CMA Awards: Country Music's Biggest Night set to Rock Nashville
Country Music's Biggest Night
The 45th Annual CMA Awards returns to Nashville's Bridgestone Arena and airs live Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 8|7c on ABC-TV. Country superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood preside over the evening, returning as hosts for the fourth consecutive year. The 2011 CMA Awards promises spectacle, accolades and countless special moments.
The CMA Awards are a huge benefit to the city of Nashville and are welcomed with open arms every year especially by the hospitality community. As for the transportation industry, it is the busiest four days of the year, but don't worry we are prepared with over 100 vehicles available.
Nashville will be rocking for four straight days during CMA Awards Week which will be capped off with the taping of the CMA Christman Show on November 10th also at Bridgestone Arena.
Below is a list of the 2011 Nominees and Performers.
Performers include Jason Aldean, The Band Perry, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Faith Hill, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Thompson Square, Keith Urban, and Chris Young, plus Kenny Chesney and Grace Potter singing their hit collaboration "You and Tequila," Rascal Flatts and Natasha Bedingfield singing their current hit duet "Easy," and co-hosts Paisley and Underwood in their first live televised-performance of their No. 1 song "Remind Me."
ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
Jason Aldean | Brad Paisley | Blake Shelton | Taylor Swift | Keith Urban
FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Sara Evans | Carrie Underwood | Taylor Swift | Miranda Lambert | Martina McBride
MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Jason Aldean | Kenny Chesney | Keith Urban | Brad Paisley | Blake Shelton
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
The Band Perry | Luke Bryan | Eric Church | Thompson Square | Chris Young
VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
Rascal Flatts | Zac Brown Band | Lady Antebellum | The Band Perry | Little Big Town
VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR
The Civil Wars | Montgomery Gentry | Sugerland | Steel Magnolia | Thompson Square
SINGLE OF THE YEAR
"A Little Bit Stronger" Sara Evans | "Colder Weather" Zac Brown Band | "Don't You Wanna Stay" Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson | "Honey Bee" Blake Shelton | "If I Die Young" The Band Perry
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
All About Tonight - Blake Shelton | My Kinda Party - Jason Aldean | Speak Now - Taylor Swift | This is Country Music - Brad Paisley | You Get What You Give - Zac Brown Band