2018 ACM Nominations: Chris Stapleton Leads with 8 Noms, Thomas Rhett following right behind with 6 Noms, and Maren Morris & Miranda Lambert with 4 Noms

This morning (March 1st) was an early morning for Reba McEntire, as she was wide awake to reveal this year’s nominees for the 2018 ACM Awards. The legendary country singer and 14-time ACM host took to her Facebook page to share the names in the mix for Song Of The Year before dropping by CBS This Morning to spill the beans on all the nominations for 2018. Reba McEntire will host this year’s 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards, making it the 15th time that she has hosted the award show.

Chris Stapleton leads all nominees with 8 nods, Thomas Rhett is just behind with 6 and Maren Morris and Miranda Lambert both land 4 nods. Tim McGraw and Faith Hill also received their first-ever nomination for Vocal Duo. See the full list of nominations for the 2018 ACM Awards below.

The 53rd Annual ACM Awards will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 14, at 8 p.m. EST on CBS. Make sure to tune in!

Entertainer of the Year
Jason Aldean
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Reba McEntire
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban
Chris Young

Vocal Duo of the Year
Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
LOCASH
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

Vocal Group of the Year
Lady Antebellum
LANCO
Little Big Town
Midland
Old Dominion

New Female Vocalist of the Year
Lauren Alaina
Danielle Bradbery
Carly Pearce
Raelynn

New Male Vocalist of the Year
Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Devin Dawson
Russell Dickerson
Brett Young

New Vocal Group or Duo of the Year
High Valley
LANCO
LOCASH
Midland
Runaway June

Album of the Year
Breaker  Little Big Town
California Sunrise — Jon Pardi
From A Room Vol. 1— Chris Stapleton
Happy Endings  Old Dominion
Life Changes — Thomas Rhett

Single Record of the Year
Better Man  Little Big Town
Body Like A Back Road  Sam Hunt
Broken Halos — Chris Stapleton
Drinkin’ Problem  Midland
I’ll Name The Dogs — Blake Shelton

Song of the Year
Body Like a Back Road — Sam Hunt
Female  Keith Urban
Tin Man  Miranda Lambert
Whiskey And You  Chris Stapleton

Video of the Year
Black — Dierks Bentley
It Ain’t My Fault — Brothers Osborne
Legends — Kelsea Ballerini
Marry Me — Thomas Rhett
We Should Be Friends —Miranda Lambert

Songwriter of the Year
Rhett Akins
Ashley Gorley
Hillary Lindsey
Shane McAnally
Josh Osborne

Vocal Event of the Year
Craving You — Thomas Rhett Featuring Maren Morris
Dear Hate — Maren Morris featuring Vince Gill
Funny (How Time Slips Away) — Glen Campbell And Willie Nelson
The Fighter — Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood
What Ifs — Kane Brown Featuring Lauren Alaina

ACM Radio Awards (be presented during the annual Radio Winners Reception on April 14)

National On-Air Personality of the Year
Cody Alan​CMT After MidNite with Cody Alan
Bobby Bones, Amy, Lunchbox, Eddie​The Bobby Bones Show
Terri Clark ​Country Gold with Terri Clark
Lorianne Crook and Charlie Chase​Crook and Chase Countdown
Ty Bentli, Kelly Ford and Chuck Wicks ​Ty, Kelly & Chuck

On-Air Personality of the Year — Major Market
Bud and Broadway​WIL-FM​St. Louis, MO
Cadillac Jack​WQYK-FM​St. Petersburg, FL
Chris Carr, Kia, Maverick and McKaila​KEEY-FM​St. Louis Park, MN
Paul Schadt, Meg Butterly, Geof Knight ​​WKKT-FM​Charlotte, NC
Roxanne Steele​WYCD-FM​Detroit, MI​

On-Air Personality of the Year — Large Market
Dale Carter​KFKF-FM​Kansas City, MO
Double-L​KWNR-FM​Las Vegas, NV
Jim Denny, Deborah Honeycutt & Kevin Freeman WFMS-FM​Indianapolis, IN
Johnson and Johnson​KUBL-FM​Salt Lake City, UT
The Randy, Jamie and JoJo Show​KAJA-FM​San Antonio, TX

On-Air Personality of the Year – Medium Market
The 97.5 WPCV Breakfast Club with Roger Todd,
Julie Kay and DJ Thee Trucker​WPCV-FM​Lakeland, FL
Carina With A Twist Of Lime ​WCYQ-FM​Knoxville, TN
Buzz Jackson​KIIM-FM​Tucson, AZ
Steve & Geoff​​KUZZ-AM/FM​Bakersfield, CA
The Odd Squad​CKRY-FM​Calgary, AB

On-Air Personality of the Year — Small Market
Ben Butler and Arnie Andrews​​WCOW-FM​Sparta, WI
Bobby and Steve (and Mandi!) ​WKYQ-FM​Paducah, KY
Dave Daniels​KHAY-FM​Ventura, CA​
Pat James​KHUT-FM​Hutchinson, KS
The Q Crew with Jason and Ashley on Q100.3​KRWQ-FM​Medford, OR

Radio Station of the Year – Major Market
KILT-FM​Houston, TX
KMLE-FM​Phoenix, AZ
KSCS-FM​Dallas. TX
WIL-FM​St. Louis, MO
WPOC-FM​Baltimore, MD

Radio Station of the Year – Large Market
KAJA-FM​San Antonio, TX
KUBL-FM​Salt Lake City, UT
WFMS-FM​Indianapolis, IN
WKDF-FM​Nashville, TN
WSIX-FM​Nashville, TN
WSM-FM​Nashville, TN

Radio Station of the Year – Medium Market
KUZZ-AM/FM​Bakersfield, CA
KXKT-FM​Omaha, NE
WGKX-FM​Memphis, TN
WQMX-FM​Akron, OH
WUSY-FM​Chattanooga, TN

Radio Station of the Year – Small Market
KCLR-FM​Columbia, MO
KHAY-FM​Ventura, CA
KTHK-FM​Idaho Falls, ID
KTTS-FM​Springfield, MO
KYKZ-FM​Lake Charles, LA

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