The final nominees for the 2009 CMA Awards will be revealed Wednesday, Sept. 9, with some of the nominations airing on Good Morning America and the remainder following on a special edition of CMT Insider.
The final nominees in select categories will be announced live during ABC’s Good Morning America with Darius Rucker and Lee Ann Womack on Sept. 9 during the 8:30 AM/ET half-hour of the morning news program.
Following those announcements, CMT will be broadcasting live from its Nashville studios with exclusive coverage of the remaining categories. Universal Records South artist Randy Houser joins CMT personalities Cody Alan and Alecia Davis to reveal the remaining CMA Awards finalists on Insider Special Edition: 2009 CMA Awards Nominations premiering Wednesday, Sept. 9 (10:00 AM/ET; 9:00 AM/CT). The special will re-air on CMT immediately following the live broadcast at 10:30 AM/ET (9:30 AM/CT); and throughout the weekend. Additionally, CMT.com will stream the nomination special following its on-air premiere.
“The 43rd Annual CMA Awards” will be broadcast live from the Sommet Center in Nashville Wednesday, Nov. 11 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET/PT) on ABC. Reigning CMA Male and Female Vocalist of the Year Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood return to host “Country Music’s Biggest Night.”