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2011 ACM Awards Noms: Miranda Lambert, Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift

February 2, 2011 (3:29 am) GMT
Lambert leads the nominations list with seven nods, and Chesney as well as Swift follow her with five and four respectively.

The nominations list of this year's Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards has been unraveled during a press conference at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. dominates the pack with seven nods, , along with , follows her with five, and trails behind them with four.

Lambert and Swift fight off each other in a bid to win top honor, Entertainer of the Year. They are vying for the title against , , and . They once again meet in a battle for Top Female Vocalist of the Year along with , and .

The other common thing about Lambert and Swift is that the two female singers get double nominations in one of the categories. The former is up for Video of the Year for her "The House That Built Me" and "Only Prettier" clips, and the latter is nominated for Album of the Year as an artist and producer.

As for Chesney, he is competing against Lambert in Video of the Year and his work as an artist and producer leads him to face off Swift in Album of the Year. His fourth and fifth nominations are both for Single Record of the Year, thanks to his work as an artist and producer in track "The Boys of Fall".

ACM Awards will be broadcast live on CBS from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on April 3 at 8:00 P.M. ET. Reba McEntire and Lambert's fiance will co-host the 46th annual awards show. Fans can vote for the winners of Entertainer of the Year, Top New Solo Vocalist and Top New Vocal Duo or Group on ACM official website. The winner in each of the two newcomer categories will move on to compete for Top New Artist, which is also a fan voted category.

Entertainer of the Year:

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

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