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. (Rich Fury/Invision/AP|Wade Payne/Invision/AP, File|Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

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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