CMA Awards: Taylor Swift, Kacey Musgraves lead nominees

Updated 10:29 a.m. ET

Taylor Swift and Kacey Musgraves are the top nominees for this year's Country Music Association Awards, with six apiece.

Swift will be going for her third entertainer of the year award and also was nominated for album and female vocalist of the year. Newcomer Musgraves also is up for awards in the album and female vocalist categories after nominations were announced Tuesday by Sheryl Crow and Florida Georgia Line.

Blake Shelton is next with five nominations. His wife, Miranda Lambert, also has five nominations -- three solo and two with her trio Pistol Annies. Keith Urban and Florida Georgia Line are next with four apiece.

Swift and Shelton are both up for entertainer of the year, along with Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and surprise nominee George Strait.

The CMA Awards will be held Nov. 6 in Nashville, Tenn., with Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley returning for their sixth time as co-hosts.

For the full list of nominees, head to the CMA Awards' website.


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