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American Country Awards Announced, Jason Aldean & Zac Brown Band Lead Nominations

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This years American Country Awards have been announced, and it looks like a good year for Jason Aldean and Zac Brown Band.  Each have 8 nominations and lead the pack of country stars.  Newcomers Thomspon Square have 7 nods, and adorable Taylor Swift has 6.

The ACA’s are on Fox Monday Dec 5th.  You can vote once a day for your favorites at theacas.com.  Here’s the full list of nominees:

The following is the list of categories and nominees:

 

Artist of the Year

 

Jason Aldean

 

Kenny Chesney

 

Lady Antebellum

 

Taylor Swift

 

Zac Brown Band

 

Artist of the Year: Male

 

Jason Aldean

 

Luke Bryan

 

Kenny Chesney

 

Brad Paisley

 

Blake Shelton

 

Artist of the Year: Female

 

Sara Evans

 

Alison Krauss

 

Miranda Lambert

 

Taylor Swift

 

Carrie Underwood

 

Artist of the Year: Duo or Group

 

The Band Perry

 

Lady Antebellum

 

Rascal Flatts

 

Sugarland

 

Zac Brown Band

 

Artist of the Year: Breakthrough Artist

 

Eric Church

 

Eli Young Band

 

Justin Moore

 

Jake Owen

 

Chris Young

 

Artist of the Year: New Artist

 

The Band Perry

 

Scotty McCreery

 

Jerrod Niemann

 

Pistol Annies

 

Thompson Square

 

Album of the Year

 

Jason Aldean, “My Kinda Party”

 

Kenny Chesney, “Hemingway’s Whiskey”

 

Brad Paisley, “This Is Country Music”

 

Taylor Swift, “Speak Now”

 

Keith Urban, “Get Closer”

 

Zac Brown Band, “You Get What You Give”

 

Single of the Year

 

Billy Currington, “Let Me Down Easy”

 

Tim McGraw, “Felt Good On My Lips”

 

Thompson Square, “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not”

 

Chris Young, “Voices”

 

Zac Brown Band with Alan Jackson, “As She’s Walking Away”

 

Single of the Year: Male

 

Jason Aldean, “My Kinda Party”

 

Luke Bryan, “Someone Else Calling You Baby”

 

Billy Currington, “Let Me Down Easy”

 

Tim McGraw, “Felt Good On My Lips”

 

Chris Young, “Voices”

 

Single of the Year: Female

 

Sara Evans, “A Little Bit Stronger”

 

Miranda Lambert, “Heart Like Mine”

 

Reba, “Turn On The Radio”

 

Taylor Swift, “Mean”

 

Carrie Underwood, “Mama’s Song”

 

Single of the Year: Duo or Group

 

The Band Perry, “You Lie”

 

Rascal Flatts, “Why Wait”

 

Sugarland, “Stuck Like Glue”

 

Thompson Square, “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not”

 

Zac Brown Band, “Colder Weather”

 

Single of the Year: New Artist

 

The Band Perry, “You Lie”

 

Craig Campbell, “Family Man”

 

The JaneDear Girls, “Wildflower”

 

Jerrod Niemann, “What Do You Want”

 

Thompson Square, “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not”

 

Single of the Year: Vocal Collaboration

 

Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson, “Don’t You Wanna Stay”

 

Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter, “You and Tequila”

 

Brad Paisley with Alabama, “Old Alabama”

 

Zac Brown Band with Jimmy Buffet, “Knee Deep”

 

Zac Brown Band with Alan Jackson, “As She’s Walking Away”

 

Touring Headline Act of the Year

 

Jason Aldean

 

Kenny Chesney

 

Toby Keith

 

Tim McGraw

 

Brad Paisley

 

Rascal Flatts

 

George Strait

 

Taylor Swift

 

Carrie Underwood

 

Keith Urban

 

Music Video of the Year

 

Sara Evans, “A Little Bit Stronger”

 

Jerrod Niemann, “What Do You Want”

 

Blake Shelton, “Who Are you When I’m Not Looking”

 

Thompson Square, “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not”

 

Josh Turner, “I Wouldn’t Be A Man”

 

Music Video: Male

 

Jason Aldean, “My Kinda Party”

 

Jerrod Niemann, “What Do You Want”

 

Blake Shelton, “Who Are You When I’m Not Looking”

 

Josh Turner, “I Wouldn’t Be A Man”

 

Keith Urban, “Put You In A Song”

 

Music Video: Female

 

Sara Evans, “A Little Bit Stronger”

 

Reba, “Turn On The Radio”

 

Ashton Shepherd, “Look It Up”

 

Taylor Swift, “Back To December”

 

Carrie Underwood, “Mama’s Song”

 

Music Video: Duo, Group or Collaboration

 

Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson, “Don’t You Wanna Stay”

 

The Band Perry, “You Lie”

 

Lady Antebellum, “Hello World”

 

Thompson Square, “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not”

 

Zac Brown Band with Alan Jackson, “As She’s Walking Away”

 

Music Video: New Artist

 

The Band Perry, “You Lie”

 

Craig Campbell, “Family Man”

 

Brett Eldredge, “Raymond”

 

Jerrod Niemann, “What Do You Want”

 

Thompson Square, “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not”

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