Stars React To 2012 American Country Award Nominations

Written by SLN Staff Writer
Stars React To 2012 American Country Award Nominations

In the days after the 2012 American Country Award nominees were announced, Country Music stars have been taking to their social media and releasing statements about their excitement over being recognized.

Luke Bryan leads the ACA nominations with a total of seven, including a nod for Artist of the Year. Lady Antebellum and Zac Brown Band follow with six nominations apiece, while Taylor Swift and Eric Church each earned five nods.

Check out what some of your favorite Country Music stars had to say about their nominations…

“Four ACA nominations?! Are you kidding me? Thanks so much!!! Wow! Another great news kind of day! #seriouslyblessed” – Carrie Underw00d

“THANK YOU for the ACA nominations for For You!!! Amazing!!! See you all soon!” – Keith Urban

“SO thankful for @ACAINSIDER nominations: Best Female Artist, Single & Music Video of the Year!!” – Sara Evans

“Hey y’all! I just wanna say how I’m super excited to be nominated for an ACA!! What a crazy world this is! 🙂 Thanks everyone!” – Casey James

“Heard about the ACA noms: right on! Thanks for comin’ out to see our shows, buying albums, calling radio and for ur love of country music!!!” – Tim McGraw

“Proud to be nominated in 3 categories for the American Country Awards!” – Lee Brice

“So honored hearing the news of six #ACA nominations. Thank you Lady A’ers for all the nonstop support. Love y’all!” – Lady Antebellum

“I’m nominated for 3 ACA awards!!!! So crazy! love you all!” – Jana Kramer

“Just found out I’m nominated for 4 ACA awards this year! Badass #goodmorning” – Chris Young

“Almost a year later, it’s great to be recognized at he American Country Awards. It’s the most progressive awards show, for sure… and they actually let the fans vote for the music they love, with nominations based on things like airplay, music sold and touring.” – David Nail

“We couldn’t be more honored and excited to receive these ACA nominations. It’s been a truly incredible year for us as a band with releasing our second album and then to watch the support and excitement that “(Kissed You) Good Night” has received is just amazing.” – Gloriana

“I’m in shock….it’s been a long long road for me and I’m very grateful for every single bit. Beyond humbled” – Kip Moore

Click HERE to head over to the ACA’s website and cast your vote. Remember, it’s completely fan voted, so join in to make sure your favorite takes home the guitar!

The 2012 American Country Awards airs live from The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Monday, Dec., 10 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. The show is in its third year and will be hosted by Trace Adkins and Kristin Chenoweth.