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Nominations For 2020 ACM Awards

Here’s a rundown of the nominees for the 2020 ACM Awards.

In case you need a refresher, here’s the breakdown on the nominees for the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards. The show airs live tonight (Wednesday) on CBS.

Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett and Old Dominion are the frontrunners for this year’s ACM Awards with five nods apiece. 

Maren grabbed nominations for Female Artist of the Year, Group of the Year for her work with The Highwomen, Album of the Year as producer and artist for Girl and Music Event of the Year for “Fooled Around and Fell in Love,” along with Miranda Lambert, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack and Elle King. 

Thomas received nods for Entertainer of the YearMale Artist of the YearAlbum of the Year for Center Point Road as artist and producer, and Video of the Year for “Remember You Young.”

Old Dominion are also up for five awards — Group of the Year, and SingleSong and Video of the Year for “One Man Band.” They also received a nomination as producers of “One Man Band.”

Dan and Shay are contenders in four categories — Duo of the Year plus Music EventVideo and Song of the Year with Justin Bieber for “10,000 Hours.”

Blake Shelton also takes four nominations, including Single of the YearSong of the Year and Video of the Year for “God’s Country.” He’s also up for Music Event of the Year with Garth Brooks for “Dive Bar.”

Eric Church is nominated for Entertainer of the Year and Song of the Year for “Some of It” as artist and songwriter.

Miranda Lambert is nominated for Female Artist of the YearAlbum of the Year for Wildcard and Music Event of the Year for “Fooled Around and Fell in Love” along with Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack and Elle King. 

Ashley McBryde is in the running for three awards. She’s up for Song of the Year as artist and writer of “Girl Going Nowhere” and Music Event of the Year for “Fooled Around and Fell in Love” along with Maren Morris, Miranda Lambert, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack and Elle King. 

Luke Combs has three nods — Male Artist of the YearEntertainer of the Year and Album of the Year for What You See Is What You Get.

Kacey Musgraves is up for Female Artist of the Year and Single of the Year for “Rainbow” as artist and producer.

2020 Academy of Country Music Awards Nominees

Entertainer of the Year
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett
Carrie Underwood

Male Artist of the Year
Dierks Bentley
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

Female Artist of the Year
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

Duo of the Year
Brooks & Dunn
Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Maddie & Tae

Group of the Year
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Midland
Old Dominion
The Highwomen

Album of the Year
Center Point Road, Thomas Rhett
Girl, Maren Morris
Heartache Medication, Jon Pardi
What You See Is What You Get, Luke Combs
Wildcard, Miranda Lambert

New Music Artist of the Year
Jordan Davis
Russell Dickerson
Riley Green – WINNER
Cody Johnson
Morgan Wallen

New Female Artist of the Year
Ingrid Andress
Gabby Barrett
Lindsay Ell
Caylee Hammack
Tenille Townes – WINNER

New Duo or Group of the Year
No New Duo or Group of the Year trophy will be awarded in 2020,there are no eligible artists in this category this year.

Video of the Year
“10,000 Hours,” Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber
“God’s Country,” Blake Shelton
“One Man Band,” Old Dominion
“Remember You Young,” Thomas Rhett – WINNER
“Sugar Coat,” Little Big Town

Music Event of the Year
“10,000 Hours,” Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber
“Dive Bar,” Garth Brooks and Blake Shelton
“Fooled Around and Fell in Love,” Miranda Lambert with Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack and Elle King – WINNER
“Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus
“What Happens in a Small Town,” Brantley Gilbert and Lindsay Ell

Single of the Year
“God’s Country,” Blake Shelton
“One Man Band,” Old Dominion
“Rainbow,” Kacey Musgraves
“Rumor,” Lee Brice
“What If I Never Get Over You,” Lady Antebellum

Song of the Year
“10,000 Hours,” Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber
“Girl Goin’ Nowhere,” Ashley McBryde
“God’s Country,” Blake Shelton
“One Man Band,” Old Dominion
“Some of It,” Eric Church

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