CMA Awards Nominations 2016 – Full List Of CMAs Nominees (VIDEO)

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CMA Awards Nominations 2016

By Michael Lewittes

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CMA Awards Nominations 2016

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The 2016 CMA Awards nominations were announced on Wednesday’s “Good Morning America.” See the full list of nominees below!

Its the CMAs’ 50th anniversary and Dierks Bentley, Cam and Keith Urban announced the first batch of nominees from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, while others were revealed on the websites and Facebook pages for “GMA” and the CMA Awards. While it’s always an honor any time a star is invited to the iconic Opry House, it was probably especially meaningful and surreal for these three artists as they had the privilege of announcing their own nominations from the historic location. In fact, Urban is up for the biggest award, Entertainer of the Year.

He is competing against Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, and Chris Stapleton. Urban and Bentley are both up for Male Vocalist of the Year, too, as well as Album of the Year, securing nominations in the top categories. Cam, meanwhile, scored nods for song, music video and musical event with “Burning House.” Ultimately, though, it was Maren Morris, Eric Church and Stapleton who earned the most nominations, as they’re nominated five times each.

The 2016 CMA Awards, which are also referred to as Country Music Association Awards and the CMAs, are set to air live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on ABC on November 2 at 8 p.m. EST. Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley are slated to host the show for the ninth year in a row. In the coming weeks, Gossip Cop will report on who will present and perform at the 50th annual CMAs. Check out the full list of CMA Awards nominees below, as well as video of the nominations.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Carrie Underwood
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban
MALE VOCALIST
Dierks Bentley
Eric Church
Chris Stapleton
Tim McGraw
Keith Urban
FEMALE VOCALIST
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Dierks Bentley, Black
Maren Morris, Hero
Eric Church, Mr. Misunderstood
Keith Urban, Ripcord
Carrie Underwood, Storyteller
NEW ARTIST
Kelsea Ballerini
Brothers Osborne
Maren Morris
Old Dominion
Cole Swindell
VOCAL GROUP
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Old Dominion
Rascal Flatts
Zac Brown Band
VOCAL DUO
Brothers Osborne
Dan and Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Joey and Rory
Maddie and Tae
SONG
Cam, “Burning House
Thomas Rhett, “Die A Happy Man”
Tim McGraw, “Humble and Kind”
Maren Morris, “My Church”
Eric Church, “Record Year”
SINGLE
Maren Morris, “My Church”
Thomas Rhett, “Die A Happy Man”
Tim McGraw, “Humble and Kind”
Chris Stapleton, “Nobody To Blame”
Eric Church, “Record Year”
MUSIC VIDEO
Cam, “Burning House”
Chris Stapleton, “Fire Away”
Tim McGraw, “Humble and Kind”
Eric Church, “Record Year”
Dierks Bentley, “Somewhere On A Beach”
MUSICAL EVENT
Cam, “Burning House”
Chris Stapleton, “Fire Away”
Tim McGraw, “Humble and Kind”
Eric Church, “Record Year”
Dierks Bentley, “Somewhere On A Beach”
MUSICIAN
Jerry Douglas
Paul Franklin
Dann Huff
Brent Mason
Derek Wells

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