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Taylor Swift was not among this year's CMA award winners. | AP

Taylor Swift left the 46th Annual Country Music Awards winless on Thursday night, going 0-for-3 in a bleak end to an otherwise phenomenal week for the young singer.

Swift was nominated for Entertainer of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year and Musical Event of the Year, but lost those categories to Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert and Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw, respectively. All this despite the fact that her newly released album, "Red," sold over 1.2 million copies to top the Billboard charts.

The news is made somewhat less surprising by the fact that "Red" -- and much of Swift's recent work -- marks a departure from a country sound. Swift's new disc features pure pop tracks and even veer toward electronic dance music.

The full of list of Thursday night's winners is available below, courtesy of the Associated Press.


Winners of the 46th annual Country Music Association Awards presented Thursday night in Nashville:

Entertainer of the Year: Blake Shelton.

Album of the Year: "Chief," Eric Church.

Song of the Year: "Over You," Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert.

Single of the Year: "Pontoon," Little Big Town.

Male Vocalist of the Year: Blake Shelton.

Female Vocalist of the Year: Miranda Lambert.

New Artist of the Year: Hunter Hayes.

Vocal Duo of the Year: Thompson Square.

Vocal Group of the Year: Little Big Town.

Musician of the Year: Mac McAnally.

Music Video of the Year: "Red Solo Cup," Toby Keith.

Musical Event: "Feel like a Rock Star," Kenny Chesney duet with Tim McGraw.

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