Do I personally think we need another awards show? Nope, I don’t. However, since we’re getting one… Am I glad it is a country music awards show? Absolutely. And, am I happy it will be 100 percent fan voted? Sure, why not! 

The American Country Award nominees have been announced, and the first-ever ACA awards ceremony will be held Dec. 6, 2010, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, and broadcast live on FOX.  And here are your nominees:

Keith U Artist of the Year: Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Zac Brown Band

Male Artist of the Year: Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Luke Bryan, Keith Urban

Female Artist of the Year: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Taylor Swift , Reba McEntire, Jewel

New/Breakthrough Artist of the Year: Easton Corbin, Jerrod Niemann, Jaron and the Long, Road to Love, The Band Perry, Danny Gokey

sugarland1dd Duo/Group of the Year: Rascal Flatts, Lady Antebellum, Zac Brown Band, Sugarland, The Band Perry

Album of the Year: Miranda Lambert – Revolution; Carrie Underwood – Play On; Luke Bryan – Doin’ My Thing;  Josh Turner – Haywire; Lady Antebellum – Need You Now

Joe Nichols 125 Single of the Year:  Lady Antebellum – “Need You Now”; Josh Turner – “Why Don’t We Just Dance”; Luke Bryan – “Do I”; Joe Nichols – “Gimme That Girl”; Easton Corbin – “Little More Country Than That”

Single by a Male Artist: Josh Turner – “Why Don’t We Just Dance”l Luke Bryan – “Do I”l Joe Nichols – “Gimme That Girl”; Easton Corbin – “Little More Country Than That”l Billy Currington – “That’s How Country Boys Roll”

Reba Single by a Female Artist: Reba McEntire – “Consider Me Gone”; Miranda Lambert – “White Liar”; Carrie Underwood – “Cowboy Cassanova”; Martina McBride – “Wrong Baby Wrong”; Kellie Pickler – “Didn’t You Know How Much I Loved You”

Single by a Duo/Group: Lady Antebellum – “Need You Now”; Zac Brown Band – “Toes”
Little Big Town – “Little White Church”’; Rascal Flatts – “Unstoppable”; Steel Magnolia – “Keep On Lovin’ You”

Jaron and Kevin Fowler 119 Single by New/Breakthrough: Easton Corbin – “Little More Country Than That”; Jerrod Niemann – “Lover, Lover”; Steel Magnolia – “Keep On Lovin’ You; Jaron and the Long Road to Love – “Pray For You”; Josh Thompson – “Beer On The Table”

Music Video of the Year: Blake Shelton w/Trace Adkins – “Hillbilly Bone”; Josh Turner “Why Don’t We Just Dance”; Lady Antebellum – “Need You Now”; Easton Corbin – “Little More Country Than That”; Chris Young – “The Man I Want To Be”

Fair Chris Young 014 Music Video by a Male Artist:  Blake Shelton w/Trace Adkins – “Hillbilly Bone”; Josh Turner – “Why Don’t We Just Dance”; Tim McGraw – “Southern Voice”; Easton Corbin – “Little More Country Than That”; Chris Young – “The Man I Want To Be”

Music Video by a Female Artist: Kellie Pickler – “Didn’t You Know How Much I Loved You”; Carrie Underwood – “Cowboy Cassanova”; Miranda Lambert – “White Liar”; Reba McEntire – “Consider Me Gone”; Gretchen Wilson – “Work Hard, Play Harder”

113 Video by Duo/Group: Lady Antebellum – “Need You Now”; Lady Antebellum – “American Honey”; Zac Brown Band – “Highway 20 Ride Little Big Town – “Little White Church”; Steel Magnolia – “Keep On Lovin’ You”

Video by New/Breakthrough Artist:  Easton Corbin – “Little More Country Than That”; Steel Magnolia – “Keep On Lovin’ You”; Jerrod Niemann – “Lover, Lover”; Laura Bell Bundy – “Giddy On Up”; The Band Perry – “If I Die Young”

Touring Artist of the Year: Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts , George Strait/Reba McEntire, Taylor Swift, Sugarland, Brooks & Dunn, Carrie Underwood. Toby Keith, Martina McBride/Trace Adkins

We’ve got a lot of voting to do. It will be interesting to see who the fans pick in all of these categories. I’ve already got my winners picked.

Hope everyone has a great Sunday, I’ll talk to you all real soon!

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Do I personally think we need another awards show? Nope, I don’t. However, since we’re getting one… Am I glad it is a country music awards show? Absolutely. And, am I happy it will be 100 percent fan voted? Sure, why not!  The American Country Award...