CMA Awards 2017: Who are the country music performers and nominees?

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Country music stars will compete for honors at the 51st Annual CMA Awards this month in Nashville, Tenn.

Singers Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will co-host this year’s event. It’s their 10th time emceeing the show together.

Here is what you need to know about the biggest night in country music:

How can I watch the 2017 CMA Awards?

The Country Music Association Awards will air on Nov. 8 on ABC at 8 p.m. ET.

Some of the genre’s biggest names — among them Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Alan Jackson, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town and Chris Stapleton — have been announced as show performers.

There will also be several paired peformances. Kelsea Ballerini and Reba McEntire will perform together, and Brad Paisley will team up with Kane Brown.

An Oct. 27 release announced that “an unprecedented opening collaboration will feature Eric Church, Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, Keith Urban and more.”

Who has the most nominations?

Miranda Lambert is up for five awards: Single of the Year (“Tin Man”), Album of the Year (“The Weight of These Things”), Song of the Year (“Tin Man”), Female Vocalist of the Year and Music Video of the Year (“Vice”).

Who is nominated for Entertainer of the Year?

Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Chris Stapleton and Keith Urban are all nominated.

Who are the nominees for Male Vocalist of the Year?

This year’s nominees are Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton and Keith Urban.

Who are the Female Vocalist of the Year nominees?

Along with Lambert, Kelsea Ballerini, Reba McEntire, Maren Morris and Carrie Underwood round out the five nominees.

Who is nominated for Vocal Group of the Year?

Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Old Dominion, Rascal Flatts and Zac Brown Band are all up for the award.

Who are the nominees for Vocal Duo of the Year?

Brothers Osborne, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, LOCASH and Maddie & Tae.

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CMA Awards 2017: Who are the country music performers and nominees?

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