The nominees for the 45th annual CMA Awards were announced today in a couple of stages. Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton and Taylor Swift lead the way with five nominations each. This is particularly sweet for Aldean who is a first time nominee and one of his five nominations includes Entertainer of the Year. Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will again the host the CMA's which will air on ABC on November 9th at 7pm central. The show will be live from the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville. Click here for a complete list of nominees from theboot.com.