2013 ACM Awards: Nominees & Winners

The 2013 ACM Awards aired live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7 at 7 p.m. CT on CBS.

The 2013 ACM Awards Nominees

  1. Entertainer of the Year
    • WINNER Luke Bryan
    • Jason Aldean
    • Miranda Lambert
    • Blake Shelton
    • Taylor Swift
  2. Male Vocalist of the Year
    • WINNER Jason Aldean
    • Luke Bryan
    • Eric Church
    • Toby Keith
    • Blake Shelton
  3. Female Vocalist of the Year
    • WINNER Miranda Lambert
    • Martina McBride
    • Kacey Musgraves
    • Taylor Swift
    • Carrie Underwood
  4. Vocal Duo of the Year
    • WINNER Thompson Square
    • Big & Rich
    • Florida Georgia Line
    • Love and Theft
    • Sugarland
  5. Vocal Group of the Year
    • WINNER Little Big Town
    • The Band Perry
    • Eli Young Band
    • Lady Antebellum
    • Zac Brown Band
  6. Songwriter of the Year*
    • WINNER Dallas Davidson
    • Rodney Clawson
    • Josh Kear
    • Luke Laird
    • Shane McAnally
  7. New Male Vocalist of the Year
    • WINNER Brantley Gilbert
    • Lee Brice
    • Hunter Hayes
  8. New Female Vocalist of the Year
    • WINNER Jana Kramer
    • Kacey Musgraves
    • Sunny Sweeney
  9. New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year
    • WINNER Florida Georgia Line
    • Love and Theft
    • Thompson Square
  10. New Artist of the Year presented by Kohl’s Department Stores
    Winners of New Male, New Female & New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year
    • WINNER Florida Georgia Line
    • Brantley Gilbert
    • Jana Kramer
  11. Album of the Year †‡◆
    • WINNER Chief – Eric Church
      record label: EMI-Nashville
      produced by: Jay Joyce
    • Blown Away – Carrie Underwood
      record label: 19/Arista Nashville
      produced by: Mark Bright
    • Red – Taylor Swift
      record label: Big Machine Records
      produced by: Jeff Bhasker, Nathan Chapman, Dann Huff, Jacknife Lee, Max Martin, Shellback, Taylor Swift, Butch Walker, Dan Wilson
    • Tailgates & Tanlines – Luke Bryan
      record label: Capitol Nashville
      produced by: Mark Bright, Jeff Stevens
    • Tornado – Little Big Town
      record label: Capitol Nashville
      produced by: Jay Joyce
  12. Single Record of the Year †‡◆
    • WINNER “Over You” – Miranda Lambert
      record label: RCA
      produced by: Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf
    • “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” – Eli Young Band
      record label: Republic Nashville
      produced by: Mike Wrucke
    • “Pontoon” – Little Big Town
      record label: Capitol Nashville
      produced by: Jay Joyce
    • “Springsteen” – Eric Church
      record label: EMI-Nashville
      produced by: Jay Joyce
    • “Wanted” – Hunter Hayes
      record label: Atlantic/WMN
      produced by: Hunter Hayes, Dann Huff
  13. Song of the Year ⁑■†
    • WINNER “Over You” – Miranda Lambert
      composed by: Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton
      published by: Pink Dog Publishing (BMI), Sony ATV/Tree Publishing (BMI)
    • “A Woman Like You” – Lee Brice
      composed by: Phil Barton, Johnny Bulford, Jon Stone
      published by: 3JB Music (BMI), Adios Pantalones (SESAC), Hears That Skyline Music (SESAC), Sixteen Stars Music (BMI), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
    • “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” – Eli Young Band
      composed by: Will Hoge, Eric Paslay
      published by: Cal IV Songs (ASCAP), Will Hoge Music (BMI)
    • “Springsteen” – Eric Church
      composed by: Eric Church, Jeff Hyde, Ryan Tyndell
      published by: Bug Music (BMI), ole Purple Cape Music (BMI), Sinnerlina (BMI), Sony ATV/Tree Publishing (BMI)
    • “Wanted” – Hunter Hayes
      composed by: Hunter Hayes, Troy Verges
      published by: Happy Little Man Publishing (BMI), Songs From The Engine Room (BMI), Songs Of Universal Inc. (BMI)
  14. Video of the Year* ‡⁂†
    • WINNER “Tornado” – Little Big Town
      produced by: Iris Baker
      directed by: Shane Drake
    • “Creepin’” – Eric Church
      produced by: Iris Baker
      directed by: Peter Zavadil
    • “Merry Go ’Round” – Kacey Musgraves
      produced by: Perry Bean, Kacey Musgraves
      directed by: Perry Bean
    • “Wanted” – Hunter Hayes
      produced by: Stephanie Reeves, Eric Williams
      directed by: Traci Goudie, Patrick Hubik
    • “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” – Taylor Swift
      produced by: John Nguyen
      directed by: Declan Whitebloom
    • “The Wind” – Zac Brown Band
      produced by: Ben Kalina
      directed by: Mike Judge
  15. Vocal Event of the Year* †‡◆
    • WINNER “The Only Way I Know” – Jason Aldean with Luke Bryan & Eric Church
      record label: Broken Bow
      produced by: Michael Knox
    • “Don’t Rush” – Kelly Clarkson featuring Vince Gill
      record label: 19/RCA/Columbia Nashville
      produced by: Dann Huff
    • “Easy” – Rascal Flatts featuring Natasha Bedingfield
      record label: Big Machine Records
      produced by: Dann Huff, Brian Kennedy, Rascal Flatts
    • “Feel Like A Rock Star” – Kenny Chesney duet with Tim McGraw
      record label: Blue Chair/BNA
      produced by: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney
    • “Let It Rain” – David Nail featuring Sarah Buxton
      record label: MCA Nashville
      produced by: Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell

* off-camera award   † awarded to artist(s)   ‡ awarded to producer(s)   ⁑ awarded to composer(s)   ⁂ awarded to director(s)   ■ awarded to publisher(s)   ◆ awarded to record company

 

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