Finalists for the 2016 American Country Countdown Awards have been announced, with Luke Bryan and Sam Hunt leading the list.

Bryan received nods in seven categories -- including Artist of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, Song of the Year and Album of the Year -- while Hunt earned a place in five categories, including Artist of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year. Thomas Rhett and Zac Brown Band each have four nominations, and Florida Georgia Line have three. Double nominees include Carrie Underwood, A Thousand HorsesBlake Shelton, Cam, Dan + Shay, Jana Kramer, Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini and Old Dominion. A full list of finalists is below.

After being postponed late in 2015, the American Country Countdown Awards are set to return on May 1. The show will air live on Fox from 8PM ET until 10PM ET, from the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Underwood has joined the lineup of performers for the ceremony; previously announced performers include Bryan, FGL and Rhett. Additional performers, as well as hosts for the ACC Awards, will be announced in the coming weeks.

2016 American Country Countdown Awards Finalists

Artist of the Year

Blake Shelton
Florida Georgia Line
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt

Male Vocalist of the Year

Blake Shelton
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett

Female Vocalist of the Year

Cam
Carrie Underwood
Jana Kramer
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert

Group / Duo of the Year

A Thousand Horses
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion
Zac Brown Band

Breakthrough Male of the Year

Chris Janson
Michael Ray
Sam Hunt

Breakthrough Female of the Year

Cam
Jana Kramer
Kelsea Ballerini

Breakthrough Group / Duo of the Year

A Thousand Horses
Dan + Shay
Old Dominion

Song of the Year

“Stay a Little Longer” – Brothers Osborne
“Home Alone Tonight” – Luke Bryan feat. Karen Fairchild
“Strip It Down” – Luke Bryan
“Die a Happy Man” – Thomas Rhett
“Homegrown” – Zac Brown Band

Album of the Year

Storyteller – Carrie Underwood
Traveller – Chris Stapleton
Kill the Lights – Luke Bryan
Montevallo – Sam Hunt
Jekyll + Hyde – Zac Brown Band

Digital Song of the Year

“Girl Crush” – Little Big Town
“Kick the Dust Up” – Luke Bryan
“Die a Happy Man” – Thomas Rhett

Digital Album of the Year

Anything Goes – Florida Georgia Line
Montevallo – Sam Hunt
Tangled Up – Thomas Rhett

Touring Artist of the Year

Garth Brooks
Kenny Chesney
Luke Bryan
Shania Twain
Zac Brown Band

See Photos from the 2014 American Country Countdown Awards