Lady Antebellum and Carrie Underwood Lead American Country Awards Noms
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The country music group get the most nods along with Easton Corbin with seven each, while Underwood follows closely with six.

AceShowbiz - The inaugural American Country Awards has announced its nominees. %cLady Antebellum%, along with new artist %cEaston Corbin%, dominate the list with seven kudos each, %cCarrie Underwood% follows with six, and %cJosh Turner% scores five.

Antebellum are up for top honors of four categories, Artist, Single, Album and Music Video. In Artist of the Year, they compete against %cMiranda Lambert%, %cTaylor Swift%, Underwood and %cZac Brown Band%. They face off Underwood and Lambert once again in Album of the Year which also lists %cLuke Bryan% and Turner.

Touring Headline Package of the Year has the longest list of contenders but it excludes Antebellum's name. %cBrooks & Dunn%, %cToby Keith%, %cMartina McBride% & %cTrace Adkins%, %cTim McGraw%, %cBrad Paisley%, %cRascal Flatts%, %cGeorge Strait% & %cReba McEntire%, %cSugarland%, Swift and Underwood are all vying for it.

Voting for all categories has already begun at theacas.com and will continue until November 8 except for Artist of the Year which will remain open until December 4. The winners will be announced during a live telecast at The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Monday, December 6 (8:00 P.M. ET Live/PT Tape-delayed) on FOX.

Artist

Artist of the Year:

  • %cLady Antebellum%
  • %cMiranda Lambert%
  • %cTaylor Swift%
  • %cCarrie Underwood%
  • %cZac Brown Band%
Artist of the Year - Male:
  • %cJason Aldean%
  • %cLuke Bryan%
  • %cKenny Chesney%
  • %cBrad Paisley%
  • %cKeith Urban%
Artist of the Year - Female:
  • %cJewel Kilcher%
  • %cMiranda Lambert%
  • %cReba McEntire%
  • %cTaylor Swift%
  • %cCarrie Underwood%
Artist of the Year - Duo or Group:
  • %cLady Antebellum%
  • %cRascal Flatts%
  • %cSugarland%
  • %cThe Band Perry%
  • %cZac Brown Band%
Artist of the Year - Breakthrough Artist:
  • %cEaston Corbin%
  • %cDanny Gokey%
  • %cJaron and the Long Road to Love%
  • %cJerrod Niemann%
  • %cThe Band Perry%
Albums

Album of the Year:

Singles

Single of the Year:

  • "Do I," %cLuke Bryan%
  • "A Little More Country Than That," %cEaston Corbin%
  • "Need You Now," %cLady Antebellum%
  • "Gimme That Girl," %cJoe Nichols%
  • "Why Don't We Just Dance," %cJosh Turner%
Single of the Year - Male:
  • "Do I," %cLuke Bryan%
  • "A Little More Country Than That," %cEaston Corbin%
  • "That's How Country Boys Roll," %cBilly Currington%
  • "Gimme That Girl," %cJoe Nichols%
  • "Why Don't We Just Dance," %cJosh Turner%
Single of the Year - Female:
  • "White Liar," %cMiranda Lambert%
  • "Wrong Baby Wrong," %cMartina McBride%
  • "Consider Me Gone," %cReba McEntire%
  • "Didn't Know How Much I Loved You," %cKellie Pickler%
  • "Cowboy Casanova," %cCarrie Underwood%
Single of the Year - Duo or Group:
  • "Need You Now," %cLady Antebellum%
  • "Little White Church," %cLittle Big Town%
  • "Unstoppable," %cRascal Flatts%
  • "Keep on Lovin' You," %cSteel Magnolia%
  • "Toes," %cZac Brown Band%
Single of the Year - Breakthrough Artist:
  • "A Little More Country Than That," %cEaston Corbin%
  • "Pray for You," %cJaron and the Long Road to Love%
  • "Lover, Lover," %cJerrod Niemann%
  • "Keep on Lovin' You," %cSteel Magnolia%
  • "Beer on the Table," %cJosh Thompson%
Touring

Touring Headline Package of the Year:

  • %cBrooks & Dunn%
  • %cToby Keith%
  • %cMartina McBride% & %cTrace Adkins%
  • %cTim McGraw%
  • %cBrad Paisley%
  • %cRascal Flatts%
  • %cGeorge Strait% & %cReba McEntire%
  • %cSugarland%
  • %cTaylor Swift%
  • %cCarrie Underwood%
Music Videos

Music Video of the Year:

  • "A Little More Country Than That," %cEaston Corbin%
  • "Need You Now," %cLady Antebellum%
  • "Hillbilly Bone," %cBlake Shelton% with %cTrace Adkins%
  • "Why Don't We Just Dance," %cJosh Turner%
  • "The Man I Want to Be," %cChris Young%
Music Video - Male:
  • "A Little More Country Than That," %cEaston Corbin%
  • "Southern Voice," %cTim McGraw%
  • "Hillbilly Bone," %cBlake Shelton% with %cTrace Adkins%
  • "Why Don't We Just Dance," %cJosh Turner%
  • "The Man I Want to Be," %cChris Young%
Music Video - Female:
  • "White Liar," %cMiranda Lambert%
  • "Consider Me Gone," %cReba McEntire%
  • "Didn't Know How Much I Loved You," %cKellie Pickler%
  • "Cowboy Casanova," %cCarrie Underwood%
  • "Work Hard, Play Harder," %cGretchen Wilson%
Music Video - Duo or Group:
  • "Need You Now," %cLady Antebellum%
  • "Little White Church," %cLittle Big Town%
  • "Unstoppable," %cRascal Flatts%
  • "Keep on Lovin' You," %cSteel Magnolia%
  • "Highway 20 Ride," %cZac Brown Band%
Music Video - Breakthrough Artist:
  • "Giddy On Up," %cLaura Bell Bundy%
  • "A Little More Country Than That," %cEaston Corbin%
  • "Lover, Lover," %cJerrod Niemann%
  • "Keep on Lovin' You," %cSteel Magnolia%
  • "If I Die Young," %cThe Band Perry%

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