2017 ACM Awards nominations: Full list of Academy of Country Music nominees

Ten-time ACM Award winners Lady Antebellum helped announce this year’s contenders on “CBS This Morning” at Thursday, February 16, at 8:30am Eastern (delayed on the west coast). After that, at 8:50am Eastern (5:50am Pacific), “Entertainment Tonight” hosts Nancy O’Dell and Kevin Frazier announced more contenders on ETonline.com.

The ACM Award winners will be announced during a live telecast at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sunday, April 2, from 8:00pm-11:00pm Eastern (tape delayed on the west coast) on the CBS Television Network.

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ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Florida Georgia Line
Carrie Underwood
Keith Urban

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Jason Aldean
Dierks Bentley
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR
Big and Rich
Brothers Osborne
Dan and Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Maddie and Tae

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
Eli Young Band
Little Big Town
Old Dominion
Rascal Flatts
Lady Antebellum

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 feat. Rhiannon Giddens
“Tennessee Whiskey,” Chris Stapleton
“Vice,” Miranda Lambert

VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR
“Different for Girls,” Dierks Bentley feat. Elle King
“Forever Country,” Artists of Then, Now & Forever
“May We All,” Florida Georgia Line feat. Tim McGraw
“Setting the World on Fire,” Kenny Chesney feat. Pink
“Think of You,” Chris Young feat. Cassadee Pope

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

NEW FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Lauren Alaina
Cam
Brandy Clark
Maren Morris

NEW MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Kane Brown
Chris Janson
Chris Lane
Jon Pardi
Brett Young

NEW VOCAL DUO/GROUP OF THE YEAR
A Thousand Horses
Brothers Osborne
Dan and Shay
LoCash
Maddie and Tae

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Ashley Gorley
Luke Laird
Hillary Lindsey
Shane McAnally
Lori McKenna

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