The nominations for the 56th annual Country Music Association Awards were announced Wednesday.

Lainey Wilson leads the pack of CMA nominations this year, with six nods in major categories including album of the year, song of the year, female vocalist of the year, music video of the year, musical event of the year and new artist of the year.

Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce, Chris Stapleton and Shane McAnally follow closely behind with five nominations each.

Miranda Lambert remains the most nominated female artist in CMA Awards history. She earned three nominations this year, bringing her total career nominations to 61. Lambert is now the third most-nominated artist in the history of the show, behind George Strait, who has earned 83 total, and Alan Jackson, who holds 81 total.

Artists up for highly coveted entertainer of the year award include Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood and Morgan Wallen.

"This year’s slate is impressive, with some nominees logging historic milestones while others are just getting started," Sarah Trahern, CMA chief executive officer, said in a statement. "No matter what stage in their career, they each bring a unique voice and unforgettable story to life, showing that Country Music is stronger than ever! We look forward to honoring them this November."

Luke Bryan and NFL legend Peyton Manning are hosting country music's biggest night.

The 56th annual CMA Awards will air Wednesday, Nov. 9, live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The show will be executive produced by Robert Deaton and directed by Alan Carter. Jon Macks is the head writer for the show.

Check out the full list of nominees below.

Entertainer of the year

  • Luke Combs
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Morgan Wallen

Single of the year

  • "Buy Dirt" -- Jordan Davis featuring Luke Bryan (Producer: Paul DiGiovanni, Mix Engineer: Jim Cooley)
  • "half of my hometown" -- Kelsea Ballerini (feat. Kenny Chesney) (Producers: Kelsea Ballerini, Ross Copperman, Jimmy Robbins, Mix Engineer: Dan Grech-Marguerat)
  • "Never Wanted To Be That Girl" -- Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde (Producers: Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne, Mix Engineer: Ryan Gore)
  • "'Til You Can't" -- Cody Johnson (Producer: Trent Willmon, Mix Engineer: Jack Clarke)
  • "You Should Probably Leave" -- Chris Stapleton (Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton, Mix Engineer: Vance Powell)

Album of the year

  • "Growin' Up" -- Luke Combs (Producers: Luke Combs, Chip Matthews, Jonathan Singleton, Mix Engineers: Jim Cooley, Chip Matthews)
  • "Humble Quest" -- Maren Morris (Producer: Greg Kurstin, Mix Engineer: Serban Ghenea)
  • "Palomino" -- Miranda Lambert (Producers: Luke Dick, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall, Mikey Reaves, Mix Engineer: Jason Lehning)
  • "Sayin' What I'm Thinkin'" -- Lainey Wilson (Producer: Jay Joyce, Mix Engineer: F. Reid Shippen)
  • "Time, Tequila & Therapy" -- Old Dominion (Producers: Shane McAnally, Old Dominion, Mix Engineer: Justin Niebank)

Song of the year

  • "Buy Dirt" - Songwriters: Jacob Davis, Jordan Davis, Josh Jenkins, Matt Jenkins
  • "Never Wanted To Be That Girl" - Songwriters: Shane McAnally, Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce
  • "Sand In My Boots" - Songwriters: Ashley Gorley, Michael Hardy, Josh Osborne
  • "Things A Man Oughta Know" - Songwriters: Jason Nix, Jonathan Singleton, Lainey Wilson
  • "You Should Probably Leave" - Songwriters: Chris DuBois, Ashley Gorley, Chris Stapleton

Female vocalist of the year

  • Miranda Lambert
  • Ashley McBryde
  • Carly Pearce
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Lainey Wilson

Male vocalist of the year

  • Eric Church
  • Luke Combs
  • Cody Johnson
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Morgan Wallen

Vocal group of the year

  • Lady A
  • Little Big Town
  • Midland
  • Old Dominion
  • Zac Brown Band

Vocal duo of the year

  • Brooks & Dunn
  • Brothers Osborne
  • Dan + Shay
  • Maddie & Tae

Musical event of the year

  • "Beers On Me" -- Dierks Bentley with BRELAND & HARDY (Producers: Dierks Bentley, Ross Copperman)
  • "If I Didn't Love You" -- Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood (Producer: Michael Knox)
  • "Longneck Way To Go" -- Midland (featuring Jon Pardi) (Producers: Dann Huff, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne)
  • "Never Say Never" -- Cole Swindell (with Lainey Wilson) (Producer: Zach Crowell)
  • "Never Wanted To Be That Girl" -- Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde (Producers: Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne)

Musician of the year

  • Jenee Fleenor, Fiddle
  • Paul Franklin, Steel guitar
  • Brent Mason, Guitar
  • Ilya Toshinskiy, Banjo
  • Derek Wells, Guitar

Music video of the year

  • "I Bet You Think About Me" (Taylor’s Version) (From The Vault) -- Taylor Swift (featuring Chris Stapleton) (Director: Blake Lively)
  • "Longneck Way To Go" -- Midland (featuring Jon Pardi) (Director: Harper Smith)
  • "Never Say Never" -- Cole Swindell (with Lainey Wilson) (Director: Michael Monaco)
  • "Never Wanted To Be That Girl" -- Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde (Director: Alexa Campbell)
  • "'Til You Can't" -- Cody Johnson (Director: Dustin Haney)

New artist of the year

  • Walker Hayes
  • Cody Johnson
  • Parker McCollum
  • Lainey Wilson