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Luke Bryan leads third annual American Country Awards nominations

Luke Bryan has earned seven nominations at this year's American Country Awards, with Lady Antebellum, Zac Brown Band, Eric Church and Taylor Swift receiving multiple nods as well.

Luke Bryan has earned seven nominations at this year's American Country Awards, with Lady Antebellum, Zac Brown Band, Eric Church and Taylor Swift receiving multiple nods as well.

The third annual American Country Music Awards, which is set to take place Dec. 10 at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay and will be hosted by Trace Adkins and Kristin Chenoweth, will hand out awards for several categories, including the newly established Song of the Year category, which will also pay tribute to songwriters.

Among his seven nominations, Bryan is in the running for Artist of the Year, Male Artist of the Year, Album of the Year and Music Video of the Year for "I Don't Want This Night To End."

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Lady Antebellum and Zac Brown Band have both received six nods each, with both bands competing against one another for Group Artist of the Year, Group Single of the Year and Touring Artist of the Year.

Taylor Swift and Eric Church both scored five nominations apiece, each taking on the Artist of the Year categories for their respective genders, as well as Touring Artist of the Year, among others.

The brand-new Song of the Year category features 10 contending songs, including two from the reigning Artist of the Year Jason Aldean: "Fly Over States" (with songwriters Michael Dulaney and Neil Thrasher) and "Tattoos On This Town" (Michael Dulaney, Wendell Mobley and Neil Thrasher).

Fans can vote for their ACA picks once a day now through Nov. 12 via the event's website, with the exception of the Artist of the Year category, which is open through Dec. 7.

The full list of ACA nominees is below.

Artist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Lady Antebellum
Taylor Swift
Zac Brown Band

Artist of the Year: Male
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney
Eric Church
Toby Keith

Artist of the Year: Female
Sara Evans
Miranda Lambert
Martina McBride
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Artist of the Year: Group
The Band Perry
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Rascal Flatts
Zac Brown Band

Artist of the Year: Breakthrough Artist
Lee Brice
Colt Ford
Gloriana
Justin Moore
Pistol Annies

Album of the Year
Dierks Bentley, "Home"
Luke Bryan, "Tailgates & Tanlines"
Eric Church, "Chief"
Lady Antebellum, "Own the Night"
Blake Shelton, "Red River Blue"

Single of the Year
Jason Aldean, "Tattoos On This Town"
Luke Bryan, "I Don't Want This Night To End"
Eric Church, "Drink In My Hand"
Chris Young, "You"
Zac Brown Band, "Keep Me In Mind"

Single of the Year: Male
Jason Aldean, "Tattoos On This Town"
Luke Bryan, "I Don't Want This Night To End"
Kenny Chesney, "Reality"
Eric Church, "Drink In My Hand"
Chris Young, "You"

Single of the Year: Female
Sara Evans, "My Heart Can't Tell You No"
Miranda Lambert, "Over You"
Martina McBride, "I'm Gonna Love You Through It"
Taylor Swift, "Ours"
Carrie Underwood, "Good Girl"

Single of the Year: Group
Eli Young Band, "Even If It Breaks Your Heart"
Lady Antebellum, "We Owned the Night"
Rascal Flatts, "Banjo"
The Band Perry, "All Your Life"
Zac Brown Band, "Keep Me In Mind"

Single of Year: New Artist
Hunter Hayes, "Wanted"
Jana Kramer, "Why Ya Wanna"
Dustin Lynch, "Cowboys and Angels"
Kip Moore, "Somethin' 'Bout A Truck"
The Farm, "Home Sweet Home"

Single of the Year: Breakthrough Artist
Lee Brice, "A Woman Like You"
Brantley Gilbert, "You Don't Know Her Like I Do"
Gloriana, "(Kissed You) Good Night"
David Nail, "Let It Rain"
Jake Owen, "Alone With You"

Single of the Year: Vocal Collaboration
Kix Brooks featuring Joe Walsh, "New To This Town"
Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw, "Feel Like A Rock Star"
Brad Paisley featuring Carrie Underwood, "Remind Me"
Rascal Flatts featuring Natasha Bedingfield, "Easy"
Zac Brown Band featuring Jimmy Buffett, "Knee Deep"

Touring Artists of the Year
Kenny Chesney
Lady Antebellum
Miranda Lambert
Tim McGraw
Brad Paisley
Eric Church
Toby Keith
Rascal Flatts
Taylor Swift
Zac Brown Band
Jason Aldean

Music Video of the Year
Luke Bryan, "I Don't Want This Night To End"
Jake Owen, "Alone With You"
Blake Shelton, "God Gave Me You"
Keith Urban, "For You"
Chris Young, " You"

Music Video: Male
Luke Bryan, "I Don't Want This Night To End"
Jake Owen, "Alone With You"
Blake Shelton, "God Gave Me You"
Keith Urban, "For You"
Chris Young, "You"

Music Video: Female
Sara Evans, "My Heart Can't Tell You No"
Miranda Lambert, "Over You"
Martina McBride, "I'm Gonna Love You Through It"
Taylor Swift, "Ours"
Carrie Underwood, "Good Girl"

Music Video: Group or Collaboration
Gloriana, "(Kissed You) Good Night"
Lady Antebellum, "Dancin' Away With My Heart"
Little Big Town, "Pontoon"
Love and Theft, "Angel Eyes"
The Band Perry, "All Your Life"

Music Video: New Artist
Hunter Hayes, "Wanted"
Casey James, "Let's Don't Call It A Night"
Jana Kramer, "Why You Wanna"
Dustin Lynch, "Cowboys and Angels"
Kip Moore, "Somethin' 'Bout A Truck"

Song of the Year
Trace Adkins, "Just Fishin'" (Casey Beathard, Monty Criswell and Ed Hill)
Jason Aldean, "Fly Over States" (Michael Dulaney and Neil Thrasher)
Jason Aldean, "Tattoos On This Town" (Michael Dulaney, Wendell Mobley and Neil Thrasher)
Lee Brice, "A Woman Like You" (Phil Barton, Johnny Bulford and Jon Stone)
Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter, "You and Tequila" (Matraca Berg and Deana Carter)
Ronnie Dunn, "Cost of Livin'" (Phillip Coleman and Ronnie Dunn)
Eli Young Band, "Even If It Breaks Your Heart" (Will Hoge and Eric Paslay)
Toby Keith, "Red Solo Cup" (Brett Beavers, Jim Beavers, Brad Warren and Brett Warren)
Eric Church, "Springsteen" (Eric Church, Jeff Hyde and Ryan Tyndell)
Tim McGraw, "Better Than I Used To Be" (Ashley Gorley and Bryan Simpson)

 

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