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.