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ACM Nominations Announced


Chris Young is the frontrunner for the 57th ACM Awards. He leads with seven nominations, including Album of the Year for Famous Friends. He shares three of his nominations with Kane Brown for their song "Famous Friends."

First-time nominee Walker Hayes has five nominations on the strength of his blockbuster hit "Fancy Like."

Miranda Lambert is a contender in five categories and ties with Reba McEntire's 16 career nominations in the Female Artist of the Year category.

Chris Stapleton received five nominations, including his fourth nod for Entertainer of the Year and his seventh for Male Artist of the Year.

Jordan Davis, Carly Pearce, Carrie Underwood and Morgan Wallen each received four nominations.

Jason Aldean, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Ashley McBryde and Lainey Wilson each picked up three nominations.

Entertainer of the Year

Luke Combs

Eric Church

Miranda Lambert

Chris Stapleton

Carrie Underwood

Male Artist of the Year

Jimmie Allen

Luke Combs

Thomas Rhett

Chris Stapleton

Morgan Wallen

Female Artist of the Year

Gabby Barrett

Miranda Lambert

Ashley McBryde

Maren Morris

Carly Pearce

New Male Artist of the Year

Hardy

Walker Hayes

Ryan Hurd

Parker McCullum

Elvie Shane

New Female Artist of the Year

Tenille Arts

Priscilla Block

Lily Rose

Caitlyn Smith

Lainey Wilson

Duo of the Year

Brooks and Dunn

Brothers Osborne

Dan and Shay

Locash

Maddie and Tae

Group of the Year

Lady A

Little Big Town

Midland

Old Dominion

Cadillac Three

Album of the Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]

29: Written in Stone – Carly Pearce

Country Again: Side A – Thomas Rhett

Dangerous: The Double Album – Morgan Wallen

Famous Friends – Chris Young

The Marfa Tapes – Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall

Single of the Year Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]

"Buy Dirt"– Jordan Davis featuring Luke Bryan

"Famous Friends" – Chris Young and Kane Brown

"Fancy Like"– Walker Hayes

"If I Didn’t Love You" – Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood

"You Should Probably Leave" – Chris Stapleton

Song of the Year [Awarded to Songwriter(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)]

"7 Summers" – Morgan Wallen

"Buy Dirt" – Jordan Davis featuring Luke Bryan

"Fancy Like" – Walker Hayes

"Knowing You" – Kenny Chesney

"Things a Man Oughta Know"– Lainey Wilson

Video of the Year [Awarded to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)]

"Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)" – Elle King and Miranda Lambert

"Famous Friends" – Chris Young and Kane Brown

"I Bet You Think About Me (Taylor’s Version)" – Taylor Swift featuring Chris Stapleton

"If I Didn’t Love You – Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood

"Never Wanted To Be That Girl – Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde

Music Event of the Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]

"Buy Dirt"– Jordan Davis featuring Luke Bryan

"Famous Friends – Chris Young and Kane Brown

"half of my hometown" – Kelsea Ballerini featuring Kenny Chesney

If I Didn’t Love You – Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood

"Never Wanted To Be That Girl"– Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde

The 57th Academy of Country Music Awards hosted by Dolly Parton, Gabby Barrett and Jimmie Allen, will stream live from Las Vegas on Amazon Prime on March 7th.


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