The Old Taylor Swift Is Nominated for a CMA Award
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The "old" Taylor Swift may be accepting a CMA Award in November.

Before she declared her former sweet girl image to be "dead" in her new single "Look What You Made Me Do," Swift wrote Little Big Town hit "Better Man," and she's getting the recognition she deserves in the CMA Awards' Song of the Year category. And she's the only solo songwriter to be named in the category, in which her creation faces off against songs including Keith Urban's "Blue Ain't Your Color," Sam Hunt's "Body Like a Back Road," Jon Pardi's "Dirt on My Boots" and Miranda Lambert's "Tin Man."

The nominees were announced Monday morning on "Good Morning America" and Twitter.

See the CMA Awards' tweet below to see the respective songwriters for each song competing against Swift, who also just released another new single, "Ready For It."

"Better Man" is also nominated for Single of the Year, but Swift only gets the glory if it wins Song of the Year.

Take a look at all of the nominees below to see who will be competing on country music's biggest night when the 51st Annual CMA Awards go down in Nashville, Tennessee on Nov. 8. The show, hosted for a 10th time by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, will air on ABC at 8 p.m. ET.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to the artist)

Garth Brooks

Luke Bryan

Eric Church

Chris Stapleton

Keith Urban

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to the artist, producer(s), and mix engineer(s))

“Better Man” - Little Big Town; Producer(s): Jay Joyce; Mix Engineer(s): Jason Hall, Jay Joyce

“Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban; Producer(s): Dann Huff, Keith Urban; Mix Engineer(s): Chris Lord-Alge

“Body Like A Back Road” – Sam Hunt; Producer(s): Zach Crowell; Mix Engineer(s): Zach Crowell

“Dirt On My Boots” – Jon Pardi; Producer(s): Bart Butler, Jon Pardi; Mix Engineer(s): Ryan Gore

“Tin Man” – Miranda Lambert; Producer(s): Frank Liddell, Eric Masse, Glenn Worf; Mix Engineer(s): Eric Masse

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to the artist and producer(s))

The Breaker – Little Big Town; Producer(s): Jay Joyce

From A Room: Volume 1 – Chris Stapleton; Producer(s): Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton

Heart Break – Lady Antebellum; Producer(s): busbee

The Nashville Sound - Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit; Producer(s): Dave Cobb

The Weight of These Wings – Miranda Lambert; Producer(s): Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf, Eric Masse

SONG OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to the songwriter(s))

“Better Man” -- Songwriter(s): Taylor Swift

“Blue Ain’t Your Color” -- Songwriter(s): Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Olsen

“Body Like a Back Road” -- Songwriter(s): Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne

“Dirt on My Boots” -- Songwriter(s): Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley

“Tin Man” -- Songwriter(s): Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to the artist)

Kelsea Ballerini

Miranda Lambert

Reba McEntire

Maren Morris

Carrie Underwood

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to the artist)

Dierks Bentley

Eric Church

Thomas Rhett

Chris Stapleton

Keith Urban

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to the group)

Lady Antebellum

Little Big Town

Old Dominion

Rascal Flatts

Zac Brown Band

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to the duo)

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

LOCASH

Maddie & Tae

Brothers Osborne

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to each artist)

Craving You – Thomas Rhett (feat. Maren Morris)

Funny How Time Slips Away - Glen Campbell with Willie Nelson

Kill A Word - Eric Church (feat. Rhiannon Giddens)

Setting the World on Fire - Kenny Chesney (with P!nk)

Speak to a Girl - Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to the musician)

Jerry Douglas (Dobro)

Paul Franklin (Steel Guitar)

Dann Huff (Guitar)

Mac McAnally (Guitar)

Derek Wells (Guitar)

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to the artist and director)

“Better Man” – Little Big Town; Director(s): Becky Fluke and Reid Long

“Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban; Director(s): Carter Smith

“Craving You” – Thomas Rhett (feat. Maren Morris); Director(s): TK McKamy

“Vice” – Miranda Lambert; Director(s): Trey Fanjoy

“It Ain’t My Fault” – Brothers Osborne; Director(s): Wes Edwards and Ryan Silver

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARD

(Award goes to the artist)

Luke Combs

Old Dominion

Jon Pardi

Brett Young

Lauren Alaina

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