2012 ACM Awards Nominations – Complete List

2012 ACM Awards Nominations - Complete List

Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton are getting ready for their second year hosting the 2012 ACMs LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 1st at 8:00 PM ET on CBS. Kenny Chesney is leading the nominations with NINE!

Here is your complete list of 2012 Academy of Country Music nominees:
ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
• Jason Aldean
• Kenny Chesney
• Brad Paisley
• Blake Shelton
• Taylor Swift

TOP MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
• Jason Aldean
• Kenny Chesney
• Brad Paisley
• Blake Shelton
• Chris Young

TOP FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
• Sara Evans
• Miranda Lambert
• Martina McBride
• Taylor Swift
• Carrie Underwood

TOP VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR
• Love and Theft
• Montgomery Gentry
• Steel Magnolia
• Sugarland
• Thompson Square

TOP VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
• The Band Perry
• Eli Young Band
• Lady Antebellum
• Rascal Flatts
• Zac Brown Band

ALBUM OF THE YEAR [Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company]
• ‘Chief’ – Eric Church (EMI-Nashville)
Produced by: Arturo Buenahora, Jr., Jay Joyce

• ‘Four the Record’ – Miranda Lambert (RCA)
Produced by: Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf

• ‘Hemingway’s Whiskey’ – Kenny Chesney (BNA)
Produced by: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney

• ‘My Kinda Party’ – Jason Aldean (Broken Bow Records)
Produced by: Michael Knox

• ‘Own the Night’ – Lady Antebellum (Capitol Records Nashville)
Produced by: Lady Antebellum, Paul Worley

SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR [Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company]
• ‘Crazy Girl,’ Eli Young Band (Republic Nashville)
Produced by: Mike Wrucke

• ‘Don’t You Wanna Stay,’ Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson (Broken Bow Records)
Produced by: Michael Knox

• ‘Red Solo Cup,’ Toby Keith (Show Dog-Universal Music)
Produced by: Toby Keith

• ‘Tomorrow,’ Chris Young (RCA)
Produced by: James Stroud

• ‘You and Tequila,’ Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter (BNA)
Produced by: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney

SONG OF THE YEAR [Award to Composer(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)]
• ‘Crazy Girl’ – Eli Young Band
Composers: Lee Brice, Liz Rose
Publishers: Cake Taker Music (BMI), Mike Curb Music (BMI), Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI), Sweet Hysteria Music (BMI)

• ‘Home’ – Dierks Bentley
Composers: Brett Beavers, Dierks Bentley, Dan Wilson
Publishers: Big White Tracks (ASCAP), Chestnut Barn Music (BMI), Chrysalis Music/BMG Rights (ASCAP), Chrysalis One Songs (BMI)

• ‘Just a Kiss’ – Lady Antebellum
Composers: Dallas Davidson, Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott
Publishers: Dwhaywood Music (BMI), EMI Blackwood Music, Inc. (BMI), EMI Foray Music (SESAC), Hillary Dawn Songs (SESAC), Radiobulletspublishing (BMI), String Stretcher Music (BMI) Warner-Tamberlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

• ‘Threaten Me With Heaven’ – Vince Gill
Composers: Amy Grant, Vince Gill, Dillon O’Brian, Will Owsley
Publishers: Grant Girls Music (ASCAP), Vinny Mae Music (BMI), Willie-O Music (ASCAP)

• ‘You and Tequila’ – Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter
Composers: Matraca Berg, Deana Carter
Publishers: Deanaling Music (ASCAP), Hannaberg Music (BMI), Songs of Universal Inc., (BMI), WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)

VIDEO OF THE YEAR [Award to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)] *(Off Camera Award)
• ‘Tattoos On This Town,’ Jason Aldean
Producer: John Burke
Director: Wes Edwards

• ‘Homeboy,’ Eric Church
Producer: Brandon Arolfo
Director: Peter Zavadil

• ‘Red Solo Cup,’ Toby Keith
Producer: Mark Kalbfeld
Director: Michael Salomon

• ‘Just a Kiss,’ Lady Antebellum
Producer: Don Lepore
Director: Shawn Silva

• ‘Mean,’ Taylor Swift
Producer: Oualid Mouaness
Director: Declan Whitebloom

VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR [Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company] (Off Camera Award)
• ‘Country Boy,’ Aaron Lewis featuring George Jones and Charlie Daniels (R&J Records)
Produced by: Aaron Lewis, James Stroud

• ‘Don’t You Wanna Stay’ Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson (Broken Bow Records)
Produced by: Michael Knox

• ‘Old Alabama’ Brad Paisley feat. Alabama (Arista Nashville)
Produced by: Frank Rogers

• ‘Remind Me’ Brad Paisley duet with Carrie Underwood (Arista Nashville)
Produced by: Frank Rogers

• ‘You and Tequila’ Kenny Chesney feat. Grace Potter (BNA)
Produced by: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney