The 46th annual CMA Awards will be handed out on Nov. 1 in Nashville with the kudocast airing live on ABC. Co-hosting for the fifth year in a row are Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood.
Taylor Swift will defend her title as Entertainer of the Year, a prize she won in 2009 and 2011. This year she faces off against Paisley, Blake Shelton, Jason Aldean, and Kenny Chesney.
But the top nominee overall this year is Eric Church, who leads all artists with five bids, including Album of the Year. Shelton and his wife Miranda Lambert are close behind with four apiece.
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