The star-packed lineup for “The 45th Annual CMA Awards” launches with today’s announcement that all five nominees for Entertainer of the Year, Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, and Keith Urban, are the first group of performers confirmed for “Country Music’s Biggest Night(TM).” With five nominations each this year, Aldean, Paisley, Shelton, and Swift are also the top CMA-nominated artists.

“The 45th Annual CMA Awards,” hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, airs live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Wednesday, Nov. 9 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network.