Carrie Underwood Raves Over 2019 CMA Nominations
Carrie Underwood has a lot of awards under her belt to date, but the superstar proved that the thrill of nominations never grows old on Wednesday (Aug. 28) upon discovering she is up for three honors at the 2019 CMA Awards.
Underwood received nods for Female Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year (for Cry Pretty) and the night's biggest honor, Entertainer of the Year. She expressed her happiness on Instagram, both noting in a captioned photo "Can’t wait until November 13th!!! I’m feeling beyond blessed and so happy this morning!" and adding a shout-out from Los Angeles in her Instagram Stories, both excusing her appearance (she was casually dressed in a t-shirt) and raving "This is the most incredible news."
Perhaps the most notable nomination, aside from its overall magnitude at the show, is Entertainer of the Year, a notoriously male-dominated category in which the last female winner was Taylor Swift eight years ago. This is Underwood's second time receiving a nod in the category (her last time was in 2016).
The 2019 CMA Awards are on ABC at 8PM ET on Nov. 13. In yet another interesting twist that nods toward the ladies of country this year, Underwood will be hosting with Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton, rather than her longtime hosting partner Brad Paisley.
*Remember: The best way to watch the CMA Awards is on ABC with TOC on your phone.
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