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ACM Nominees Announced
ACM Nominees Announced

Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw are the top nominees for this year’s Academy of Country Music Awards, with seven bids each. Keith Urban is up for six awards, and Taylor Swift, Blake Shelton, Kacey Musgraves and Lee Brice are next with five apiece. Florida Georgia Line and Lady Antebellum have four nods.

Blake and Miranda are up for the top honor, the fan-voted entertainer of the year, with Taylor, 2013 winner Luke Bryan and GeorgeStrait.

Blake and Luke will co-host the show from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on April 6 at 7 p.m.

Nominees for some of the top categories are below. For the full list, head to the ACM Awards’ website.

Entertainer of the Year
Luke Bryan
Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton
George Strait
Taylor Swift

Male Vocalist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Lee Brice
Luke Bryan
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year
Sheryl Crow
Miranda Lambert
Kacey Musgraves
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Vocal Duo of the Year
Big & Rich
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Love and Theft
Thompson Square

Vocal Group of the Year
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

Album of the Year
“Based on a True Story…,” Blake Shelton
“Crash My Party,” Luke Bryan
“Here’s to the Good Times,” Florida Georgia Line
“Same Trailer Different Park,” Kacey Musgraves
“Two Lanes of Freedom,” Tim McGraw

 

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