Keith Urban leads the list of Nods for the ACM Awards

Keith Urban leads the list of Nods for the ACM Awards

Keith Urban leads the list of nominees at this year’s upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards with seven, including Entertainer, Male Vocalist, Album of the Year, Single Record and Song of the Year. Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris trail closely behind with six nods. The announcements were made by Lady Antebellum and Entertainment Tonight‘s Nancy O’Dell and Kevin Frazier earlier this morning (Thursday, February 16th) on CBS This Morning and online at ET.com, respectively.

The 52nd annual ACM Awards, co-hosted again by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, will air live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2nd on CBS.

Here are the nominees:

Entertainer of the Year

  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Keith Urban

Male Vocalist of the year

  • Jason Aldean
  • Dierks Bentley
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the year

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Maren Morris
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Carrie Underwood

Vocal Duo of the year

  • Big & Rich
  • Brothers Osborne
  • Dan + Shay
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Maddie & Tae

Vocal Group Of The Year

  • Eli Young Band
  • Lady Antebellum
  • Little Big Town
  • Old Dominion
  • Rascal Flatts

NEW MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Kane Brown
  • Chris Janson
  • Chris Lane
  • Jon Pardi
  • Brett Young

NEW FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Lauren Alaina
  • Cam
  • Brandy Clark
  • Maren Morris

* four nominees only

NEW VOCAL DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • A Thousand Horses
  • Brothers Osborne
  • Dan + Shay
  • LOCASH
  • Maddie & Tae

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Black – Dierks Bentley
  • Dig Your Roots – Florida Georgia Line
  • HERO – Maren Morris
  • Ripcord – Keith Urban
  • The Weight of These Wings – Miranda Lambert

Single Record of the Year

  • Blue Ain’t Your Color – Keith Urban
  • H.O.L.Y. – Florida Georgia Line
  • Humble And Kind – Tim McGraw
  • My Church – Maren Morris
  • Vice – Miranda Lambert

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • Blue Ain’t Your Color – Keith Urban
  • Die A Happy Man – Thomas Rhett
  • Humble And Kind – Tim McGraw
  • Kill A Word – Eric Church Featuring Rhiannon Giddens
  • Tennessee Whiskey – Chris Stapleton
  • Vice – Miranda Lambert

Video of the Year

  • Fire Away – Chris Stapleton
  • Forever Country – Artists of Then, Now & Forever
  • Humble And Kind – Tim McGraw
  • Peter Pan – Kelsea Ballerini
  • Vice – Miranda Lambert

songwriter of the year*(Off Camera Award)

  • Ashley Gorley
  • Luke Laird
  • Hillary Lindsey
  • Shane McAnally
  • Lori McKenna

Vocal Event of the Year

  • Different For Girls – Dierks Bentley Featuring Elle King
  • Forever Country – Artists of Then, Now & Forever
  • May We All – Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw
  • Setting The World On Fire – Kenny Chesney Featuring P!nk
  • Think Of You – Chris Young Featuring Cassadee Pope