2016 ACM Award Nominations

2015_acm_award_logo_tunein_cmyk_type_041415ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
• Jason Aldean
• Garth Brooks
• Luke Bryan
• Eric Church
• Miranda Lambert

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
• Jason Aldean
• Dierks Bentley
• Eric Church
• Brett Eldredge
• Chris Stapleton

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
• Kelsea Ballerini
• Jana Kramer
• Miranda Lambert
• Kacey Musgraves
• Carrie Underwood

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR
• Brothers Osborne
• Dan + Shay
• Florida Georgia Line
• Joey + Rory
• Maddie & Tae

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
• Eli Young Band
• Little Big Town
• Old Dominion
• Rascal Flatts
• Zac Brown Band

NEW MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
• Brett Eldredge
• Chris Janson
• Thomas Rhett
• Chase Rice
• Chris Stapleton

NEW FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
• Kelsea Ballerini
• Cam
• Mickey Guyton
• RaeLynn

NEW VOCAL DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR
• A Thousand Horses
• Brothers Osborne
• Maddie & Tae
• Old Dominion
• Parmalee

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
• I’m Comin’ Over – Chris Young
Producers: Corey Crowder, Chris Young
Record Label: RCA Records

• Montevallo – Sam Hunt
Producers: Zach Crowell, Shane McAnally
Record Label: MCA Nashville

• Mr. Misunderstood – Eric Church
Producer: Jay Joyce
Record Label: EMI Records Nashville

• Tangled Up – Thomas Rhett
Producers: Dann Huff, Jesse Frasure, Chris DeStefano, Joe London
Record Label: The Valory Music Co.

• Traveller – Chris Stapleton
Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton
Record Label: Mercury Records

SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR
• “Burning House” – Cam
Producers: Jeff Bhasker, Tyler Johnson, Camaron Ochs
Record Labels: Arista Nashville, RCA Records, Kravenworks

• “Buy Me A Boat” – Chris Janson
Producers: Brent Anderson, Chris DuBois, Chris Janson
Record Label: Warner Music Nashville

• “Die A Happy Man” – Thomas Rhett
Producers: Dann Huff, Jesse Frasure
Record Label: The Valory Music Co.

• “Girl Crush” – Little Big Town
Producer: Jay Joyce
Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville

• “I’m Comin’ Over” – Chris Young
Producers: Corey Crowder, Chris Young
Record Label: RCA Nashville

• “Take Your Time” – Sam Hunt
Producers: Zach Crowell, Shane McAnally
Record Label: MCA Nashville

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
• “Biscuits” – Kacey Musgraves
Director: Mark Klasfeld
Producer: Nicole Acacio

• “Burning House” – Cam
Director: Trey Fanjoy
Producer: Trent Hardville

• “Girl Crush” – Little Big Town
Directors: Karla Welch, Matthew Welch
Producer: Amanda Prunesti

• “Mr. Misunderstood” – Eric Church
Directors: Reid Long, John Peets
Producer: Megan Smith

• “Riser” – Dierks Bentley
Director: Wes Edwards
Producer: Jennifer Rothlein

VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR
• “Hangover Tonight” – Gary Allan Featuring Chris Stapleton
Producers: Gary Allan, Greg Droman
Record Label: MCA Nashville

• “Home Alone Tonight” – Luke Bryan Featuring Karen Fairchild
Producers: Jeff Stevens, Jody Stevens
Record Label: Capitol Nashville

• “Raise ‘Em Up” – Keith Urban Featuring Eric Church
Producers: Nathan Chapman, Keith Urban
Record Labels: Hit Red Records, Capitol Nashville

• “Smokin’ and Drinkin’” – Miranda Lambert Featuring Little Big Town
Producers: Frank Liddell, Chuck Ainlay, Glenn Worf
Record Label: RCA Nashville

• “Wild Child” – Kenny Chesney With Grace Potter
Producers: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney
Record Labels: Blue Chair Records, Columbia Nashville

Big News At Uncle Dave Macon Days
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Grab your banjos and shine your dancin’ shoes– the 39th Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days old-time music and dance festival is set to kick off July 8th, 9th, in Cannonsburgh Village located in historic Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The festival, held in the heart of Tennessee is considered one of America’s premier summer festivals. Slated as one Read more…

Bonnaroo Announces Lineup!
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Old Dominion Celebrates Their First Number One
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ASCAP’s Mike Sistad and Beth Brinker with Old Dominion. Photo by Ed Rode for ASCAP.

ASCAP and Sony Music Nashville hosted a #1 party for RCA Records recording artists Old Dominion on Thursday, January 14th at Marathon Music Works, immediately before the band’s performance in front of a sold-out hometown crowd. Comprised of ASCAP members Read more…

Bonnaroo To Announce LineUp January 19
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TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, 1/22 AT NOON ET!

New Amenities FOR 2016!

A permanent water line is currently being installed on The Farm! What’s that mean? New flushable toilets, permanent showers and multiple new filling stations for delicious, refreshing water are all coming our way. These new amenities will start popping up this June and you’ll continue Read more…

Tin Pan South And Watkins College of Art Continue A Good Thing
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The 24th Annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival, April 5-9 2016, Presented by Regions Bank is thrilled to partner for the ninth consecutive year with Watkins College of Art, Design & Film for its festival artwork. Select Watkins students competed to create a concept that captured the essence of the event, and this year, Chris Read more…

Dierks Bentley Talks About His “Relationship” Album
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For Dierks Bentley, it seems the most personal songs are also the ones most universally relatable to his fans. On his upcoming release, he raises the bar on that idea as he candidly explores the farthest corners of his own heart. His eighth studio album BLACK is set for release in early 2016. Fans can Read more…

Charles Kelley Ready For Solo Release
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A release date has been set for Charles Kelley’s first-ever solo album. THE DRIVER will be available Feb. 5. The nine-track disc has already received a GRAMMY nomination for its lead single/title track, which fans will now receive as an instant download alongside an additional track each Friday leading into release with an iTunes pre-order Read more…

"A Daddy's Prayer" By John Michael Montgomery
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“A Daddy’s Prayer” By John Michael MontgomeryDuring Christmas time, in the aftermath of 9/11, John Michael Montgomery sat down to write a song for his small children, Madison (4yrs) and Walker (2yrs). He wanted to them to know how much he loved them and he wondered what kind of world they would grow up Read more…

Better Late Than Never For Scotty McCreery
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“See You Tonight” Singer/Songwriter Nabs a Coveted BMI Top 50 Country Song of the Year Award
NASHVILLE, TENN. – (Dec. 14, 2015) – After having to miss the BMI Country Music Awards in November due to a prior commitment performing at the CMA Marketing Summit, Scotty McCreery excitedly accepted his first BMI Award in person last Read more…

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