2013 ACM Awards nominations: Eric Church, Hunter Hayes, Miranda Lambert, and Taylor Swift lead (Full List)

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The 2013 ACM Awards (Academy of Country Music Awards) nominations were announced this Wednesday, February 13, 2013, with Taylor Swift receiving five nominations, including her fourth consecutive nomination for the Entertainer of the Year award. The full list of nominees is available below.

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As noted at ACMCountry.com, Eric Church led the ACM Awards 2013 nominations with seven nods, including Male Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year for his album “Chief,” and Video of the Year for “Creepin’.” His song “Springsteen” gave him two nods for Song of the Year as an artist and composer.

Meanwhile, Hunter Hayes has six nominations, including five nods for his single “Wanted,” where he is nominated for Video of the Year, twice for the Song of the Year category as the artist and composer, and also twice for the Single Record of the Year as the artist and producer. He is also nominated for New Male Vocalist of the Year.

On the other hand, 2012 ACM Awards Female Vocalist of the Year winner Miranda Lambert received five nods, including Entertainer of the Year and Female Vocalist of the Year. Her song “Over You” is nominated for Single Record of the Year, and twice nominated for Song of the Year, as artist and composer.

Below is the complete list of the nominees for the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, as announced via ACM digital press conference. The 2013 ACM Awards night will be on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, to be hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, and will be aired live via CBS at 8 p.m. (ET/PT).

* Entertainer of the Year:

Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton
Taylor Swift

* Male Vocalist of the Year:

Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Toby Keith
Blake Shelton

* Female Vocalist of the Year:

Miranda Lambert
Martina McBride
Kacey Musgraves
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

* Vocal Duo of the Year:

Big and Rich
Florida Georgia Line
Love and Theft
Thompson Square

* Vocal Group of the Year:

The Band Perry
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Zac Brown Band

* Album of the Year:

Blown Away – Carrie Underwood (19/Arista Nashville); Produced by: Mark Bright
Chief – Eric Church (EMI-Nashville); Produced by: Jay Joyce
Red – Taylor Swift (Big Machine Records); Produced by: Jeff Bhasker, Nathan Chapman, Dann Huff, Jacknife Lee, Max Martin, Shellback, Taylor Swift, Butch Walker, Dan Wilson
Tailgates & Tanlines – Luke Bryan (Capitol Nashville); Produced by: Mark Bright, Jeff Stevens
Tornado – Little Big Town (Capitol Nashville); Produced by: Jay Joyce

* Song of the Year:

A Woman Like You – Lee Brice; Composers: Phil Barton, Johnny Bulford, Jon Stone; Publishers: 3JB Music (BMI), Adios Pantalones (SESAC), Hears That Skyline Music (SESAC), Sixteen Stars Music (BMI), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
Even If It Breaks Your Heart – Eli Young Band; Composers: Will Hoge, Eric Paslay; Publishers: Cal IV Songs (ASCAP), Will Hoge Music (BMI)
Over You – Miranda Lambert; Composers: Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton; Publishers: Pink Dog Publishing (BMI), Sony ATV/Tree Publishing (BMI)
Springsteen – Eric Church; Composers: Eric Church, Jeff Hyde, Ryan Tyndell; Publishers: Bug Music (BMI), Ole Purple Cape Music (BMI), Sinnerlina (BMI), Sony ATV/Tree Publishing (BMI)
Wanted – Hunter Hayes; Composers: Hunter Hayes, Troy Verges; Publishers: Happy Little Man Publishing (BMI), Songs From The Engine Room (BMI), Songs Of Universal Inc. (BMI)

* Single Record of the Year:

Even If It Breaks Your Heart – Eli Young Band (Republic Nashville); Produced by: Mike Wrucke
Over You – Miranda Lambert (RCA); Produced by: Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf
Pontoon – Little Big Town (Capitol Nashville); Produced by: Jay Joyce
Springsteen – Eric Church (EMI-Nashville); Produced by: Jay Joyce
Wanted – Hunter Hayes (Atlantic/WMN); Produced by: Hunter Hayes, Dann Huff

* Video of the Year:

Creepin’ – Eric Church; Producer: Iris Baker; Director: Peter Zavadil
Merry Go ‘Round – Eric Church; Producer: Perry Bean, Kacey Musgraves; Director: Perry Bean
Tornado – Little Big Town; Producer: Iris Baker; Director: Shane Drake
Wanted – Hunter Hayes; Producer: Stephanie Reeves, Eric Williams; Director: Traci Goudie, Patrick Hubik
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together – Taylor Swift; Producer: John Nguyen; Director: Declan Whitebloom
The Wind – Zac Brown Band; Producer: Ben Kalina; Director: Mike Judge

* Vocal Event of the Year:

Don’t Rush – Kelly Clarkson Featuring Vince Gill (19/RCA/Columbia Nashville); Produced by: Dann Huff
Easy – Rascal Flatts Featuring Natasha Bedingfield (Big Machine Records); Produced by: Dann Huff, Brian Kennedy, Rascal Flatts
Feel Like A Rock Star – Kenny Chesney (Duet With Tim McGraw) (Blue Chair/BNA); Produced by: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney
Let It Rain – David Nail Featuring Sarah Buxton (MCA Nashville); Produced by: Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell
The Only Way I Know – Aldean With Luke Bryan & Eric Church (Broken Bow); Produced by: Michael Knox

* Songwriter of the Year:

Rodney Clawson
Dallas Davidson
Josh Kear
Luke Laird
Shane McAnally

* New Artist of the Year:

Jana Kramer
Brantley Gilbert
Florida Georgia Line

Radio Awards:

* Radio Station of the Year – Major Market:

KNIX-FM Phoenix, AZ
KUPL-FM Portland, OR
WDSY-FM Pittsburgh, PA
WQYK-FM St. Petersburg, FL
WYCD-FM Detroit, MI

* Radio Station of the Year – Large Market:

KAJA-FM San Antonio, TX
WFMS-FM Indianapolis, IN
WLHK-FM Indianapolis, IN
WSM-AM Nashville, TN
WUBE-FM Cincinnati, OH

* Radio Station of the Year – Medium Market:

KUZZ-AM/FM Bakersfield, CA
WBBS-FM Syracuse, NY
WGNA-FM Schenectady, NY
WKMK-FM Monmouth-Ocean, NJ
WMYL-FM Knoxville, TN

* Radio Station of the Year – Small Market:

KCLR-FM Columbia, MO
WXFL-FM Florence, AL
WYCT-FM Pensacola, FL

Musician/Bandleader/Instrumentalist (MBI) Awards:

* Producer of the Year:

Brett Beavers
Buddy Cannon
Dann Huff
Jay Joyce
Michael Knox

* Audio Engineer of the Year:

Chuck Ainlay
Derek Bason
Mills Logan
Steve Marcantonio
F. Reid Shippen

* Guitarist of the Year:

Tom Bukovac
J.T. Corenflos
Jay Joyce
Rob McNelley
Brent Mason

* Bass Player of the Year:

Dennis Crouch
Kevin “Swine” Grantt
Larry Paxton
Jimmie Lee Sloas
Glenn Worf

* Percussionist/Drummer of the Year:

Eddie Bayers
Matt Chamberlain
Chad Cromwell
Chris McHugh
Greg Morrow

* Steel Guitar Player of the Year:

Dan Dugmore
Mike Johnson
Greg Leisz
Russ Pahl
Scotty Sanders

* Fiddle Player of the Year:

Glen Duncan
Larry Franklin
Aubrey Haynie
Hank Singer
Joe Spivey

* Piano/Keyboard Player of the Year:

John Jarvis
Charlie Judge
Gordon Mote
Steve Nathan
Michael Rojas

* Specialty Instruments Player of the Year:

Eric Darken
Glen Duncan
Jim Hoke
Bryan Sutton
Ilya Toshinsky

Off Camera Awards:

* Venue of the Year:

Blossom Music Center – Cuyahoga Falls, OH
BOK Center ‐ Tulsa, OK
Klipsch Music Center – Noblesville, IN
Meadowbrook – Gilford, NH
Ryman Auditorium – Nashville, TN

* Casino of the Year:

Agua Caliente Casino ‐ Rancho Mirage, CA
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Tulsa, OK
Northern Quest Casino – Airway Heights, WA
Red Rock Casino & Resort – Las Vegas, NV
WinStar World Casino ‐ Thackerville, OK

* Nightclub of the Year:

Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace ‐ Bakersfield, CA
Joe’s Bar – Chicago, IL
The Dusty Armadillo – Rootstown, OH
Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill ‐ Denver, CO
Wild Bills- Duluth, GA

* Promoter of the Year:

Brad Garrett – Police Productions
Darin Lashinsky – NS2
Debra Rathwell – AEG Live
Glenn Smith – Glenn Smith Presents
Ed Warm – Joe’s Bar

* Don Romeo Talent Buyer of the Year:

Billy Brill – Billy Alan Productions
Jerry Hufford – Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace
Gary Osier – Gary Osier Presents
Pat Powelson – Jayson Promotions, Inc.
Fran Romeo – Romeo Entertainment Group

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