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Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban Lead CMA Awards Nominations

CMA Awards 2014 Nominees
Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton sing a May 21 tribute on The Voice to the Oklahoma victims
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09/03/2014 AT 08:50 AM EDT

Hope Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton are okay with a little competition!

The lovebirds are both up for entertainer of the year at this year's 48th annual CMA Awards, in a category that also includes Luke Bryan, George Strait (earning his 83rd nomination!) and Keith Urban.

Darius Rucker and Little Big Town announced nominees in the first five categories on Good Morning America early Wednesday. The rest include:





Vocal Group of the Year
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

Female Vocalist of the Year
Miranda Lambert
Martina McBride
Kacey Musgraves
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year
Dierks Bentley
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban

Album of the Year
Crash My Party, Luke Bryan
Fuse, Keith Urban
Platinum, Miranda Lambert
Riser, Dierks Bentley
The Outsiders, Eric Church

For the full list of nominees, click here.

Mom-to-be Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley are back to host the awards for the seventh year.

The 48th Annual CMA Awards air live from Nashville on Nov. 5 on ABC.

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