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ACM Awards Nominations 2016

By Shari Weiss |

ACM Awards Winners 2016


The 2016 ACM Awards nominations were announced on Monday. Check out the full list of nominees below!

Dierks Bentley revealed the nominees for a few categories on “CBS This Morning.” Bentley will co-host this year’s Academy of Country Music Awards with Luke Bryan. He steps in for former co-host Blake Shelton.

Eric Church leads this year’s nominees with five nominations. That includes a nod for the biggest honor, Entertainer of the Year. He’ll be competing against Bryan, Garth Brooks, Jason Aldean and Miranda Lambert.

The nominees for Song of the Year and Songwriter of the Year will be announced in the coming weeks. The 51st annual ACMs are slated to take place in Las Vegas on April 3, with a live broadcast on CBS. Gossip Cop will have full coverage. Check out the nominations list below!

Entertainer of the Year
Jason Aldean
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Miranda Lambert
Eric Church
Male Vocalist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Eric Church
Brett Eldredge
Chris Stapleton
Dierks Bentley
Female Vocalist of the Year
Kelsea Ballerini
Jana Kramer
Miranda Lambert
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood
Vocal Duo of the Year
Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Maddie + Tae
Joey + Rory
Vocal Group of the Year
Eli Young Band
Little Big Town
Rascal Flatts
Old Dominion
Zac Brown Band
Album of the Year
Eric Church, Mr. Misunderstood
Sam Hunt, Montevallo
Thomas Rhett, Tangled Up
Chris Young, I’m Comin’ Over
Chris Stapleton, Traveller
New Male Vocalist of the Year
Brett Eldredge
Chris Janson
Thomas Rhett
Chase Rice
Chris Stapleton
New Female Vocalist of the Year
Kelsea Ballerini
Mickey Guyton
New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year
A Thousand Horses
Brothers Osborne
Maddie & Tae
Old Dominion
Video of the Year
“Biscuits,” Kacey Musgraves
“Burning House,” Cam
“Girl Crush,” Little Big Town
“Mr. Misunderstood,” Eric Church
“Riser,” Dierks Bentley
Single Record of the Year
“Burning House,” Cam
“Buy Me a Boat,” Chris Janson
“Die a Happy Man,” Thomas Rhett
“Girl Crush,” Little Big Town
“I’m Comin’ Over,” Chris Young
“Take Your Time,” Sam Hunt
Vocal Event of the Year
“Hangover Tonight,” Gary Allan (Feat. Chris Stapleton)
“Home Alone Tonight,” Luke Bryan (Feat. Karen Fairchild)
“Raise ‘Em Up,” Keith Urban (Feat. Eric Church)
“Smokin’ and Drinkin’,” Miranda Lambert (Feat. Little Big Town)
“Wild Child,” Kenny Chesney (Feat. Grace Potter)


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