Academy of Country Music Awards: Complete list of nominations

Nominations for the 49th annual Academy of Country Music Awards were announced Wednesday. These kudos will take place on April 6 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and will air on CBS at 8 pm ET/PT.  They will be hosted for the second year in a row by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan.

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PERFORMER/CREATIVE AWARDS 

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

Male vocalist of the year
Jason Aldean
Lee Brice
Luke Bryan
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban

Female vocalist of the year
Sheryl Crow
Miranda Lambert
Kacey Musgraves
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Vocal duo of the year
Big & Rich
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Love and Theft
Thompson Square

Vocal group of the year
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

Album of the year
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 record of the year
Cruise – Florida Georgia Line
Highway Don’t Care – Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban
I Drive Your Truck – Lee Brice
Mama’s Broken Heart – Miranda Lambert
Wagon Wheel – Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum

Song of the year
Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain) – Gary Allan
Songwriters: Gary Allan, Hillary Lindsey, Matthew Warren
I Drive Your Truck – Lee Brice
Songwriters: Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington, Jimmy Yeary
Mama’s Broken Heart – Miranda Lambert
Songwriters: Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves
Mine Would Be You – Blake Shelton
Wagon Wheel – Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum

Video of the year
Better Dig Two – The Band Perry
Blowin’ Smoke – Kacey Musgraves
Highway Don’t Care – Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban
I Drive Your Truck – Lee Brice
Mama’s Broken Heart – Miranda Lambert
Two Black Cadillacs – Carrie Underwood

Vocal event of the year
Boys ‘Round Here – Blake Shelton Featuring Pistol Annies & Friends
Cruise (Remix) – Florida Georgia Line Featuring Nelly
Highway Don’t Care – Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban
Wagon Wheel – Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum
We Were Us – Keith Urban And Miranda Lambert

Songwriter of the year
Rhett Akins
Rodney Clawson
Ashley Gorley
Luke Laird
Shane McAnally

STUDIO RECORDING AWARDS

Bass player of the year
Mike Brignardello
Kevin “Swine” Grantt
Mark Hill
Michael Rhodes
Glenn Worf

Drummer of the year
Chad Cromwell
Fred Eltringham
Shannon Forrest
Greg Morrow
Lonnie Wilson

Guitar player of the year
Jeff King
Troy Lancaster
Brent Mason
Rob McNelley
Jerry McPherson

Piano/keyboards player of the year
Tony Harrell
John Jarvis
Charlie Judge
Tim Lauer
Gordon Mote

Specialty instrument(s) player of the year
Glen Duncan
Larry Franklin
Jim Hoke
Danny Rader
Bryan Sutton

Steel guitar player of the year
Dan Dugmore
Paul Franklin
Steve Hinson
Russ Pahl
Scotty Sanders

Audio engineer of the year
Derek Bason
Ben Fowler
Mills Logan
Steve Marcantonio
Justin Niebank

Producer of the year
Mark Bright
Dann Huff
Michael Knox
Frank Liddell
Paul Worley

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