CMA Awards 2017: Miranda Lambert Tops List of Nominees
Brothers Osborne, American Idol alum Lauren Alaina and Dustin Lynch announced the nominations for the 2017 Country Music Association Awards Monday live on Good Morning America from New York’s Times Square. The reigning CMA Vocal Duo of the Year and rising stars Alaina and Lynch gave a few of country music’s biggest and brightest stars a little something extra to celebrate on the Labor Day holiday.
Miranda Lambert leads the pack of CMA nominees with five nominations, including nods for Single and Song of the Year categories for “Tin Man,” as well as Music Video of the Year for “Vice.” She also earned her fourth nod for Album of the Year with The Weight of These Wings, as well as eleventh nomination for Female Vocalist, a category she’s won a record-setting six consecutive times between 2010 and 2015.
Little Big Town and Keith Urban each earned four nominations, tying for second place this year. LBT’s include a Single of the Year nod for “Better Man,” Album of the Year for The Breaker, Vocal Group of the Year, and their fourth nomination for Music Video. They have been nominated in the past for “Pontoon” (2012), “Tornado” (2013), and “Girl Crush” (2015).
Urban scored nominations for Entertainer of the Year, Single and Music Video of the Year for “Blue Ain’t Your Color” and Male Vocalist—his thirteenth nomination in the category that he won three consecutive times between 2004 and 2006.
Read on for the complete list of nominees.