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ACM Nominations

The ACM Award Nominations are out!  Did your favorite KCQ Artist get nominated?  Maren Morris and Chris Stapleton lead with 6 Nominations each!


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Entertainer of the Year

Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton


Male Artist of the Year

Dierks Bentley
Eric Church
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton


Female Artist of the Year

Kelsea Ballerini
Ashley McBryde
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Carly Pearce


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
Cody Johnson
Parker McCollum


Album of the Year

Born Here, Live Here, Die Here, Luke Bryan
Mixtape Vol. 1, Kane Brown 
Never Will, Ashley McBryde 
Skeletons, Brothers Osborne 
Starting Over, Chris Stapleton 


Single of the Year

"Bluebird," Miranda Lambert 
"I Hope," Gabby Barrett 
"I Hope You’re Happy Now,"
"More Hearts Than Mine," Ingrid Andress 
"The Bones," Maren Morris 


Song of the Year

"Bluebird," Miranda Lambert 
"One Night Standards," Ashley McBryde 
"Some People Do," Old Dominion
"Starting Over," Chris Stapleton 
"The Bones," Maren Morris 


Music Event of the Year

"Be a Light," Thomas Rhett featuring Reba McEntire, Hillary Scott, Chris Tomlin, Keith Urban 
"Does to Me," Luke Combs feat. Eric Church 
"I Hope You’re Happy Now," Carly Pearce and Lee Brice 
"Nobody But You," Blake Shelton feat. Gwen Stefani
"One Beer," Hardy feat. Lauren Alaina and Devin Dawson 
"One Too Many," Keith Urban and Pink


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