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2012 CMA Awards Nominations Announced Live on 'GMA'


Country music took over Times Square this morning when two of country music's hottest performers, Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean, appeared live on "Good Morning America" to reveal the nominees for the 46th Annual CMA Awards.

Bryan and Aldean announced the final nominees in five CMA Awards categories on "GMA" before heading to the B.B. King Blues Club & Grill to reveal the finalists in the remaining seven categories.  The announcements mark the first time all of the nominees have been announced in New York City since 2005.

PHOTOS: CMA Awards Nominations 2012

Now that we know the nominees, who will take home the prize?  The 46th Annual CMA Awards, hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, will air Thursday, Nov.  1, at 8 p.m./ET on ABC.

Read below to see whether your favorite country star got a nod.

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Kelly Clarkson

Miranda Lambert

Martina McBride

Taylor Swift

Carrie Underwood

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

Eric Church

Blake Shelton

Keith Urban

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

Eli Young Band

Lady Antebellum

Little Big Town

The Band Perry

Zac Brown Band

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Jason Aldean

Kenny Chesney

Brad Paisley

Blake Shelton

Taylor Swift

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

"Chief"/Eric Church

"Four the Record"/Miranda Lambert

"Home"/Dierks Bentley

"Own the Night"/Lady Antebellum

"Tailgates and Tanlines"/Luke Bryan

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Lee Brice

Brantley Gilbert

Hunter Hayes

Love and Theft

Thompson Square

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

Big & Rich

Love and Theft

Sugarland

The Civil Wars

Thompson Square

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

"Dirt Road Anthem"/Jason Aldean

"God Gave Me You"/Blake Shelton

"Home"/Dierks Bentley

"Pontoon"/Little Big Town

"Springsteen"/Eric Church

SONG OF THE YEAR

"Even If It Breaks Your Heart"/Will Hoge and Eric Paslay

"God Gave Me You"/Dave Barnes

"Home"/Dan Wilson, Brett Beavers and Dierks Bentley

"Over You"/Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton

"Springsteen"/Eric Church, Ryan Tyndell and Jeff Hyde

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

"Dixie Highway"/Alan Jackson featuring Zac Brown

"Feel Like a Rock Star"/Kenny Chesney (duet with Tim McGraw)

"Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die"/Willie Nelson with Snoop Dogg, Kris Kristofferson and Jamey Johnson

"Safe and Sound"/Taylor Swift (featuring The Civil Wars)

"Stuck On You"/Lionel Richie (with Darius Rucker)

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

"Come Over"/Kenny Chesney

"Over You"/Miranda Lambert

"Pontoon"/Little Big Town

"Red Solo Cup"/Toby Keith

"Springsteen"/Eric Church

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

Sam Bush (Mandolin)

Paul Franklin (Steel guitar)

Dann Huff (Guitar)

Brent Mason (Guitar)

Mac McAnally (Guitar)

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