CMA Awards 2012: Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert and Full List of Nominees


Thursday night, country music's biggsest stars will all be in one room for the 46th Annual CMA Awards. For the fifth year in a row, the awards show will be hosted by two of the most celebrated names in the business: Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley. As for the biggest pop names in attendance, obviously Taylor Swift takes the cake. Swift joins a crop of country's most successful men as the only woman nominated for the evening's biggest prize, Entertainer of the Year. Other big nominees this year include Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean and the Eli Young Band. 

The stars of the hit show Nashville, Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere, will be on site to present awards. 

The Country Music Awards will air Thursday night at 8 p.m. EST on ABC. For a full list of nominees see below: 

Entertainer of the Year

Single of the Year

Album of the Year

Song of the Year

Female Vocalist of the Year

Male Vocalist of the Year

Vocal Group of the Year

Vocal Duo of the Year

Musical Event of the Year

Musician of the Year

Music Video of the Year

New Artist of the Year