2008 ACM Award Nominees

2008 ACM Award Nominees
The list of nominees is out for the 2008 Academy of Country Music Awards set to air on CBS on May 18th. Reba is hosting the show again from Las Vegas, it should be an interesting show.

Kenny Chesney is nominated for 11 awards, if there is an award this man was eligible for, he was nominated. Carrie Underwood is only up for one award, the one she won last year Female Vocalist of the Year. Brad Paisley is up for numerous awards, including going for the Male Vocalist of the Year award he won last year.

Be ready, this year the fans get to vote on the Entertainer of the Year award for the first time. The voting starts on May 5th and I’ll let you know where to vote for your favorite. Yet again no women are nominated in this category, makes you kind of wonder what a female artist has to do to get a nomination.

Entertainer of the Year

Kenny Chesney (2007 Winner)
Brad Paisley
Rascal Flatts
George Strait
Keith Urban

Top Male Vocalist

Rodney Atkins
Kenny Chesney
Brad Paisley (2007 Winner)
George Strait
Keith Urban

Top Female Vocalist

Miranda Lambert
Martina McBride
LeAnn Rimes
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood (2007 Winner)

Top Vocal Group

Diamond Rio
Emerson Drive
Little Big Town
Rascal Flatts (2007 Winner)

Top Vocal Duo

Big & Rich
Brooks & Dunn (2007 Winner)
Halfway To Hazard
Montgomery Gentry

Top New Male Vocalist

Luke Bryan
Jack Ingram
Jake Owen

Top New Female Vocalist

Sarah Buxton
Kellie Pickler
Taylor Swift

Top New Duo or Vocal Group

Carolina Rain
Lady Antebellum
The Wreckers

Album Of The Year

5th Gear - Brad Paisley (Arista Nashville)
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend - Miranda Lambert (Columbia)
Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates - Kenny Chesney (BNA)
If You're Going Through Hell - Rodney Atkins (Curb)
Taylor Swift -Taylor Swift (Big Machine)

Single Record Of The Year

Don't Blink - Kenny Chesney
Famous In A Small Town - Miranda Lambert
Lost In This Moment - Big & Rich
Stay - Sugarland
Watching Airplanes - Gary Allan

Song Of The Year

Don't Blink - Kenny Chesney
Lost In This Moment - Big & Rich
Moments - Emerson Drive
Watching You - Rodney Atkins
Stay - Sugarland

Video Of TheYear

Don't Blink - Kenny Chesney
Lost In This Moment - Big & Rich
Online - Brad Paisley
Stay - Sugarland
Watching You - Rodney Atkins

Vocal Event Of The Year

Because Of You - Reba McEntire Duet With Kelly Clarkson
Find Out Who Your Friends Are - Tracy Lawrence With Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney
Shiftwork - Kenny Chesney Duet With George Strait
Till We Ain't Strangers Anymore - Bon Jovi Featuring LeAnn Rimes
What You Give Away - Vince Gill With Sheryl Crow

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