Nominees for the 36th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards.

Here are the nominees for the 36th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, which will be presented at Nov. 6 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and broadcast on CBS.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
Brooks & Dunn
Kenny Chesney
Alan Jackson
Toby Keith
George Strait

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Kenny Chesney
Alan Jackson
Toby Keith
Brad Paisley
George Strait

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Sara Evans
Alison Krauss
Martina McBride
Lee Ann Womack
Trisha Yearwood

HORIZON AWARD
Carolyn Dawn Johnson
Nickel Creek
Rascal Flatts
Phil Vassar
Darryl Worley

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
Diamond Rio
Dixie Chicks
Lonestar
Nickel Creek
Rascal Flatts

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR
Bellamy Brothers
Brooks & Dunn
Montgomery Gentry
Sons of the Desert
The Warren Brothers

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to artist and producer)

"Blessed" - Martina McBride
Produced by Martina McBride/Paul Worley (RCA)

"Courtesy Of The Red, White & Blue (The Angry American)" - Toby Keith
Produced by James Stroud/Toby Keith (DreamWorks)

"Drive (For Daddy Gene)" - Alan Jackson
Produced by Keith Stegall (Arista Nashville)

"I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin' Song)" - Brad Paisley
Produced by Frank Rogers (Arista Nashville)

"Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)" - Alan Jackson
Produced by Keith Stegall (Arista Nashville)

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to artist and producer)

"Drive" - Alan Jackson
Produced by Keith Stegall (Arista Nashville)

"New Favorite" - Alison Krauss & Union Station
Produced by Alison Krauss (Rounder)

"No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems" - Kenny Chesney
Produced by Buddy Cannon/Norro Wilson/Kenny Chesney (BNA)

"Pull My Chain" - Toby Keith
Produced by James Stroud/Toby Keith (DreamWorks)

"The Great Divide" - Willie Nelson
Produced by Matt Serletic (Lost Highway)

"The Road Less Traveled" - George Strait
Produced by Tony Brown/George Strait (MCA Nashville)

SONG OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to songwriter and primary publisher)

"Courtesy Of The Red, White & Blue (The Angry American)"
Toby Keith (Tokeco Tunes)

"Drive (For Daddy Gene)"
Alan Jackson (EMI April Music/Tri-Angels Music)

"I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow"
Arranged by Carter Stanley (Peer International Corp)

"I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin' Song)"
Brad Paisley/Frank Rogers (EMI April Music/Sea Gayle Music)

"Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)"
Alan Jackson (EMI April Music/Tri-Angels Music)

VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR
"Beer Run (B-double E-double Are You In?)"
Garth Brooks the duet with George Jones (Capitol Records)

"Bring On The Rain"
Jo Dee Messina with Tim McGraw (Curb Records)

"Designated Drinker"
Alan Jackson (a Duet with George Strait)(Arista Nashville)

"I'll Fly Away" (live)
Alison Krauss and Gillian Welch (Lost Highway)

"Mendocino County Line"
Willie Nelson with Lee Ann Womack (Lost Highway)

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR
Jerry Douglas - dobro
Glen Duncan - fiddle
Paul Franklin - steel guitar
Dann Huff - guitar
Brent Mason - guitar

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to artist and director)

"Drive (For Daddy Gene)" - Alan Jackson
Directed by Steven Goldmann

"I Wanna Talk About Me" - Toby Keith
Directed by Michael Salomon

"I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin' Song)" - Brad Paisley
Directed by Peter Zavadil

"Modern Day Bonnie and Clyde" - Travis Tritt
Directed by Michael Merriman

"Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)" - Alan Jackson
Directed by Paul Miller

BROADCAST PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

National
Big D & Bubba - Flagship station WYNK/Baton Rouge plus 13 other markets
Lon Helton - Country Countdown USA - Westwood One
Tim & Willy - Flagship station KNIX/Phoenix plus 8 other markets

Major Market
Cadillac Jack - WXTU/Philadelphia
Laurie DeYoung - WPOC/Baltimore
Kelly & Jonathan with Mudflap - KYGO/Denver (Kelly Ford, Jonathan Wilde, Mudflap)
Morning Crew - WIL/St. Louis (David Craig, Elaine Everett, Monica Adams)
Tony & Kris - KSON/San Diego

Large Market
Dale and Mary - KFKF/Kansas City, Mo. (Dale Carter and Mary McKenna)
Jim, Deb & Kevin - WFMS/Indianapolis, Ind. (Jim Denny, Kevin Freeman , Deborah Honeycutt)
KASE Morning Zoo - KASE/Austin, Texas (Bama Brown, Gary Dixon, Rob Mason)
Paul Schadt - WKKT/Charlotte, N.C.
Eddie Stubbs - WSM-AM/Nashville, Tenn.

Medium Market
Andy & Alison - WIVK/Knoxville, Tenn.
Colleen Addair - WIVK/Knoxville, Tenn.
Jay and Kevin - KDRK/Spokane, Wash. (Jay Daniels and Kevin James)
Tony Lynn & Myles - KBQI/Albuquerque, N.M.
TJ, Gina & Craig - KXKT/Omaha, Neb.

Small Market (6 finalists in this category due to a tie)
Andy & Julie - KTTS/Springfield, Mo. (Andy Taylor, Julie Vanvig)
Bill Barrett & Tim Fox - KKNU/Eugene, Ore.
Holstein & Company - WIXY/Champaign, Ill. (Steve Holstein, Monica Senecal, Andy Roberts)
Jesse James - WNCY/Green Bay, Wis.
Carol Metz - WAKG/Danville, Va.
Morning Waking Crew - WOKQ/Dover N.H. (Don Briand, Danielle Carrier, Mark Ericson,)

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR

Major Market
KMLE - Phoenix, Ariz.
KNIX - Phoenix, Ariz.
KPLX - Dallas
WPOC- Baltimore
WXTU - Philadelphia

Large Market
WKDF - Nashville, Tenn.
WKKT - Charlotte, N.C.
WMIL - Milwaukee, Wis.
WSIX - Nashville, Tenn.
WTQR -Winston-Salem, N.C.

Medium Market
KUZZ - Bakersfield, Calif.
KXKT - Omaha, Neb.
WKKO - Toledo, Ohio
WSSL - Greenville, S.C.
WWQM - Madison, Wisc.

Small Market
KTTS - Springfield, Mo.
WAXX - Eau Claire, Wis.
WIXY - Champaign, Ill.
WQXK - Youngstown, Ohio
WTCR- Huntington, W. Va.