Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley Lead ACM Awards Nominations

Miranda Lambert leads ACM Awards Nominations with eight nominations including Entertainer of the Year.

WRITTEN BY: Adrianna Velazquez
Image Source: Instagram // Miranda Lambert

Friday morning nominations for the 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards were announced and Miranda Lambert leads the pack with eight nominations in total including a nomination for Entertainer of the Year.

Following is Dierks Bentley with seven nominations. Bentley released his seventh studio album, Riser which earned him nominations for Album of the Year and Male Vocalist among others.

The ACM nominations include some newer acts as well with Brandy Clark nominated for Female Vocalist while Maddie & Tae and Brothers Osborne compete in Vocal Duo of the Year.

The most interesting category for nominations this year is Entertainer of the Year whose nominees include Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Garth Brooks.

Entertainer of the Year and New Artist of the Year are fan-voted with a victor being determined just a few days before the show.

The Academy of Country Music Awards air Sunday, April 19th on CBS from AT&T Stadium in Texas.

Full list of 2015 ACM Awards nominees:

Entertainer of the Year
Jason Aldean
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Miranda Lambert
Florida Georgia Line

Male Vocalist of the Year
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
Old Boots, New Dirt – Jason Aldean
Pain Killer – Little Big Town
Platinum – Miranda Lambert
Riser – Dierks Bentley
The Outsiders – Eric Church

Single Record of the Year
"American Kids" – Kenny Chesney
"Automatic" – Miranda Lambert
"Dirt" – Florida Georgia Line
"Drunk on a Plane" – Dierks Bentley
"I Don't Dance" – Lee Brice

Song of the Year (TIE)
"American Kids" – Kenny Chesney
"Automatic" – Miranda Lambert
"Drink a Beer" – Luke Bryan
"Follow Your Arrow" – Kacey Musgraves
"Give Me Back My Hometown" – Eric Church
"I Hold On" – Dierks Bentley

Songwriter of the Year
Rodney Clawson
Ashley Gorley
Luke Laird
Josh Osborne
Chris Tompkins

Video of the Year
"American Kids" – Kenny Chesney
"Cop Car" – Keith Urban
"Drunk on a Plane" – Dierks Bentley
"I'm Not Gonna Miss You" – Glen Campbell
"Somethin' Bad" – Miranda Lambert with Carrie Underwood

Vocal Event of the Year
"Lonely Tonight" – Blake Shelton featuring Ashley Monroe
"Meanwhile Back at Mama's" – Tim McGraw featuring Faith Hill
"Somethin' Bad" – Miranda Lambert with Carrie Underwood
"The South" – The Cadillac Three featuring Florida Georgia Line, Dierks Bentley and Mike Eli
"This Is How We Roll" – Florida Georgia Line featuring Luke Bryan

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