Rascal Flatts tells Little Big Town they better watch out at the 2016 CMAs

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Look out, Little Big Town -- Rascal Flatts is coming for you!

Both country music groups are nominated for Vocal Group of the Year at the 50th annual CMA Awards in Nashville on Wednesday, but the guys from Rascal Flatts say they're ready to take home the "W."

"It's always great to be nominated, but it's even better to win and we haven't done that in awhile.," Gary Jay DeMarcus joked to AOL.com in a Facebook livestream on Monday. "Congrats Little Big Town, again."

DeMarcus kidded that he takes their rivalry so seriously, he makes sure to give some of the members of Little Big Town a stern glare when they drop their kids off at school. "Our kids go to school together so I give them the stink eye every day."

The whole crew laughed that if they win this year, they're going to give Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Jimi Westbrook, and Phillip Sweet, the "talk to the hand" as they head to the stage. The rivalry is definitely friendly though and despite the jokes the group says they're just grateful to have been doing this for so long.

"A 20-year run would be pretty amazing. It's been 16 years [in the business] and when we hit 20 years, we'll call it quits," JoeDon Rooney said.

But before you get too concerned that the group is hanging up their hats in 4 years -- they said, don't worry -- it was just another joke. Watch the full interview above.

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Rascal Flatts arrives at the 49th Annual Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee November 4, 2015. REUTERS/Jamie Gilliam
(L to R) Jay Demarcus, Joe Don Rooney and Gary LeVox of Rascal Flatts present the Award for Duo Video Of The Year during the 2014 CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Harrison McClary (UNITED STATES)
Joe Don Rooney (L), Gary LeVox (C) and Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts arrive at the 47th Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee November 6, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Henderson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Christina Aguilera performs with Joe Don Rooney (L) and Gary LeVox of Rascal Flatts at the 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Arlington, Texas April 19, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake
Rascal Flatts arrives at the 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Arlington, Texas April 19, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Stone
Country music group Rascal Flatts (L-R) Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney touch their star after it was unveiled on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California September 17, 2012. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Country music group Rascal Flatts (L-R) Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney touch their star after it was unveiled on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California September 17, 2012. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
CLARKSTON, MI - SEPTEMBER 15: Gary LeVox of Rascal Flatts performs during the Rhythm and Roots Tour 2016 at DTE Energy Music Theater on September 15, 2016 in Clarkston, Michigan. (Photo by Scott Legato/Getty Images)
CLARKSTON, MI - SEPTEMBER 15: Joe Don Rooney (L) and Gary LeVox of Rascal Flatts perform during the Rhythm and Roots Tour 2016 at DTE Energy Music Theater on September 15, 2016 in Clarkston, Michigan. (Photo by Scott Legato/Getty Images)
CLARKSTON, MI - SEPTEMBER 15: Gary LeVox of Rascal Flatts performs during the Rhythm and Roots Tour 2016 at DTE Energy Music Theater on September 15, 2016 in Clarkston, Michigan. (Photo by Scott Legato/Getty Images)
CHULA VISTA, CA - JULY 08: Musician Joe Don Rooney of Rascal Flatts performs on stage at Sleep Train Amphitheatre on July 8, 2016 in Chula Vista, California. (Photo by Daniel Knighton/FilmMagic)
WANTAGH, NY - SEPTEMBER 01: (L-R) Joe Don Rooney, Travis Toy, Gary LeVox and Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts perform at Rascal Flatts Rhythm and Roots Tour at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater on September 1, 2016 in Wantagh, New York. (Photo by Janette Pellegrini/Getty Images)
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - JULY 07: Joe Don Rooney (L) and Gary LeVox of Rascal Flatts perform during the band's 'Rythym & Roots' tour at Shoreline Amphitheatre on July 7, 2016 in Mountain View, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - JULY 07: Gary LeVox of Rascal Flatts performs during the band's 'Rythym & Roots' tour at Shoreline Amphitheatre on July 7, 2016 in Mountain View, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - JULY 07: Lead singer Gary LeVox performs with Rascal Flatts at Shoreline Amphitheatre on July 7, 2016 in Mountain View, California. (Photo by John Medina/WireImage)
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