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Miranda Lambert. Photo courtesy Ellen Von Unwerth. ……

Award season is on its way and nothing can keep country women corralled! The 54th annual CMA Awards nominees were announced Tuesday morning from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. And many of our favorite country women are included in this year’s nominations. 

And who else would lead the women’s stampede but Miranda Lambert herself. Miranda scored seven total nominations including entertainer of the year, female vocalist of the year and single of the year for “Bluebird.” For more on Miranda’s hit single, check out Miranda Lambert’s “Bluebird” Soars To No. 1.

Although Miranda is quite the entertainer, her competition is stiff! Carrie Underwood, along with Keith Urban, Eric Church and Luke Combs are up for the prestigious award. 

Many other country women are nominated in the line up throughout almost every category. Here is the full list of nominees for the 2020 CMA Awards:

Entertainer of the Year

Eric Church

Luke Combs

Miranda Lambert

Carrie Underwood

Keith Urban


Single of the Year

“10,000 Hours,” Dan + Shay (with Justin Bieber)

“Beer Never Broke My Heart,” Luke Combs

“Bluebird,” Miranda Lambert

“The Bones,” Maren Morris

“I Hope,” Gabby Barrett


Album of the Year

Heartache Medication, Jon Pardi

Never Will, Ashley McBryde

Old Dominion, Old Dominion

What You See Is What You Get, Luke Combs

Wildcard, Miranda Lambert


Song of the Year

“Bluebird,” recorded by Miranda Lambert

“The Bones,” recorded by Maren Morris

“Even Though I’m Leaving,” recorded by Luke Combs

“I Hope You’re Happy Now,” recorded by Carly Pearce and Lee Brice

“More Hearts Than Mine,” recorded by Ingrid Andress


Female Vocalist of the Year

Miranda Lambert

Ashley McBryde

Maren Morris

Kacey Musgraves

Carrie Underwood


Male Vocalist of the Year

Eric Church

Luke Combs

Thomas Rhett

Chris Stapleton

Keith Urban


Vocal Group of the Year

Lady A

Little Big Town


Old Dominion

Rascal Flatts


Vocal Duo of the Year

Brooks & Dunn

Brothers Osborne

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Maddie & Tae


Musical Event of the Year

“10,000 Hours,” Dan + Shay (with Justin Bieber)

“Be a Light,” Thomas Rhett featuring Reba McEntire, Hillary Scott, Chris Tomlin, Keith Urban

“The Bones,” Maren Morris with Hozier

“Fooled Around and Fell in Love,” Miranda Lambert featuring Maren Morris, Elle King, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack

“I Hope You’re Happy Now,” Carly Pearce and Lee Brice

Musician of the Year

Jenee Fleenor, fiddle

Paul Franklin, steel guitar

Rob McNelley, guitar

Ilya Toshinskiy, guitar

Derek Wells, guitar


Music Video of the Year

“10,000 Hours,” Dan + Shay (with Justin Bieber)

“Bluebird,” Miranda Lambert

“Homemade,” Jake Owen

“I Hope You’re Happy Now,” Carly Pearce and Lee Brice

“Second One to Know,” Chris Stapleton


New Artist of the Year

Jimmie Allen

Ingrid Andress

Gabby Barrett

Carly Pearce

Morgan Wallen


For more information head to CMA Awards Nominees. And do not forget to tune in live to the CMA Awards Wednesday, November. 11 at 8|7c to see winners revealed on ABC!