By EW Staff
January 30, 2015 at 05:35 PM EST
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The nominees for the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards were announced on Friday morning, and Miranda Lambert leads the pack with eight nominations, including Album of the Year, two nods for her single “Automatic,” and her ninth consecutive nomination for Female Vocalist of the Year. Dierks Bentley is up for seven awards, Florida Georgia Line is up for five, and Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, and Eric Church all received four. 

Fan voting for the Academy’s New Artist of the Year award is now live at VoteACM.com, and the poll for Entertainer of the Year opens Wednesday, April 8 at 3:00 p.m. EST.

The awards show will be broadcast live on CBS Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. EST.

 

 

ENTERTAINER

 OF THE YEAR

  • Jason Aldean
  • Garth Brooks
  • Luke Bryan
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Florida Georgia Line
  •  

    MALE

     VOCALIST OF THE YEAR [TIE]

    • Jason Aldean
    • Dierks Bentley
    • Luke Bryan
    • Eric Church
    • Brad Paisley
    • Blake Shelton
    •  

      FEMALE

       VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

      • Brandy Clark
      • Miranda Lambert
      • Martina McBride
      • Kacey Musgraves
      • Carrie Underwood
      •  

        VOCAL

         DUO OF THE YEAR

        • Brothers Osborne
        • Dan + Shay
        • Florida Georgia Line
        • Maddie & Tae
        • The Swon Brothers
        •  

          VOCAL

           GROUP OF THE YEAR

          • Lady Antebellum
          • Little Big Town
          • Rascal Flatts
          • The Band Perry
          • Zac Brown Band
          •  

            ALBUM

             OF THE YEAR [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]

            • Old Boots, New Dirt
            • – Jason Aldean
            • Producer: Michael Knox

              Record Label: Broken Bow Records

              • Pain Killer
              • Little Big Town
              • Producer:

                 Jay Joyce

                Record

                 Label: Capitol Records Nashville

                • Platinum
                • – Miranda Lambert
                • Producers:

                   Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf

                  Record

                   Label: RCA Nashville

                  • Riser
                  • – Dierks Bentley
                  • Producers:

                     Ross Copperman, Jaren Johnston

                    Record

                     Label: Capitol Records Nashville

                    • The Outsiders
                    • Eric Church
                    • Producer:

                       Jay Joyce

                      Record

                       Label: EMI Records Nashville

                       

                      SINGLE

                       RECORD OF THE YEAR [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]

                      • American Kids
                      • – Kenny Chesney 
                      • Producers:

                         Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney

                        Record

                         Label:

                         Blue Chair Records/Columbia Nashville

                        • Automatic
                        • – Miranda Lambert
                        • Producers:

                           Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf

                          Record

                           Label: RCA Nashville

                          • Dirt
                          • – Florida Georgia Line
                          • Producer:

                             Joey Moi

                            Record

                             Label: Republic Nashville

                            • Drunk On A Plane
                            • – Dierks Bentley
                            • Producer: Ross Copperman

                              Record

                               Label: Capitol Records Nashville

                              • I Don’t Dance
                              • – Lee Brice
                              • Producer: Lee Brice

                                Record Label: Curb Records

                                 

                                SONG

                                 OF THE YEAR [TIE][Awarded

                                 to Songwriter(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)] 

                                • American Kids
                                • – Kenny Chesney
                                • Songwriters:

                                   Rodney Clawson, Luke Laird, Shane McAnally

                                  Publishers:

                                   Big Red Toe Music (BMI), Creative Nation Music (BMI), Farm Town Songs (BMI), Smack Ink (ASCAP), Songs Of Universal, Inc. (BMI), Twangin And Slangin Songs (BMI), Universal Music Corporation (ASCAP)

                                  • Automatic
                                  • – Miranda Lambert
                                  • Songwriters:

                                     Nicolle Galyon, Natalie Hemby, Miranda Lambert

                                    Publishers:

                                     EMI Blackwood Music, Inc. (BMI), Pink Dog Publishing (BMI), Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI), Wruckestrike (BMI)

                                    • Drink A Beer
                                    • – Luke Bryan
                                    • Songwriters: Jim Beavers, Chris Stapleton

                                      Publishers:

                                       House of Sea Gayle Music (ASCAP), Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI), WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)

                                      • Follow Your Arrow
                                      • – Kacey Musgraves
                                      • Songwriters: Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, Kacey

                                         Musgraves

                                        Publishers:

                                         351 Music (BMI), Highway 508 Songs (ASCAP), House of Sea Gayle Music (ASCAP), Smack Ink (ASCAP), Universal Music Corporation (ASCAP), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

                                        • Give Me Back My Hometown
                                        • – Eric Church
                                        • Songwriters: Eric Church, Luke Laird

                                          Publishers:

                                           Creative Nation Music (BMI), Longer And Louder Music (BMI), Songs Of Universal, Inc. (BMI), Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI), Twangin And Slangin Songs (BMI)

                                          • I Hold On
                                          • – Dierks Bentley
                                          • Songwriters: Dierks Bentley, Brett James

                                            Publishers:

                                             Atlas Holdings (ASCAP), Big White Tracks (ASCAP), External Combustion Music (ASCAP), Songs of Brett (ASCAP), WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)

                                             

                                            SONGWRITER

                                             OF THE YEAR *(Off

                                             Camera Award)

                                            • Rodney Clawson
                                            •  
                                            • Ashley Gorley
                                            • Luke Laird
                                            • Josh Osborne
                                            •  
                                            • Chris Tompkins
                                            •  

                                              VIDEO

                                               OF THE YEAR[Awarded

                                               to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)] *(Off Camera Award)

                                              • American Kids
                                              • – Kenny Chesney
                                              • Director:

                                                 Shaun Silva

                                                Producer:

                                                 Don Lepore

                                                • Cop Car
                                                • – Keith Urban
                                                • Director: John Urbano

                                                  Producer: Michelle Abnet

                                                  • Drunk On A Plane
                                                  • – Dierks Bentley
                                                  • Director:

                                                     Wes Edwards

                                                    Producer:

                                                     Clarke Gallivan

                                                    • I’m Not Gonna Miss You
                                                    • – Glen Campbell
                                                    • Director:

                                                       James Keach

                                                      Producer:

                                                       Julian Raymond

                                                      • Somethin’ Bad
                                                      • – Miranda Lambert Duet With Carrie Underwood
                                                      • Director:

                                                         Trey Fanjoy

                                                        Producer:

                                                         Trent Hardville

                                                         

                                                        VOCAL

                                                         EVENT OF THE YEAR[Awarded

                                                         to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]*(Off Camera Award)

                                                        • Lonely Tonight
                                                        • – Blake Shelton Featuring Ashley Monroe
                                                        • Producer: Scott Hendricks

                                                          Record Label: Warner Bros. Records

                                                          • Meanwhile Back At Mama’s
                                                          • – Tim McGraw Featuring Faith Hill
                                                          • Producers:

                                                             Byron Gallimore, Tim McGraw

                                                            Record

                                                             Label: Big Machine Records

                                                            • Somethin’ Bad
                                                            • – Miranda Lambert Duet With Carrie Underwood
                                                            • Producers:

                                                               Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf

                                                              Record

                                                               Label: RCA Nashville

                                                              • The South
                                                              • – The Cadillac Three Featuring Florida Georgia Line, Dierks Bentley & Mike Eli
                                                              • Producers:

                                                                 Dann Huff, Justin Niebank

                                                                Record

                                                                 Label: Big Machine Records

                                                                • This Is How We Roll
                                                                • – Florida Georgia Line Featuring Luke Bryan
                                                                • Producer:

                                                                   Joey Moi

                                                                  Record

                                                                   Label: Republic Nashville

                                                                   

                                                                  RADIO

                                                                   AWARDS – The following radio awards will be presented during the annual Radio Winners Reception

                                                                   held the day prior to the ACM Awards telecast, on Saturday, April 18th

                                                                   in Arlington, TX.

                                                                   

                                                                  NATIONAL

                                                                   ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

                                                                  • Big D, Bubba, Patrick Thomas  
                                                                  •          The
                                                                  • Big D and Bubba Show
                                                                  • Cody Alan  
                                                                  •            
                                                                  •      CMT After MidNite
                                                                  • Crook and Chase  
                                                                  •            
                                                                  •  The Crook and Chase Countdown
                                                                  • Lia Knight
                                                                  •           
                                                                  •          The
                                                                  • Lia Show
                                                                  • Shawn Parr, Elaina Smith  
                                                                  •          Nash
                                                                  • Nights Live
                                                                  •  

                                                                    ON-AIR

                                                                     PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET

                                                                    • Ben Campbell and Matt McAllister                           KNIX-FM                             
                                                                    • Phoenix, AZ
                                                                    • Dave and Veronica                                                       WQYK-FM                          
                                                                    • Tampa, FL
                                                                    • Lisa Dent & Ramblin’ Ray                                            WUSN-FM                         
                                                                    • Chicago, IL
                                                                    • Razz on the Radio                                                         WXTU-FM                          
                                                                    • Philadelphia, PA
                                                                    • Rob Tanner, Guenn, Chris & Captain Jim                 WSOC-FM                          
                                                                    • Charlotte, NC
                                                                    •  

                                                                      ON-AIR

                                                                       PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – LARGE MARKET 

                                                                      • AJ & Ashley                                                                       
                                                                      • WWKA-FM                         Orlando, FL
                                                                      • Big Dave, Chelsie, Stattman                                            WUBE-FM                          Cincinnati,
                                                                      • OH
                                                                      • Dave O’Brien                                                                     
                                                                      • WLHK-FM                          Indianapolis, IN
                                                                      • Mike Wheless, Marty Young, Janie Carothers             WQDR-FM                         Raleigh,
                                                                      • NC
                                                                      • The Odd Squad                                                                  CKRY-FM                            Calgary,
                                                                      • Alberta
                                                                      •  

                                                                        ON-AIR

                                                                         PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM MARKET

                                                                        • 97 Country Breakfast Club with Roger, Tom,             WPCV-FM                          
                                                                        •  Lakeland, FL
                                                                        • Melissa and DJ Thee Trucker

                                                                          • Buzz Jackson                                                                     
                                                                          • KIIM-FM                              Tucson, AZ
                                                                          • Cash and Carey                                                                
                                                                          • KWEN-FM                            Tulsa, OK
                                                                          • Steve & Gina and the Kat 103.7 Morning Show         KXKT-FM                            
                                                                          •  Omaha, NE
                                                                          • Wynn & Wilson in The Morning                                   WQMX-FM                        
                                                                          •   Akron, OH
                                                                          •  

                                                                            ON-AIR

                                                                             PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – SMALL MARKET

                                                                            • Brian Gary, Todd Harding, and Susan          KUAD-FM                           
                                                                            • Ft. Collins-Greeley, CO
                                                                            •              Moore -The Good Morning Guys

                                                                              • Gator, Styckman, Cowboy Kyle                                   WUSY-FM                          
                                                                              • Chattanooga, TN
                                                                              • M. Fletcher Brown                                                         WXFL-FM                           
                                                                              • Florence, AL
                                                                              • Philip Gibbons                                                                WGSQ-FM                         
                                                                              •  Cookeville, TN
                                                                              • Scotty Cox & Cara Denis                                               KCLR-FM                             
                                                                              • Columbia, MO
                                                                              •  

                                                                                RADIO

                                                                                 STATION OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET

                                                                                • KNIX-FM                              Phoenix, AZ
                                                                                • WIL-FM                                St. Louis, MO
                                                                                • WKLB-FM                            Boston, MA
                                                                                • WSOC-FM                           Charlotte, NC
                                                                                • WUSN-FM                          Chicago, IL
                                                                                •  

                                                                                  RADIO

                                                                                   STATION OF THE YEAR – LARGE MARKET 

                                                                                  • CKRY-FM                             Calgary, Alberta
                                                                                  • KAJA-FM                             San Antonio, TX
                                                                                  • WMIL-FM                            Milwaukee, WI
                                                                                  • WUBE-FM                           Cincinnati, OH
                                                                                  • WWKA-FM                         Orlando, FL
                                                                                  •  

                                                                                    RADIO

                                                                                     STATION OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM MARKET

                                                                                    • KUZZ-AM/FM                    Bakersfield, CA
                                                                                    • KXKT-FM                             Omaha, NE
                                                                                    • WCYQ-FM                           Knoxville, TN
                                                                                    • WQMX-FM                         Akron, OH
                                                                                    • WYRK-FM                            Buffalo, NY
                                                                                    •  

                                                                                      RADIO

                                                                                       STATION OF THE YEAR – SMALL MARKET

                                                                                      • KCLR-FM                              Columbia, MO
                                                                                      • KTHK-FM                             Idaho Falls, ID
                                                                                      • WGSQ-FM                          Cookeville, TN
                                                                                      • WXFL-FM                            Florence, AL
                                                                                      • WYCT-FM                            Pensacola, FL
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