The three performers received five nominations each Wednesday. The CMAs will air live Nov. 2 on ABC in Nashville, Tennessee, celebrating its 50th anniversary.
Stapleton is nominated for entertainer of the year along with Carrie Underwood, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan and Keith Urban. Stapleton’s nominations also include musical event of the year, which he shares with wife Morgane for “You Are My Sunshine.”
Church’s nominations include album, male vocalist, music video, single and song of the year.