ACM Awards Nominations: Surpises & Snubs

Nash Country Daily released an article highlighting the surprises and snubs from the ACM Awards nominations. Do you agree?

Entertainer of the Year

  • Jason Aldean
  • Garth Brooks
  • Luke Bryan
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Keith Urban

SNUB: Florida Georgia Line

Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Jason Aldean
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Keith Urban
  • Chris Young

SNUB: Blake Shelton

SURPRISE: Chris Young

Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Reba McEntire
  • Maren Morris
  • Carrie Underwood

SURPRISES: Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire

SNUBS: Carly Pearce and Lauren Alaina

Vocal Duo of the Year

  • Brothers Osborne
  • Dan + Shay
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

SURPRISE: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

New Vocal Duo/Group of the Year

  • High Valley
  • Midland
  • Runaway June


Vocal Group of the Year

  • Lady Antebellum
  • Little Big Town
  • Midland
  • Old Dominion

SNUB: Zac Brown Band

Single Record of the Year

  • “Better Man” – Little Big Town
  • “Body Like A Back Road” – Sam Hunt
  • “Broken Halos” – Chris Stapleton
  • “Drinkin’ Problem” – Midland
  • “I’ll Name The Dogs” – Blake Shelton

SNUB:”In Case You Didn’t Know” by Brett Young

SURPRISE: “I’ll Name the Dogs” by Blake Shelton

Song of the Year

  • “Body Like a Back Road” – Sam Hunt
  • “Female” – Keith Urban
  • “Tin Man” – Miranda Lambert
  • “Whiskey And You” – Chris Stapleton

SNUB: “In Case You Didn’t Know” by Brett Young

Album of the Year

  • Breaker – Little Big Town
  • California Sunrise – Jon Pardi
  • From A Room Vol. 1 – Chris Stapleton
  • Happy Endings – Old Dominion
  • Life Changes – Thomas Rhett

SNUB: The Nashville Sound — Jason Isbell

SURPRISE: Happy Endings — Old Dominion


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2018 ACM Awards Nominations: 15 Snubs & Surprises

The nomination for the 53rd ACM Awards were announce on March 1, and while artists like Chris Stapleton, Thomas Rhett, Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris racked up multiple nominations, there were more than a few questionable omissions-as well as inclusions-in the nomination process. Here are the s