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Academy Of Country Music Awards Nominees - Complete List

| by Stupid Celebrities

The nominees for the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards were announced this morning by country star Reba McEntire. So which country crooners received noms this year?

Kenny Chesney leads the pack with nine ACMs, which included the big one…Entertainer of the Year!

Jason Aldean followed closely behind with six nominations, Lady Antebellum with five, Brad Paisley landed four, and Toby Keith, Eli Young Band, Grace Potter, and Taylor Swift all coming in with three noms each.

Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton will be hosting the awards this year, which will be held on April 1, 2012 in Las Vegas.

Now let’s take a look at this year’s nominees…

Entertainer of the Year
Jason Aldean
Kenny Chesney
Brad Paisley
Blake Shelton
Taylor Swift

Male Vocalist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Kenny Chesney
Brad Paisley
Blake Shelton
Chris Young

Female Vocalist of the Year
Sara Evans
Miranda Lambert
Martina McBride
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Vocal Duo of the Year
Love and Theft
Montgomery Gentry
Steel Magnolia
Sugarland
Thompson Square

Vocal Group of the Year
The Band Perry
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Rascal Flatts
Zac Brown Band

Album of the Year
Eric Church, Chief
Miranda Lambert, Four the Record
Kenny Chesney, Hemingway’s Whiskey
Jason Aldean, My Kinda Party
Lady Antebellum, Own the Night

Single Record of the Year
Eli Young Band, “Crazy Girl”
Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson, “Don’t You Wanna Stay”
Toby Keith, “Red Solo Cup”
Chris Young, “Tomorrow”
Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter, “You and Tequila”

Song of the Year
Eli Young Band, “Crazy Girl”
Dierks Bentley, “Home”
Lady Antebellum, “Just a Kiss”
Vince Gill, “Threaten Me With Heaven”
Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter, “You and Tequila”

Songwriter of the Year
Rhett Akins
Dallas Davidson
Ben Hayslip
Luke Laird
David Lee Murphy

Video of the Year
“Homeboy,” Eric Church
“Just a Kiss,” Lady Antebellum
“Mean,” Taylor Swift
“Red Solo Cup,” Toby Keith
“Tattoos on This Town,” Jason Aldean

Vocal Event of the Year
Aaron Lewis featuring George Jones & Charlie Daniels, “Country Boy”
Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson, “Don’t You Wanna Stay”
Brad Paisley featuring Alabama, “Old Alabama”
Brad Paisley Duet with Carrie Underwood, “Remind Me”
Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter, “You and Tequila”