Maren Morris heads into the 53rd annual CMA Awards with the most nominations, six in all, including Single, Song and Video of the Year for "Girl," as well as Album and Female Vocalist of the Year. Jimmie Allen and Ashley McBryde did the honors of announcing the nominees in select categories earlier this morning live on ABC's Good Morning America. The complete list was rounded out by Morgan Wallen and Midland, who announced the remaining nominees after the show.

Carrie Underwood will return to host the award show with special guest hosts, Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton. The CMA Awards will air live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Wednesday, Nov. 13th at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

Here is the complete list of nominees:

Entertainer of the Year
Garth Brooks
Eric Church
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
Dierks Bentley
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban
Vocal Duo of the Year
Brooks &  Dunn
Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Maddie & Tae
Single of the Year
"Beautiful Crazy" – Luke Combs; Writers: Luke Combs, Wyatt B. Durette III, Robert Williford
"Girl" – Maren Morris; Writers: Maren Morris, Sarah Aarons, Greg Kurstin
"God’s Country" – Blake Shelton; Writers: Devin Dawson, Jordan Schmidt, Michael Hardy
"Rainbow" – Kacey Musgraves; Writers: Kacey Musgraves, Natalie Hemby, Shane McAnally
"Tequila" – Dan + Shay; Writers: Dan Smyers, Nicolle Galyon, Jordan Reynolds
New Artist of the Year
Cody Johnson
Ashley McBryde
Carly Pearce
Morgan Wallen
Vocal Group of the Year
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Old Dominion
Zac Brown Band
Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriters)
"Beautiful Crazy" – Luke Combs
"Girl" – Maren Morris
"Gods Country" – Blake Shelton
"Rainbow" – Kacey Musgraves
"Tequila" – Dan + Shay
Album of the Year
Center Point Road – Thomas Rhett
Cry Pretty – Carrie Underwood
Dan + Shay – Dan + Shay
Desperate Man – Eric Church
Girl – Maren Morris
Music Video of the Year
"Burning Man" – Dierks Bentley feat. Brothers Osborne
"Girl" – Maren Morris
"God's Country" – Blake Shelton
"Rainbow" – Kacey Musgraves
"Some Of It"- Eric Church
Musical Event of the Year
“All My Favorite People” – Maren Morris feat. Brothers Osborne
“Brand New Man” – Brooks & Dunn with Luke Combs
“Dive Bar” – Garth Brooks & Blake Shelton
“Old Town Road” (Remix) – Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus
“What Happens in A Small Town” – Brantley Gilbert & Lindsay Ell

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