2013 CMA Awards Nominees: Taylor Swift Likely To Score Big This Year — LIST HERE!


The nominees list for the 2013 CMA Awards are in and, as usual, our good pal Taylor Swift is in the running to win big. But she might be in for a run for her money this year, as newcomer Kacey Musgraves has received the same amount of nomination nods — six in total. Both have been nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year, so it will be interesting to see who takes home the prize. That’s going to be a tough category this year, which includes, Kelly ClarksonMiranda Lambert, Kacey MusgravesTaylor Swift, and Carrie Underwood.

Check below for the full list of nominees. Don’t forget to let us know who you think might score the big time!

Song of the Year
“I Drive Your Truck,” Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington, and Jimmy Yeary
“Mama’s Broken Heart,” Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, and Kacey Musgraves
“Merry Go Round,” Kacey Musgraves, Josh Osborne, and Shane McAnally
“Pontoon,” Natalie Hemby, Luke Laird, and Barry Dean
“Wagon Wheel,” Bob Dylan and Ketch Secor

Female Vocalist of the Year
Kelly Clarkson
Miranda Lambert
Kacey Musgraves
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban

Vocal Group of the Year
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

Vocal Duo of the Year
Big & Rich
Florida Georgia Line
Love and Theft
The Civil Wars
Thompson Square

Musical Event of the Year
“Boys ‘Round Here,” Blake Shelton (featuring Pistol Annies)
“Cruise,” Florida Georgia Line (with Nelly)
“Don’t Rush,” Kelly Clarkson (featuring Vince Gill)
“Highway Don’t Care,” Tim McGraw (with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban)
“The Only Way I Know,” Jason Aldean with Luke Bryan and Eric Church

Musician of the Year
Sam Bush (Mandolin)
Paul Franklin (Steel Guitar)
Dann Huff (Guitar)
Brent Mason (Guitar)
Mac McAnally (Guitar)

Music Video of the Year
“Blown Away,” Carrie Underwood
“Boys ‘Round Here,” Blake Shelton featuring Pistol Annies
“Downtown,” Lady Antebellum
“Highway Don’t Care,” Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban
“Mama’s Broken Heart,” Miranda Lambert
“Tornado,” Little Big Town

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

Single of the Year
“Cruise,” Florida Georgia Line
“Highway Don’t Care,” Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban
“Mama’s Broken Heart,” Miranda Lambert
“Merry Go ‘Round,” Kacey Musgraves
“Wagon Wheel,” Darius Rucker

Album of the Year
Based on a True Story, Blake Shelton
Blown Away, Carrie Underwood
Red, Taylor Swift
Same Trailer Different Park, Kacey Musgraves
Tornado, Little Big Town