Keith Urban leads 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards nominations with seven
Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris each received six nominations.
Keith Urban leads this year's Academy of Country Music Awards nominations with seven, including album of the year, song of the year and entertainer of the year.
Lady Antebellum unveiled the first round of nominees for this year’s awards today on “CBS This Morning.” The rest of the nods were announced live on ETOnline.com.
Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris each received six nominations, while Florida Georgia Line and Tim McGraw have five apiece. Dierks Bentley, Thomas Rhett and Chris Stapleton have three each.
Reigning ACM entertainer of the year Jason Aldean aims to keep his title against previous winners Luke Bryan and Carrie Underwood. Florida Georgia Line and Keith Urban both have a chance at their first win in the category.
Bryan and Bentley will host the show Sunday, April 2, live from the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Here are the nominations for the 52nd Annual ACM Awards:
Entertainer of the Year
Jason AldeanLuke BryanFlorida Georgia LineCarrie UnderwoodKeith Urban
Male Vocalist of the Year
Jason AldeanDierks BentleyThomas RhettChris StapletonKeith Urban
Female Vocalist of the Year
Kelsea BalleriniMiranda LambertMaren MorrisKacey MusgravesCarrie Underwood
Vocal Duo of the Year
Big & RichBrothers OsborneDan + ShayFlorida Georgia LineMaddie & Tae
Vocal Group of the Year
Eli Young BandLady AntebellumLittle Big TownOld DominionRascal Flatts
New Male Vocalist
Kane BrownChris LaneChris JansonJon PardiBrett Young
New Female Vocalist
Lauren AlainaCamBrandi ClarkMaren Morris
New Vocal Duo/Group
A Thousand HorsesBrothers OsborneDan and ShayLOCASHMaddie and Tae
Songwriter of the Year
Ashley GorleyHillary LindseyLuke LairdShane McAnallyLori McKenna
Album of the Year
Black -- Dierks BentleyDig Your Roots -- Florida Georgia LineHero -- Maren MorrisRipcord -- Keith UrbanThe Weight of These Wings -- Miranda Lambert
"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"Tennessee Whiskey" -- Chris Stapleton"Vice" -- Miranda Lambert
Video of the Year
"Fire Away" -- Chris Stapleton"Forever Country" -- Artists of Then, Now and Forever"Humble and Kind"-- Tim McGraw"Peter Pan" -- Kelsea Ballerini"Vice" -- Miranda Lambert
"Different for Girls" -- Dierks Bentley featuring Elle King"Forever Country" -- Artists of Then, Now and Forever"May We All" -- Florida Georgia Line featuring Tim McGraw"Setting the World on Fire" -- Kenny Chesney featuring P!nk"Think of You" -- Chris Young featuring Cassadeee Pope