Friday, January 30, 2015
– Miranda Lambert batted 1000 on Friday as she was nominated in all seven Academy of Country Music categories for which she could be nominated.
Lambert actually received eight nominations because she received one as the artist as well as songwriter in the Song of the Year category. Lambert scored her fourth Entertainer of the Year nomination and ninth for Female Vocalist.
Not far behind was Dierks Bentley with seven, Florida Georgia Line with five. Eric Church, Kenny Chesney and Luke Bryan earned four nominations apiece.
Lambert was nominated for Entertainer of the Year along with Jason Aldean, Bryan, FGL and Garth Brooks.
Other nominees were:
Male Vocalist - Aldean, Bentley, Bryan, Church, Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton
Female Vocalist - Brandy Clark, Martina McBride, Kacey Musgraves, Carrie Underwood and Lambert.
Vocal Duo - Brothers Osborne, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Maddie & Tae and The Swon Brothers
Vocal Group - Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Rascal Flatts, The Band Perry, Zac Brown Band.
Album of the Year (awarded to artist, producer, record label)
Jason Aldean - "Old Boots, New Dirt," Michael Knox, Broken Bow
Little Big Town - "Pain Killer," Jay Joyce, Capitol Nashville
Lambert - Platinum," Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf, RCA Nashville
Bentley - "Riser," Ross Copperman and Jaren Johnston, Capitol Nashville
Eric Church - "The Outsiders,"Jay Joyce, EMI Nashville
Single Record (awarded to artist, producer, record label) -
"American Kids" - Kenny Chesney, producers Buddy Cannon and Chesney; Blue Chair/Columbia Nashville
"Automatic" - Lambert, producers: Ainlay, producers: Liddell and Worf, RCA Nashville
"Dirt" - Florida Georgia Line, producer: Joey Moi, RCA Nashville
"Drunk on a Plane" - Bentley, producer: Copperman, Capitol Nashville
"I Don't Dance" - Lee Brice, producer: Brice, Curb.
Song of the Year (awarded to songwriter, publisher and artist)
Chesney - "American Kids," Songwriters: Rodney Clawson, Luke Laird, Shane McAnally, Publishers: Big Red Toe Music (BMI), Creative Nation Music (BMI), Farm Town Songs (BMI), Smack Ink (ASCAP), Songs Of Universal, Inc. (BMI), Twangin And Slangin Songs (BMI), Universal Music Corporation (ASCAP)
Lambert - "Automatic," Songwriters: Nicolle Galyon, Natalie Hemby, Miranda Lambert, Publishers: EMI Blackwood Music, Inc. (BMI), Pink Dog Publishing (BMI), Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI), Wruckestrike (BMI)
Bryan - "Drink a Beer," Songwriters: Jim Beavers, Chris Stapleton, Publishers: House of Sea Gayle Music (ASCAP), Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI), WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Musgraves - "Follow Your Arrow," Songwriters: Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves, Publishers: 351 Music (BMI), Highway 508 Songs (ASCAP), House of Sea Gayle Music (ASCAP), Smack Ink (ASCAP), Universal Music Corporation (ASCAP), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
Church - "Give Me Back My Hometown," Songwriters: Eric Church, Luke Laird
Publishers: Creative Nation Music (BMI), Longer And Louder Music (BMI), Songs Of Universal Inc. (BMI), Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI), Twangin And Slangin Songs (BMI)
Bentley - "I Hold On," Songwriters: Dierks Bentley, Brett James, Publishers: Atlas Holdings (ASCAP), Big White Tracks (ASCAP), External Combustion Music (ASCAP), Songs of Brett (ASCAP), WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) - See more at: http://www.acmawards.com/nominees#sthash.uCo0GyIb.dpuf
Chesney - "American Kids," director - Shaun Silva; producer - Don Lepore
Keith Urban - "Cop Car," director - John Urbano; producer - Michelle Abnet
Bentley - "Drunk on a Plane," director - Wes Edwards, producer - Clarke Gallivan
Glen Campbell - "I'm Not Gonna Miss You," director - James Keach, producer - Julian Raymond
Lambert and Carrie Underwood - "Somethin' Bad," director - Trey Fanjoy, producer - Trent Hardville
Vocal Event (Artist, producer, record label)
Blake Shelton featuring Ashley Monroe - "Lonely Tonight," producer - Scott Hendricks, Warner
Tim McGraw featuring Faith Hill - "Meanwhile Back at Mamas," producer - Byron Gallimore, McGraw
Lambert featuring Underwood - "Somethin' Bad," producers - Ainlay, Liddell and Worf; RCA Nashville
The Cadillac Three featuring Florida Georgia Line, Bentley and Mike Eli, "The South," Producers - Dann Huff and Justin Niebank; Big Machine
"This is How We Roll" - Florida Georgia Line featuring Bryan, producer - Joey Moi, Republic Nashville
The awards will be handed out on Sunday, April 19.