The Buzz is building for 2010 CMA Awards

The 44th edition of the Country Music Association Awards will be held next Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 and broadcast live on ABC.  Country music superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will host the event with performances by Lady Antebellum, Sugarland, Keith Urban, Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert and Sheryl Crow singing a duet, and actor Gwyneth Paltrow’s  music debut.

The Buzz is building for the 2010 CMA Awards Promo Video

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2010 CMA Award Nominees

Here are the nominees for the 2010 CMA Awards

Entertainer of the Year

  • Lady Antebellum
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Brad Paisley
  • Keith Urban
  • Zac Brown Band

Female vocalist of the year

  • Miranda Lambert
  • Martina McBride
  • Reba McEntire
  • Taylor Swift
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Carrie Underwood

Male vocalist of the year

  • Dierks Bentley
  • Brad Paisley
  • Blake Shelton
  • George Strait
  • Keith Urban

New Artist of the year

  • Luke Bryan
  • Easton Corbin
  • Jerrod Niemann
  • Chris Young
  • Zac Brown Band

Vocal Group of the year

  • Lady Antebellum
  • Little Big Town
  • Rascal Flatts
  • The Band Perry
  • Zac Brown Band

Vocal Duo of the year

  • Brooks & Dunn
  • Joey + Rory
  • Montgomery Gentry
  • Steel Magnolia
  • Sugarland

Single of the year

  • A Little More Country Than That, Easton Corbin (artist),  Carson Chamberlain (producer), Mercury Nashville (label)
  • Hillbilly Bone, Blake Shelton featuring Trace Adkins (artist), Scott Hendricks (producer), Reprise Records (label)
  • Need You Now, Lady Antebellum (artist), Paul Worley and Lady Antebellum (producer), Capitol Records Nashville (label)
  • The House That Built Me, Miranda Lambert (artist), Frank Liddell and Mike Wrucke (producer), Columbia Nashville (label)
  • White Liar, Miranda Lambert (artist), Frank Liddell and Mike Wrucke (producer), Columbia Nashville (label)

Album of the year

  • Need You Now, Lady Antebellum (artist), Paul Worley and Lady Antebellum (producer), Capitol Records Nashville (label)
  • Play On, Carrie Underwood (artist), Mark Bright and Max Martin (producer), 19 Recordings Limited/Arista Nashville (label)
  • Revolution, Miranda Lambert (artist), Frank Liddell and Mike Wrucke (producer), Columbia Nashville (label)
  • Twang, George Strait (artist), Tony Brown and George Strait (producer), MCA Nashville (label)
  • Up On The Ridge, Dierks Bentley (artist), Jon Randall Stewart (producer), Capitol Records Nashville (label)

Song of the year

(Award goes to Songwriters)

  • A Little More Country Than That, Rory Lee Feek, Don Poythress, and Wynn Varble (songwriters)
  • Need You Now, Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott, and Josh Kear (songwriters)
  • The House That Built Me, Tom Douglas and Allen Shamblin (songwriters)
  • Toes, Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette, John Driskell Hopkins, and Shawn Mullins (songwriters)
  • White Liar, Natalie Hemby and Miranda Lambert (songwriters)

Musical Event of the year

  • Bad Angel Dierks Bentley featuring Miranda Lambert and Jamey Johnson artists Capitol Records Nashville label
  • Can’t You See Zac Brown Band featuring Kid Rock artists Southern Ground/Atlantic Records label
  • Hillbilly Bone Blake Shelton featuring Trace Adkins artists Reprise Records label
  • I’m Alive Kenny Chesney with Dave Matthews artists BNA Records label
  • Till The End Alan Jackson with Lee Ann Womack artists Arista Nashville label

Music Video of the year

  • Hillbilly Bone, Blake Shelton featuring Trace Adkins (artist), Roman White (director)
  • Need You Now, Lady Antebellum (artist), David McClister (director)
  • The House That Built Me, Miranda Lambert (artist), Trey Fanjoy (director)
  • Water, Brad Paisley (artist), Jim Shea (director)
  • White Liar, Miranda Lambert (artist), Chris Hicky (director)

Musician of the year

  • Paul Franklin, Steel Guitar instrument
  • Dann Huff, Guitar instrument
  • Brent Mason, Guitar instrument
  • Mac McAnally, Guitar instrument
  • Randy Scruggs, Guitar instrument

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