ACM Awards 2017: Nominees include Thomas Rhett, Florida Georgia Line, Luke Bryan, + Carrie Underwood

Nominations for the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards were announced today. Below is a full list of all this years 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  

New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year
A Thousand Horses
Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
LOCASH
Maddie & Tae

Album of the Year
Dierks Bentley, “Black”
Florida Georgia Line, “Dig Your Roots”
Maren Morris, “Hero”
Keith Urban, “Ripcord”
Miranda Lambert, “The Weight of These Wings”

Single Record of the Year
Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”
Florida Georgia Line, “H.O.L.Y.”
Tim McGraw, “Humble and Kind”
Maren Morris, “My Church”
Miranda Lambert, “Vice”

Song of the Year (goes to songwriters, publishers and artists)
“Blue Ain’t Your Color”: Keith Urban, artist; Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey and Steven Lee Olsen, songwriters. 
“Die a Happy Man”: Thomas Rhett, artist; Thomas Rhett, Sean Douglas and Joe Spargur, songwriters.
“Humble and Kind”: Tim McGraw, artist; Lori McKenna, songwriter.
“Kill a Word”: Eric Church featuring Rhiannon Giddens, artists;  Eric Church, Luke Dick and Jeff Hyde, songwriters.
“Tennessee Whiskey”: Chris Stapleton, artist; Dean Dillon and Linda Hargrove, songwriters.
“Vice”: Miranda Lambert, artist; Miranda Lambert, Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne, songwriters.

Songwriter of the Year
Ashley Gorley
Luke Laird
Hillary Lindsey
Shane McAnally
Lori McKenna

Video of the Year
Chris Stapleton, “Fire Away”
Various artists, “Forever Country”
Tim McGraw, “Humble and Kind”
Kelsea Ballerini, “Peter Pan”
Miranda Lambert, “Vice”

Vocal Event of the Year
Dierks Bentley featuring Elle King, “Different For Girls”
Various artists, “Forever Country”
Florida Georgia Line featuring Tim McGraw, “May We All”
Kenny Chesney featuring Pink, “Setting the World on Fire”
Chris Young Featuring Cassadee Pope, “Think of You”

The Academy of Country Music also honors achievers in the fields of radio, industry and studio recording. A radio station in the Shoals, WXFL-FM of Florence (also known as KIX 96), has been nominated for Radio Station of the Year, Small Market.

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