
“Somethin’ Bad” – Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood
“We Were Us” – Keith Urban featuring Miranda Lambert
“You Can’t Make Old Friends” – Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton

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

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