The Country Music Association
went with an all-female hosting lineup for this year’s show, and that woman-celebrating theme continued when nominations for the 53rd annual Cma Awards were announced Wednesday morning: Maren Morris
led the pack with six nods.
Morris’ sophomore album, “Girl
,” is up for album of the year, while the song of the same name, a recent No. 1 at country radio, is nominated in the single, song and music video categories. Her collaboration with Brothers Osborne
, “All My Favorite People,” got a nod for musical event of the year. Morris also received a nomination for female vocalist of the year.
In short, Morris got a nomination in every category she possibly could have — with the exception of entertainer of the year. The Cma
continues to reserve that top category for veteran acts with a lot of arena tours under their belt, even if that means leaving out