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CMA Awards Pop Quiz :: Who Received the Most CMA Nominations Ever?

by Paul Heling

The CMA Awards on November 6th are coming up faster than a Brad Paisley guitar solo... one of the really good ones, and not one from a ballad.  It is Country Music's biggest night so of course there are teams of PR people putting out lists of CMA trivia.  But we'll bite, it's kind of interesting.

It was George Strait who received the most nominations ever.... 82 in all.  He's won 22 times which also makes him the act with the most wins.  Here's some more CMA trivia because PR people have to eat too...

How many times (including this year) have Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood hosted?
6 times (2008-2013)

Who has hosted the most consecutive CMA Awards ceremonies in the show’s history?
Vince Gill (1992-2003, 12 years)

Kenny Chesney and Alabama both hold the record for the most consecutive wins of CMA Entertainer of the Year. How many times did each of them win this award?
3 times (Kenny Chesney: 2006-2008; Alabama: 1982-1984)

Who is the reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year (2012 winner)?
Blake Shelton

Which two artists have won Male and Female Vocalist of the Year for the past three years?
Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert

Currently, how many CMA Awards categories are awarded?
12 categories

Which two artists lead with the most CMA Awards nominations this year?
Taylor Swift & Kacey Musgraves

Who was the first female to win a CMA Entertainer of the Year?
Loretta Lynn

Which duo holds the most Vocal Duo of the Year wins in CMA Awards history?
Brooks & Dunn

Only one duo has ever won CMA Entertainer of the Year. Who was it?
Brooks & Dunn, 1996