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My predictions for the 46th Annual CMA Awards

Posted By: Jeff Reynolds · 11/1/2012 10:04:00 AM

Alright, here are my picks for the big show tonight. Comment with your predictions below. Don't forget you can catch all the action during Country Music's Biggest Night beginning tonight at 8 on HI-99! (click here to listen live ---->

My picks are underlined

2012 CMA Awards Nominees:

Entertainer of the Year

Jason Aldean
*Kenny Chesney*
Brad Paisley
Blake Shelton
Taylor Swift

Female Vocalist of the Year

Kelly Clarkson
Miranda Lambert
Martina McBride
Taylor Swift
*Carrie Underwood*

Male Vocalist of the Year

*Jason Aldean*
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban

Vocal Group of the Year

The Band Perry
Eli Young Band
*Lady Antebellum*
Little Big Town
Zac Brown Band

Vocal Duo of the Year

Big & Rich
Love and Theft
The Civil Wars
*Thompson Square*

New Artist of the Year

Lee Brice
Brantley Gilbert
*Hunter Hayes*
Love and Theft
Thompson Square

Album of the Year

*Luke Bryan, ‘Tailgates and Tanlines’*
Eric Church, ‘Chief’
Miranda Lambert, ‘Four the Record’
Dierks Bentley, ‘Home’
Lady Antebellum, ‘Own the Night’

Song of the Year (Awarded to songwriters)

‘Even if It Breaks Your Heart,’ Will Hoge and Eric Paslay
‘God Gave Me You,’ Dave Barnes
‘Home,’ Dierks Bentley and Jon Randall Stewart
‘Over You,’ Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton
*‘Springsteen,’ Eric Church, Jeff Hyde and Ryan Tyndell*

Single of the Year

Jason Aldean, ‘Dirt Road Anthem’
Blake Shelton, ‘God Gave Me You’
Dierks Bentley, ‘Home’
*Little Big Town, ‘Pontoon’*
Eric Church, ‘Springsteen’

Musical Event of the Year

‘Dixie Highway,’ Alan Jackson and Zac Brown Band
*‘Feel Like a Rock Star,’ Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw*
‘Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die,’ Willie Nelson featuring Snoop Dogg, Kris Kristofferson and Jamey Johnson
‘Safe and Sound,’ Taylor Swift featuring the Civil Wars
Stuck on You,’ Lionel Richie and Darius Rucker

Music Video of the Year

Eric Church, ‘Springsteen’
Kenny Chesney, ‘Come Over’
Miranda Lambert, ‘Over You’
Little Big Town, ‘Pontoon’
*Toby Keith, ‘Red Solo Cup’*

Musician of the Year
Sam Bush
Paul Franklin
Dann Huff
Brent Mason
*Mac McAnally*

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