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2018 ACM Awards Nominees: Here’s the Full List of Nods

Reba McEntire had an early morning Thursday announcing the 2018 ACM Awards nominees on social media and on TV.

Early Thursday morning, McEntire took to her Facebook page to announce this year’s Song of the Year nominees. She then stopped by CBS This Morning to announce more nominees live on morning television.

Now that the full list is here, one man is leading the pack. Chris Stapleton has the most nods this year with eight. Thomas Rhett follows him with six. Two women are close behind. Maren Morris and Miranda Lambert each got four nominations, including Female Vocalist of the Year. The Entertainer of the Year category is stacked but you won’t see any female names in there.

Here is the full list of 2018 ACM Awards nominees:

Entertainer of the Year
Jason Aldean
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Reba McEntire
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban
Chris Young

Vocal Duo of the Year
Brothers Osborne
Dan and Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

Vocal Group of the Year
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Old Dominion

New Female Vocalist of the Year
Lauren Alaina
Danielle Bradbery
Carly Pearce

New Male Vocalist of the Year
Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Devin Dawson
Russell Dickerson
Brett Young

New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year
High Valley
Runaway June

Album of the Year
Breaker – Little Big Town
California Sunrise – Jon Pardi
From a Room Vol. 1 – Chris Stapleton
Happy Endings – Old Dominion
Life Changes – Thomas Rhett

Single Record of the Year
“Better Man” – Little Big Town
“Body Like a Back Road” – Sam Hunt
“Broken Halos” – Chris Stapleton
“Drinkin’ Problem” – Midland
“I’ll Name the Dogs” – Blake Shelton

Song of the Year
“Body Like a Back Road” – Sam Hunt
“Female” – Keith Urban
“Tin Man” – Miranda Lambert
“Whiskey and You” – Chris Stapleton

Video of the Year
“Black” – Dierks Bentley
“It Ain’t My Fault” – Brothers Osborne
“Legends” – Kelsea Ballerini
“Marry Me” – Thomas Rhett
“We Should Be Friends” – Miranda Lambert

Songwriter of the Year
Rhett Akins
Ashley Gorley
Hillary Lindsey
Shane McAnally
Josh Osborne

Vocal Event of the YEar
“Craving You” – Thomas Rhett Featuring Maren Morris
“Dear Hate” – Maren Morris featuring Vince Gill
“Funny (How Time Slips Away)” – Glen Campbell and Willie Nelson
“The Fighter” – Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood
“What Ifs” – Kane Brown Featuring Lauren Alaina


The 2018 ACM Awards air live from Las Vegas’ MGM Grand on April 15. McEntire will return to host her 15th ACM Awards show.