Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban and Maren Morris Lead 2017 ACM Award Nominations

 

 

Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban and Maren Morris came out as the top nominees for the 2017 ACM Awards.

Lambert’s highly-anticipated release The Weight of These Wings earned an Album of the Year nod, while her lead single “Vice” is up for Song of the Year, Single of the Year and Video of the Year.

 

Keith Urban’s hit record Ripcord helped him snagged the most nominations for the 2017 ACM Awards. Not only is he up for the coveted Entertainer of the Year award, but also Male Vocalist of the Year,  Single and Song of the Year for “Blue Ain’t Your Color” and Album of the Year for Ripcord.

Breakthrough artist Maren Morris, who just received her first Grammy award last week, also grabbed six nominations. This year, she’s up for Female Vocalist of the Year, New Female Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year and Single of the Year for “My Church.”

The 2017 ACM Awards, hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, will be held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on April 2. Fans can watch the live broadcast on CBS beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

2017 ACM Award Nominees

Entertainer of the Year

Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Florida Georgia Line
Carrie Underwood
Keith Urban

Male Vocalist of the Year

Jason Aldean
Dierks Bentley
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year

Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

Vocal Duo of the Year

Big & Rich
Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Maddie & Tae

Vocal Group of the Year

Eli Young Band
Little Big Town
Old Dominion
Rascal Flatts
Lady Antebellum

Album of the Year

Black, Dierks Bentley
Dig Your Roots, Florida Georgia Line
Hero, Maren Morris
Ripcord, Keith Urban
The Weight of These Wings, Miranda Lambert

New Male Vocalist of the Year

Kane Brown
Chris Janson
Chris Lane
Jon Pardi
Brett Young

New Female Vocalist of the Year

Lauren Alaina
Cam
Brandy Clark
Maren Morris

New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year

A Thousand Horses
Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
LoCash
Maddie & Tae

Video of the Year (Awarded to Producer(s) / Director(s) / Artist(s))

“Fire Away,” Chris Stapleton
“Forever Country,” Various Artists
“Humble and Kind,” Tim McGraw
“Peter Pan,” Kelsea Ballerini
“Vice,” Miranda Lambert

Vocal Event of the Year (Awarded to Artist(s) / Producer(s) / Record Label(s))

“Different for Girls,” Dierks Bentley feat. Elle King
“Forever Country,” Various Artists
“May We All,” Florida Georgia Line feat. Tim McGraw
“Setting the World on Fire,” Kenny Chesney feat. Pink
“Think of You,” Chris Young feat. Cassadee Pope

Single Record of the Year (Awarded to Artist(s) / Producer(s) / Record Label(s))

“Blue Ain’t Your Color,” Keith Urban
“H.O.L.Y.,” Florida Georgia Line
“Humble and Kind,” Tim McGraw
“My Church,” Maren Morris
“Vice,” Miranda Lambert

Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriter(s) / Publisher(s) / Artist(s)

“Blue Ain’t Your Color,” Keith Urban (Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Lee Olsen)
“Die a Happy Man,” Thomas Rhett (Thoomas Rhett, Sean Douglas, Joe Spargur)
“Humble and Kind,” Tim McGraw (Lori McKenna)
“Kill a Word,” Eric Church feat. Rhiannon Giddens (Eric Church, Luke Dick, Jeff Hyde)
“Tennessee Whiskey,” Chris Stapleton (Dean Dillon, Linda Hargrove)
“Vice,” Miranda Lambert (Miranda Lambert, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne)

Songwriter of the Year

Ashley Gorley
Luke Laird
Hillary Lindsey
Shane McAnally
Lori McKenna