Country robust! The 2020 Country Music Awards honored top acts with the help of cohosts Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker at the Music City Center in Nashville on Wednesday, November 11.
Miranda Lambert earned the most nominations in seven categories, including Female Vocalist of the Year, Song of the Year, Single of the Year and Album of the Year. The “Bluebird” singer, 36, is officially the most-nominated female artist in CMA history with 55 total nominations. McEntire, 65, previously held the record and earned her 51st nod this year.
Lambert will also face off against Luke Combs, Eric Church, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban in the coveted Entertainer of the Year category.
Garth Brooks made headlines in July when he opted to withdraw himself from the category, which he has won seven times. The “Buddies in Low Places” singer, 58, sparked backlash in 2019 when he won the award, beating out Underwood, 37, Church, 43, Urban, 53, and Chris Stapleton. ……
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