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Brantley Gilbert Facing Off Against Fiancee At ACM Awards

4/5/2013

Brantley Gilbert is up against fiancee Jana Kramer for the Academy of Country Music's New Artist of the Year award. The singer demonstrates his sense of humor in explaining how they're handling competing against one another.

Brantley calls it "a pretty neat deal" that they can share the experience in this way. He adds that they did talk about it, and agreed that they're both just "excited to be nominated and be a part of it." Brantley and Jana became New Artist of the Year nominees by earning the titles of New Male and New Female Vocalist of the Year, which were chosen by the fans. New Duo or Group of the Year winner Florida Georgia Line rounds out the category. Fans are also determining the New Artist winner. Balloting will remain open at www.VoteACM.com until Sunday at 8:00 p.m. Eastern -- when the 48th annual ACM Awards ceremony begins. The New Artist of the Year winner will be announced during the event, which will air live from Las Vegas on CBS.

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