Academy of Country Music Award nominees

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Country superstar Kenny Chesney leads the field with 11 nominations for the 43rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards, including entertainer of the year and top male vocalist. Full story

A complete list of Academy of Country Music Award nominees follows:

Entertainer of the year
Kenny Chesney
Brad Paisley
Rascal Flatts
George Strait
Keith Urban

Top male vocalist
Rodney Atkins
Kenny Chesney
Brad Paisley
George Strait
Keith Urban

Top female vocalist
Miranda Lambert
Martina McBride
LeAnn Rimes
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Top vocal group
Diamond Rio
Eagles
Emerson Drive
Little Big Town
Rascal Flatts

Top vocal duo

Big & Rich
Brooks & Dunn
Halfway To Hazard
Montgomery Gentry
Sugarland

Top new male vocalist

Luke Bryan
Jack Ingram
Jake Owen

Top new female vocalist

Sarah Buxton
Kellie Pickler
Taylor Swift

Top new duo or vocal group

Carolina Rain
Lady Antebellum
The Wreckers

Album of the year

"5th Gear" Brad Paisley (Arista Nashville)
"Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" Miranda Lambert (Columbia)
"Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates" Kenny Chesney (BNA)
"If You're Going Through Hell" Rodney Atkins (Curb)
"Taylor Swift" Taylor Swift (Big Machine)

Single record of the year

"Don't Blink," Kenny Chesney
"Famous in a Small Town," Miranda Lambert
"Lost in This Moment," Big & Rich
"Stay," Sugarland
"Watching Airplanes," Gary Allan

Song of the year

"Don't Blink," Kenny Chesney
"Lost in This Moment," Big & Rich
"Moments," Emerson Drive
"Watching You," Rodney Atkins
"Stay," Sugarland

Video of the year
"Don't Blink," Kenny Chesney
"Lost in This Moment," Big & Rich
"Online," Brad Paisley
"Watching You," Rodney Atkins
"Stay," Sugarland

Vocal event of the year

"Because of You," Reba McEntire Duet With Kelly Clarkson
"Find Out Who Your Friends Are," Tracy Lawrence With Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney
"Shiftwork," Kenny Chesney Duet With George Strait
"Till We Ain't Strangers Anymore," Bon Jovi Featuring LeAnn Rimes
"What You Give Away," Vince Gill With Sheryl Crow
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