Kenny Chesney Leads the Pack in ACM Nominations

posted January 26th, 2012 at 12:25 pm

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by Josh Martn

The Academy of Country Music announced their nominations Thursday morning for the 47th annual ACM Awards and Kenny Chesney led all other artists with nine nominations.

Here’s a look at the categories Kenny is nominated in:

Entertainer of the Year

  • Jason Aldean
  • Kenny Chesney
  • Brad Paisley
  • Blake Shelton
  • Taylor Swift

Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Jason Aldean
  • Kenny Chesney
  • Brad Paisley
  • Blake Shelton
  • Chris Young

Album of the Year

  • Chief – Eric Church
  • Four The Record – Miranda Lambert
  • Hemingway’s Whiskey – Kenny Chesney
  • My Kinda Party – Jason Aldean
  • Own The Night – Lady Antebellum

Single Record of the Year

  • Crazy Girl – Eli Young Band
  • Don’t You Wanna Stay – Jason Aldean With Kelly Clarkson
  • Red Solo Cup – Toby Keith
  • Tomorrow – Chris Young
  • You And Tequila – Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter

Song of the Year

  • Crazy Girl – Eli Young Band
  • Home – Dierks Bentley
  • Just A Kiss – Lady Antebellum
  • Threaten Me With Heaven – Vince Gill
  • You And Tequila – Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter

Vocal Event of the Year

  • Country Boy – Aaron Lewis Featuring George Jones & Charlie Daniels
  • Don’t You Wanna Stay – Jason Aldean With Kelly Clarkson
  • Old Alabama – Brad Paisley Featuring Alabama
  • Remind Me – Brad Paisley Duet With Carrie Underwood
  • You And Tequila – Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter

Entertainer of the Year will once again be determined by fan voting. Fans can begin voting at the ACM website for Entertainer of the Year on March 19th.

The 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, hosted by Blake Shelton and Reba McEntire, will take place on Sunday, April 1, at 8 p.m. ET, and will air on CBS.


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