CMA Awards 2009 Nominations

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Musician of the Year
Eddie Payers
Paul Franklin
Dann Huff
Brent Mason
Mac McAnally

Single of the Year
“Chicken Fried”- Zac Brown Band
“I Run To You”- Lady Antebellum
“In Color”- Jamey Johnson
“People Are Crazy”- Billy Currington
“Then”- Brad Paisley

Song of the Year
“Chicken Fried”- Zac Brown/Wyatt Durette
“I Told You So”- Randy Travis
“In Color”- Jamey Johnson, Lee Thomas Miller, James Otto
“People Are Crazy”- Bobby Braddock, Troy Jones
“Then”- Brad Paisley, Chris Debois, Ahsley Gorley

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

Vocal Duo of the Year
Big & Rich
Brooks & Dunn
Joey & Rory
Montgomery Gentry

Music Video of the Year
“Boots On”- Randy Houser
“Love Story”- Taylor Swift
“People Are Crazy”- Billy Currington
“Start A Band”- Brad Paisley (duet with Keith Urban)
“Troubadour”- George Strait

Album of the Year
American Saturday Night- Brad Paisley
Defying Gravity- Keith Urban
Fearless- Taylor Swift
Love On The Inside- Sugarland
That Lonesome Song- Jamey Johnson

Musical Event of the Year
“Cowgirl’s Don’t Cry” Brooks & Dunn w/ Reba McEntire
“Down The Road”- Kenny Chesney w/ Mac McAnally
“Everything But Quits”- Lee Ann Womack w/ George Strait
“I Told You So”- Carrie Underwood w/ Randy Travis
“Old Enough”- The Raconteurs w/ Ricky Skaggs & Ashley Monroe
"Start A Band"- Brad Paisley w/ Keith Urban

New Artist Of The Year
Randy Houser
Jamey Johnson
Jake Owen
Darius Rucker
Zac Brown Band

Female Vocalist of the Year
Miranda Lambert
Martina McBride
Reba McEntire
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year
Kenny Chesney
Brad Paisley
Darius Rucker
George Strait
Keith Urban

Entertainer of the Year
Kenny Chesney
Brad Paisley
George Strait
Taylor Swift
Keith Urban