2014 ACM awards nominations: Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw lead with 7 apiece

tim-mcgraw-miranda-lambert-acm-awards-nominations-2014.jpgNominations have been announced for the 49th annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Leading the way with seven nominations apiece are Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw, with Keith Urban right behind them with six nominations.

Fans will be able to vote for both Entertainer of the Year and New Artist of the Year presented by Kohl's. Vote now at GACtv.com. The awards, hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, will air live from Las Vegas on Sunday, April 6 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.

The nominees are as follows:

Entertainer of the Year
·         Luke Bryan
·         Miranda Lambert
·         Blake Shelton
·         George Strait
·         Taylor Swift

Male Vocalist of the Year
·         Jason Aldean
·         Lee Brice
·         Luke Bryan
·         Blake Shelton
·         Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year
·         Sheryl Crow
·         Miranda Lambert
·         Kacey Musgraves
·         Taylor Swift
·         Carrie Underwood

Vocal Duo of the Year
·         Big & Rich
·         Dan + Shay
·         Florida Georgia Line
·         Love and Theft
·         Thompson Square

Vocal Group of the Year
·         Eli Young Band
·         Lady Antebellum
·         Little Big Town
·         The Band Perry
·         Zac Brown Band

Album of the Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company-Label(s)]
·         Based On A True Story... - Blake Shelton, Producer: Scott Hendricks, Record Label: Warner Bros. Records
·         Crash My Party - Luke Bryan, Producer: Jeff Stevens, Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville
·         Here's To The Good Times - Florida Georgia Line, Producer: Joey Moi, Record Label: Republic Nashville
·         Same Trailer Different Park - Kacey Musgraves, Producers: Luke Laird, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves, Record Label: Mercury Records
·         Two Lanes Of Freedom - Tim McGraw, Producers: Byron Gallimore, Tim McGraw, Record Label: Big Machine Records

Single Record of the Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company-Label(s)]
·         Cruise - Florida Georgia Line, Producer: Joey Moi, Record Label: Republic Nashville
·         Highway Don't Care - Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban, Producers: Byron Gallimore, Tim McGraw, Record Label: Big Machine Records
·         I Drive Your Truck - Lee Brice, Producers: Lee Brice, Kyle Jacobs, Matt McClure, Record Label: Curb Records
·         Mama's Broken Heart - Miranda Lambert, Producers: Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf, Record Label: RCA Nashville
·         Wagon Wheel - Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum, Producer: Frank Rogers, Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville

Song of the Year [Awarded to Songwriter(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)]
·         Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain) - Gary Allan, Songwriters: Gary Allan, Hillary Lindsey, Matthew Warren
·         I Drive Your Truck - Lee Brice, Songwriters: Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington, Jimmy Yeary
·         Mama's Broken Heart - Miranda Lambert, Songwriters: Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves
·         Mine Would Be You - Blake Shelton, Songwriters: Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington, Deric Ruttan
·         Wagon Wheel - Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum, Songwriters: Bob Dylan, Ketch Secor

Video of the Year [Awarded to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)] *(Off Camera Award) (TIE)
·         Better Dig Two - The Band Perry, Producer: Eric Williams, Director: Declan Whitebloom
·         Blowin' Smoke - Kacey Musgraves, Producer: Josh Goldstein, Director: Honey
·         Highway Don't Care - Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban, Producers: Tameron Hedge, Chandra LaPlume, Director: Shane Drake
·         I Drive Your Truck - Lee Brice, Producer: Karen Martin, Director: Eric Welch

·         Mama's Broken Heart - Miranda Lambert, Producer: Reagan Rosson, Director: Trey Fanjoy
·         Two Black Cadillacs - Carrie Underwood, Producer: Steve Lamar, Director: P.R. Brown

Vocal Event of the Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company-Label(s)]*(Off Camera Award)
·         Boys 'Round Here - Blake Shelton Featuring Pistol Annies & Friends, Producer: Scott Hendricks, Record Label: Warner Bros. Records
·         Cruise (Remix) - Florida Georgia Line Featuring Nelly, Producers: Joey Moi, Jason Nevins, Record Label: Republic Nashville
·         Highway Don't Care - Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban, Producers: Byron Gallimore, Tim McGraw, Record Label: Big Machine Records
·         Wagon Wheel - Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum, Producer: Frank Rogers, Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville
·         We Were Us - Keith Urban And Miranda Lambert, Producers: Nathan Chapman, Keith Urban, Record Labels: Capitol Records Nashville, Hit Red Records, RCA Nashville

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