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Eric Church Tops 48th Annual ACM Nominations

2/14/2013

Eric Church, Hunter Hayes, Miranda Lambert and Taylor Swift lead the list of nominees for the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Church leads the field with seven nominations including male vocalist and best album. Hayes received six nominations, including new male vocalist and video of the year for "Wanted." Lambert and Swift are the leading female nominees with five each. The nominations were announced today on social media. The ACM Awards telecast will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas at 8 p.m. Eastern on CBS. 

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 DUO OF THE YEAR 
Big & Rich 
Florida Georgia Line 
Love and Theft 
Sugarland 
Thompson Square 

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR 
The Band Perry 
Eli Young Band 
Lady Antebellum 
Little Big Town 
Zac Brown Band 

NEW MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR 
Lee Brice 
Brantley Gilbert 
Hunter Hayes 

NEW FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR 
Jana Kramer 
Kacey Musgraves 
Sunny Sweeney 

NEW VOCAL DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR 
Florida Georgia Line 
Love and Theft 
Thompson Square 

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR 
Florida Georgia Line 
Brantley Gilbert 
Jana Kramer 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Blown Away - Carrie Underwood
Red - Taylor Swift 
Tornado - Little Big Town 

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 

VIDEO OF THE YEAR 
Creepin' - Eric Church 
Merry Go 'Round - Kacey Musgraves 
Tornado - Little Big Town 
Wanted - Hunter Hayes 
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together - Taylor Swift 
The Wind - Zac Brown Band 


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