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Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw Lead ACM Nominees

Image courtesy of ACM (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of ACM (via ABC News Radio)

Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw lead this year's ACM Awards nominees, with seven nods each. Keith Urban follows with six nominations, and Kacey Musgraves , Blake Shelton and Taylor Swift were named in five categories.

The ACM nominations were revealed Wednesday morning via digital press conference with Duck Dynasty 's Willie and Korie Robertson , Katy Perry , Darius Rucker and 2 Broke Girls star Beth Behrs making the pre-recorded announcement.

Fan voting for ACM Entertainer of the Year starts March 24 at ACMVote.com.  Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan host the 49th Annual ACM Awards live on CBS Sunday, April 6 at 8 p.m. ET.

Here are the nominees:

Entertainer of the Year
Luke Bryan
Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton
George Strait
Taylor Swift

Male Vocalist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Lee Brice
Luke Bryan
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year
Sheryl Crow
Miranda Lambert
Kacey Musgraves
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Duo of the Year
Big & Rich
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Love and Theft
Thompson Square

Vocal Group of the Year
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

Album of the Year
Blake Shelton -- Based on a True Story…
Luke Bryan -- Crash My Party
Florida Georgia Line -- Here's to the Good Times
Kacey Musgraves -- Same Trailer Different Park
Tim McGraw -- Two Lanes of Freedom

Song of the Year (Award to Songwriter)
"Every Storm Runs Out of Rain" -- Gary Allan (Gary Allan, Hillary Lindsey, Matthew Warren)
"I Drive Your Truck" -- Lee Brice (Jimmy Yeary, Connie Harrington, Jessi Alexander)
"Mama's Broken Heart" -- Miranda Lambert (Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves)
"Mine Would Be You" -- Blake Shelton (Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington, Deric Ruttan)
"Wagon Wheel" -- Darius Rucker featuring Lady Antebellum (Bob Dylan, Ketch Secor)

Single Record of the Year
Florida Georgia Line -- "Cruise"
Tim McGraw featuring Taylor Swift and Keith Urban -- "Highway Don't Care"
Lee Brice -- "I Drive Your Truck"
Miranda Lambert -- "Mama's Broken Heart"
Darius Rucker featuring Lady Antebellum -- "Wagon Wheel"

Vocal Event of the Year
Blake Shelton featuring Pistol Annies and Friends  -- "Boys 'Round Here"
Florida Georgia Line with Nelly -- "Cruise (Remix)"
Tim McGraw featuring Taylor Swift and Keith Urban -- "Highway Don't Care"
Darius Rucker featuring Lady Antebellum -- "Wagon Wheel"
Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert -- "We Were Us"

Video of the Year
The Band Perry -- "Better Dig Two"
Kacey Musgraves -- "Blowin' Smoke"
Tim McGraw featuring Taylor Swift and Keith Urban -- "Highway Don't Care"
Lee  Brice -- "I Drive Your Truck"
Miranda Lambert -- Mama's Broken Heart"
Carrie Underwood -- "Two Black Cadillacs"

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