Australians Keith Urban (pictured) and Sarah Aarons have been announced as nominees for the upcoming 53rd Annual CMA Awards –  Country Music’s Biggest Night!

The event, to be hosted by Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire, will air live in Australia at lunchtime on November 14 on 9GEM, with a repeat on the network’s primary channel the following weekend.

Urban has been nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year plus the night’s biggest award, Entertainer of the Year.

He’s nominated alongside Garth Brooks, Eric Church, Chris Stapleton and Carrie Underwood for the gong he won last year.

While Aarons, a co-writer of the Maren Morris hit single ‘GIRL’ and first time nominee, is nominated for Song of the Year.

Morris topped the final list of finalists with six nominations.

Check out ‘GIRL’ by Maren Morris

Brothers Osborne received four nominations, the second most nominations this year, while 11 other artists scored three nominations each – Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Scott Hendricks, Dann Huff, Greg Kurstin, Kacey Musgraves, Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton and Carrie Underwood.

Despite being booted off the US country radio charts earlier this year, Lil Nas X received a nomination in Musical Event of the Year with Billy Ray Cyrus.

The full list of nominees are as follows:

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Garth Brooks

Eric Church

Chris Stapleton

Carrie Underwood

Keith Urban

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

‘Burning Man’ – Dierks Bentley Feat. Brothers Osborne

‘GIRL’ – Maren Morris

‘God’s Country’ – Blake Shelton

‘Millionaire’ – Chris Stapleton

Speechless – 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

SONG OF THE YEAR

‘Beautiful Crazy’ – Luke Combs, Wyatt B. Durrette III, Robert Williford

‘GIRL’ – Maren Morris, Sarah Aarons, Greg Kurstin

‘God’s Country’ – Devin Dawson, Jordan Schmidt, Michael Hardy

‘Rainbow’ – Natalie Hemby, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves

‘Tequila’ – Dan Smyers, Nicolle Galyon, Jordan Reynolds

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 GROUP OF THE YEAR

Lady Antebellum

Little Big Town

Midland

Old Dominion

Zac Brown Band

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

Brooks & Dunn

Brothers Osborne

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Maddie & Tae

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

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

Jenee Fleenor, Fiddle

Paul Franklin, Steel Guitar

Mac McAnally, Guitar

Ilya Toshinsky, Banjo/Guitar

Derek Wells, Guitar

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

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Cody Johnson

Ashley McBryde

Midland

Carly Pearce

Morgan Wallen

CMA Awards 2019