Kenny Chesney looks set to steal the show at the 2008 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, after landing seven nominations.
The rocker will contend for Entertainer of the Year; Male Vocalist; Album of the Year; Single of the Year ; Music Video of the Year and two Musical Event of the Year prizes.
Jennifer Nettles landed six nominations, followed by George Strait and Sugarland Receive with five.
Prizes will be handed out at a ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee on 12 November (08).
Nominations in the top categories are as follows:
Entertainer of the Year:
Kenny Chesney
Brad Paisley
George Strait
Sugarland
Keith Urban
Female Vocalist of the Year:
Alison Krauss
Miranda Lambert
Martina MCBride
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood
Male Vocalist of the Year:
Kenny Chesney
Alan Jackson
Brad Paisley
George Strait
Keith Urban
Vocal Group of the Year:
Eagles
Emerson Drive
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Rascal Flatts.