ERIC CHURCH and LITTLE BIG TOWN topped all nominees with five apiece, as nominations for the “49TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” were announced . Not far behind, KENNY CHESNEY and MIRANDA LAMBERT claimed five nods, with SAM HUNT, MADDIE & TAE, KACEY MUSGRAVES and CHRIS STAPLETON all garnering three prestigious CMA nominations.

Here’s a complete list of nominees for the “49TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” :

Entertainer of the Year
GARTH BROOKS
LUKE BRYAN
KENNY CHESNEY
ERIC CHURCH
MIRANDA LAMBERT

Male Vocalist of the Year
DIERKS BENTLEY
LUKE BRYAN
ERIC CHURCH
BLAKE SHELTON
CHRIS STAPLETON

Female Vocalist Of The Year
KELSEA BALLERINI
MIRANDA LAMBERT
KACEY MUSGRAVES
CARRIE UNDERWOOD
LEE ANN WOMACK

Album of the Year
JASON ALDEAN – “Old Boots, New Dirt”
KACEY MUSGRAVES – “Pageant Material”
LITTLE BIG TOWN – “Pain Killer”
KENNY CHESNEY – “The Big Revival”
CHRIS STAPLETON – “Traveller”

Single Of The Year
LITTLE BIG TOWN – “Girl Crush”
LEE BRICE – “I Don’t Dance”
SAM HUNT – “Take Your Time”
KENNY CHESNEY – “American Kids”
ERIC CHURCH – “Talladega”

Song Of The Year
“American Kids”
“Girl Crush”
“Like A Cowboy”
“Like A Wrecking Ball”
“Take Your Time”

Musical Event Of The Year
WILLIE NELSON and MERLE HAGGARD – “Django & Jimmy”
BLAKE SHELTON and ASHLEY MONROE – “Lonely Tonight”
ERIC CHURCH and KEITH URBAN – “Raise ‘Em Up”
MIRANDA LAMBERT featuring LITTLE BIG TOWN – “Smokin’ and Drinkin'”
KENNY CHESNEY with GRACE POTTER – “Wild Child”

Vocal Duo Of The Year
BROTHERS OSBORNE
DAN + SHAY
FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE
MADDIE & TAE
THOMPSON SQUARE

Vocal Group of the Year
LADY ANTEBELLUM
LITTLE BIG TOWN
RASCAL FLATTS
THE BAND PERRY
ZAC BROWN BAND

New Artist Award
KELSEA BALLERINI
SAM HUNT
MADDIE & TAE
THOMAS RHETT
CHRIS STAPLETON

Video Of The Year
KACEY MUSGRAVES – “Biscuits”
LITTLE BIG TOWN – “Girl Crush”
MADDIE & TAE – “Girl In A Country Song”
MIRANDA LAMBERT – “Little Red Wagon”
CARRIE UNDERWOOD – “Something In The Water”

Musician of The Year
SAM BUSH
JERRY DOUGLAS
PAUL FRANKLIN
DANN HUFF
MAC MCANALLY

The “49TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” will take place WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4th at BRIDGESTONE ARENA in NASHVILLE.