2014 Academy of Country Music Awards Nominations Revealed

Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw lead with seven nominations each.

Hosts Luke Bryan (left) and Blake Shelton
photo by Ed Rode/CBS

Nominees for the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards were revealed today (Jan. 29), with Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw leading the pack with seven nominations each.

The ACM Awards, hosted once again by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas April 6 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.

Entertainer of the Year

Fan voting starts March 24.

  • 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
photo by John Russell/CMA

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
photo by Frederick Breedon IV/Rubin Media

Album of the Year

National On-Air Personality of the Year

Song of the Year

  • “Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain),” performed by Gary Allan
  • “I Drive Your Truck,” performed by Lee Brice
  • “Mama’s Broken Heart,” performed by Miranda Lambert
  • “Mine Would Be You,” performed by Blake Shelton
  • “Wagon Wheel,” performed by Darius Rucker featuring Lady Antebellum

Single Record of the Year

  • “Cruise,” Florida Georgia Line
  • “Highway Don’t Care,” Tim McGraw featuring Taylor Swift and Keith Urban
  • “I Drive Your Truck,” Lee Brice
  • “Mama’s Broken Heart,” Miranda Lambert
  • “Wagon Wheel,” Darius Rucker featuring Lady Antebellum

Video of the Year

  • “Better Dig Two,” The Band Perry
  • “Blowin’ Smoke,” Kacey Musgraves
  • “Highway Don’t Care,” Tim McGraw featuring Taylor Swift and Keith Urban
  • “I Drive Your Truck,” Lee Brice
  • “Mama’s Broken Heart,” Miranda Lambert
  • “Two Black Cadillacs,” Carrie Underwood

Vocal Event of the Year

  • “Boys ’Round Here,” Blake Shelton featuring Pistol Annies and Friends
  • “Cruise (Remix),” Florida Georgia Line featuring Nelly
  • “Highway Don’t Care,” Tim McGraw featuring Taylor Swift and Keith Urban
  • “Wagon Wheel,” Darius Rucker featuring Lady Antebellum
  • “We Were Us,” Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert

Songwriter of the Year

  • Rhett Akins
  • Rodney Clawson
  • Ashley Gorley
  • Luke Laird
  • Shane McAnally

 

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