The Country Music Awards, also known as Country Music's Biggest Night, is an awards show that celebrates the biggest names in the country music genre. From the sometimes serious and sometimes comedic songs of Brad Paisley to the emotional ballads of Carrie Underwood, fans will be treated to live musical performances from top names in the business. In addition to live shows, viewers will wait expectantly to hear award results. Award categories include the all-encompassing Entertainer of the Year as well as Female Vocalist of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, New Artist of the Year, Album of the Year and many more. Fans will pause with expectation as the nominees await award results. Potential nominees include Lady Antebellum, Keith Urban, Martina McBride, Blake Shelton and Sugarland. Viewers aren't allowed to cast their own votes, so the suspense is pervasive and the excitement intense in what has come to be known as Country Music's Biggest Night.