CMA Award Nominations Announced Live on 'GMA'

Superstar Steven Tyler and country breakout star Kelsea Ballerini announced the nominees for the 49th annual CMA Awards live from Times Square.
4:26 | 09/09/15

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Transcript for CMA Award Nominations Announced Live on 'GMA'
celebrating big at the cma awards. I love coming upstairs. It's like club "Gma" up here. I love it. Joining us to announce the nominees for some of the hottest categories four time grammy winner, Steven Tyler. And breakout star kelsea Ballerini, dubbed country's next queen by "Billboard" magazine. Take it away, Steven. You know, I think letting the cat out of the bag is a lot easier than trying to stuff it back in. The nominees for cma new artist of the year are Sam hunt, Maddie & tae. Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton, kelsea Ballerini. Oh, my god. Those are the untilnys for cma new artist of the year. Yes! Oh, my gosh. The nominees for cma album of the year are "Old boots, new dirt," Jason aldean, "Pageant material." Kacey Musgraves, "Pain killer" little big town, "9 big revival." Kenny Chesney and "Traveller," Chris Stapleton. All right, the nominees for cma female vocalist of the year are Miranda lambert, Kacey Musgraves, Carrie Underwood, lee Ann Womack and kelsea Ballerini. It's not real. That's not real. It's real. Own it. Oh, my gosh. Own it. Own it. These are the nominees for cma female vocalist of the year. Oh, my Miranda lambert. Whoo! Those are the nominees for the cma entertainer of the year. All right! I tell you what, I know that brad and krarrie are back to emcee the awards but if they can't make it, you two -- We'll fill in. Back for another year. You heard the man say, two nomination, own it, kelsea. I'm shaking. Own it. How do you feel? I sat at the cma awards as a fan last year. What is this? I'so excited. Oh, my gosh. Standing here with Steven Tyler. I know. We're so excited that you are joining the country family. Just tell us how that all came about, Steven. I just met Scott at a fund-raiser and I told him my dream to do a solo project and he goes, well, why don't you come down to Nashville. Join my label so next thing I know I'm there and the rest will be history. I can't wait. Oh. So excited. Do you want to hear Steven Tyler sing? Congratulations again, kelsea, well deserved and the cma awards will be broadcast live November 4th right here on ABC.

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