Nominees in five CMA categories were announced this morning by Sheryl Crow and Florida Georgia Line on Good Morning America.  See them bleow:

 

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

 

Big & Rich

Florida Georgia Line

Love and Theft

Sugarland

The Civil Wars

Thompson Square

 

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

 

Kelly Clarkson

Mirand Lambert

Kacey Musgraves

Taylor Swift

Carrie Underwood

 

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

 

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

Eric Church

Blake Shelton

Keith Urban

 

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

 

Lee Brice

Brett Eldredge

Florida Georgia Line

Kip Moore

Kacey Musgraves

 

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

 

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

Blake Shelton

George Strait

Taylor Swift

 


 

Keith Urban Lights a Creative Fire With 'Fuse'

Photo:  Capitol Records Nashville

 

Keith Urban’s new album, Fuse, is in stores today – and it’s Keith’s hope that you’ll want to listen to his record from start to finish.  He recorded about 25 songs and then chose the tracks that he related to most.

 

 

Photo:  Republic Nashville

 

Florida Georgia Line has done it again.  Their latest single, “Round Here” is the #1 song on country radio this week.  It serves as the duo’s third consecutive chart-topper.

 

 

News Photo: Singer Songwriter Miranda Lambert and Dog at 2010…

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Miranda Lambert spent Sunday trying to find homes for dogs at the Tishomingo Animal Shelter in Oklahoma.  She managed to adopt out 40 dogs as part of the final Dog Days of Summer event.  Tishomingo is where Miranda and Blake Shelton live when they’re not working.

 

 

News Photo: George Strait does a Q A with the…

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George Strait took over the Dallas Cowboys Stadium yesterday to announce the final 2014 leg of his The Cowboy Rides Away Tour.  His last run begins in January and Atlanta made the list of cities.  He’ll play Philips Arena March 22ndTicket on sale information is coming soon. 

 

 

News Photo: The Voices Blake Shelton attends the NBCUniversals The…

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Blake Shelton recently learned that his team’s guest mentor during the battle rounds on The Voice will be none other than Cher!  Blake is ecstatic because his late father was a huge Cher fan.  Season 5 of The Voice begins September 23rd on NBC.

 

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