Reba McEntire announced the nominees for the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards this morning on CBS. In doing so, she also revealed she will be HOSTING the show for the first time in years. Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, and Dierks Bentley all had turns as hosts of the awards show they call "Country Music's Biggest Party."
Among the nominees are several stars who have passed through the Treasure Coast and South Florida and Coral Sky Amphitheatre in the last year. Among them: Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Chris Young, and Kane Brown have all been up on stage in West Palm Beach!
We've also had many of the newer nominees play our Club Braman Performance Theatre in the past few months, including Russell Dickerson, Carly Pearce, and Midland.
Entertainer: Jason Aldean, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Chris Stapleton, Keith Urban.
Male Vocalist: Jason Aldean, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton, Keith Urban, Chris Young.
Female Vocalist: Kelsea Ballerini, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Maren Morris, Carrie Underwood.
Vocal Duo: Brothers Osborne, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, LoCash, Tim McGraw & Faith Hill.
Vocal Group: Lady Antebellum, Lanco, Little Big Town, Midland, Old Dominion.
New Male: Kane Brown, Luke Combs, Devin Dawson, Russell Dickerson, Brett Young.
New Female: Lauren Alaina, Danielle Bradbery, Carly Pearce, RaeLynn.
New Vocal Duo/Group: High Valley, Lanco, LoCash, Midland, Runaway June.
Album: Breaker, Little Big Town; California Sunrise, Jon Pardi; From A Room: Vol. 1, Chris Stapleton; Happy Endings, Old Dominion; Life Changes, Thomas Rhett.
Single: "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.
Song: "Body Like A Back Road," Sam Hunt; "Female," Keith Urban; "Tin Man," Miranda Lambert; "Whiskey And You," Chris Stapleton.
Video: "Black," Dierks Bentley; "It Ain't My Fault," Brothers Osborne; "Legends," Kelsea Ballerini; "Marry Me," Thomas Rhett, "We Should Be Friends," Miranda Lambert.
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