ACM NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

Posted 6 months ago

By Corey Sorenson

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NASHVILLE (AP) — Blake Shelton and his wife Miranda Lambert will compete for entertainer of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards. Lambert has more nominations than Shelton. She’s tied with Tim McGraw for the lead with seven. Shelton has five.

They’ll compete for the top honor with Taylor Swift, George Strait and Luke Bryan, who won last year. Lambert will try to win best female vocalist for the fifth year in a row. Her competition will be Taylor Swift, Kacey Musgraves, Carrie Underwood and Sheryl Crow.

Winners will be announced April 6. Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan will host.