ACMs predictions: Blake Shelton, Kacey Musgraves, Florida Georgia Line …

Our predictions for Sunday’s winners in 11 ACM Awards races are based upon a combination of the three sets of forecasts at Gold Derby: Editors, Top 24 Users (highest scorers predicting last year’s winners) and All Users.

Our forecasted champs are in gold while potential spoilers for nominations are in italics.

Click on each category title to be taken to an overview of that race.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
Blake Shelton
Spoiler: Luke Bryan

FEMALE VOCALIST
Kacey Musgraves
Spoiler: Miranda Lambert

MALE VOCALIST
Blake Shelton
Spoiler: Luke Bryan

VOCAL DUO
Florida Georgia Line
Spoiler: Dan and Shay

VOCAL GROUP
The Band Perry
Spoiler: Eli Young Band

NEW ARTIST
Brett Eldredge
Spoiler: Justin Moore

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“Based on a True Story,” Blake Shelton
Spoiler: “Same Trailer Different Park,” Kacey Musgraves

SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR
“Cruise,” Florida Georgia Line
Spoiler: “Mama’s Broken Heart,” Miranda Lambert

SONG OF THE YEAR
“Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain),” Gary Allan
Spoiler: “I Drive Your Truck,” Lee Brice

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
“Blowin’ Smoke,” Kacey Musgraves
Spoiler: “Highway Don’t Care,” Tim McGraw, feat. Taylor Swift and Keith Urban

VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR
“Boys Round Here,” Blake Shelton, feat. Pistol Annies and Friends
Spoiler: “Highway Don’t Care,” Tim McGraw, feat. Taylor Swift and Keith Urban

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