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ACM Nominees Announced

Country stars Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton announced the nominees for the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on "The Early Show" Tuesday.

And the nominees are:

Top Vocal Group Of The Year:
• Lady Antebellum
• Little Big Town
• Randy Rogers Band
• Rascal Flatts
• Zac Brown Band

Top Vocal Duo Of The Year:
• Brooks & Dunn
• Joey + Rory
• Montgomery Gentry
• Steel Magnolia
• Sugarland

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Vocal Event Of The Year:
• "Honky Tonk Stomp" - Brooks & Dunn featuring Billy Gibbons
• "I Told You So" - Carrie Underwood featuring Randy Travis
• "I'm Alive" - Kenny Chesney with Dave Matthews
• "Seeing Stars" - Jack Ingram featuring Patty Griffin
• "Hillbilly Bone" - Blake Shelton featuring Trace Adkins



The 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards air from Las Vegas on Sunday April 18, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.


Top Female Vocalist Of The Year:
• Miranda Lambert
• Taylor Swift
• Carrie Underwood
• Lee Ann Womack
• Reba McEntire

Top Male Vocalist Of The Year:
• Kenny Chesney
• Brad Paisley
• Darius Rucker
• George Strait
• Keith Urban

Song Of The Year:
• "Cowboy Casanova" - Carrie Underwood
• "Need You Now" - Lady Antebellum
• "People Are Crazy" - Billy Currington
• "White Liar" - Miranda Lambert
• "You Belong With Me" - Taylor Swift

Album Of The Year:
• American Saturday Night - Brad Paisley
• Lady Antebellum - Lady Antebellum
• Play On - Carrie Underwood
• Revolution - Miranda Lambert
• The Foundation - Zac Brown Band

Entertainer Of The Year:
• Kenny Chesney
• Toby Keith
• Brad Paisley
• George Strait
• Taylor Swift
• Carrie Underwood
• Keith Urban
• Zac Brown Band

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