The ACM Awards Are On Tonight: Here Are The Nominees

The 57th Academy of Country Music Awards, hosted by Dolly PartonGabby Barrett and Jimmie Allen, stream live from Las Vegas tonight (Monday) at 8 p.m. on Amazon Prime Video. 


  • Jimmie Allen – “Down Home” and “Viva Las Vegas”
  • Gabby Barrett – “I Hope You Dance” and “Let’s Go to Vegas”
  • Kelly Clarkson in tribute to Dolly Parton – “I Will Always Love You”
  • Dolly Parton with Kelsea Ballerini
  • Lady A
  • Jason Aldean
  • Breland featuring Thomas Rhett – “Praise the Lord”
  • Kane Brown – “Leave You Alone”
  • Luke Bryan – “Up”
  • Eric Church
  • Jordan Davis with Luke Bryan – “Buy Dirt”
  • Walker Hayes – “AA” and “Fancy Like”
  • Maren Morris – “Circles Around This Town”
  • Brothers Osborne – “Skeletons” 
  • Brittney Spencer – “These Boots Are Made for Walkin'”
  • ParmaleeBlanco BrownBrook Eden – “Just the Way”
  • Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde – “Never Wanted to Be That Girl”
  • Thomas Rhett – “Slow Down Summer”
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Chris Young and Mitchell Tenpenny – “At the End of a Bar”


  • Alan Ritchson (Reacher),
  • Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr 
  • Comic Guy Torry (Phat Tuesdays)
  • Author James Patterson
  • Jason Aldean
  • Actors Kelsey Asbille and Luke Grimes (Yellowstone)
  • Mickey Guyton 


Entertainer of the Year 

  • Luke Combs
  • Eric Church
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Carrie Underwood

Male Artist of the Year

  • Jimmie Allen
  • Luke Combs
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Morgan Wallen

Female Artist of the Year

  • Gabby Barrett
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Ashley McBryde
  • Maren Morris 
  • Carly Pearce

New Male Artist of the Year

  • Hardy
  • Walker Hayes
  • Ryan Hurd
  • Parker McCullum – winner
  • Elvie Shane

New Female Artist of the Year

  • Tenille Arts
  • Priscilla Block
  • Lily Rose
  • Caitlyn Smith
  • Lainey Wilson – winner

Duo of the Year

  • Brooks and Dunn
  • Brothers Osborne
  • Dan and Shay
  • Locash
  • Maddie and Tae

Group of the Year

  • Lady A
  • Little Big Town
  • Midland
  • Old Dominion
  • Cadillac Three

Album of the Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]

  • 29: Written in Stone – Carly Pearce
  • Country Again: Side A – Thomas Rhett
  • Dangerous: The Double Album – Morgan Wallen
  • Famous Friends – Chris Young
  • The Marfa Tapes – Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall

Single of the Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]

  • “Buy Dirt” – Jordan Davis featuring Luke Bryan 
  • “Famous Friends” – Chris Young and Kane Brown 
  • “Fancy Like” – Walker Hayes
  • “If I Didn’t Love You” – Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood
  •  “You Should Probably Leave” – Chris Stapleton

Song of the Year [Awarded to Songwriter(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)] 

  • “7 Summers” – Morgan Wallen
  • “Buy Dirt” – Jordan Davis featuring Luke Bryan
  • “Fancy Like” – Walker Hayes
  •  “Knowing You” – Kenny Chesney
  •  “Things a Man Oughta Know”– Lainey Wilson

Video of the Year [Awarded to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)]                                       

  • “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)” – Elle King and Miranda Lambert 
  • “Famous Friends” – Chris Young and Kane Brown
  • I Bet You Think About Me (Taylor’s Version)” – Taylor Swift featuring Chris Stapleton
  • “If I Didn’t Love You – Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood 
  • “Never Wanted To Be That Girl – Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde

Music Event of the Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]

  • “Buy Dirt”– Jordan Davis featuring Luke Bryan 
  • “Famous Friends – Chris Young and Kane Brown
  • “half of my hometown” – Kelsea Ballerini featuring Kenny Chesney 
  • “If I Didn’t Love You” – Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood
  • “Never Wanted to Be That Girl”– Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde