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CMA Awards Nominations At Jack Daniels Old #7 Club

 

(l-r) Jason Aldean, along with Phillip Sweet, Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Roads and Jimi Westbrook of Little Big Town hosted the Nashville portion of the CMA Awards nominations announcements, held at the Jack Daniels Old #7

Club in the Gaylord Entertainment Center

 

Tammy Genovese. Chief Operating Office of CMA, emceed the nominations

for the 2006 CMA Awards

 

Nashville Mayor Bill Purcell addressed the crowd during the announcements

 

Mike Dungan (Capitol Nashville), President of the CMA Board,

spoke to the crowd in the Old Jack Daniels Club...

 

...as did Victor Sansone (ABC Radio Atlanta), Chairman oof the CMA Board

 

2006 CMA Hall of Fame Inductee Harold Bradley, inducted into the

"Recording and/or Touring Musician Active Prior To 1980) category

 

Sonny James, known as "The Southern Gentleman," is being inducted into the "Career Achieved National Prominence Between World War II and 1975" category in the CMA Hall of Fame

 

Raul Malo, former lead singer of The Mavericks and hit solo artist, spoke to the crowd attending the CMA nominations announcements

 

Jason Aldean (l) and Little Big Town presented the nominations live on CMT

 

Jason Aldean

 

Jason Aldean

 

First, the girls of LBT read nominations...

 

...then it was the guys' turn

 

LBT was interviewed by Lance Smith of CMT prior to the nominations

 

A very pregnant Katie Cook (CMT) sat down with Jason Aldean

prior to the nominations

 

Ed Benson and Tammy Genovese of the CMA

 

Jason Aldean was interviewed by Stephanie Langston

of Channel 2, WKRN, in Nashville

 

Terry Baumgardner of CMT spoke with LBT after the nominations