Miranda Lambert Tops ACM Nominations

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The winning streak continues for Miranda Lambert, who is nominated for seven awards at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards, including Entertainer of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, Single Record of the Year and Song of the Year for “The House That Built Me,” and two nominations for Video of the Year, for “Only Prettier” and “The House That Built Me.” Plus, she's nominated for Vocal Event of the Year with Sheryl Crow and Loretta Lynn for “Coal Miner’s Daughter.” Miranda is also the reigning ACM Female Vocalist of the Year.

Kenny Chesney and Zac Brown Band each received five nominations, with Zac Brown receiving four additional nominations.

Miranda Lambert and Ronnie Dunn announced this year's nominees during a press conference at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. The ACM Awards will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 3.

The top nominees are:

Entertainer of the Year

  • Jason Aldean
  • Toby Keith
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Brad Paisley
  • Taylor Swift
  • Keith Urban

Top Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Miranda Lambert
  • Reba McEntire
  • Taylor Swift
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Lee Ann Womack

Top Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Jason Aldean
  • Brad Paisley
  • Blake Shelton
  • George Strait
  • Keith Urban

Album of the Year

  • Hemingway’s Whiskey, Kenny Chesney
  • Need You Now, Lady Antebellum
  • The Guitar Song, Jamey Johnson
  • Speak Now, Taylor Swift
  • Up on the Ridge, Dierks Bentley
  • You Get What You Give, Zac Brown Band

Top Vocal Group of the Year

  • Lady Antebellum
  • Little Big Town
  • Randy Rogers Band
  • The Band Perry
  • Zac Brown Band

Top Vocal Duo of the Year

  • the JaneDear girls
  • Joey+Rory
  • Montgomery Gentry
  • Steel Magnolia
  • Sugarland

Top New Solo Vocalist of the Year

  • Eric Church
  • Easton Corbin
  • Randy Houser

Top New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year

  • the JaneDear girls
  • Steel Magnolia
  • The Band Perry

Single Record of the Year

  • “A Little More Country Than That,” Easton Corbin
  • “As She’s Walking Away,” Zac Brown Band featuring Alan Jackson
  • “Love Like Crazy,” Lee Brice
  • “The Boys of Fall,” Kenny Chesney
  • “The House That Built Me,” Miranda Lambert

Song of the Year

  • “A Little More Country Than That,” Easton Corbin (Songwriters: Rory Lee Feek, Don Poythress, Wynn Varble)
  • “As She’s Walking Away,” Zac Brown Band featuring Alan Jackson (Songwriters: Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette)
  • “If I Die Young,” The Band Perry (Songwriter: Kimberly Perry)
  • “Love Like Crazy,” Lee Brice (Songwriter: Tim James, Doug Johnson)
  • “The House That Built Me,” Miranda Lambert (Songwriters: Tom Douglas, Allen Shamblin)

Video of the Year

  • “Hillbilly Bone,” Blake Shelton featuring Trace Adkins (Producer: Roman White)
  • “Only Prettier,” Miranda Lambert (Producer: Trent Hardville)
  • “Stuck Like Glue,” Sugarland (Director: Declan Whiebloom)
  • “The Boys of Fall,” Kenny Chesney (Director: Shaun Silva)
  • “The House That Built Me," Miranda Lambert (Director: Trey Fanjoy)

Vocal Event of the Year

  • “As She’s Walking Away,” Zac Brown Band featuring Alan Jackson
  • “Blue Sky,” Emily West Featuring Keith Urban
  • “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” Loretta Lynn, Sheryl Crow and Miranda Lambert
  • “Cold Beer,” Colt Ford featuring Jamey Johnson
  • “Good to Be Me,” Uncle Kracker featuring Kid Rock

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