2011 CMA Award Nominees – Contest!

Help Country Music News Blog choose who to vote for in the 2011 CMA Awards!

It’s voting time for the 2011 CMA Awards and we’re plowin through all the nominee’s videos to help make our decisions! We’ve compiled a playlist of videos belonging to this year’s second round nominees and embedded it below to make a nice long soundtrack while we work here in the newsroom. We need YOU to play along and comment below on who you think deserves the honors and in which category? We’ll be drawing a winner from the comments to receive a special prize which will be announced on November 9th during the awards broadcast!

2011 CMA Awards Video Playlist:

The 2011 CMA Awards Categories are:
Entertainer of the Year
Female Vocalist of the Year
Male Vocalist of the Year
New Artist of the Year
Vocal Group of the Year
Vocal Duo of the Year
Single of the Year
Album of the Year
Song of the Year
Musical Event of the Year
Music Video of the Year
Musician of the Year

Comment with your winning picks below!

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* Winners will not be eligible for another prize drawing until 90 days after this one.
* 1 Winner will be drawn Sunday November 9th from ALL comments on THIS post with a valid email address.

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11 thoughts on “2011 CMA Award Nominees – Contest!

  1. Enjoyed watching the videos. Check spelling of “price” (in the last sentence above the video)…assuming it should be “prize”. My spelling is atrocious but misspelled words seem to jump out at me. I’m sure it is a typo. :))

  2. Entertainer of the Year
    Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Rascal Flatts

    Female Vocalist of the Year
    Sara Evans, Taylor Swift, Reba, Underwood, Lambert

    Male Vocalist of the Year
    Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan

    New Artist of the Year
    The Band Perry, Jerrod Neimann, Thompson Square, Steel Magnolia, Easton Corbin

    Vocal Group of the Year
    Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Zac Brown Band, The Band Perry, Eli Young Band

    Vocal Duo of the Year
    Sugarland, Steel Magnolia, Thompson Square, Joey & Rory, Montgomery Gentry

    Single of the Year
    “Hello World” by Lady Antebellum, “If I Die Young” by the Band Perry, “Honey Bee” by Blake Shelton, “Dirt Road Anthem” by Jason Aldean, “Tomorrow” by Chris Young

    Album of the Year
    My Kinda Party by Jason Aldean, Speak Now by Taylor Swift, Get Closer by Keith Urban, The Band Perry by The Band Perry, You Get What You Give by Zac Brown Band

    Song of the Year
    “If I Die Young” by The Band Perry, “Hello World” by Lady Antebellum, “Tomorrow” by Chris Young, “What Do You Want” by Jerrod Neimann, “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not” by Thompson Square

    Musical Event of the Year
    “Knee Deep” by Zac Brown Band feat. Jimmy Buffet, “Don’t You Wanna Stay” by Jason Aldean feat. Kelly Clarkson, “You and Tequila” by Kenny Chesney feat. Grace Potter, “Easy” by Rascal Flatts feat. Natasha Bedingfield, “Beautiful Lies” by Jaron and the Long Road to Love feat. Big Kenny

    Music Video of the Year
    “Without You” by Keith Urban, “Hello World” by Lady Antebellum, “Mean” by Taylor Swift, “If I Die Young” by The Band Perry, “Dirt Road Anthem” by Jason Aldean, “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not” by Thompson Square

    Musician of the Year
    Jerry Douglas, Dann Huff,

  3. Entertainer- taylor swift blake shelton brad paisley keith urban kenney chesney
    Femal voaclist- Taylor swift, carrie underwood, reba, miranda lambert, sara evans
    Male vocalist-paisley bryan bentely corbin shelton aldean
    music video- mine taylor swift, brad paisley old alabama
    anything ts

  4. Entertainer–Keith Urban
    Male Vocalist–Keith Urban
    Female Vocalists–Carrie Underwood
    Music Video–“Put You in a song”
    new artist–Band Perry
    Song of the year–“Without YOu”
    Musician of the Year–Steve Wariner
    Vocal Group–Zac Brown band
    Album of the Year–Get Closer

  5. Entertainer of the Year – ALAN JACKSON
    Female Vocalist of the Year – MARTINA MCBRIDE
    Male Vocalist of the Year – JASON ALDEAN ALAN JACKSON
    New Artist of the Year – CHUCK WICKS
    Vocal Group of the Year – RASCALL FLATTS
    Vocal Duo of the Year – JASON ALDEAN / CARRIE UNDERWOOD
    Single of the Year – DIRT ROAD ANTHEM – JASON ALDEAN
    Album of the Year – JASON ALDEAN
    Song of the Year – REMIND ME JASON ALDEAN/CARRIE UNDERWOOD
    Musical Event of the Year – CMA FESTIVAL
    Music Video of the Year – ALAN JACKSON LONG WAY TO GO
    Musician of the Year – KEITH URBAN

  6. Here goes…

    ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
    – Jason Aldean
    – Kenny Chesney
    – Brad Paisley
    – Taylor Swift
    – Zac Brown Band

    MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
    – Jason Aldean
    – Kenny Chesney
    – Brad Paisley
    – Blake Shelton
    – Keith Urban

    FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
    – Sara Evans
    – Miranda Lambert
    – Reba McEntire
    – Taylor Swift
    – Carrie Underwood

    VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
    – The Band Perry
    – Lady Antebellum
    – Little Big Town
    – Rascal Flatts
    – Zac Brown Band

    VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR
    – Big & Rich
    – Joey + Rory
    – Steel Magnolia
    – Sugarland
    – Thompson Square

    BEST NEW ARTIST
    – The Band Perry
    – Eric Church
    – Justin Moore
    – Thompson Square
    – Chris Young

    ALBUM OF THE YEAR
    – The Guitar Song, Jamey Johnson
    – My Kinda Party, Jason Aldean
    – Speak Now, Taylor Swift
    – This Is Country Music, Brad Paisley
    – You Get What You Give, Zac Brown Band

    SINGLE OF THE YEAR
    – As She’s Walking Away, Zac Brown Band feat. Alan Jackson
    – Dirt Road Anthem, Jason Aldean
    – If I Die Young, The Band Perry
    – Stronger, Sara Evans
    – This Is Country Music, Brad Paisley

    SONG OF THE YEAR
    – As She’s Walking Away, Zac Brown Band feat. Alan Jackson
    – Homeboy, Eric Church
    – If I Die Young, The Band Perry
    – Stronger, Sara Evans
    – This Is Country Music, Brad Paisley

    VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR
    – As She’s Walking Away, Zac Brown Band feat. Alan Jackson
    – Don’t You Wanna Stay, Jason Aldean feat. Kelly Clarkson
    – Fake I.D., Big & Rich feat. Gretchen Wilson
    – Old Alabama, Brad Paisley feat. Alabama
    – You & Tequila, Kenny Chesney feat. Grace Potter

  7. Kenny Chesney: Entertainer of the Year!! After a year off he came back pumped and sold out tons of shows and rocked them all!!

    Miranda Lambert: Female vocalist..She is amazing and fresh and different

    Blake Shelton: Male Vocalist…He has a great voice and is really doing alot!!

    Vocal Group: Zac Brown…you can’t go wrong here!! They are awesome and I would say they deserve this award as well as probably song of the year for well any of their songs!!

    No comment on the other stuff..Good Luck

  8. EOTY: Brad Paisley- His tour was international, the multiple hits and #1s from his recent album

    FVOTY: Sara Evans – she came back strong, her voice sounds stronger, “A Little Bit Stronger” #1 single.

    MVOTY: Keith Urban/Jason Aldean – both headlining tours, both have #1 hits from recent albums

    Single of the year: Tomorrow -Chris Young, If I Die Young – The Band Perry, Are you Gonna Kiss Me or not – Thompson Square, This Is Country Music – Brad Paisley
    (Same for song of the year)

    Album of the year: Jason Aldean – My Kind’a Party, Brad Paisley – This is Country Music -nothing but country music on that album, Kenney Chesney – Hemmingway’s Whiskey, Keith Urban – Get Closer, Taylor Swift – Speak Now

    Vocal Duo of the Year: Barton Hollow, Sugarland, Steel Magnolia, Thompson Square, Joey and Rory

    Musical event of the year: ZBB and Alan Jackson, Brad and Alabama – Old Alabama, Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson – Don’t You Wanna Stay, You and Tequila – Kenney Chesney and Grace Potter, Brad and Carrie – Remind Me

    Music video of the year: Look It Up – Asthon Shepherd, Mean – Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley – Old Alabama, Hello World – Lady A., Mama’s Song – Carrie Underwood

    Not sure about the others.

  9. Carrie Underwood also deserves a nod for EOTY and FVOTY for her ‘Play On’ tour, which she played up until Christmas 2010.

  10. Entertainer of the Year- Brad Paisley
    Female Vocalist of the Year- Sara Evans
    Male Vocalist of the Year- Brad Paisley
    New Artist of the Year- Thompson Square
    Vocal Group of the Year- Lady Antebellum
    Vocal Duo of the Year- Thompson Square
    Single of the Year- Honey Bee, Blake Shelton
    Album of the Year-This Is Country Music, Brad Paisley
    Song of the Year- Colder Weather, Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette, Levy Lowrey, and Coy Bowles
    Musical Event of the Year- Old Alabama, Brad Paisley featuring Alabama
    Music Video of the Year- Old Alabama, Brad Paisley featuring AlabamaS
    Musician of the Year- Dan Huff (guitar)

  11. Entertainer of the Year- Brad Paisley
    Female Vocalist of the Year- Miranda lambert
    Male Vocalist of the Year- Blake Shelton
    New Artist of the Year- Luke Bryan
    Vocal Group of the Year- Lady Antebellum
    Vocal Duo of the Year- Sugarland
    Single of the Year- If I die young
    Album of the Year- Speak now
    Song of the Year- If I die young
    Musical Event of the Year-“Old Alabama”
    Music Video of the Year- Honey Bee
    Musician of the Year Paul Franklin