Jason Aldean and Lady Antebellum will announce the nominees for the 46th Annual CMA Awards on Wednesday, September 5 on ABC’s Good Morning America and later at the Hard Rock Café in Times Square.
Five categories will be announced on GMA in the 8:30 a.m. ET half-hour that morning with the remaining seven categories revealed at the Hard Rock. This marks the first time all of the nominees have been announced in New York City since 2005.
Jason looks forward to the CMA nominations and awards show all year long. He says, “I feel honored to be able to help make the nominations announcement on Good Morning America, and hopefully I’ll get to read some of my friends’ names that morning.”
Lady Antebellum has received quite a few CMA trophies in the past few years. The group’s Charles Kelley says, “It’s still unbelievable to me when I see our name on a list of nominees. That night is always such a blast because it’s your chance to catch up with everyone and celebrate country music and all the hard work put in throughout the year.”
The nominations will be streamed that morning at CMAAwards.com. Lee Brice will reveal the nominees for in the radio categories that morning in Nashville as well.
Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley return as hosts for the CMA Awards airing live on ABC on Thursday, November 1.
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