EXCLUSIVE: Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban Among 2017 ACM Nominees Announced by ET

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Congratulations are in order!
With the 2017 Academy of Country Music Awards right around the corner, ET's Nancy O'Dell and Kevin Frazier had the honor of revealing the nominees in several key categories, including Album of the Year, Vocal Event of the Year, and Single Record of the Year, on Thursday. Among the A-list artists up for some new hardware this year are Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley, Tim McGraw and so many more. See the list below!
The 52nd annual ACM Awards air live on CBS from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
NEW MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY T-MOBILE • Kane Brown • Chris Janson • Chris Lane • Jon Pardi • Brett Young
NEW FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY T-MOBILE • Lauren Alaina • Cam • Brandy Clark • Maren Morris
NEW VOCAL DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY T-MOBILE • A Thousand Horses • Brothers Osborne • Dan + Shay • LoCash • Maddie & Tae
SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR • Ashley Gorley • Luke Laird • Hillary Lindsey • Shane McAnally • Lori McKenna
ALBUM OF THE YEAR [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]
Black – Dierks Bentley Producers: Ross Copperman, Arturo Buenahora Jr. Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville
Dig Your Roots – Florida Georgia Line Producers: Joey Moi Record Label: Big Machine Label Group
Hero – Maren Morris Producers: busbee, Brad Hill, Maren Morris Record Label: Columbia Nashville
Ripcord – Keith Urban Producers: Jeff Bhasker, busbee, Nathan Chapman, Nitzan Kaikov, Dann Huff, Tyler Johnson, Johnny Price, Nile Rodgers, Keith Urban, Greg Wells Record Label: Hit Red Records, Capitol Records Nashville
The Weight of These Wings – Miranda Lambert Producers: Frank Liddell, Eric Masse, Glenn Worf Record Label: RCA Nashville, Vanner Records
SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]
• Blue Ain’t Your Color – Keith Urban Producers: Dann Huff, Keith Urban Record Labels: Hit Red Records, Capitol Records Nashville
• H.O.L.Y. – Florida Georgia Line Producer: Joey Moi Record Label: Big Machine Label Group
• Humble and Kind – Tim McGraw Producers: Byron Gallimore, Tim McGraw Record Label: McGraw Music, Big Machine Records
• My Church – Maren Morris Producers: busbee, Maren Morris Record Label: Columbia Nashville
• Vice – Miranda Lambert Producers: Frank Liddell, Eric Masse, Glenn Worf Record Label: RCA Nashville, Vanner Records
ACM SONG OF THE YEAR [Awarded to Songwriter(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)]
• Blue Ain’t Your Color – Keith Urban Songwriters: Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Lee Olsen Publishers: WB Music Corp (ASCAP), Music Of The Corn (ASCAP), HillarodyRathbone Music (ASCAP), BMG Gold Songs (ASCAP), House of Sea Gayle Music (ASCAP), Spirit Catalog Holdings (S.a.r.l.), Spirit Two Nashville (ASCAP)
• Die a Happy Man – Thomas Rhett Songwriters: Thomas Rhett, Sean Douglas, Joe Spargur Publishers: EMI Blackwood Music Inc (BMI), Cricket On The Line (BMI), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp (BMI), Eastman Pond Publishing (BMI), Music of Big Deal (BMI), Nice Life (BMI), Frederic And Reid Music (BMI), BMG Platinum Songs (BMI), Brodsky Spensive Publishing (BMI)
• Humble and Kind – Tim McGraw Songwriters: Lori McKenna Publishers: Songs of Universal Inc (BMI), Hoodie Songs (BMI)
• Kill a Word – Eric Church Featuring Rhiannon Giddens Songwriters: Eric Church, Luke Dick, Jeff Hyde Publishers: Emileon Songs (BMI), Little Louder Songs (BMI), Longer And Louder Music (BMI), Mammaw's Fried Okra Music (BMI), Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI)
• Tennessee Whiskey – Chris Stapleton Songwriters: Dean Dillon, Linda Hargrove Publishers: Universal-Songs Of PolyGram International (BMI), EMI Algee (BMI)
• Vice – Miranda Lambert Songwriters: Miranda Lambert, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne Publishers: Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI), Pink Dog Publishing (BMI), Smack Hits (GMR), Kobalt Music Group, Ltd. (GMR), Anderson Fork In The Road Music (ASCAP), Kobalt Music Publishing America, Inc. (ASCAP), Smackville Music (ASCAP)
VIDEO OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY XFINITY [Awarded to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)]
• Fire Away – Chris Stapleton Director: Tim Mattia Producer: Jennifer Rothlein
• Forever Country – Artists of Then, Now & Forever Director: Joseph Kahn Producers: Nathan de la Rionda, Jil Hardin, Charleen Manca, Joanna Carter, Chandra LaPlume, Sarah Trahern, Damon Whiteside
• Humble and Kind – Tim McGraw Director: Wes Edwards Producer: Jennifer Rothlein
• Peter Pan – Kelsea Ballerini Director: Kristin Barlowe Producer: Michelle Abnet
• Vice – Miranda Lambert Director: Trey Fanjoy Producer: Ashley Bergeron Ford
VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]
• Different for Girls – Dierks Bentley Featuring Elle King Producers: Ross Copperman, Arturo Buenahora Jr. Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville
• Forever Country – Artists of Then, Now & Forever Producer: Shane McAnally Record Label: MCA Nashville
• May We All – Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw Producer: Joey Moi Record Labels: Big Machine Label Group
• Setting the World on Fire – Kenny Chesney Featuring P!nk Producers: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney Record Label: Blue Chair Records, Columbia Nashville
• Think of You – Chris Young Featuring Cassadee Pope Producers: Corey Crowder, Chris Young Record Labels: RCA Nashville, RCA Records