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Nominations for 2020 ACM Awards Awards Revealed

Who do you think will win?

Written by Lauren Laffer
Nominations for 2020 ACM Awards Awards Revealed
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 07: Duo of the Year award winners Dan + Shay pose in the press room during the 54th Academy Of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 07, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Just minutes after announcing that Keith Urban would host this year’s ceremony, the Academy of Country Music revealed the final nominations.

The nominations were revealed early Thursday morning (2/27) via the ACM’s social media accounts and official website. ACM Award-winning artist Lauren Alaina, this year’s ACM Radio Award National On-Air Personality of the Year winner Bobby Bones, Entertainment Tonight’s Cassie DiLaura and Kevin Frazier, CBS This Morning’s Gayle King, reigning ACM New Female Artist of the Year Ashley McBryde were among those who named off the nominees.

The 55th annual ACM Awards will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 5 on CBS from 8-11 p.m. EST.

See the full list of ACM Awards nominees below…

Entertainer of the Year
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett
Carrie Underwood

Male Artist of the Year
Dierks Bentley
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

Female Artist of the Year
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

Album of the Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]
Center Point Road – Thomas Rhett
o Producers: Julian Bunetta, Jesse Frasure, Dann Huff, Thomas Rhett, The Stereotypes, Cleve Wilson
o Record Label: The Valory Music Co.

GIRL – Maren Morris
o Producers: busbee, Greg Kurstin, Maren Morris
o Record Label: Columbia Nashville

Heartache Medication – Jon Pardi
o Producers: Bart Butler, Ryan Gore, Jon Pardi
o Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville

What You See Is What You Get – Luke Combs
o Producer: Scott Moffatt
o Record Label: River House Artists/Columbia Nashville

Wildcard – Miranda Lambert
o Producer: Jay Joyce
o Record Label: Vanner Records/RCA Records Nashville

Group of the Year
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Midland
Old Dominion
The Highwomen

Duo of the Year
Brooks & Dunn
Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Maddie & Tae

Single of the Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]
God’s Country – Blake Shelton
o Producer: Scott Hendricks
o Record Label: Warner Bros. (Nashville)

One Man Band – Old Dominion
o Producer: Shane McAnally
o Record Label: RCA Records Nashville

Rainbow – Kacey Musgraves
o Producers: Ian Fitchuk, Kacey Musgraves, Daniel Tashian
o Record Label: MCA Nashville

Rumor – Lee Brice
o Producers: Lee Brice, Dan Frizsell, Kyle Jacobs, Jon Stone
o Record Label: Curb Records

What If I Never Get Over You – Lady Antebellum
o Producer: Dann Huff
o Record Label: BMLG Records

New Female Artist of the Year
Ingrid Andress
Gabby Barrett
Lindsay Ell
Caylee Hammack
Tenille Townes

New Male Artist of the Year
Jordan Davis
Russell Dickerson
Riley Green
Cody Johnson
Morgan Wallen

Song of the Year [Awarded to Songwriter(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)]
10,000 Hours – Dan + Shay Featuring Justin Bieber
o Songwriters: Justin Bieber, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Jessie Jo Dillon, Shay Mooney, Jordan Reynolds, Dan Smyers
o Publishers: Beats and Banjos (ASCAP), WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) / Shay Mooney Music (BMI), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI) / Big Ass Pile Of Dimes Music (BMI), Big Machine Music (BMI) / Buckeye 26 (ASCAP), Jreynmusic (ASCAP), WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) / Bieber Time Publishing (ASCAP), Universal Music (ASCAP) / Poo B Z Inc. (ASCAP), BMG Gold Songs (ASCAP).

Girl Goin’ Nowhere – Ashley McBryde
o Songwriters: Jeremy Bussey, Ashley McBryde
o Publishers: Songs of Song Factory (BMI) / Universal Tunes (SESAC).

God’s Country – Blake Shelton
o Songwriters: Devin Dawson, Michael Hardy, Jordan Schmidt
o Publishers: Relative Music Group (BMI), Administered by Songs of Kobalt Music Publishing (BMI) / WB Music Corp. / Georgia Song Vibez / We-volve Music (ASCAP) / Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. / Neon Cross Music (BMI).

One Man Band – Old Dominion
o Songwriters: Josh Osborne, Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen, Brad Tursi
o Publishers: WB Music Corp/Smackville Music/Smack Songs LLC (ASCAP) adm by Kobalt Songs Music Publishing. Rezsongs/Reehits World/Smacktown Music, a division of Smack Blue, LLC/Unfair Entertainment (ASCAP) adm. by Me Gusta Music. We’re Really Doin’ It Publishing (ASCAP) adm by Words & Music. Sony/ATV Cross Keys Publishing/Smackville Music/Smack Songs LLC (ASCAP) adm. by Kobalt Songs Music Publishing.

Some Of It – Eric Church
o Songwriters: Eric Church, Clint Daniels, Jeff Hyde, Bobby Pinson
o Publishers: Sony/ATV Tree Publishing/Longer and Louder Music, admin. by Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC; Mammaw’s Fried Okra Music/Little Louder Songs, admin. by Songs of Kobalt Music Publishing; New Writers Of Sea Gayle Music, admin. by ClearBox Rights; New Writers Of Sea Gayle Music/Not A Track Guy Music, admin. by ClearBox Rights (BMI).

Video of the Year [Awarded to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)]
10,000 Hours – Dan + Shay Featuring Justin Bieber
o Director: Patrick Tracy
o Producer: Christen Pinkston

God’s Country – Blake Shelton
o Director: Sophie Muller
o Producers: Jamie Amos, Patrick Kennedy

One Man Band – Old Dominion
o Director: Mason Allen
o Producer: Mason Allen

Remember You Young – Thomas Rhett
o Director: TK McKamy
o Producer: Dan Atchison

Sugar Coat – Little Big Town
o Directors: Alexa Kinigopoulos, Stephen Kinigopoulos
o Producers: Wes Edwards, Carlo Glorioso, Angie Lorenz

Music Event of the Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]
10,000 Hours – Dan + Shay Featuring Justin Bieber
o Producers: Dan Smyers
o Record Label: Warner Music Nashville

Dive Bar – Garth Brooks Featuring Blake Shelton
o Producers: Garth Brooks
o Record Label: Pearl Records, Inc.

Fooled Around And Fell In Love – Miranda Lambert Featuring Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack & Elle King
o Producer: Jay Joyce
o Record Label: Vanner Records/RCA Records Nashville

Old Town Road – Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus
o Producers: Michael Trent Reznor, Atticus Matthew Ross, YoungKio
o Record Label: Columbia Records

What Happens In A Small Town – Brantley Gilbert Featuring Lindsay Ell
o Producer: Dann Huff
o Record Label: The Valory Music Co.

Songwriter of the Year *(Off Camera Award)
Ashley Gorley
Michael Hardy
Hillary Lindsey
Shane McAnally
Josh Osborne