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The 2021 ACM Awards Nominees Have Been Revealed

By Zoe Hodges

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The 2021 ACM Awards Nominees have been revealed.

This years nominees were announced by Kelsea Ballerini and Brothers Osborne this morning. The pair announced the nominees for Entertainer of the Year, Female Artist of the Year, Male Artist of the Year, Duo of the Year, Group of the Year and Single of the Year on CBS, with remaining awards coming later via Entertainment Tonight. A number of artists received multiple nominations, including Luke Combs and Thomas Rhett. A full list of nominees in each category can be found below.

The 2021 ACM Awards will take place across different venues in Nashville - including the Grand Ole Opry, the Bluebird Cafe and the Ryman Auditorium on April 18th.

Entertainer of the Year


Luke Bryan


Eric Church


Luke Combs


Thomas Rhett


Chris Stapleton


Female Artist of the Year


Kelsea Ballerini


Miranda Lambert


Ashley McBryde


Maren Morris


Carly Pearce


Male Artist of the Year


Dierks Bentley


Eric Church


Luke Combs


Thomas Rhett


Chris Stapleton


Duo of the Year


Brooks & Dunn


Brothers Osborne


Dan + Shay


Florida Georgia Line


Maddie & Tae


Group of the Year


Lady A


Little Big Town


Old Dominion


The Cadillac Three


The Highwomen


New Female Artist of the Year


Ingrid Andress

Tenille Arts


Gabby Barrett


Mickey Guyton


Caylee Hammack


New Male Artist of the Year


Jimmie Allen


Travis Denning


Hardy


Cody Johnson


Parker McCollum


Album of the Year


Born Here, Live Here, Die Here - Luke Bryan (Producers: Jeff Stevens, Jody Stevens)


Mixtape Vol. 1 - Kane Brown (Producers: Andrew Goldstein, Charlie Handsome, Dann Huff, Lindsay Rimes)


Never Will - Ashley McBryde (Producer: Jay Joyce)


Skeletons - Brothers Osborne (Producer: Jay Joyce)


Starting Over - Chris Stapleton (Producers: Chris Stapleton, Dave Cobb)


Single of the Year


'Bluebird' - Miranda Lambert


'I Hope' - Gabby Barrett


'I Hope You’re Happy Now' - Carly Pearce and Lee Brice


'More Hearts Than Mine' - Ingrid Andress


'The Bones' - Maren Morris


Song of the Year


'Bluebird' - Miranda Lambert (Songwriter(s): Luke Dick, Miranda Lambert, Natalie Hemby)


'One Night Standards' - Ashley McBryde (Songwriter(s): Ashley McBryde, Nicolette Hayford, Shane McAnally)


'Some People Do' - Old Dominion (Songwriter(s): Jesse Frasure, Matt Ramsey, Thomas Rhett, Shane McAnally)


'Starting Over' - Chris Stapleton (Songwriter(s): Chris Stapleton, Mike Henderson)


'The Bones' - Maren Morris (Songwriter(s): Jimmy Robbins, Maren Morris, Laura Veltz)

Video of the Year

'Better Than We Found It' - Maren Morris

'Bluebird' - Miranda Lambert

'Gone' - Dierks Bentley

'Hallelujah' - Carrie Underwood & John Legend

'Worldwide Beautiful' - Kane Brown

Songwriter of The Year

Ashley Gorley

HARDY

Hillary Lindsay

Shane McAnally

Josh Osbourne