HOT OFF THE PRESS- ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARD NOMINATIONS!

NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AWARDS

COUNTRY MUSIC’S PARTY OF THE YEAR®

FANS WILL ONCE AGAIN VOTE FOR ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR & NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

TELECAST TO AIR LIVE FROM MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS

Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM live on the CBS Television Network

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
JASON ALDEAN
LUKE BRYAN
MIRANDA LAMBERT
BLAKE SHELTON
TAYLOR SWIFT

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
JASON ALDEAN
LUKE BRYAN
ERIC CHURCH
TOBY KEITH
BLAKE SHELTON

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
MIRANDA LAMBERT
MARTINA McBRIDE
KACEY MUSGRAVES
TAYLOR SWIFT
CARRIE UNDERWOOD

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
THE BAND PERRY
ELI YOUNG BAND
LITTLE BIG TOWN
LADY ANTEBELLUM
ZAC BROWN BAND

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR
BIG & RICH
FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE
LOVE & THEFT
SUGARLAND
THOMPSON SQUARE

NEW FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
JANA KRAMER

NEW MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
BRANTLEY GILBERT

NEW VOCAL DUO OR GROUP
FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE
 
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
JANA KRAMER
BRANTLEY GILBERT
FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE

VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR
"Don't Rush" - KELLY CLARKSON Ft. VINCE GILL
"Easy" - RASCAL FLATTS Ft. NATASHA BEDDINGFIELD
"Feel Like A Rockstar" - KENNY CHESNEY and TIM McGRAW
"Let It Rain" - DAVID NAIL Ft. SARA BUXTON
"The Only Way I Know" - JASON ALDEAN, LUKE BRYAN and ERIC CHURCH

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
"Creepin" - ERIC CHURCH
"Wanted" - HUNTER HAYES
"Tornado" - LITTLE BIG TOWN
"Merry Go Round" - KACEY MUSGRAVES
"We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" - TAYLOR SWIFT
"The Wind" - ZAC BROWN BAND

SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR
"Even If It Breaks Your Heart" - ELI YOUNG BAND
"Over You" - MIRANDA LAMBERT
"Pontoon" - LITTLE BIG TOWN
"Springsteen" - ERIC CHURCH
"Wanted" - HUNTER HAYES

SONG OF THE YEAR
"A Woman Like You" - LEE BRICE
"Even If It Breaks Your Heart" - ELI YOUNG BAND
"Over You" - MIRANDA LAMBERT
"Springsteen" - ERIC CHURCH
"Wanted" - HUNTER HAYES