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Taylor Swift leads ACA nominations

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Swift - Nominated for eight American Country Awards

Taylor Swift leads this year's American Country Awards nominees, with nods in eight categories.

Swift's nominations include Artist of the Year, Artist of the Year: Female, Touring Artist of the Year, Music Video of the Year: Female and Single of the Year: Female for her track Begin Again.

Also competing for the Artist of the Year award are Jason Aldean,
Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line and Blake Shelton, while Kelly Clarkson, Sheryl Crow, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood are also up for the best female artist of the year.

Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church and
Blake Shelton will compete for the best male artist of the year gong.

Blake Shelton, Florida Georgia Line and Tim McGraw have all received seven nominations each.

This year's ceremony will be hosted by country music star Trace Adkins and NASCAR driver Danica Patrick on December 10.


 

Take a look at a full list of this year's American Country Awards nominees below:

ARTISTS

Artist of the Year

Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Florida Georgia Line
Blake Shelton
Taylor Swift

Artist of the Year: Male
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney
Eric Church
Blake Shelton

Artist of the Year: Female
Kelly Clarkson
Sheryl Crow
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Artist of the Year: Duo or Group
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Rascal Flatts
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

Artist of the Year: Breakthrough Artist
Lee Brice
Hunter Hayes
Randy Houser
Scotty McCreery
Justin Moore

Artist of the Year: New Artist
Florida Georgia Line
Kip Moore
Kacey Musgraves
Cassadee Pope
Thomas Rhett

Album

Album of the Year

Night Train, Jason Aldean
Here's to the Good Times, Florida Georgia Line
Two Lanes of Freedom, Tim McGraw
Based on a True Story... , Blake Shelton
Pioneer, The Band Perry

SINGLES

Single of the Year
Cruise, Florida Georgia Line
How Country Feels, Randy Houser
Beer Money, Kip Moore
Better Dig Two, The Band Perry
One of Those Nights, Tim McGraw

Single of the Year: Male
Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain), Gary Allan
One of Those Nights, Tim McGraw
The One That Got Away, Jake Owen
Wagon Wheel, Darius Rucker
Sure Be Cool If You Did, Blake Shelton

Single of the Year: Female
Easy, Sheryl Crow
American Heart, Faith Hill
Mama's Broken Heart, Miranda Lambert
Begin Again, Taylor Swift
Two Black Cadillacs, Carrie Underwood

Single of the Year: Duo/Group
Downtown, Lady Antebellum
Tornado, Little Big Town
Better Dig Two, The Band Perry
If I Didn't Have You, Thompson Square
Goodbye in Her Eyes, Zac Brown Band

Single of the Year: Breakthrough Artist
I Drive Your Truck, Lee Brice
All Over the Road, Easton Corbin
Somebody's Heartbreak, Hunter Hayes
How Country Feels, Randy Houser
Til My Last Day, Justin Moore

Single of the Year: New Artist
Did It for the Girl, Greg Bates
Don't Ya, Brett Eldredge
Redneck Crazy, Tyler Farr
Cruise, Florida Georgia Line
Beer Money, Kip Moore

Single of the Year: Vocal Collaboration
The Only Way I Know, Jason Aldean with Luke Bryan and Eric Church
Don't Rush, Kelly Clarkson and Vince Gill
Highway Don't Care, Tim McGraw featuring Taylor Swift and Keith Urban
Boys Round Here, Blake Shelton with Pistol Annies

TOURING

Touring Artist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney
Miranda Lambert
Brad Paisley
Rascal Flatts
George Strait
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood
Zac Brown Band

VIDEOS

GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY - Music Video of the Year

Cruise, Florida Georgia Line
Tornado, Little Big Town
Sure Be Cool If You Did, Blake Shelton
Begin Again, Taylor Swift
Better Dig Two, The Band Perry

Music Video of the Year: Male
Take a Little Ride, Jason Aldean
Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain), Gary Allan
One of Those Nights, Tim McGraw
Wagon Wheel, Darius Rucker
Sure Be Cool If You Did, Blake Shelton

Music Video of the Year: Female
American Heart, Faith Hill
Mama's Broken Heart, Miranda Lambert
Someone Somewhere Tonight, Kellie Pickler
Begin Again, Taylor Swift
Blown Away, Carrie Underwood

Music Video of the Year: New Artist
Don't Ya, Brett Eldredge
Cruise, Florida Georgia Line
Crying on a Suitcase, Casey James
Beer Money, Kip Moore
Merry Go 'Round, Kacey Musgraves

Music Video of the Year: Group or Collaboration
Tornado, Little Big Town
Highway Don't Care, Tim McGraw featuring Taylor Swift and Keith Urban
Come Wake Me Up, Rascal Flatts
Better Dig Two, The Band Perry
If I Didn't Have You, Thompson Square

Song of the Year (award goes to the songwriter(s):
Better Dig Two, Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, Trevor Rosen (Recorded by The Band Perry)

Cruise, Tyler Hubbard, Brian Kelley, Joey Moi, Chase Rice and Jesse Rice (Recorded by Florida Georgia Line)

Hard to Love, Ben Glover, Billy Montana and John Ozier (Recorded by Lee Brice)

Highway Don't Care, Mark Irwin, Josh Kear, Brad Warren and Brett Warren (Recorded by Tim McGraw featuring Taylor Swift and Keith Urban)

I Drive Your Truck, Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington and Jimmy Yeary (Recorded by Lee Brice)

Like Jesus Does, Casey Beathard and Monty Criswell (Recorded by Eric Church)

Mama's Broken Heart, Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally and Kacey Musgraves (Recorded by Miranda Lambert)

Merry Go Round, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves and Josh Osborne (Recorded by Kacey Musgraves)

Pontoon, Barry Dean, Natalie Hemby and Luke Laird (Recorded by Little Big Town)

Wagon Wheel, Bob Dylan and Ketch Secor (Recorded by Darius Rucker)

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