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49th ACM Awards Nominees Announced

by Paul Heling

The 49th Academy of Country Music Awards are set for April 6th.  The nominees were announced today (See them below).   The show is hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, collectively known as BLUKE.  Watch the CBS Network promo...


Entertainer of the year
: Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Taylor Swift.

Male Vocalist: Jason Aldean, Lee Brice, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban

Female Vocalist: Sheryl Crow, Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood

Vocal Duo: Big & Rich, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Love and Theft, Thompson Square

Vocal Group: Eli Young Band, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, The Band Perry, Zac Brown Band

Album: 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

Single: "Cruise," Florida Georgia Line; "Highway Don't Care," Tim McGraw f/Taylor Swift & Keith Urban; "I Drive Your Truck," Lee Brice; "Mama's Broken Heart," Miranda Lambert; "Wagon Wheel," Darius Rucker f/Lady Antebellum

Song: "Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain)," Gary Allan; "I Drive Your Truck," Lee Brice; "Mama’s Broken Heart," Miranda Lambert; "Mine Would Be You," Blake Shelton; "Wagon Wheel," Darius Rucker f/Lady Antebellum

Video: "Better Dig Two," The Band Perry; "Blowin' Smoke," Kacey Musgraves; "Highway Don't Care," Tim McGraw f/Taylor Swift & Keith Urban; "I Drive Your Truck," Lee Brice; "Mama's Broken Heart," Miranda Lambert; "Two Black Cadillacs," Carrie Underwood