Dan + Shay earned six nominations including Duo and Album of the Year. They posted, “SIX NOMINATIONS. wow, thank you @ACMawards and all the voting members for making us feel loved this morning. additionally, thank you country music for giving us a home to tell our stories and chase our childhood dreams. we are forever grateful for your support.”
Mitchell Tenpenny received his first nomination for an ACM Award for New Male Artist of the Year. He posted his response on social media writing, “Last year I was in the nose bleeds watching the ACM Awards. This year I’m nominated?! I can’t believe it. I truly woke up to the best news ever! And, thank you to my team & everyone who made this happen – we are going to Vegas, baby!”
Jake Owen's latest single, “Down To The Honky Tonk,” is nominated for Single of the Year. He shared a couple posts on social media writing, “Holy guacamole … I just woke up with my little girl laying on my shoulder to find out about this! Life can’t get much better. Thanks so much to my team and fans out there! Wow. I’m seriously so excited. Also,… I must say… COUNTRY RADIO!!!!!! Thank YOU!!!! For so many years you all have supported me and the only way to be nominated for “Single of the Year” is to have one being played like crazy on the radio! I am forever grateful for your support”
Keith Urban is nominated for two awards — Male Artist and Entertainer of the Year. He posted, “PLAYED A SHOW IN VEGAS LAST NIGHT- GOT BACK TO NASHVILLE AT 4.30am THIS MORN- AND WOKE UP TO THESE INCREDIBLE ACM NOMS!!!!!!!!!!! THANK U THANK U ALL- #ELATED!!!”
Old Dominion is nominated for Vocal Group of the Year. They wrote, “Never gonna take this for granted. Thank you #acmawards”
Michael Ray is up for New Male Artist of the Year. He posted, “Gonna take a second for this to sink in. Thank you #CountryMusic community & #ACMawards for your love & support. And congrats to my smoking hot fiancee CP on new female vocalist! Thank you Lord for this blessing & showing me it’s all about your time. This is our year”
The 54th annual ACM Awards will be held on Sunday, April 7th in Las Vegas. Reba McEntire will host the show, which will air live on CBS.