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2016 ACM Awards nominees announced

Posted: 9:52 AM, Feb 01, 2016
Updated: 2016-02-01 09:52:17-05
2016 ACM Awards nominees announced

The nominees for the 51st annual Academy of Country Music Awards were announced Monday morning by co-host Dierks Bently.

The show will air live from Las Vegas on April 3. Bently will co-host with Luke Bryan.

Read the full list of announced ACM Awards nominees below — note that nominees for Song of the Year and Songwriter of the Year will be announced at a later date.

Entertainer of the Year

Jason Aldean

Garth Brooks

Luke Bryan

Eric Church

Miranda Lambert

 

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)

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

Kelsea Ballerini

Jana Kramer

Miranda Lambert

Kacey Musgraves

Carrie Underwood

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

Jason Aldean

Dierks Bentley

Eric Church

Brett Eldredge

Chris Stapleton

 

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

 

Vocal Event of the Year

"Hangover Tonight" (Gary Allan, ft. Chris Stapleton)

"Home Alone Tonight" (Luke Bryan, ft. Karen Fairchild)

"Raise 'Em Up" (Keith Urban, ft. Eric Church)

"Smokin' And Drinkin'" (Miranda Lambert, ft. Little Big Town)

"Wild Child" (Kenny Chesney, ft. Grace Potter)

 

Album of the Year

"I'm Comin' Over" (Chris Young)

"Montevallo" (Sam Hunt)

"Mr. Misunderstood" (Eric Church)

"Tangled Up" (Thomas Rhett)

"Traveller" (Chris Stapleton)

 

Music Video of the Year

"Biscuits" (Kacey Musgraves)

"Burning House" (Cam)

"Girl Crush" (Little Big Town)

"Mr. Misunderstood" (Eric Church)

"Riser" (Dierks Bentley)

 

Clint Davis is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @MrClintDavis.