The 53rd Annual ACM Awards Nominations Have Been Announced

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The 53rd Annual ACM Awards will held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 14.

And your nominees are:

Entertainer of the Year :

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

Garth Brooks

Keith Urban

 

Female Vocalist of the Year:

Kelsea Ballerini

Carrie Underwood

Maren Morris

Miranda Lambert

Reba

 

Male Vocalist of the Year :

Thomas Rhett

Chris Young

Keith Urban

Jason Aldean

Chris Stapleton

 

Vocal Group of the Year:

Little Big Town

LANOC

Old Dominion

Midland

Lady Antebellum

 

Vocal Duo of the Year:

Brothers Osbourne

Dan+Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

 

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

  • Better Man – Little Big Town
    Producer: Jay Joyce
    Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville
  • Body Like A Back Road – Sam Hunt
    Producer: Zach Crowell
    Record Label: MCA Nashville
  • Broken Halos – Chris Stapleton
    Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton
    Record Label: Mercury Records
  • Drinkin’ Problem – Midland
    Producers: Dann Huff, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne
    Record Label: Big Machine Records
  • I’ll Name The Dogs – Blake Shelton
    Producer: Scott Hendricks
    Record Label: Warner Bros.

 

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

  • Body Like a Back Road – Sam Hunt
    Songwriters: Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne
    Publishers: Universal Music Corp./Sam Hunt Publishing, Highly Combustible Music/I Love Pizza Music,/Songs of Southside Independent Music Publishing/Who Wants to Buy My Publishing/Atlas Music Publishing, Anderson Fork In The Road Music/Smackville Music/Smack Songs LLC, Smack Hits
  • Female – Keith Urban
    Songwriters: Ross Copperman, Nicolle Galyon and Shane McAnally
    Publishers: EMI Blackwood Music Inc./Rezolant Music/Plain Jane Songs, Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp./A Girl Named Charlie (BMI), Smack Hits/Smack Songs LLC (GMR)
  • Tin Man – Miranda Lambert
    Songwriters: Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert Jon Randall
    Publishers: Sony/ATV Tree Publishing/Pink Dog Publishing (BMI), Beat Up Ford Publishing (BMI), BMG Platinum Songs (BMI)/SWMBMGBMI/Lonesome Vinyl Music
  • Whiskey And You – Chris Stapleton
    Songwriters: Lee Thomas Miller, Chris Stapleton
    Publishers: WB Music Corp./New Sea Gayle Music (ASCAP), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp./New Sea Gayle Music (BMI)

 

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

  • The Breaker– Little Big Town
    Producer: Jay Joyce
    Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville
  • California Sunrise– Jon Pardi
    Producers: Bart Butler, Jon Pardi
    Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville
  • From A Room Vol. 1– Chris Stapleton
    Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton
    Record Label: Mercury Records
  • Happy Endings– Old Dominion
    Producer: Shane McAnally
    Record Label: RCA
  • Life Changes– Thomas Rhett
    Producers: Julian Bunetta, Jesse Frasure, Dann Huff, Joe London, Thomas Rhett
    Record Label: The Valory Music Co.

 

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

  • Craving You – Thomas Rhett Featuring Maren Morris
    Producers: Julian Bunetta, Dann Huff, Joe London, Thomas Rhett
    Record Label: The Valory Music Co.
  • Dear Hate – Maren Morris featuring Vince Gill
    Producers: Brad Hill, Maren Morris
    Record Label: Columbia Nashville
  • Funny (How Time Slips Away) – Glen Campbell And Willie Nelson
    Producer: Carl Jackson
    Record Label: Universal Music Enterprises
  • The Fighter – Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood
    Producers: Busbee, Keith Urban
    Record Label: Capitol Nashville
  • What Ifs – Kane Brown Featuring Lauren Alaina
    Producer: Dann Huff
    Record Label: RCA Nashville

 

New Female Vocalist of the Year:

Lauren Alaina

Danielle Bradbery

Carly Pearce

RaeLynn

 

New Male Vocalist of the Year :

Kane Brown

Devin Dawson

Russell Dickerson

Brett Young

 

New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year:

LANCO

Midland

High Valley

Runaway June

LOCASH

 

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

  • Black – Dierks Bentley
    Director: Wes Edwards
    Producer: Max A. Butler
  • It Ain’t My Fault – Brothers Osborne
    Director: Wes Edwards, Ryan Silver
    Producer: Tiffany Davies
  • Legends – Kelsea Ballerini
    Director: Jeff Venable
    Producer: Ben Skipworth
  • Marry Me – Thomas Rhett
    Director: TK McKamy
    Producer: Dan Atchison
  • We Should Be Friends – Miranda Lambert
    Director: Trey Fanjoy
    Producer: April Dace

 

Songwriter of the Year:

Josh Osborne

Rhett Akins

Ashley Gorley

Hillary Lindsey

Shane McAnally

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