Womack is nominated for single and music video of the year, album of the year, female vocalist and musical event for two different duets. Paisley is up for entertainer, single, song, music video, male vocalist and musical event.
Nominees for the Horizon Award (aka most promising newcomer) are
This is the first year the awards show will take place in New York City. The CMA chose to move the event from its traditional home in Nashville to reach a broader consumer base.
This is also the first year that tickets for the show will be available to the public.