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2016 CMA Awards Nominees Announced

The 2016 CMA Awards nominees were announced on Good Morning America. Here is the full list of nominees.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Garth Brooks

Luke Bryan

Chris Stapleton

Carrie Underwood

Keith Urban

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to Artist, Producer(s), and Mix Engineer(s))

“Die a Happy Man” – Thomas Rhett; Producers Dann Huff and Jesse Frasure; Mix engineers Justin Niebank; The Valory Music Co.

“Humble and Kind” – Tim McGraw; Producers Byron Gallimore and Tim McGraw; Mix engineers Byron Gallimore; Big Machine Records.

“My Church” – Maren Morris; Producers busbee and Maren Morris; Mix engineers Dave Clauss and busbee; Columbia Nashville/Sony Music Nashville.

“Nobody To Blame” – Chris Stapleton; Producers Dave Cobb and Chris Stapleton; Mix engineers Vance Powell; Mercury Nashville/Universal Music Group Nashville.

“Record Year” – Eric Church; Producers Jay Joyce; Mix engineers Jay Joyce and Jason Hall; EMI Records Nashville/Universal Music Group Nashville.

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to Artist and Producer(s))

Black – Dierks Bentley; Produced by Ross Copperman and Arturo Buenahora, Jr.; Capitol Records Nashville/Universal Music Group Nashville.

Hero – Maren Morris; Produced by busbee, Maren Morris, and Brad Hill; Columbia Nashville/Sony Music Nashville.

Mr. Misunderstood – Eric Church; Produced by Jay Joyce and Arturo Buenahora, Jr.; EMI Records Nashville/Universal Music Group Nashville.

Ripcord – Keith Urban; Produced by Jeff Bhasker, Tyler Johnson, Dann Huff, Greg Wells, Nile Rodgers, busbee, K-Kov, Nathan Chapman, Jonny Price, and Keith Urban; Hit Red Records/Capitol Records Nashville/Universal Music Group Nashville.

Storyteller – Carrie Underwood; Produced by Jay Joyce, Mark Bright, and Zach Crowell; 19 Recordings/Arista Nashville/Sony Music Nashville.

SONG OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to Songwriter(s))

“Burning House” – Camaron Ochs, Tyler Johnson, Jeff Bhasker

“Die a Happy Man” – Sean Douglas, Thomas Rhett, and Joe Spargur

“Humble and Kind” – Lori McKenna

“My Church” – Busbee and Maren Morris

“Record Year” – Eric Church and Jeff Hyde

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

(Award goes to each Artist)

“Different For Girls” – Dierks Bentley feat. Elle King; Capitol Records Nashville/Universal Music Group Nashville.

“Home Alone Tonight” – Luke Bryan featuring Karen Fairchild; Capitol Records Nashville/Universal Music Group Nashville.

“The Fighter” – Keith Urban (featuring Carrie Underwood); Hit Red Records/Capitol Records Nashville/Universal Music Group Nashville.

“Think of You” – Chris Young (duet with Cassadee Pope); RCA Nashville/Sony Music Nashville.

“You Are My Sunshine” – Morgane Stapleton with Chris Stapleton; Low Country Sound/Elektra Records.

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

Jerry Douglas (Dobro/Lap Steel Guitar)

Paul Franklin (Steel Guitar)

Dann Huff (Guitar)

Brent Mason (Guitar)

Derek Wells (Guitar)

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to Artist and Director(s))

“Burning House” – Cam; Directed by Trey Fanjoy.

“Fire Away” – Chris Stapleton; Directed by Tim Mattia.

“Humble and Kind” – Tim McGraw; Directed by Wes Edwards.

“Record Year” – Eric Church; Directed by John Peets and Reid Long.

“Somewhere On A Beach” – Dierks Bentley; Directed by Wes Edwards.

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Kelsea Ballerini

Brothers Osborne

Maren Morris

Old Dominion

Cole Swindell

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