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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.