BY LISA WARREN
The Band Perry learned on Tuesday that they have been nominated for five awards by the Country Music Association (CMA).
The Perrys helped announce the nominations on Tuesday morning, live from the "Good Morning America" studios in New York City.
Nominations are for:
* "New Artist of the Year," along with: Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Thompson Square and Chris Young;
* "Vocal Group of the Year," along with: Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Rascal Flatts and the Zac Brown Band;
* "Single of the Year" for their single "If I Die Young," along with: "A Little Bit Stronger," by Sara Evans; "Colder Weather," by the Zac Brown Band; "Don't You Wanna Stay," by Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson; and "Honey Bee," by Blake Shelton.
* "Song of the Year" for Kimberly Perry's penned "If I Die Young," along with: "Colder Weather," written by Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette, Levi Lowrey and Coy Bowles; "Dirt Road Anthem," written by Brantley Gilbert and Colt Ford; "Mean," written by Taylor Swift; and "You and Tequila," written by Matraca Berg and Deana Carter.
* "Music Video of the Year" for "If I Die Young," along with: Blake Shelton's "Honey Bee," Taylor Swift's "Mean," Brad Paisley's "Old Alabama," and Kenny Chesney's "You and Tequila."
The 45th annual CMA Awards show will air live on Wednesday, Nov. 8, beginning at 8 p.m., on ABC.
The awards show will be hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood. This will be the fourth year that Paisley and Underwood have hosted the awards show.
The Perrys are the children of Greeneville pediatrician, Dr. Steve Perry, and his wife, Marie.