Here are your 2016 CMA Awards nominees

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Here are your 2016 CMA Awards nominees
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Here are the country music artists who are up for CMA Awards this year.

The 50th annual CMA Awards, hosted by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley, will air Wednesday on ABC.

The Country Music Association announced the nominees earlier this year for the special anniversary awards show. Eric Church, Maren Morris and Chris Stalpeton topped the list with five nominations each.

Here are the nominees in each category.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Garth Brooks

Luke Bryan

Chris Stapleton

Carrie Underwood

Keith Urban

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

"Die A Happy Man," Thomas Rhett

"Humble and Kind," Tim McGraw

"My Church," Maren Morris

"Nobody To Blame," Chris Stapleton

"Record Year," Eric Church

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Dierks Bentley, Black

Maren Morris, Hero

Eric Church, Mr. Misunderstood

Keith Urban, Ripcord

Carrie Underwood, Storyteller

SONG OF THE YEAR

"Burning House," Camaron "Cam" Ochs, Tyler Johnson and Jeff Bhasker

"Die A Happy Man," Sean Douglas, Thomas Rhett, Joe Spargur

"Humble and Kind," Lori McKenna

"Record Year," Eric Church, Jeff Hyde

"My Church," busbee, Maren Morris

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Kelsea Ballerini

Miranda Lambert

Maren Morris

Kacey Musgraves

Carrie Underwood

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Dierks Bentley

Eric Church

Tim McGraw

Chris Stapleton

Keith Urban

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

Lady Antebellum

Little Big Town

Old Dominion

Rascal Flatts

Zac Brown Band

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

Brothers Osborne

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Joey + Rory

Maddie & Tae

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

"Different For Girls," Dierks Bentley feat. Elle King

"Home Alone Tonight," Luke Bryan featuring Karen Fairchild

"The Fighter", Keith Urban (featuring Carrie Underwood)

"Think Of You," Chris Young (duet with Cassadee Pope)

"You Are My Sunshine," Morgane Stapleton with Chris Stapleton

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

Jerry Douglas on dobro / lap steel guitar

Paul Franklin on steel guitar

Dann Huff on guitar

Brent Mason on guitar

Derek Wells on guitar

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

"Burning House," Cam

"Fire Away," Chris Stapleton

"Humble and Kind," Tim McGraw

"Record Year," Eric Church

"Somewhere On A Beach," Dierks Bentley

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Kelsea Ballerini

Brothers Osborne

Maren Morris

Old Dominion

Cole Swindell

Watch the CMA Awards LIVE Wednesday, November 2 at 8 p.m. ET| 7 p.m. CT on ABC.

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