A full list of the nominees for the 50th Annual CMA Awards.
Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley
"One of the things that's exciting this year," explains Sarah Trahern, CEO of the CMA, "is that we've invited back past winners in the Entertainer of the Year and Male and Female Vocalist of the Year categories.
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David McClister

The 50th Annual CMA Awards, hosted by our September cover stars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, will air live on ABC on Wednesday, November 2 at 8/7c. The nominees were revealed live from the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee.

Maren Morris, Eric Church, and Chris Stapleton lead the pack with five nominations each. Reigning Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan is nominated for the night's top honor again, as well as previous winners Garth Brooks and Keith Urban. Carrie Underwood and Chris Stapleton are each looking for their first Entertainer of the Year win.

Full list of nominees:

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

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 and Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Joey and Rory
Maddie and Tae

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

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", Camaron "Cam" Ochs, Tyler Johnson, Jeff Bhasker
"Die a Happy Man", Sean Douglas, Thomas Rhett, Joe Spargur
"Humble and Kind", Lori McKenna
"My Church", Eric Church, Jeff Hyde
"Record Year", busbee, Maren Morris

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

Musical Event of the Year
Different for Girls
Home Alone Tonight
The Fighter
Think of You
You Are My Sunshine

Musical 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

Musician of the Year
Jerry Douglas
Paul Franklin
Dann Huff
Brent Mason
Derek Wells