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BIG NEWS: 2016 ACM Awards Nominations Revealed

Dierks Bentley and Nancy O’Dell (Entertainment Tonight) teamed up to reveal the nominees for the 51st annual ACM Awards on live on CBS this morning.

Dierks announced the hopefuls in the Entertainer of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, Vocal Duo of the Year, Vocal Group of the Year and Album of the Year categories.

Following Dierks’ announcement, Nancy announced the nominees for New Male Vocalist of the Year, New Female Vocalist of the Year, New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year, Video of the Year and Vocal Event of the Year on the Entertainment Tonight website.

Here’s the complete list of nominees:

Entertainer of the Year

-Jason Aldean
-Garth Brooks
-Luke Bryan
-Eric Church
-Miranda Lambert

Male Vocalist of the Year

-Jason Aldean
-Dierks Bentley
-Eric Church
-Brett Eldredge
-Chris Stapleton

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
-Joey+Rory
-Maddie & Tae

Vocal Group of the Year

-Eli Young Band
-Little Big Town
-Old Dominion
-Rascal Flatts
-Zac Brown Band

New Male Vocalist of the Year

-Brett Eldredge
-Chris Janson
-Thomas Rhett
-Chase Rice
-Chris Stapleton

New Female Vocalist of the Year

-Kelsea Ballerini
-Cam
-Mickey Guyton
-RaeLynn

New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year

-A Thousand Horses
-Brothers Osborne
-Maddie & Tae
-Old Dominion
-Parmalee

Album of the Year

-I’m Comin’ Over – Chris Young
-Montevallo – Sam Hunt
-Mr. Misunderstood – Eric Church
-Tangled Up – Thomas Rhett
-Traveller – Chris Stapleton

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

Video of the Year

-“Biscuits” – Kacey Musgraves
-“Burning House” – Cam
-“Girl Crush” – Little Big Town
-“Mr. Misunderstood” – Eric Church
-“Riser” – Dierks Bentley

Vocal Event of the Year

-“Hangover Tonight” – Gary Allan Featuring Chris Stapleton
-“Home Alone Tonight” – Luke Bryan Featuring Karen Fairchild
-“Raise ’Em Up” – Keith Urban Featuring Eric Church
-“Smokin’ and Drinkin’” – Miranda Lambert Featuring Little Big Town
-“Wild Child” – Kenny Chesney With Grace Potter

Song of the Year

TBA

Songwriter of the Year

TBA

The 51st ACM Awards will be co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, and will air live from Las Vegas’ MGM Grand April 3rd at 8 PM|ET on CBS. Congratulations to all those who were nominated! Be sure to tune in to see if your favorite artists win!

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