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Ky. Native Tops List Of Nominees For CMA Awards

Posted at 10:26 AM, Aug 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-28 10:26:41-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chris Stapleton tops the list of finalists with five nominations for the 52nd annual Country Music Association Awards.

Courtesy: Grammy Website

The nominations were announced Tuesday from entertainer Luke Bryan’s restaurant and bar in Nashville on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”

Stapleton is vying for entertainer of the year, male vocalist of the year, single of the year for “Broken Halos,” album of the year for “From A Room: Volume 2″ and song of the year for “Broken Halos.”

Producer and musician Dann Huff received four nominations, including musician of the year.

Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Chris Janson, Miranda Lambert, Midland, Thomas Rhett and Keith Urban each received three nominations.

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will host the show on Nov. 14.