Nominees for the 2016 CMA Awards were announced on Wednesday morning (Aug. 31), and the names on the ballot include some huge stars, as well as a few surprises.

Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley and Cam revealed some of the biggest nominations during an appearance on Good Morning America Wednesday, including Entertainer, Female Vocalist, Male Vocalist, Album, Song and Music Video of the Year.

Urban and Bentley will face off against each other in both Male Vocalist and Album of the Year, while Bentley is also nominated for Music Video for "Somewhere on a Beach," and Urban is up for Entertainer. Cam scored nods in the Song and Music Video of the Year categories for "Burning House."

Last year Chris Stapleton had a career-changing night at the CMAs, and this year he's nominated for Entertainer of the Year, as well as Single and Music Video of the Year. He also joins his wife Morgane to share a nod for Musical Event of the Year. Kelsea Ballerini and Maren Morris are in the running for Female Vocalist, and Morris' debut album, Hero, is also up for Album of the Year

Eric Church is really having a record year; he's nominated in five categories, leading the pack along with Morris and Stapleton, while Bentley, Urban and Carrie Underwood each scored four nods. Cam scored two nominations in total.

The 2016 CMA Awards will take place Nov. 2 in Nashville. The broadcast will air live on ABC. The awards celebrate 50 years in 2016.

2016 CMA Awards Nominees:

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

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

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

Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriters)
"Die a Happy Man," Thomas Rhett
"Humble and Kind," Tim McGraw
"My Church," Maren Morris
"Record Year," Eric Church
"Burning House," Cam

Single of the Year
"Die a Happy Man," Thomas Rhett
"Humble and Kind," Tim McGraw
"My Church," Maren Morris
"Record Year," Eric Church
"Nobody to Blame," Chris Stapleton

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
Dierks Bentley feat. Elle King, "Different For Girls"
Luke Bryan feat. Karen Fairchild, "Home Alone Tonight"
Keith Urban feat. Carrie Underwood, "The Fighter"
Chris Young with Cassadee Pope, "Think Of You"
Morgane Stapleton with Chris Stapleton, "You Are My Sunshine"

Music Video of the Year
"Fire Away," Chris Stapleton
"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

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