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Complete list of nominees for the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards

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Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw (seven nominations), and Keith Urban (six nominations) lead the pack of nominees at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. The following is a complete list of nominees:

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
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
       
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

ALBUM OF THE YEAR [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company - Label(s)]
Based On A True Story... -- Blake Shelton
Producer: Scott Hendricks
Record Label: Warner Bros. Records
 
Crash My Party -- Luke Bryan
Producer: Jeff Stevens
Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville
 
Here's To The Good Times -- Florida Georgia Line
Producer: Joey Moi
Record Label: Republic Nashville
 
Same Trailer Different Park -- Kacey Musgraves
Producers: Luke Laird, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves
Record Label: Mercury Records
 
Two Lanes Of Freedom -- Tim McGraw
Producers: Byron Gallimore, Tim McGraw
Record Label: Big Machine Records
 
SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company--Label(s)]
Cruise -- Florida Georgia Line
Producer: Joey Moi
Record Label: Republic Nashville
 
Highway Don't Care -- Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban
Producers: Byron Gallimore, Tim McGraw
Record Label: Big Machine Records
 
I Drive Your Truck -- Lee Brice
Producers: Lee Brice, Kyle Jacobs, Matt McClure
Record Label: Curb Records
 
Mama's Broken Heart -- Miranda Lambert
Producers: Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf
Record Label: RCA Nashville
 
Wagon Wheel -- Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum
Producer: Frank Rogers
Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville
 
SONG OF THE YEAR [Awarded to Songwriter(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)]
Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain) -- Gary Allan
Songwriters: Gary Allan, Hillary Lindsey, Matthew Warren
Publishers: Always Alone Songs (ASCAP), Crystal Beach Music (BMI), Raylene Music (ASCAP)
 
I Drive Your Truck -- Lee Brice
Songwriters: Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington, Jimmy Yeary
Publishers: Beattyville Music (BMI), EMI Blackwood Music, Inc. (BMI), Great Day At This Music (BMI), Happy Tears Music (ASCAP), Vistaville Music (ASCAP), Watch This Girl Publishing (BMI)
 
Mama’s Broken Heart -- Miranda Lambert
Songwriters: Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves
Publishers: 351 Music (BMI), Crazy Water Music (ASCAP), Little Blue Egg (ASCAP), Songs of Parallel (ASCAP), Vista Loma Music (ASCAP), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
   
Mine Would Be You -- Blake Shelton
Songwriters: Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington, Deric Ruttan
Publishers: Doc and Maggie Music (ASCAP), EMI Blackwood Music, Inc. (BMI), Get A Load Of This Music (ASCAP), Great Day At This Music (BMI), Hopeless Rose Music (ASCAP), Vistaville Music (ASCAP), Watch This Girl Publishing (BMI), WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)
 
Wagon Wheel -- Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum
Songwriters: Bob Dylan, Ketch Secor
Publishers: Blood Donor Music (BMI), Special Rider Music (SESAC)
 
VIDEO OF THE YEAR [Awarded to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)] *(Off Camera Award) (TIE)
Better Dig Two -- The Band Perry
Producer: Eric Williams
Director: Declan Whitebloom
 
Blowin' Smoke -- Kacey Musgraves
Producer: Josh Goldstein
Director: Honey
 
Highway Don't Care -- Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban
Producers: Tameron Hedge, Chandra LaPlume
Director: Shane Drake
 
I Drive Your Truck -- Lee Brice
Producer: Karen Martin
Director: Eric Welch
 
Mama's Broken Heart -- Miranda Lambert
Producer: Reagan Rosson
Director: Trey Fanjoy
 
Two Black Cadillacs -- Carrie Underwood
Producer: Steve Lamar
Director: P.R. Brown
 
VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company--Label(s)]*(Off Camera Award)
Boys 'Round Here -- Blake Shelton Featuring Pistol Annies & Friends
Producer: Scott Hendricks
Record Label: Warner Bros. Records
 
Cruise (Remix) -- Florida Georgia Line Featuring Nelly
Producers: Joey Moi, Jason Nevins
Record Label: Republic Nashville
 
Highway Don't Care -- Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban
Producers: Byron Gallimore, Tim McGraw
Record Label: Big Machine Records
 
Wagon Wheel -- Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum
Producer: Frank Rogers
Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville
 
We Were Us -- Keith Urban And Miranda Lambert
Producers: Nathan Chapman, Keith Urban
Record Labels: Capitol Records Nashville, Hit Red Records, RCA Nashville
 
OFF CAMERA AWARDS - The following off-camera awards will be presented during the 8th Annual ACM Honors event on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 in Nashville.
 
SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Rhett Akins
Rodney Clawson
Ashley Gorley
Luke Laird
Shane McAnally
 
INDUSTRY AWARDS
 
CASINO OF THE YEAR -- SMALL CAPACITY
Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa - Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Deadwood Mountain Grand - Deadwood, S.D.
Mohegan Sun Wolf Den - Uncasville, Conn.
Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort - Mount Pleasant, Mich.
The Joint at Hard Rock Casino - Catoosa, Okla.
 
CASINO OF THE YEAR -- MEDIUM CAPACITY
Caesars Windsor Hotel & Casino - Windsor, Canada
Casino Rama - Rama, Canada
Mohegan Sun Arena - Uncasville, Conn.
Star of the Desert Arena - Primm, Nev.
The Colosseum at Caesars Palace - Las Vegas
 
NIGHTCLUB OF THE YEAR
Billy Bob’s Texas - Ft. Worth
Bub City - Chicago, Ill.
Floore’s Country Store -Helotes, Texas
The Dusty Armadillo - Rootstown, Ohio
Wild Bills - Duluth, Ga.
 
VENUE OF THE YEAR -- SMALL CAPACITY
American Music Theatre -Lancaster, Pa.
Cape Cod Melody Tent -Hyannis, Mass.
Georgia Theatre - Athens, Ga.
House of Blues - Boston
The Moody Theater - Austin, Texas
 
VENUE OF THE YEAR -- MEDIUM CAPACITY
Amphitheater at The Wharf - Orange Beach, Ala.
Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook - Gilford, N.H.
Big Sandy Superstore Arena - Huntington, W.Va.
Grand Ole Opry House - Nashville, Tenn.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre - Golden, Colo.
 
VENUE OF THE YEAR -- LARGE CAPACITY
BOK Center - Tulsa, Okla.
Bridgestone Arena - Nashville
Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion - Bangor, Maine
Gorge Amphitheatre - George, W.Va.
Hollywood Bowl - Hollywood
 
DON ROMEO TALENT BUYER OF THE YEAR
Billy Brill - Billy Alan Productions  
Brock Jones - Global Spectrum
Nicole More - Neste Event Marketing
Fran Romeo - Romeo Entertainment Group
R.J. Romeo - Romeo Entertainment Group
 
PROMOTER OF THE YEAR
Brent Fedrizzi - AEG Live
Brad Garrett - Police Productions     
Billy Minick - Billy Bob’s Texas
Brian O’Connell - Live Nation
Ron Sakamoto - Gold & Gold Productions
 
STUDIO RECORDING AWARDS (Formerly known as musician/bandleader/instrumentalist (MBI) awards)
 
BASS PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Mike Brignardello
Kevin "Swine" Grantt
Mark Hill
Michael Rhodes
Glenn Worf
 
DRUMMER OF THE YEAR
Chad Cromwell
Fred Eltringham
Shannon Forrest
Greg Morrow
Lonnie Wilson
 
GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Jeff King
Troy Lancaster
Brent Mason
Rob McNelley
Jerry McPherson
 
PIANO/KEYBOARDS PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Tony Harrell
John Jarvis
Charlie Judge
Tim Lauer
Gordon Mote
 
SPECIALTY INSTRUMENT(S) PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Glen Duncan
Larry Franklin
Jim Hoke
Danny Rader
Bryan Sutton
 
STEEL GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Dan Dugmore
Paul Franklin
Steve Hinson
Russ Pahl
Scotty Sanders

AUDIO ENGINEER OF THE YEAR
Derek Bason
Ben Fowler
Mills Logan
Steve Marcantonio
Justin Niebank
 
PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Mark Bright
Dann Huff
Michael Knox
Frank Liddell
Paul Worley
 
RADIO AWARDS
 
NATIONAL ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Bobby Bones, Amy, Lunchbox - The Bobby Bones Show
Crook & Chase - Crook & Chase Countdown
Kix Brooks - American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks
Lia - The Lia Show
Lon Helton - Country Countdown USA
 
ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR -- MAJOR MARKET
Dave and Veronica - WQYK-FM St. Petersburg, Fla.
Donna & "Muss" - KEEY-FM Minneapolis
Dr. Don Carpenter, Rachael Hunter, Grunwald, Jason the 300lb. Cowboy - WYCD-FM Detroit
Edwards & Lee - Chuck Edwards & Linda Lee - WYCD-FM Detroit
Paul Schadt and Meg Geof - WKKT-FM Charlotte, N.C.
 
ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR -- LARGE MARKET
Big Dave & Chelsie - WUBE-FM Cincinnati
Dave O'Brien - WLHK-FM Indianapolis
Jim Denny, Deborah Honeycutt & Kevin Freeman - WFMS-FM Indianapolis
Lisa McKay - WQDR-FM Raleigh, N.C.
Randy Carroll and Jamie Martin - KAJA-FM San Antonio
 
ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR -- MEDIUM MARKET
Andy Ritchie, Alison West, Jimmy Holt - WIVK-FM Knoxville, Tenn.
Dan Brennan & Shelby Mitchell - WKSJ-FM Mobile, Ala.
Kevin Richards - WGNA-FM Schenectady, N.Y.      
Scott Wynn & Sue Wilson  - WQMX-FM Akron, Ohio
Steve Lundy and Gina Melton - KXKT-FM Omaha
 
ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR -- SMALL MARKET
Bill Barrett, Tim Fox and Tracy Berry - KKNU-FM Eugene, Ore.
Brian Gary, Todd Harding, and Susan Moore - KUAD-FM Windsor, Colo.
Dex and Mo - WUSY-FM Chattanooga, Tenn.
Mark Ericson, Karen Kiley - WOKQ-FM/WPKQ-FM Portsmouth, N.H.
Scotty Cox, Cara Denis - KCLR-FM Columbia, Mo.
 
RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR -- MAJOR MARKET
KUPL-FM Portland, Ore.
WIL-FM St. Louis
WKLB-FM Boston
WSOC-FM Charlotte, N.C.
WXTU FM Philadelphia
 
RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR -- LARGE MARKET
WCTK-FM Providence, R.I.
WFMS-FM Indianapolis
WLHK-FM Indianapolis
WMIL-FM Greenfield, Wis.
WQDR-FM Raleigh, N.C.
 
RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR -- MEDIUM MARKET
KXKT-FM Omaha
WBBS-FM Syracuse, N.Y.
WCYQ FM Knoxville, Tenn.
WDXB-FM Birmingham, Ala.
WKMK FM Neptune, N.J.
 
RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR -- SMALL MARKET
KSJJ-FM Bend, Ore.
WGSQ-FM Cookeville, Tenn.
WUSY-FM Chattanooga, Tenn.
WXFL-FM Florence, Ala.
WYCT-FM Pensacola, Fla.

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