2019 ACM Awards Nominees

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The nominees for the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards have been announced.

Chris Stapleton and Dan + Shay lead the pack, each receiving six nominations and Kacey Musgraves with five.

Canadian brother duo High Valley are nominated for "New Duo or Group of the Year"

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— HIGH VALLEY (@HIGHVALLEY) February 20, 2019

Reba McEntire returns to host the awards show Sunday, April 7th in Las Vegas.

See a list of nominees below:

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Jason Aldean  
Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Miranda Lambert
Ashley McBryde
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Dierks Bentley
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

GROUP OF THE YEAR

Lady Antebellum
LANCO
Little Big Town
Midland
Old Dominion

DUO OF THE YEAR

Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
LOCASH
Maddie & Tae

NEW FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Danielle Bradbery
Lindsay Ell
Ashley McBryde
Carly Pearce

NEW MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Jimmie Allen
Luke Combs
Jordan Davis
Michael Ray
Mitchell Tenpenny

NEW DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR

High Valley
LANCO
Runaway June

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Dan + Shay – Dan + Shay
Desperate Man – Eric Church
From A Room: Volume 2 – Chris Stapleton
Golden Hour – Kacey Musgraves
The Mountain – Dierks Bentley

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

"Down To The Honky Tonk" - Jake Owen
"Heaven" – Kane Brown
"Meant To Be" – Bebe Rexha featuring Florida Georgia Line
"Most People Are Good" – Luke Bryan
"Tequila" – Dan + Shay

SONG OF THE YEAR

“Break Up In The End” – Cole Swindell
“Broken Halos” – Chris Stapleton
“Meant To Be” – Bebe Rexha featuring Florida Georgia Line
“Space Cowboy” – Kacey Musgraves
“Tequila” – Dan + Shay
“Yours” – Russell Dickerson

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

"Babe" – Sugarland featuring Taylor Swift
"Burn Out" – Midland
"Burning Man" – Dierks Bentley featuring Brothers Osborne
"Drunk Girl" – Chris Janson
"Shoot Me Straight" – Brothers Osborne
"Tequila" – Dan + Shay

MUSIC EVENT OF THE YEAR

"Burning Man"– Dierks Bentley featuring Brothers Osborne
"Drowns the Whiskey" – Jason Aldean featuring Miranda Lambert
"Everything’s Gonna Be Alright" – David Lee Murphy featuring Kenny Chesney
"Keeping Score" – Dan + Shay featuring Kelly Clarkson
"Meant To Be" – Bebe Rexha Featuring Florida Georgia Line

You can see more nominees at acmcountry.com.