48th ACM Awards nominations announced
Published: February 13, 2013 12:19PM
Updated: February 14, 2013 01:15PM

The 48th ACM Award nominations were announced today.

Following is the list of final nominees. Winners in each of the following categories, except where noted, will be presented with an award during the live television broadcast on April 7:

Entertainer of the Year
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton
Taylor Swift
Male Vocalist of the Year

Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Toby Keith
Blake Shelton

Female Vocalist of the Year
Miranda Lambert
Martina McBride
Kacey Musgraves
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Vocal Duo of the Year
Big & Rich
Florida Georgia Line
Love and Theft
Sugarland
Thompson Square

Vocal Group of the Year
The Band Perry
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Zac Brown Band

New Male Vocalist of the Year
Lee Brice
Brantley Gilbert
Hunter Hayes

New Female Vocalist of the Year
Jana Kramer
Kacey Musgraves
Sunny Sweeney

New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year
Florida Georgia Line
Love and Theft
Thompson Square

New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl's Department Stores (Winners of New Male, New Female & New Vocal Duo of Group of the Year)
Florida Georgia Line
Brantley Gilbert
Jana Kramer

Album of the Year (Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company)
Blown Away - Carrie Underwood (19/Arista Nashville)
Produced by: Mark Bright
Chief - Eric Church (EMI-Nashville)
Produced by: Jay Joyce
Red - Taylor Swift (Big Machine Records)
Produced by: Jeff Bhasker, Nathan Chapman, Dann Huff, Jacknife Lee, Max Martin, Shellback, Taylor Swift, Butch Walker, Dan Wilson
Tailgates & Tanlines - Luke Bryan (Capitol Nashville)
Produced by: Mark Bright, Jeff Stevens
Tornado - Little Big Town (Capitol Nashville)
Produced by: Jay Joyce

Single Record of the Year (Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company)
Even If It Breaks Your Heart – Eli Young Band (Republic Nashville)
Produced by: Mike Wrucke
Over You - Miranda Lambert (RCA)
Produced by: Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf
Pontoon - Little Big Town (Capitol Nashville)
Produced by: Jay Joyce
Springsteen - Eric Church (EMI-Nashville)
Produced by: Jay Joyce
Wanted - Hunter Hayes (Atlantic/WMN)
Produced by: Hunter Hayes, Dann Huff

Song of the Year (Award to Composer(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s))
A Woman Like You - Lee Brice
Composers: Phil Barton, Johnny Bulford, Jon Stone
Publishers: 3JB Music (BMI), Adios Pantalones (SESAC), Hears That Skyline Music (SESAC), Sixteen Stars Music (BMI), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
Even If It Breaks Your Heart - Eli Young Band
Composers: Will Hoge, Eric Paslay
Publishers: Cal IV Songs (ASCAP), Will Hoge Music (BMI)
Over You - Miranda Lambert
Composers: Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton
Publishers: Pink Dog Publishing (BMI), Sony ATV/Tree Publishing (BMI)
Springsteen - Eric Church
Composers: Eric Church, Jeff Hyde, Ryan Tyndell
Publishers: Bug Music (BMI), Ole Purple Cape Music (BMI), Sinnerlina (BMI), Sony ATV/Tree Publishing (BMI)
Wanted - Hunter Hayes
Composers: Hunter Hayes, Troy Verges
Publishers: Happy Little Man Publishing (BMI), Songs From The Engine Room (BMI), Songs Of Universal Inc. (BMI)

Songwriter of the Year *(Off Camera Award)
Rodney Clawson
Dallas Davidson
Josh Kear
Luke Laird
Shane McAnally

Video of the Year (Award to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)) *(Off Camera Award) (TIE)
Creepin' – Eric Church
Producer: Iris Baker
Director: Peter Zavadil
Merry Go 'Round
Producer: Perry Bean, Kacey Musgraves
Director: Perry Bean
Tornado - Little Big Town
Producer: Iris Baker
Director: Shane Drake
Wanted - Hunter Hayes
Producer: Stephanie Reeves, Eric Williams
Director: Traci Goudie, Patrick Hubik
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together - Taylor Swift
Producer: John Nguyen
Director: Declan Whitebloom
The Wind - Zac Brown Band
Producer: Ben Kalina
Director: Mike Judge

Vocal Event of the Year (Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company) *(Off Camera Award)
Don’t Rush – Kelly Clarkson Featuring Vince Gill (19/RCA/Columbia Nashville)
Produced by: Dann Huff
Easy – Rascal Flatts Featuring Natasha Bedingfield (Big Machine Records)
Produced by: Dann Huff, Brian Kennedy, Rascal Flatts
Feel Like A Rock Star – Kenny Chesney (Duet With Tim McGraw) (Blue Chair/BNA)
Produced by: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney
Let It Rain – David Nail Featuring Sarah Buxton (MCA Nashville)
Produced by: Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell
The Only Way I Know – Aldean With Luke Bryan & Eric Church (Broken Bow)
Produced by: Michael Knox