Alan Jackson yesterday pulled in seven nominations from the Country Music Association, the most of the year.
Jackson's nominations were for entertainer of the year, male vocalist, single of the year and song of the year for "Remember When," video of the year for "Remember When" and for his duet with Jimmy Buffett, "It's Five O'clock Somewhere," and musical event of the year for collaborating on a remake of the Hank Williams tune "Hey, Good Lookin.' "
Toby Keith has six nominations: album of the year for "Shock'N Y'all," single and video of the year for "I Love This Bar," musical event for "Hey, Good Lookin,' " male vocalist of the year and entertainer of the year.
The other best-album nominees are Brad Paisley for "Mud on the Tires," Brooks & Dunn for "Red Dirt Road," Kenny Chesney for "When the Sun Goes Down" and newcomer Gretchen Wilson for "Here for the Party."
Wilson's first single, the No. 1 hit "Redneck Woman," was nominated for three awards: single, song and music video of the year. She also was nominated for the Horizon award, which honors the top new act.
Other artists with five nominations included Chesney and Alison Krauss. Krauss was nominated for female vocalist of the year. Other nominees include Terri Clark, Sara Evans, Martina McBride and Reba McEntire.
CBS will broadcast the 38th annual CMA awards show, hosted by Brooks & Dunn, live from Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House on Nov. 9.