Shot of Country ACM Awards 2013 Nominees Salute

This Installment of Shot Of Country Raises a Glass to All the ACM Awards 2013 Nominees! This week’s special edition “Shot Of Country” is putting the spotlight on all the ACM Awards 2013 Nominees! The nominations were announced Wednesday, February 13th, and we’ve got just the right drink for you to mix up to salute your favorite country artist! Check out this week’s recipe below, and be sure to let us know who would get your vote this year! The live show will take place in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7th at 8pm on CBS! Raise a Glass with HaleighT and Salute Your Favorite ACM Awards Nominees!

ACM Awards 2013 Nominees

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! Watch the ‘Reaction Chat’! 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 ‐ Continue reading