Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw have garnered the most nominations for Academy of Country Music awards.
The nominees were announced
Wednesday morning by a diverse group of celebrities -- including ET's Nancy O'Dell, CBS This Morning co-anchor Gayle King, 2 Broke Girls
star Beth Behrs, The Insider
co-anchor Kevin Frazier and Duck Dynasty
stars Willie and Korie Robertson -- during the ACM's third annual digital press conference.
Lambert earned seven nominations, including her third nomination for Entertainer of the Year and eighth consecutive nod for Female Vocalist of the Year. She was also nominated for Single Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Video of the Year for Mama's Broken Heart, and twice for Vocal Event of the Year for both We Were Us with Keith Urban and Boys 'Round Here as part of the Pistol Annies.
McGraw received seven nominations, including Video of the Year for Highway Don't Care, featuring Taylor Swift and Keith Urban. He was also nominated twice for Album of the Year, Single Record of the Year and Vocal Event of the Year awards as both the artist and producer.
Urban received six nominations, including Male Vocalist of the Year, Single Record of the Year and Video of the Year. Taylor Swift earned five, including her fifth consecutive nod for Entertainer of the Year and seventh consecutive nod for Female Vocalist of the Year. She also received a nomination for Single Record of the Year, Video of the Year and Vocal Event of the Year for Highway Don't Care.
Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan will return as hosts of the 49th Annual ACM Awards, which airs live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 6 on CBS.