Kelsea Ballerini and Brothers Osborne along with  The Academy of Country Music®dick clark productions, and CBS announced today the nominations for the 56TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, honoring the biggest names and emerging talent in the Country Music industry. The 56th ACM Awards® will broadcast live from three iconic country music venues: the Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe on Sunday, April 18 (8:00 PM, on the CBS and, will also be available to stream live and on-demand on Paramount+, ViacomCBS’ upcoming global streaming service.


  • Luke Bryan
  • Eric Church
  • Luke Combs
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Ashley McBryde
  • Maren Morris
  • Carly Pearce
  • Dierks Bentley
  • Luke Combs
  • Eric Church
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Brooks & Dunn
  • Brothers Osborne
  • Dan + Shay
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Maddie & Tae
  • Lady A
  • Little Big Town
  • Old Dominion
  • The Cadillac Three
  • The Highwomen
New Female
  • Ingrid Andress
  • Tenille Arts
  • Gabby Barrett
  • Mickey Guyton
  • Caylee Hammack
New Male
  • Jimmie Allen
  • Travis Denning
  • Hardy
  • Cody Johnson
  • Parker McCollum
  • Born Here Live Here Die Here, Luke Bryan
  • Mixtape Vol. 1, Kane Brown
  • Never Will, Ashley McBryde
  • Skeletons, Brothers Osborne
  • Starting Over, Chris Stapleton
  • “Bluebird,” Miranda Lambert
  • “I Hope,” Gabby Barrett
  • “I Hope You’re Happy Now,” Carly Pearce and Lee Brice
  • “More Hearts Than Mine,” Ingrid Andress
  • “The Bones,” Maren Morris
  • “Bluebird,” Luke Dick, Miranda Lambert, Natalie Hemby
  • “One Night Standards,” Ashley McBryde, Nicolette Hayford, Shane McAnally
  • “Some People Do,” Jesse Frasure, Matt Ramsey, Thomas Rhett, Shane McAnally
  • “Starting Over,” Chris Stapleton, Mike Henderson
  • “The Bones,” Jimmy Robbins, Maren Morris, Laura Veltz
  • “Better Than We Found It,” Maren Morris
  • “Bluebird,” Miranda Lambert
  • “Gone,” Dierks Bentley
  • “Hallelujah,” Carrie Underwood and John Legend
  • “Worldwide Beautiful,” Kane Brown
  • Music Event
  • “Be A Light,” Thomas Rhett f/Reba McEntire, Hillary Scott, Chris Tomlin, Keith Urban
  • “Does To Me,” Luke Combs f/Eric Church
  • “I Hope You’re Happy Now,” Carly Pearce and Lee Brice
  • “Nobody But You,” Blake Shelton f/Gwen Stefani
  • “One Beer,” Hardy f/Lauren Alaina and Devin Dawson
  • “One Too Many,” Keith Urban f/P!nk

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