(CNN)The Country Music Association announced the nominees for “The 53rd Annual CMA Awards” on Wednesday, with Maren Morris topping the list with six.

Those nods add to her previous 10 nominations and one win in years past.

Brothers Osborne received the second most nominations this year with four, while 11 artists garnered three nominations each including Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Scott Hendricks, Dann Huff, Greg Kurstin, Kacey Musgraves, Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton and Carrie Underwood.

    For the night’s most prestigious honor, Entertainer of the Year, Keith Urban is nominated again in the category alongside Garth Brooks, Church, Stapleton and Underwood.

    Interestingly, “Old Town Road (Remix)” by Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus was nominated for musical event of the year, although Billboard removed the original song from the country charts when it was first released — a move that stoked controversy.

    The following is a list of the nominees:

    ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

    Garth Brooks

    Eric Church

    Chris Stapleton

    Carrie Underwood

    Keith Urban

    SINGLE OF THE YEAR

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

    “Burning Man” — Dierks Bentley Feat. Brothers Osborne

    Producers: Ross Copperman, Jon Randall, Arturo Buenahora, Jr.

    Mix Engineer: F. Reid Shippen

    “GIRL” — Maren Morris

    Producer: Greg Kurstin

    Mix Engineer: Greg Kurstin

    “God’s Country” — Blake Shelton

    Producer: Scott Hendricks

    Mix Engineer: Justin Niebank

    “Millionaire” — Chris Stapleton

    Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton

    Mix Engineer: Vance Powell

    “Speechless” — Dan + Shay

    Producers: Dan Smyers, Scott Hendricks

    Mix Engineer: Jeff Juliano

    ALBUM OF THE YEAR

    *Award goes to Artist and Producers

    “Center Point Road” — Thomas Rhett

    Producers: Dann Huff, Jesse Frasure, Thomas Rhett, Julian Bunetta, The Stereotypes, Cleve Wilson

    “Cry Pretty” — Carrie Underwood

    Producers: David Garcia, Jim Jonsin, Carrie Underwood

    “Dan + Shay” — Dan + Shay

    Producers: Dan Smyers, Scott Hendricks

    “Desperate Man” — Eric Church

    Producers: Jay Joyce, Arturo Buenahora, Jr.

    “GIRL” — Maren Morris

    Producers: busbee, Maren Morris, Greg Kurstin

    SONG OF THE YEAR

    *Award goes to Songwriters

    “Beautiful Crazy”

    Songwriters: Luke Combs, Wyatt B. Durrette III, Robert Williford

    “GIRL”

    Songwriters: Maren Morris, Sarah Aarons, Greg Kurstin

    “God’s Country”

    Songwriters: Devin Dawson, Jordan Schmidt, Michael Hardy

    “Rainbow”

    Songwriters: Natalie Hemby, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves

    “Tequila”

    Songwriters: Dan Smyers, Nicolle Galyon, Jordan Reynolds

    FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

    Kelsea Ballerini

    Miranda Lambert

    Maren Morris

    Kacey Musgraves

    Carrie Underwood

    MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

    Dierks Bentley

    Luke Combs

    Thomas Rhett

    Chris Stapleton

    Keith Urban

    VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

    Lady Antebellum

    Little Big Town

    Midland

    Old Dominion

    Zac Brown Band

    VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

    Brooks & Dunn

    Brothers Osborne

    Dan + Shay

    Florida Georgia Line

    Maddie & Tae

    MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

    *Award goes to Artists and Producer(s)

    “All My Favorite People” — Maren Morris (feat. Brothers Osborne)

    Producers: Maren Morris, busbee

    “Brand New Man” — Brooks & Dunn (with Luke Combs)

    Producer: Dann Huff

    “Dive Bar” — Garth Brooks & Blake Shelton

    Producer: Garth Brooks

    “Old Town Road (Remix)” — Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus

    Producers: YoungKio, Michael Trent Reznor, Atticus Matthew Ross

    “What Happens In A Small Town” — Brantley Gilbert & Lindsay Ell

    Producer: Dann Huff

    MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

    Jenee Fleenor, Fiddle

    Paul Franklin, Steel Guitar

    Mac McAnally, Guitar

    Ilya Toshinsky, Banjo/Guitar

    Derek Wells, Guitar

    MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

    *Award goes to Artist(s) and Director

    “Burning Man” — Dierks Bentley Feat. Brothers Osborne

    Director: Wes Edwards

    “GIRL” — Maren Morris

    Director: Dave Meyers

    “God’s Country” — Blake Shelton

    Director: Sophie Muller

    “Rainbow” — Kacey Musgraves

    Director: Hannah Lux Davis

    “Some Of It” — Eric Church

    Director: Reid Long

    NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

    Cody Johnson

    Ashley McBryde

    Midland

    Carly Pearce

    Morgan Wallen

      Carrie Underwood hosts “The 53rd Annual CMA Awards” with special guest hosts Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton.

      The show will broadcast live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Wednesday, November 13 at 8 p.m. on ABC.

      Source: http://edition.cnn.com/

       

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