Exclusive: Sheryl Crow & Florida Georgia Line Announce the 47th Annual CMA Awards Nominees (Video)

SHERYL CROW, BRIAN KELLEY, TYLER HUBBARDCountry superstarSheryl Crowand duoFlorida Georgia Lineannounced the nominees for the 47th Annual CMA Awards at the Best Buy Theater on Tuesday morning (September 10th) in New York City.

Florida Georgia Linescored nominations in four different categories this year includingVocal Duo; New Artist of the Year; Single of the Year for Cruise; andMusical Event of the Yearwith Nelly for the remix of Cruise. This is the band’s first time being nominated by the Country Music Association.

BeforeSherylandFlorida Georgia Lineannounced the nominees, the students of the Hector Fontanez School, P.S. 103, put on a special performance for a selected amount of press and VIPs at the conference.

Sheryl Crow‘s latest album,Feels Like Homedropped today on iTunes and at music retailers nationwide. Just recently,Sheryl and Southern Living Magazinecelebrated the album release by inviting an intimate group of friends and fans to Sheryl‘s farm in Nashville. On Sheryl‘s farm, the special guests were treated to a preview of the new record.

Just before heading to the Best Buy Theater, both musical acts announced the nominees LIVE onGood Morning America.

CelebSecrets4U was fortunate enough to speak withFlorida Georgia Lineright after the big announcement. Check out the video below.

The 47th Annual CMA Awards air LIVE from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on November 6th 2013 at 8PM ET/PT on ABC.

Photo Credit: Fred Lee/ABC

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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