Eric Church für 7 ACM Awards nominiert

Mit insgesamt sieben Nominierungen ist Eric Church der große Favorit bei den diesjährigen ACM Awards. Die von der Academy of Country Music in diesem Jahr zum 48. Mal zu vergebenen Awards werden am 7. April in Las Vegas überreicht.
In zwei Kategorien bekommen die Fans ein Mitspracherecht. Sowohl beim Entertainer des Jahres wie auch beim New Artist of the Year dürfen die Countryfans per Online-Abstimmung mitwählen.
Hier sind die Nominierungen in den einzelnen Kategorien:

Entertainer of the Year 


Jason Aldean 

Luke Bryan 

Miranda Lambert 

Blake Shelton 

Taylor Swift
 

Male Vocalist of the Year 


Jason Aldean 

Luke Bryan 

Eric Church 

Toby Keith 

Blake Shelton
 

Female Vocalist of the Year 


Miranda Lambert 

Martina McBride 

Kacey Musgraves 

Taylor Swift 

Carrie Underwood
 

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 

Lady Antebellum 

Little Big Town 

Zac Brown Band
 

New Male Vocalist of the Year 


Lee Brice 

Brantley Gilbert 

Hunter Hayes
 

New Female Vocalist of the Year 


Jana Kramer 

Kacey Musgraves 

Sunny Sweeney
 

New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year 


Florida Georgia Line 

Love and Theft 

Thompson Square
 

New Artist of the Year

(Winners of New Male, New Female & New Vocal Duo of Group of the Year) 

Florida Georgia Line 

Brantley Gilbert 

Jana Kramer
 

Album of the Year


Blown Away - Carrie Underwood (19/Arista Nashville) Produced by: Mark Bright 

Chief - Eric Church (EMI-Nashville) Produced by: Jay Joyce 

Red - Taylor Swift (Big Machine Records) Produced by: Jeff Bhasker, Nathan Chapman, Dann Huff, Jacknife Lee, Max Martin, Shellback, Taylor Swift, Butch Walker, Dan Wilson 

Tailgates & Tanlines - Luke Bryan (Capitol Nashville) Produced by: Mark Bright, Jeff Stevens 

Tornado - Little Big Town (Capitol Nashville) Produced by: Jay Joyce
 

Song of the Year


A Woman Like You - Lee Brice Composers: Phil Barton, Johnny Bulford, Jon Stone Publishers: 3JB Music (BMI), Adios Pantalones (SESAC), Hears That Skyline Music (SESAC), Sixteen Stars Music (BMI), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI) 

Even If It Breaks Your Heart - Eli Young Band Composers: Will Hoge, Eric Paslay Publishers: Cal IV Songs (ASCAP), Will Hoge Music (BMI) 

Over You - Miranda Lambert Composers: Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton Publishers: Pink Dog Publishing (BMI), Sony ATV/Tree Publishing (BMI) 

Springsteen - Eric Church Composers: Eric Church, Jeff Hyde, Ryan Tyndell Publishers: Bug Music (BMI), Ole Purple Cape Music (BMI), Sinnerlina (BMI), Sony ATV/Tree Publishing (BMI) 

Wanted - Hunter Hayes Composers: Hunter Hayes, Troy Verges Publishers: Happy Little Man Publishing (BMI), Songs From The Engine Room (BMI), Songs Of Universal Inc. (BMI)
 

Single Record of the Year

Even If It Breaks Your Heart - Eli Young Band (Republic Nashville) Produced by: Mike Wrucke 

Over You - Miranda Lambert (RCA) Produced by: Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf 

Pontoon - Little Big Town (Capitol Nashville) Produced by: Jay Joyce 

Springsteen - Eric Church (EMI-Nashville) Produced by: Jay Joyce 

Wanted - Hunter Hayes (Atlantic/WMN) Produced by: Hunter Hayes, Dann Huff
 

Songwriter of the Year 


Rodney Clawson 

Dallas Davidson 

Josh Kear 

Luke Laird 

Shane McAnally
 

Video of the Year

Creepin' - Eric Church Producer: Iris Baker, Director: Peter Zavadil 

Merry Go 'Round - Kacey Musgraves Producer: Perry Bean, Kacey Musgraves, Director: Perry Bean 

Tornado - Little Big Town Producer: Iris Baker, Director: Shane Drake 

Wanted - Hunter Hayes Producer: Stephanie Reeves, Eric Williams, Director: Traci Goudie, Patrick Hubik 

We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together - Taylor Swift Producer: John Nguyen, Director: Declan Whitebloom 

The Wind - Zac Brown Band Producer: Ben Kalina, Director: Mike Judge
 

Vocal Event of the Year 


Don't Rush - Kelly Clarkson Featuring Vince Gill (19/RCA/Columbia Nashville) Produced by: Dann Huff 

Easy - Rascal Flatts Featuring Natasha Bedingfield (Big Machine Records) Produced by: Dann Huff, Brian Kennedy, Rascal Flatts 

Feel Like A Rock Star - Kenny Chesney (Duet With Tim McGraw) (Blue Chair/BNA) Produced by: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney 

Let It Rain - David Nail Featuring Sarah Buxton (MCA Nashville) Produced by: Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell 

The Only Way I Know - Aldean With Luke Bryan & Eric Church (Broken Bow) Produced by: Michael Knox
 

Producer of the Year 


Brett Beavers 

Buddy Cannon 

Dann Huff 

Jay Joyce 

Michael Knox
 

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
 

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
 

Piano/Keyboard Player of the Year

John Jarvis 

Charlie Judge 

Gordon Mote 

Steve Nathan 

Michael Rojas
 

Specialty Instrument(s) Player of the Year 


Eric Darken 

Glen Duncan 

Jim Hoke 

Bryan Sutton 

Ilya Toshinsky
 

Steel Guitar Player of the Year 


Dan Dugmore 

Mike Johnson 

Greg Leisz 

Russ Pahl 

Scotty Sanders
Foto: John Peets