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The Academy of Country Music Nominees for 2014

This year's ACM Awards will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas(CBS, April 6, 8 p.m. ET/delayed PT).

A list of major ACM nominations follow:

Entertainer of the year
• Luke Bryan
• Miranda Lambert
• Blake Shelton
• George Strait
• Taylor Swift

Male vocalist of the year
• Jason Aldean
• Lee Brice
• Luke Bryan
• Blake Shelton
• Keith Urban

Female vocalist of the year
• Sheryl Crow
• Miranda Lambert
• Kacey Musgraves
• Taylor Swift
• Carrie Underwood

Vocal duo of the year
• Big & Rich
• Dan + Shay
• Florida Georgia Line
• Love and Theft
• Thompson Square

Vocal group of the year
• Eli Young Band
• Lady Antebellum
• Little Big Town
• The Band Perry
• Zac Brown Band

Album of the year
• Based On A True Story… – Blake Shelton
• Crash My Party – Luke Bryan
• Here's To The Good Times – Florida Georgia Line
• Same Trailer Different Park – Kacey Musgraves
• Two Lanes Of Freedom – Tim McGraw

Single record of the year
• Cruise – Florida Georgia Line
• Highway Don't Care – Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban 
• I Drive Your Truck – Lee Brice
• Mama's Broken Heart – Miranda Lambert
• Wagon Wheel – Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum

Song of the year
• Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain) – Gary Allan
Songwriters: Gary Allan, Hillary Lindsey, Matthew Warren
• I Drive Your Truck – Lee Brice
Songwriters: Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington, Jimmy Yeary
• Mama's Broken Heart – Miranda Lambert
Songwriters: Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves
• Mine Would Be You – Blake Shelton
• Wagon Wheel – Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum

Video of the year
• Better Dig Two – The Band Perry
• Blowin' Smoke – Kacey Musgraves
• Highway Don't Care – Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban
• I Drive Your Truck – Lee Brice
• Mama's Broken Heart – Miranda Lambert
• Two Black Cadillacs – Carrie Underwood

Vocal event of the year
• Boys 'Round Here – Blake Shelton Featuring Pistol Annies & Friends
• Cruise (Remix) – Florida Georgia Line Featuring Nelly
• Highway Don't Care – Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban
• Wagon Wheel – Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum 
• We Were Us – Keith Urban And Miranda Lambert

Songwriter of the year
• Rhett Akins
• Rodney Clawson
• Ashley Gorley
• Luke Laird
• Shane McAnally

Studio recording awards

Bass player of the year
• Mike Brignardello
• Kevin "Swine" Grantt
• Mark Hill
• Michael Rhodes
• Glenn Worf

Drummer of the year
• Chad Cromwell
• Fred Eltringham
• Shannon Forrest
• Greg Morrow
• Lonnie Wilson

Guitar player of the year
• Jeff King
• Troy Lancaster
• Brent Mason
• Rob McNelley
• Jerry McPherson

Piano/keyboards player of the year
• Tony Harrell
• John Jarvis
• Charlie Judge
• Tim Lauer
• Gordon Mote

Specialty instrument(s) player of the year
• Glen Duncan
• Larry Franklin
• Jim Hoke
• Danny Rader
• Bryan Sutton

Steel guitar player of the year
• Dan Dugmore
• Paul Franklin
• Steve Hinson
• Russ Pahl
• Scotty Sanders

Audio engineer of the year
• Derek Bason
• Ben Fowler
• Mills Logan
• Steve Marcantonio
• Justin Niebank

Producer of the year
• Mark Bright
• Dann Huff
• Michael Knox
• Frank Liddell
• Paul Worley

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