Academy of Country Music Awards 2014: List of Nominations!

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Nominations for the Academy of Country Music Awards are in, and it appears that the 49th annual event will feature some familiar faces at the podium.

Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw and Keith Urban lead the pack, along with Lee Brice, Kacey Musgraves, The Voice coach Blake Shelton and Taylor Swift.

  • Kacey Musgraves at the Grammys
  • Taylor Swift at the 2014 Grammys

Lambert and McGraw each earned seven nods, while Urban garnered six. Musgraves, Shelton and Swift are each nominated in five of the categories.

Others earning multiple nods included Lady Antebellum, with four, and Darius Rucker, with three, including the coveted Song of the Year honors.

First-time nominees include Bob Dylan for Song of the Year and Nelly, for vocal event of the year for his "Cruise" remix with Florida Georgia Line.

Country traditionalist George Strait was honored with his 14th career Entertainer of the Year nomination. He last won the ACM's top award in 1989.

The nominees were unveiled by the likes of Erin Andrews, Duck Dynasty's Willie and Korie Robertson, Katy Perry, 2 Broke Girls' Beth Behrs and others.

The show, hosted by Shelton and reigning Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan (who has three nods), will be broadcast from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas April 6.

Follow the jump for the 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards nominees list:

Entertainer of the Year
Luke Bryan
Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton
George Strait
Taylor Swift

Male Vocalist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Lee Brice
Luke Bryan
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year
Sheryl Crow
Miranda Lambert
Kacey Musgraves
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Vocal Duo of the Year Nominees
Big & Rich
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Love and Theft
Thompson Square

Vocal Group of the Year
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

New Artist of the Year
Lee Brice
Brett Eldredge
Tyler Farr
Justin Moore
Kip Moore
Kacey Musgraves
Parmalee
Thomas Rhett

Album of the Year
Blake Shelton, ‘Based on a True Story…’
Luke Bryan, ‘Crash My Party’
Florida Georgia Line, ‘Here’s to the Good Times’
Kacey Musgraves, ‘Same Trailer Different Park’
Tim McGraw, ‘Two Lanes of Freedom’

Song of the Year
Gary Allan, ‘Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)’
Lee Brice, ‘I Drive Your Truck’
Miranda Lambert, ‘Mama’s Broken Heart’
Blake Shelton, ‘Mine Would Be You’
Darius Rucker, ‘Wagon Wheel’

Single Record of the Year
Florida Georgia Line, ‘Cruise’
Tim McGraw (Feat. Taylor Swift and Keith Urban), ‘Highway Don’t Care’
Lee Brice, ‘I Drive Your Truck’
Miranda Lambert, ‘Mama’s Broken Heart’
Darius Rucker (Feat. Lady Antebellum), ‘Wagon Wheel’

Video of the Year
The Band Perry, ‘Better Dig Two’
Kacey Musgraves, ‘Blowin’ Smoke’
Tim McGraw (Feat. Taylor Swift and Keith Urban), ‘Highway Don’t Care’
Lee Brice, ‘I Drive Your Truck
Miranda Lambert, ‘Mama’s Broken Heart’
Carrie Underwood, ‘Two Black Cadillacs’

Vocal Event of the Year
Blake Shelton (Feat. Pistol Annies and Friends), ‘Boys ‘Round Here’
Florida Georgia Line (Feat. Nelly), ‘Cruise (Remix)’
Tim McGraw (Feat. Taylor Swift and Keith Urban), ‘Highway Don’t Care’
Darius Rucker (Feat. Lady Antebellum), ‘Wagon Wheel’
Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert, ‘We Were Us’

Songwriter of the Year
Rhett Atkins
Rodney Clawson
Ashley Gorley
Luke Laird
Shane McAnally

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