The 2017 CMA Awards will take place on Nov. 8, but before the stars align at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena for the 51st annual event, The Boot wants to know who our readers think will go home with the awards in each of the show's 12 categories. We've rounded up the details on all of the nominees, from Musician of the Year to Entertainer of the Year, and we want your input.

At the 2017 CMA Awards, there are five heavy hitters in the running for Male Vocalist of the Year.

Dierks Bentley's had a stellar 12 months, but so has Eric Church, also an Entertainer of the Year nominee at the 2017 CMA Awards. Thomas Rhett's finding success thanks to his newest album, Life Changeswhile Chris Stapleton, too, is a Male Vocalist of the Year and Entertainer of the Year nominee in 2017. Rounding out this category is Keith Urban.

Who do you think should win Male Vocalist of the Year at the 2017 CMA Awards? Vote in the poll below as often as once per hour through the end of the day on Nov. 5; The Boot will use the answers in our readers vs. staff predictions a few days prior to the ceremony.

The 2017 CMA Awards are scheduled to air on ABC on Nov. 8, at 8PM ET; the ceremony will take place live at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will host the ceremony for the 10th year in a row.

The Boot will be staying up late covering the most buzzed-about winners, fashion and moments at the 2017 CMA Awards. Readers can watch along with us by checking back to for the latest CMAs headlines, liking The Boot on Facebook and following The Boot on Twitter.

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