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Full Nominations List of 44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards

February 12, 2009 (4:03 am) GMT
Brad Paisley and Heidi Newfield dominated the nominations list of 2009 Academy of Country Music Awards, scooping six and four gongs respectively.

The nominees for this year's Academy of Country Music Awards have been revealed during a press conference at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville on February 11. Announced by , , and , it was revealed that and both led the pack with six and four counts respectively.

Brad and Heidi were up against each other in Single Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Video of the Year. For the three categories, they were joined by such contenders as , , and among others.

In addition to those nominations, Brad also had a chance to win Entertainer of the Year title, competing with , , and . He got his other nods in Vocal Event of the Year and Top Male Vocalist, trying to beat down Kenny Chesney, , , and .

As for Heidi, she received her fourth nomination in Top Female Vocalist category. She entered a stiff competition with Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, and .

2009 Academy of Country Music Awards is scheduled for April 5 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will be broadcast live on CBS. Its winners will be determined via voting on GACTV.com, beginning Friday, February 13.

Nominees List of 2009 Academy of Country Music Awards:

Entertainer of the Year:

Top Male Vocalist: Top Female Vocalist: Top Vocal Group: Top Vocal Duo: Top New Male Vocalist: Top New Female Vocalist: Top New Vocal Duo or Group: Single Record of the Year: Song of the Year: Video of the Year: Vocal Event of the Year:

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