TAYLOR Swift has received nominations in the ‘Female Artist of the Year’ and ‘Musical Event’ categories and is competing against Blake Shelton, Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney and Brad Paisley for ‘Entertainer of the Year’. Church earned four major nominations for ‘Album of the Year’, ‘Music Video, ‘Song of the Year’ and ‘Single of the Year’. Little Big Town, Miranda Lambert, Lady Antebellum and Dierks Bentley have also received nods in multiple categories. The nominees in the CMA’s top five categories were announced live by Aldean and Luke Bryan on Good Morning America on Wednesday (September 5).                                          –DS