Taylor Swift, Blake Shelton score CMA nods

For the fourth year in a row, the CMAs will be hosted by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley.

Story highlights

  • Shelton, Swift, Paisley and Aldean are leading the nominations with five each
  • Country power couple Miranda Lambert and Shelton also scored individual vocal nominations
  • The Country Music Awards will air on ABC on November 9

The nominations are in for the 45th annual Country Music Awards, and Keith Urban and Taylor Swift are among the recognized artists.

Leading the nominations with five each: Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley and Jason Aldean.

Country power couple Miranda Lambert and Shelton also scored individual vocal nominations, with Shelton getting a second nod for Entertainer of the Year.

The Country Music Awards will air on ABC on November 9, hosted for the fourth year in a row by Carrie Underwood and Paisley.

Among the artist nominees:

Vocal Group of the Year

The Band Perry

Lady Antebellum

Little Big Town

Rascal Flatts

Zac Brown Band

Male Vocalist of the Year

Jason Aldean

Kenny Chesney

Brad Paisley

Blake Shelton

Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year

Sara Evans

Miranda Lambert

Martina McBride

Taylor Swift

Carrie Underwood

New Artist of the Year

The Band Perry

Luke Bryan

Eric Church

Thompson Square

Chris Young

Entertainer of the Year

Jason Aldean

Brad Paisley

Blake Shelton

Taylor Swift

Keith Urban

Click here to see a full list of CMA nominations.

See full article at PEOPLE.com.