The Country Music Association has announced the nominations for the 2023 CMA Awards, with Lainey Wilson and Jelly Roll leading the list of nominees.

Wilson earned nine nominations, including Entertainer of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year (‘Bell Bottom Country’). The Entertainer for the Year category will see Wilson face-off against Luke Combs, Chris Stapleton, Morgan Wallen and Carrie Underwood.

Jelly Roll – a first-time nominee – follows with five nominations, including New Artist of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year and Single of the Year (“Need a Favor”). Luke Combs and Hardy both have four nominations, while Jordan Davis, Ashley McBryde, Chris Stapleton and Morgan Wallen each earned three nominations.

Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning will host the 57th annual CMA Awards, taking place Nov. 8 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville and airing at 8 p.m. EDT on ABC.

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