Country Music Association Awards 2016: Complete list of CMA nominations

The nominees for the 2016 Country Music Association Awards were announced on Wednesday, August 31, led by Eric Church, Chris Stapleton and newcomer Maren Morris with five nominations apiece. Winners will be presented at a live ceremony hosted once again by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood on Wednesday, November 2, on ABC.

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Entertainer of the Year
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Chris Stapleton
Carrie Underwood
Keith Urban

Album of the Year
“Black” – Dierks Bentley
“Hero” – Maren Morris
“Mr. Misunderstood” – Eric Church
“Ripcord” – Keith Urban
“Storyteller” – Carrie Underwood

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

Song of the Year
“Burning House”- Cam
“Die a Happy Man” – Thomas Rhett
“Humble and Kind” – Tim McGraw
“My Church” – Maren Morris
“Record Year” – Eric Church

Male Vocalist of the Year
Dierks Bentley
Eric Church
Tim McGraw
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

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Female Vocalist of the Year
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

New Artist of the Year
Kelsea Ballerini
Brothers Osborne
Maren Morris
Old Dominion
Cole Swindell

Vocal Duo of the Year
Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Joey + Rory
Maddie & Tae

Vocal Group of the Year
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Old Dominion
Rascal Flatts
Zac Brown Band

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

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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 (Dobro/Lap Steel Guitar)
Paul Franklin (Steel Guitar)
Dann Huff (Guitar)
Brent Mason (Guitar)
Derek Wells (Guitar)

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