American Country Awards 2013: Nominations Revealed!

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The nominees are in for the fourth annual American Country Awards, and to the surprise of no one at all, Taylor Swift leads the way with eight nominations.

The 23-year-old megastar, who somehow failed to actually win one last year, is up for Artist of the Year and Single of the Year for her song, "Begin Again."

Once again, however, Swift's competition will be formidable.

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Not far behind Swift with seven nominations a piece are the great Tim McGraw, The Voice coach Blake Shelton and rising duo Florida Georgia Line.

The American Country Awards will be hosted by Trace Adkins and NASCAR's Danica Patrick. The show airs live on Fox from Las Vegas on December 19.

Here's the complete list of nominations for the 2013 ACAs:

Artist of the Year

Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Florida George Line
Blake Shelton
Taylor Swift

Artist of the Year: Male

Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney
Eric Church
Blake Shelton

Artist of the Year: Female

Kelly Clarkson
Sheryl Crow
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Artist of the Year: Duo or Group

Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Rascal Flatts
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

Artist of the Year: Breakthrough Artist

Lee Brice
Hunter Hayes
Randy Houser
Scotty McCreery
Justin Moore

Artist of the Year: New Artist

Florida Georgia Line
Kip Moore
Kacey Musgraves
Cassadee Pope
Thomas Rhett

Album of the Year

Night Train, Jason Aldean
Here's To The Good Times, Florida Georgia Line
Two Lanes of Freedom, Tim McGraw
Based On A True Story..., Blake Shelton
Pioneer, The Band Perry

Single of the Year

"Cruise," Florida Georgia Line
"How Country Feels," Randy Houser
"Beer Money," Kip Moore
"Better Dig Two," The Band Perry
"One of Those Nights," Tim McGraw

Single of the Year: Male

"Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)," Gary Allen
"One of Those Nights," Tim McGraw
"The One That Got Away," Jake Owen
"Wagon Wheel," Darius Rucker
"Sure Be Cool If You Did," Blake Shelton

Single of the Year: Female

"Easy," Sheryl Crow
"American Heart," Faith Hill
"Mama's Broken Heart," Miranda Lambert
"Begin Again," Taylor Swift
"Two Black Cadillacs," Carrie Underwood

Single of the Year: Duo or Group

"Downtown," Lady Antebellum
"Tornado," Little Big Town
"Better Dig Two," The Band Perry
"If I Didn't Have You," Thompson Square
"Goodbye in Her Eyes," Zac Brown Band

Single of the Year: Breakthrough Artist

"I Drive Your Truck," Lee Brice
"All Over The Road," Easton Corbin
"Somebody's Heartbreak," Hunter Hayes
"How Country Feels," Randy Houser
"Til My Last Day," Justin Moore

Single of the Year: New Artist

"Did It for the Girl," Greg Bates
"Don't Ya," Brett Eldredge
"Redneck Crazy," Tyler Farr
"Cruise," Florida Georgia Line
"Beer Money," Kip Moore

Single of the Year: Vocal Collaboration

"The Only Way I Know," Jason Aldean with Luke Bryan and Eric Church
"Don't Rush," Kelly Clarkson and Vince Gill
"Highway Don't Care," Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift and Keith Urban
"Boys 'Round Here," Blake Shelton with Pistol Annies

Touring Artist of the Year

Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney
Miranda Lambert
Brad Paisley
Rascal Flatts
George Strait
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood
Zac Brown Band

Music Video of the Year

"Cruise," Florida Georgia Line
"Tornado," Little Big Town
"Sure Be Cool If You Did," Blake Shelton
"Begin Again," Taylor Swift
"Better Dig Two," The Band Perry

Music Video of the Year: Male

"Take A Little Ride," Jason Aldean
"Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)," Gary Allan
"One of Those Nights," Tim McGraw
"Wagon Wheel," Darius Rucker
"Sure Be Cool If You Did," Blake Shelton

Music Video of the Year: Female

"American Heart," Faith Hill
"Mama's Broken Heart," Miranda Lambert
"Someone Somewhere Tonight," Kellie Pickler
"Begin Again," Taylor Swift
"Blown Away," Carrie Underwood

Music Video of the Year: New Artist

"Don't Ya," Brett Eldredge
"Cruise," Florida Georgia Line
"Crying On A Suitcase," Casey James
"Beer Money," Kip Moore
"Merry Go 'Round," Kacey Musgraves

Music Video of the Year: Group Collaboration

"Tornado," Little Big Town
"Highway Don't Care," Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift and Keith Urban
"Come Wake Me Up," Rascal Flatts
"Better Dig Two," The Band Perry
"If I Didn't Have You," Thompson Square

Song of the Year (award goes to the songwriter/s):

"Better Dig Two," Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, Trevor Rosen Recorded by The Band Perry
"Cruise," Tyler Hubbard, Brian Kelley, Joey Moi, Chase Rice and Jesse Rice Recorded by Florida Georgia Line
"Hard To Love," Ben Glover, Billy Montana and John Ozier Recorded by Lee Brice
"Highway Don't Care," Mark Irwin, Josh Kear, Brad Warren and Brett Warren Recorded by Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift and Keith Urban
"I Drive Your Truck," Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington and Jimmy Yeary Recorded by Lee Brice
"Like Jesus Does," Casey Beathard and Monty Criswell Recorded by Eric Church
"Mama's Broken Heart," Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally and Kacey Musgraves Recorded by Miranda Lambert
"Merry Go' Round," Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves and Josh Osborne Recorded by Kacey Musgraves
"Pontoon," Barry Dean, Natalie Hemby and Luke Laird Recorded by Little Big Town
"Wagon Wheel," Bob Dylan and Ketch Secor Recorded by Darius Rucker

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