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ACM Awards 2013 Nominees

Written by: On February - 13 - 2013

Complete List of the Academy of Country Music ACM Awards 2013 Nominees!

The Academy of Country Music took to social media this morning to announce the official ACM Awards 2013 Nominees and it couldn’t be more exciting! Eric Church (finally!!) leads with 7 total nominations, and Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton (not surprisingly) nabbing multiple noms as well. Semi-newcomers Hunter Hayes and Kacey Musgraves both also did really well claiming multiple nods. Find the complete list of nominees below, and check out the #CMchat #BlogRodeo “Reaction” Chat!

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ACM Awards 2013 Nominees.

Entertainer of the Year

Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton
Taylor Swift

Female Vocalist of the Year

Miranda Lambert
Martina McBride
Kacey Musgraves
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year

Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Toby Keith
Blake Shelton

Vocal Duo of the Year

Big & Rich
Florida Georgia Line
Love and Theft
Sugarland
Thompson Square

Vocal Group of the Year

The Band Perry
Eli Young Band
Little Big Town
Lady Antebellum
Zac Brown Band

New Artist of the Year

Jana Kramer
Brantley Gilbert
Florida Georgia Line

Album of the Year

Blown Away Carrie Underwood
Chief Eric Church
RedTaylor Swift
Tailgates & Tanlines Luke Bryan
Tornado Little Big Town

Song of the Year

A Woman Like You” Lee Brice (Composers: Phil Barton/Jonny Bulford/Jon Stone)
Even If It Breaks Your Heart” Eli Young Band (Composers: Will Hoge/Eric Paslay)
Over You” Miranda Lambert (Composers: Miranda Lambert/Blake Shelton)
Springsteen” Eric Church (Composers: Eric Church/Jeff Hyde/Ryan Tyndell)
Wanted” Hunter Hayes (Composers: Hunter Hayes/Troy Verges)

Single Record of the Year

Even If It Breaks Your Heart” Eli Young Band
Over You” Miranda Lambert
Pontoon” Little Big Town
Springsteen” Eric Church
Wanted” Hunter Hayes

Vocal Event of the Year

Don’t Rush” Kelly Clarkson ft. Vince Gill
Easy” Rascal Flatts ft. Natasha Bedingfield
Feel Like A Rockstar” Kenny Chesney ft. Tim McGraw
Let It Rain” David Nail ft. Sarah Buxton
The Only Way I Know” Jason Aldean with Luke Bryan and Eric Church

Video of the Year

Creepin” Eric Church
Wanted” Hunter Hayes
Tornado” Little Big Town
Merry Go Round” Kacey Musgraves
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” Taylor Swift
The Wind” Zac Brown Band

Songwriter of the Year

Rodney Clawson
Dallas Davidson
Josh Kear
Luke Laird
Shane McAnally

Steel Guitar Player of the Year

Dan Dugmore
Mike Johnson
Greg Leisz
Russ Pahl

Fiddle Player of the Year

Glen Duncan
Larry Franklin
Aubrey Haynie
Hank Singer
Joe Spivey

Guitarist of the Year

Tom Bukovac
J.T. Corenflos
Jay Joyce
Rob McNelley
Brent Mason

Bass Player of the Year

Dennis Crouch
Kevin “Swine” Grantt
Larry Paxton
Jimmie Lee Sloas
Glenn Worf

Percussionist/Drummer of the Year

Eddie Bayers
Matt Chamberlain
Chad Cromwell
Chris McHugh
Greg Morrow

Specialty Instrument(s) Player of the Year

Eric Darken
Glen Duncan
Jim Hoke
Bryan Sutton
Ilya Toshinsky

Piano/Keyboard Player of the Year

John Jarvis
Charlie Judge
Gordon Mote
Steve Nathan
Michael Rojas

Casino of the Year

Agua Caliente Casino ‐ Rancho Mirage, CA
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Tulsa, OK
Northern Quest Casino – Airway Heights, WA
Red Rock Casino & Resort – Las Vegas, NV
WinStar World Casino ‐ Thackerville, OK

Nightclub of the Year

Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace ‐ Bakersfield, CA
Joe’s Bar – Chicago, IL
The Dusty Armadillo – Rootstown, OH
Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill ‐ Denver, CO
Wild Bills- Duluth, GA

Venue of the Year

Blossom Music Center – Cuyahoga Falls, OH
BOK Center ‐ Tulsa, OK
Klipsch Music Center – Noblesville, IN
Meadowbrook – Gilford, NH
Ryman Auditorium – Nashville, TN

Don Romeo Talent Buyer of the Year

Billy Brill – Billy Alan Productions
Jerry Hufford – Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace
Gary Osier – Gary Osier Presents
Pat Powelson – Jayson Promotions, Inc.
Fran Romeo – Romeo Entertainment Group

Promoter of the Year

Brad Garrett – Police Productions
Darin Lashinsky – NS2
Debra Rathwell – AEG Live
Glenn Smith – Glenn Smith Presents
Ed Warm – Joe’s Bar

Producer of the Year

Brett Beavers
Buddy Cannon
Dann Huff
Jay Joyce
Michael Knox

Audio Engineer of the Year

Chuck Ainlay
Derek Bason
Mills Logan
Steve Marcantonio
F. Reid Shippen

Radio Station of the Year – Small Market

KCLR-FM Columbia, MO
WXFL-FM Florence, AL
WYCT-FM Pensacola, FL

Radio Station of the Year – Medium Market

KUZZ-AM/FM Bakersfield, CA
WBBS-FM Syracuse, NY
WGNA-FM Schenectady, NY
WKMK-FM Monmouth-Ocean, NJ
WMYL-FM Knoxville, TN

Radio Station of the Year – Large Market

KAJA-FM San Antonio, TX
WFMS-FM Indianapolis, IN
WLHK-FM Indianapolis, IN
WSM-AM Nashville, TN
WUBE-FM Cincinnati, OH

Radio Station of the Year – Major Market

KNIX-FM Phoenix, AZ
KUPL-FM Portland, OR
WDSY-FM Pittsburgh, PA
WQYK-FM St. Petersburg, FL
WYCD-FM Detroit, MI

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