How Much Do You Know About the 2017 CMA Nominees?

By: Annette

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

The 2017 CMAs are on the horizon, y'all. But how much do you really know about your favorite country music nominees? In this quiz, we'll get to the nitty-gritty of who's who.

Who is the hunky Entertainer of the Year?

That's right. Keith Urban is being nominated for Entertainer of the Year! Prepare to swoon.

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Will Garth Brooks be attending this year's CMAs?

Garth Brooks is also nominated for Entertainer of the Year. Boy, have we missed that guy.

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This is the ____ CMA Awards show.

This year, it's the 51st annual CMA awards. The 50th show was pretty amazing, so we can't wait to see what's in store this year.

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What does CMA stand for?

CMA stands for Country Music Association. It's basically what country fans look forward to each year.

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Where do the awards take place?

The awards take place in Nashville, of course. More specifically, they take place at the Nashville Bridgestone Arena.

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What month do the CMAs air?

The awards are set for November 8th, so that gives us all something to look forward to. The show will begin at 8 p.m. EST.

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Who will host the CMAs?

Both Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood are your hosts for the awards. This is their 10th year in a row hosting!

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Where were the nominations announced?

"Good Morning America" was the show where the nominations were announced on September 4th. Brothers Osborne, Lauren Alaina, and Dustin Lynch were the announcers.

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Who votes on the CMAs?

The Country Music Association is in charge of voting for who is going to win. It's like the Oscars, but for country music.

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What is Eric Church nominated for?

Eric Church is nominated for Entertainer of the Year at the CMAs. He's in good company, with Keith Urban and Chris Stapleton.

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Which Sam Hunt song is up for Single of the Year?

This song has made a splash on pop and country radio. It's also become one of the most-requested karaoke tunes, although you probably shouldn't listen.

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Which Jon Pardi song is up for Single of the Year?

Jon Pardi is up for Single of the Year with "Dirt On My Boots." The song was produced by Bart Butler and Jon Pardi.

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Is Miranda Lambert up for Single of the Year?

Isn't Miranda Lambert always getting nominated? She's up for her wonderful song "Tin Man."

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Who sings "Better Man?"

Little Big Town is nominated for their break-out song "Better Man." Do you think they can beat out Miranda Lambert?

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Was Dolly Parton nominated for Single of the Year?

Sadly, Dolly was not nominated for Single of the Year. But she has plenty of other reasons to celebrate.

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"____ Ain't Your Color"

Keith Urban's smash hit "Blue Ain't Your Color" is on everyone's minds. Doesn't blue look good on everyone?

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What is the name of Lady Antebellum's album?

"Heart Break" was Lady Antebellum's major success in 2017. It comes to you from Capital Records in Nashville.

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How many CMA awards has Lauren Alaina won?

Lauren Alaina has never won a CMA before! We're so excited to see her there for the first time.

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Is Reba McEntire nominated this year?

You bet your tush she is. Reba McEntire is nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year. Maybe she should win Female Vocalist of the Century.

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Jason Isbell and the _____ ?

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit are looking strong in their nomination for Album of the Year. They're killing it with The Nashville Sound.

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Who released "The Weight Of These Wings?"

Miranda Lambert blew us all away this year with "The Weight Of These Wings." She's nominated for Best Album of the Year.

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"The Breaker" is by ____ ?

We can thank Little Big Town for "The Breaker." This remarkable album was produced by Jay Joyce.

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Is Chris Stapleton's album nominated?

Christ Stapleton is absolutely nominated! His album "From A Room: Volume 1" is up for Album of the Year.

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What Taylor Swift song is nominated this year?

Taylor Swift's "Better Man" is nominated this year for Song of the Year. We don't want to hear nothin' from no haters.

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Has Carrie Underwood been nominated this year?

Just because she's hosting doesn't mean she ain't nominated! Carrie is nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year.

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Where is Maren Morris from?

Maren Morris hails from Arlington, Texas. She's nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year.

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What was Kelsea Ballerini's first album?

Kelsea Ballerini came out with her first album in 2015, called "The First Time." This year she's nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year.

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Who is Keith Urban married to?

Keith Urban is married to actress Nicole Kidman. Too bad they aren't a good-looking, talented couple!

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Who did Miranda Lambert get a divorce from?

Miranda Lambert obtained a divorce from Blake Shelton. He eventually moved on to Gwen Stefani.

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Was Blake Shelton nominated this year?

Sadly, Blake Shelton was snubbed this year. We're just all going to have to get over this one.

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Was Miranda Lambert nominated for Entertainer of the Year?

Sadly, with the amazing year that Miranda has had, you'd think she'd be up for Entertainer of the Year. You would be wrong.

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Did Carrie Underwood's "Storyteller" live up to expectations?

Even though she got some great nominations, Underwood's "Storyteller" really underperformed in terms of nominations. Someone needs to give Carrie some more love!

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What is the genre of Reba's album?

Reba's gospel album received a lot of love from the CMAs. Just another reason to listen to "Sing It Now: Songs of Faith and Hope" again.

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Who has the most CMA nominations?

Miranda Lambert leads the 2017 CMAs in terms of nominations. She has five well-earned nominations.

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Who has the second-most nominations?

Both Little Big Town and Urban are tied for four nominations apiece. For the second year in a row, Urban is in the Entertainer of the Year category.

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