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Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Cam, & More Country Stars Nominated For The 2016 ACM Awards! See The Full List!

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The Academy of Country Music just announced the 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards nominees — and the only controversy here is how competitive the categories are! LOLz!

Country newcomer Chris Stapleton leads the pack this year with Eric Church — who scored five nominations each!

Trailing close behind with four nods each are Cam, Chris Young, and Little Big Town!

And let's not forget about Miranda Lambert – who is up for Entertainer of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, and Vocal Event of the Year for her performance of Smokin' and Drinkin' with Little Big Town!

Photo: Miranda & Anderson East Write During Their Tennessee Getaway!

Like we said — the competition is as FIERCE as the red carpet is going to be!

Check out the full list of nominees (below) and watch Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley host the 51st annual ACM Awards on April 3 at 8:00 p.m. EST on CBS!

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Jason Aldean

Garth Brooks

Luke Bryan

Eric Church

Miranda Lambert

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Jason Aldean

Dierks Bentley

Eric Church

Brett Eldredge

Chris Stapleton

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Kelsea Ballerini

Jana Kramer

Miranda Lambert

Kacey Musgraves

Carrie Underwood

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

Brothers Osborne

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Joey + Rory

Maddie & Tae

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

Eli Young Band

Little Big Town

Old Dominion

Rascal Flatts

Zac Brown Band

NEW MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Brett Eldredge

Chris Janson

Thomas Rhett

Chase Rice

Chris Stapleton

NEW FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Kelsea Ballerini

Cam

Mickey Guyton

RaeLynn

NEW VOCAL DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR

A Thousand Horses

Brothers Osborne

Maddie & Tae

Old Dominion

Parmalee

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

I'm Comin' Over – Chris Young

Montevallo – Sam Hunt

Mr. Misunderstood — Eric Church

Tangled Up – Thomas Rhett

Traveller — Chris Stapleton

SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR

Burning House — Cam

Buy Me a Boat — Chris Janson

Die a Happy Man — Thomas Rhett

Girl Crush — Little Big Town

I'm Comin' Over — Chris Young

Take Your Time – Sam Hunt

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Biscuits — Kacey Musgraves

Burning House — Cam

Girl Crush — Little Big Town

Mr. Misunderstood — Eric Church

Riser — Dierks Bentley

VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

Hangover Tonight — Gary Allan Featuring Chris Stapleton

Home Alone Tonight — Luke Bryan Featuring Karen Fairchild

Raise ‘Em UpKeith Urban Featuring Eric Church

Smokin' and Drinkin' — Miranda Lambert Featuring Little Big Town

Wild ChildKenny Chesney With Grace Potter

[Image via Judy Eddy/Apega/WENN.]

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