Looks like Taylor Swift's got some competition, y'all! The 20-year-old "I Knew You Were Trouble" singer is tied with country newcomer Kacey Musgraves for top nominee at the 2013 CMA Awards. Both Taylor, 23, and Kacey, 25, received six nods — including female vocalist of the year and album of the year.
Taylor Swift, left, and Kacey Musgraves both snagged six CMA Awards nominations.
Blake Shelton is up for five nominations — including entertainer of the year and album of the year. Miranda Lambert is pretty much tied with her hubby — receiving three solo nods and two group nods with the Pistol Annies.
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Here's a look at the complete list of nominees:
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.
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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.
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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, Sugarland, 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.
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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.
The 47th Annual CMA Awards air Nov. 6 at 8/7 p.m. CT on ABC.
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First published September 10 2013, 10:25 AM