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The 50th Annual CMA Awards Nominees And Winners Announced

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Tune in TONIGHT for “The 50th Annual CMA Awards” which is sure to be Country Music’s Biggest Night ever… LIVE from Music City!

Country music history will be made in the first 8 minutes of the show…could it be Beyonce’s opening performance with the Dixie Chicks?!

And the night is only going to get hotter with show stopping collaborations from Jason Aldean and Brooks & Dunn, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, Alan Jackson, George Strait, Chris Stapleton, Dwight Yoakam all your favorites like Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, Garth Brooks, Tim McGraw, Dierks Bentley, and so much more…

Will your favorites take home a trophy at the 2016 CMA Awards? You won’t have to wait long as the winners will all be revealed night!

Maren Morris leads the list of nominees with seven nominations, the most any nominee has received, followed closely by Chris Stapleton and Eric Church with six and Keith Urban at five. Carrie Underwood, Tim Mc Graw and Dierks Bentley all coming in at four nominations and Cam with two nominations of her own as well as many other artists announced.

2016 Country Music Association Awards Nominees (And Winners):

Entertainer of the Year

Garth Brooks

Luke Bryan

Chris Stapleton

Carrie Underwood

Keith Urban

Album of the Year (Awarded to Artist and Producers)

Hero, Maren Morris

Mr. Misunderstood, Eric Church-WINNER

Storyteller, Carrie Underwood

Black, Dierks Bentley

Ripcord, Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year

Kelsea Ballerini

Miranda Lambert

Maren Morris

Kacey Musgraves

Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year

Eric Church

Tim McGraw

Chris Stapleton

Dierks Bentley

Keith Urban

Vocal Group of the Year

Lady Antebellum

Little Big Town

Old Dominion

Rascal Flatts

Zac Brown Band

Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriters)

“Die a Happy Man,” Thomas Rhett

“Humble and Kind,” Tim McGraw-WINNER

“My Church,” Maren Morris

“Record Year,” Eric Church

“Burning House,” Cam

Vocal Duo of the Year

Brothers Osborne

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Joey + Rory

Maddie & Tae

New Artist of the Year

Kelsea Ballerini

Brothers Osborne

Maren Morris-WINNER

Old Dominion

Cole Swindell

Single of the Year (Awarded to Artist and Producer)

“Die a Happy Man,” Thomas Rhett-WINNER

“Humble and Kind,” Tim McGraw

“My Church,” Maren Morris

“Nobody to Blame,” Chris Stapleton

“Record Year,” Eric Church

Musical Event of the Year

“Different for Girls,” Dierks Bentley feat. Elle King — WINNER

“Home Alone Tonight,” Luke Bryan feat. Karen Fairchild

“The Fighter,” Keith Urban feat. Carrie Underwood

“Think of You,” Chris Young with Cassadee Pope

“You Are My Sunshine,” Morgane Stapleton with Chris Stapleton

Music Video of the Year (Awarded to Artist and Director)

“Fire Away,” Chris Stapleton — WINNER

“Humble and Kind,” Tim McGraw

“Record Year,” Eric Church

“Somewhere on a Beach,” Dierks Bentley

“Burning House,” Cam

Musician of the Year

Jerry Douglas

Paul Franklin

Dann Huff

Brent Mason

Derek Wells

The 2016 CMA Awards will air LIVE from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on ABC on November 2nd at 8PM ET. Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will be returning as co-hosts for the evening.

Congratulations to all the nominees (and winners)!!! For more information on the CMA Awards, click here.

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