Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean & Taylor Swift Lead 2012 ACM Awards Nominations!
All right, all you country music fans, are you ready for the Academy of Country Music Awards? The ACM has just released this year's nominees and some of your favorite crooners, like Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean, have all been recognized!
Kenny leads the pack with a total of nine nominations, including one for Entertainer of the Year and another for Male Vocalist of the Year — a category that also boasts Aldean, Paisley, Shelton and Chris Young.
Taylor Swift garnered the most nominations for the girls, being the only female nominated for Entertainer of the Year, which she won last year. Taylor also joins Sara Evans, Lambert, Martina McBride and Underwood in the Female Vocalist of the Year category.
As for groups, Vocal Duo of the Year nods go to Sugarland, Thompson Square, Love and Theft, Steel Magnolia and Montgomery Gentry, while the Vocal Group of the Year nominees are The Band Perry, Eli Young Band, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts and Zac Brown Band. Whoa, now that's a tough category!
Check out the full list of nominees at acmcountry.com and let us know who you want to win! The ACM Awards air on Sunday, April 1, at 8 p.m. on CBS.