Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton and Keith Urban up for Country Music Awards Wednesday

Album of the Year: Luke Bryan, "Crash My Party" <span class=meta>(AP Photo/Capitol Nashville)</span>
Country music's biggest night comes to life in Nashville Wednesday night, and several stars could win big.

Hosted by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley, the "The 48th Annual CMA Awards" will have performances by Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum and more.

See full list of performances.

Miranda Lambert tops the list of nominees with nine nominations, matching the record she set in 2010 - the most for any female artist in the history of the CMA Awards. Alan Jackson received 10 nominations in 2002. Prior to that, Merle Haggard held the record with nine in 1970.

Dierks Bentley received five nominations. Eric Church and Keith Urban collected four nominations each, and Luke Bryan, Kacey Musgraves,Blake Shelton, and Carrie Underwood each received three nominations for trophies that will be handed out on "Country Music's Biggest Night." CMA industry voters also gave their support to Country Music Hall of Fame members Vince Gill, Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, and George Strait, the reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year.

You can learn more and watch interviews with nominees on ABC's CMA homepage.

You can see the 2014 Country Music Awards live tonight at 8 EST/7 CST on ABC.

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Check out the gallery above to see who is nominated, and see the full list of nominees below.

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
"Crash My Party"
Luke Bryan

"Fuse"
Keith Urban

"Platinum"
Miranda Lambert

"Riser"
Dierks Bentley

"The Outsiders"
Eric Church

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
Blake Shelton
George Strait
Keith Urban
Luke Bryan
Miranda Lambert

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Carrie Underwood
Kacey Musgraves
Martina McBride
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Blake Shelton
Dierks Bentley
Eric Church
Keith Urban
Luke Bryan

MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
"Automatic"
Miranda Lambert

"Bartender"
Lady Antebellum

"Drunk on a Plane"
Dierks Bentley

"Follow Your Arrow"
Kacey Musgraves

"Somethin' Bad"
Miranda Lambert duet with Carrie Underwood

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Winner announced on "Good Morning America" Wednesday

"Automatic"
Miranda Lambert

"Bartender"
Lady Antebellum

"Drunk On A Plane"
Dierks Bentley
Winner


"Follow Your Arrow"
Kacey Musgraves

"Somethin' Bad"
Miranda Lambert

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR
Winner announced on GMA Wednesday

"Meanwhile Back at Mana's"
Tim McGraw featuring Faith Hill

"Somethin' Bad"
Miranda Lambert duet with Carried Underwood

"We Were Us"
Keith Urban featuring Miranda Lambert**
Winner


"You Can't Make Old Friends"
Kenny Rogers duet with Dolly Parton

"Bakersfield"
Vince Gill and Paul Franklin

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR
Dann Huff, Guitar
Jerry Douglas, Dobro
Mac McAnally, Guitar
Paul Franklin, Steel Guitar
Sam Bush, Mandolin

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Brandy Clark
Brett Eldredge
Cole Swindell
Kip Moore
Thomas Rhett

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
"Automatic"
Miranda Lambert

"Drunk On A Plane"
Dierks Bentley

"Give Me Back My Hometown"
Eric Church

"Meanwhile Back At Mama's"
Tim McGraw featuring Faith Hill

"Mine Would Be You"
Blake Shelton

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Love and Theft
The Swon Brothers
Thompson Square

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

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