The Academy of Country Music revealed early nominations for three categories today.
For the second year in a row fans will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite artists. Fan voting will begin at www.VoteACM.com on Friday, February 26th, and will close on Friday, March 12. The winner in each category will be announced in mid-March and will move on to compete for Top New Artist. Voting for the Top New Artist category will begin at VoteACM.com on Thursday, April 1, and will close on April 18, with the winner being announced live during the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards broadcast on CBS.
Following is the list of final nominees in the Top New categories:
TOP NEW SOLO VOCALIST
TOP NEW VOCAL DUO
Joey + Rory
TOP NEW VOCAL GROUP
Eli Young Band
The Lost Trailers
The complete list of nominees will be announced next month.