ACM Award Nomees for 2011

The nominations for the 2011 ACM Awards were just announced, and we’ve got your list!

Miranda Lambert and Ronnie Dunn stopped by CBS this morning to share with the world the 2011 ACM Award nominations:

VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR [Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company] (Off Camera Award)

* ’As She’s Walking Away’ – Zac Brown Band Featuring Alan Jackson (Southern Ground / Roar / Bigger Picture / Atlantic)
Produced by: Zac Brown, Keith Stegall
* ‘Blue Sky’ – Emily West Featuring Keith Urban (Capitol Records Nashville)
Produced by: Mark Bright
* ’Coal Miner’s Daughter’ – Loretta Lynn, Sheryl Crow and Miranda Lambert (Columbia Nashville)
Produced by: John Carter Cash, Patsy Lynn Russell
* ’Cold Beer’ – Colt Ford Featuring Jamey Johnson (Average Joes)
Produced by: Shannon Houchins, Adrian Young
* ’Good to Be Me’ – Uncle Kracker Featuring Kid Rock (Top Dog/ Atlantic / Bigger Picture)
Produced by: Kid Rock

VIDEO OF THE YEAR [Award to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)] *(Off Camera Award)

* ‘Hillbilly Bone’ – Blake Shelton Featuring Trace Adkins
Producer: Randy Brewer
Director: Roman White
* ’Only Prettier’ – Miranda Lambert
Producer: Trent Hardville
Director: Trey Fanjoy
* ’Stuck Like Glue’ – Sugarland
Producer: Tony McGarry
Director: Declan Whitebloom
* ‘The Boys of Fall’ – Kenny Chesney
Producer: Don Lepore
Director: Shaun Silva
* ’The House That Built Me’ – Miranda Lambert
Producer: Trent Hardville
Director: Trey Fanjoy

SONG OF THE YEAR [Award to Composer(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)]

* ‘A Little More Country Than That’ – Easton Corbin
Composers: Rory Lee Feek, Don Poythress, Wynn Varble
Publishers: A Sling And A Prayer Music (ASCAP), Chrysalis One Music (ASCAP), Don Poythress Songs (ASCAP), Precious Flour Music (BMI), Universal Music-MGB Songs (ASCAP), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
* ‘As She’s Walking Away’ – Zac Brown Band Featuring Alan Jackson
Composers: Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette
Publishers: Angelika Music (BMI), Weimerhound Publishing (BMI)
* ‘If I Die Young’ – The Band Perry
Composer: Kimberly Perry
Publishers: Pearlfeather Publishing (BMI), Rio Bravo Music, Inc. (BMI)
* ’Love Like Crazy’ – Lee Brice
Composers: Tim James, Doug Johnson
Publishers: Mike Curb Music (BMI), Sweet Radical Music (BMI), T-Bird’s Music (BMI), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
* ‘The House That Built Me’ – Miranda Lambert
Composers: Tom Douglas, Allen Shamblin
Publishers: Built On Rock (ASCAP), Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI), Tomdouglasmusic (BMI)

SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR [Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company]

* ‘A Little More Country Than That’ – Easton Corbin (Mercury)
Produced by: Carson Chamberlain
* ‘As She’s Walking Away’ – Zac Brown Band Featuring Alan Jackson (Southern Ground / Roar / Bigger Picture / Atlantic)
Produced by: Zac Brown, Keith Stegall
* ‘If I Die Young’ – The Band Perry (Republic Nashville)
Produced by: Paul Worley
* ’Love Like Crazy’ – Lee Brice (Curb Records)
Produced by: Lee Brice, Doug Johnson
* ‘The Boys of Fall’ – Kenny Chesney (BNA)
Produced by: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney
* ’The House That Built Me’ – Miranda Lambert (Columbia Nashville)
Produced by: Frank Liddell, Mike Wrucke

ALBUM OF THE YEAR [Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company]

* Hemingway’s Whiskey’ – Kenny Chesney (BNA)
Produced by: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney
* ’Need You Now’ – Lady Antebellum (Capitol Records Nashville)
Produced by: Lady Antebellum, Paul Worley
* ‘The Guitar Song’ – Jamey Johnson (Mercury)
Produced by: Arlis Albritton, Dave Cobb, The Kent Hardly Playboys
* ‘Speak Now’ – Taylor Swift (Big Machine Records)
Produced by: Nathan Chapman, Taylor Swift
* ‘Up on the Ridge’ – Dierks Bentley (Capitol Records Nashville)
Produced by: Jon Randall Stewart
* ‘You Get What You Give’ – Zac Brown Band (Southern Ground / Roar / Bigger Picture / Atlantic)
Produced by: Zac Brown, Keith Stegall

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

* Jason Aldean
* Toby Keith
* Miranda Lambert
* Brad Paisley
* Taylor Swift
* Keith Urban

TOP MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

* Jason Aldean
* Brad Paisley
* Blake Shelton
* George Strait
* Keith Urban

TOP FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

* Miranda Lambert
* Reba McEntire
* Taylor Swift
* Carrie Underwood
* Lee Ann Womack

TOP VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

* The JaneDear girls
* Joey + Rory
* Montgomery Gentry
* Steel Magnolia
* Sugarland

TOP VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

* Lady Antebellum
* Little Big Town
* Randy Rogers Band
* The Band Perry
* Zac Brown Band

TOP NEW SOLO VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

* Eric Church
* Easton Corbin
* Randy Houser

TOP NEW VOCAL DUO or GROUP OF THE YEAR

* the JaneDear girls
* Steel Magnolia
* The Band Perry

Now this is just my opinion, but I think Kenny Chesney and Taylor Swift are gonna clean house this year! Comment below with your picks, then go to voteacm.com to make it happen! The ACM Awards will broadcast live from the MGM Grand on April 3, 2011 on CBS!

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Shauna "WhiskeyChick" Castorena is a freelance journalist for both Country Music News and Pure Rock News. You can reach Shauna on Twitter or Facebook by just searching "WhiskeyChick".

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