Lambert, Underwood, Kid Rock among ACM Award Noms

7 noms for Miranda.

Posted by billd on Tue Feb 1, 2011

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One of country music's hottest entertainers, Miranda Lambert, led the way today with 7 nominations for the 46th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, including her first Entertainer of the Year nod. Lambert was followed by The Zac Brown Band and Kenny Chesney, both landing 5 noms. Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift and Kid Rock also picked up nominations for the awards as well.

American Idol winner Carrie Underwood earned a Top Female Vocalist nomination, sharing the category with Lambert, Reba McEntire, Lee Ann Womack and Taylor Swift. Fresh off a big 2010 due to the Platinum plus selling album "Speak Now," Swift earned a total of 4 nominations, including Entertainer of the Year and Album of the Year. Kid Rock picked up a nod for his work with Uncle Kracker on "Good to Be Me". They will face Loretta Lynn, Sheryl Crow, Miranda Lambert, Colt Ford, and The Zac Brown Band, also nominated for 'Vocal Event.' 

The ACM Awards will air live on April 3, hosted by Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton from the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

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