Chesney Earns Five ACA Nominations

posted October 10th, 2012 at 10:12 am

by Josh Martn

The American Country Awards (ACA) announced nominations this morning and Kenny Chesney landed five nominations:

Male Artist of the Year

  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan
  • Kenny Chesney
  • Eric Church
  • Toby Keith

Male Single of the Year

  • Jason Aldean, “Tattoos On This Town”
  • Luke Bryan, “I Don’t Want This Night To End”
  • Kenny Chesney, “Reality”
  • Eric Church, “Drink In My Hand”
  • Chris Young, “You”

Single of the Year: Vocal Collaboration

  • Kix Brooks featuring Joe Walsh, “New To This Town”
  • Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw, “Feel Like A Rock Star”
  • Brad Paisley featuring Carrie Underwood, “Remind Me”
  • Rascal Flatts featuring Natasha Bedingfield, “Easy”
  • Zac Brown Band featuring Jimmy Buffett, “Knee Deep”

Touring Artist of the Year

  • Kenny Chesney
  • Lady Antebellum
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Tim McGraw
  • Brad Paisley
  • Eric Church
  • Toby Keith
  • Rascal Flatts
  • Taylor Swift
  • Zac Brown Band
  • Jason Aldean

Song of the Year

  • Trace Adkins, “Just Fishin’” (Casey Beathard, Monty Criswell and Ed Hill)
  • Jason Aldean, “Fly Over States,” (Michael Dulaney and Neil Thrasher)
  • Jason Aldean, “Tattoos On This Town” (Michael Dulaney, Wendell Mobley and Neil Thrasher)
  • Lee Brice, “A Woman Like You” (Phil Barton, Johnny Bulford and Jon Stone)
  • Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter, “You And Tequila” (Matraca Berg and Deana Carter)
  • Ronnie Dunn, “Cost of Livin’” (Phillip Coleman and Ronnie Dunn)
  • Eli Young Band, “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” (Will Hoge and Eric Paslay)
  • Toby Keith, “Red Solo Cup” (Brett Beavers, Jim Beavers, Brad Warren and Brett Warren)
  • Eric Church, “Springsteen” (Eric Church, Jeff Hyde and Ryan Tyndell)
  • Tim McGraw, “Better Than I Used to Be” (Ashley Gorley& Bryan Simpson)

The third annual AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS will air live from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas Monday, Dec. 10 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Luke Bryan leads the AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS nominees with seven nominations; Lady Antebellum and Zac Brown Band each earned six nods; and Eric Church and Taylor Swift garnered five nominations.

Starting today, fans can vote once each day for their favorite AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS nominees at Voting is open until Monday, Nov. 12 for all categories, except for Artist of the Year, which closes on Friday, Dec. 7. The nominees for each award category have been determined by four media measurement companies: BigChampagne (record sales and media consumption); Great American Country (video airplay); Mediabase (radio airplay); Pollstar (touring data); and Nashville Songwriters Association International.

Tagged in Awards, Television

  • Amy

    I vote for Kenny Chesney in all 5 categories!!!

  • Daisy

    I hate voted awards. But for Kenny I will make the time. Good luck!


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