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Inaugural American Country Music Awards Nominees Announced

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Jan. 31: Taylor Swift performs at the 52nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.Reuters

There's a new country awards show in town.

The inaugural American Country Awards will air live on December 6 on FOX. 

So what makes the ACAs different that the CMAs and the CMTs?

The fans, not some "academy," choose the winners. 

And starting today, you can vote once each day for your favorite nominees at www.theacas.com.

Lady Antebellum and newcomer Easton Corbin lead the ACAs, with American's sweetheart Taylor Swift close on their heels with six.

So without further adieu - the nominees are...

Artist of the Year

Lady Antebellum        

Miranda Lambert       

Taylor Swift

Carrie Underwood

Zac Brown Band

 

ARTISTS

Artist of the Year: Male

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

Kenny Chesney

Brad Paisley

Keith Urban

 

Artist of the Year: Female

Jewel

Miranda Lambert

Reba McEntire

Taylor Swift

Carrie Underwood

 

Artist of the Year: Duo or Group

Lady Antebellum

Rascal Flatts

Sugarland

The Band Perry

Zac Brown Band

 

Artist of the Year: Breakthrough Artist

Easton Corbin

Danny Gokey

Jaron and The Long Road To Love

Jerrod Niemann

The Band Perry

 

ALBUMS

Album of the Year

“Doin’ My Thing,” Luke Bryan

“Need You Now,” Lady Antebellum

“Revolution,” Miranda Lambert

“Haywire,” Josh Turner

“Play On,” Carrie Underwood

 

SINGLES

Single of the Year

“Do I,” Luke Bryan

“A Little More Country Than That,” Easton Corbin

“Need You Now,” Lady Antebellum

“Gimme That Girl,” Joe Nichols

“Why Don’t We Just Dance,” Josh Turner

 

Single of the Year: Male

“Do I,” Luke Bryan

“Little More Country Than That,” Easton Corbin

“That’s How Country Boys Roll,” Billy Currington

“Gimme That Girl,” Joe Nichols

“Why Don’t We Just Dance,” Josh Turner

 

Single of the Year: Female

“White Liar,” Miranda Lambert

“Wrong Baby Wrong,” Martina McBride

“Consider Me Gone,” Reba McEntire

“Didn’t Know How Much I Loved You,” Kellie Pickler

“Cowboy Casanova,” Carrie Underwood

 

Single of the Year: Duo or Group

“Need You Now,” Lady Antebellum

“Little White Church,” Little Big Town

“Unstoppable,” Rascal Flatts

“Keep On Lovin’ You,” Steel Magnolia

“Toes,” Zac Brown Band

 

Single of the Year: Breakthrough Artist

“Little More Country Than That,” Easton Corbin

“Pray for You,” Jaron and The Long Road To Love

“Lover, Lover,” Jerrod Niemann

“Keep on Lovin’ You,” Steel Magnolia

“Beer on the Table,” Josh Thompson

 

TOURING

Touring Headline Package of the Year

Brooks & Dunn

Toby Keith

Martina McBride & Trace Adkins

Tim McGraw

Brad Paisley

Rascal Flatts

George Strait & Reba McEntire

Sugarland

Taylor Swift

Carrie Underwood

 

VIDEOS

Music Video of the Year

“A Little More Country Than That,” Easton Corbin

“Need You Now,” Lady Antebellum

“Hillbilly Bone,” Blake Shelton with Trace Adkins

“Why Don’t We Just Dance,” Josh Turner

“The Man I Want To Be,” Chris Young

 

Music Video: Male

“A Little More Country Than That,” Easton Corbin

“Southern Voice,” Tim McGraw

“Hillbilly Bone,” Blake Shelton with Trace Adkins

“Why Don’t We Just Dance,” Josh Turner

“The Man I Want To Be,” Chris Young

 

Music Video: Female

“White Liar,” Miranda Lambert

“Consider Me Gone,” Reba McEntire

“Didn’t Know How Much I Loved You,” Kellie Pickler

“Cowboy Casanova,” Carrie Underwood

“Work Hard, Play Harder,” Gretchen Wilson

 

Music Video: Duo or Group 

“Need You Now,” Lady Antebellum

“Little White Church,” Little Big Town

“Unstoppable,” Rascal Flatts

“Keep on Lovin’ You,” Steel Magnolia

“Highway 20 Ride,” Zac Brown Band

 

Music Video: Breakthrough Artist  

“Giddy On Up,” Laura Bell Bundy

“A Little More Country Than That,” Easton Corbin

“Lover, Lover,” Jerrod Niemann

“Keep on Lovin’ You,” Steel Magnolia

“If I Die Young,” The Band Perry

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