Academy of Country Music Awards 2011 Nominations

Ronnie Dunn and Miranda Lambert announced the Academy of Country Music Awards this morning on the CBS Early Show.

Carrie Underwood nominated in only one category–for  Top Female Vocalist of the Year. She was NOT nominated for Entertainer of the Year a category she’s won in both 2009 and 2010. She also has no nominations in song, record or video of the year.

New country “it” girl, Miranda Lambert earned 6 nominations, including Female Vocalist, Entertainer, Song, Record, Vocal Event and Video of the Year. Carrie is the only Idol nominated, although Kellie Pickler makes an appearance in Miranda Lambert’s video for “Only Prettier” nominated for Video of the Year.

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The 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards air on CBS live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 3. Blake Shelton and Reba McEntire will host.

Update:  FULL LIST IS UP

List of nominations after the jump…

Top Vocal Duo of the Year
Joey + Rory
Montgomery Gentry
Stell Magnolia
Sugarland
The Janedear Girls

Top Vocal Group of the Year
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Randy Rogers Band
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

Top Male Vocalist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Brad Paisley
Blake Shelton
George Strait
Keith Urban

Top Female Vocalist of the Year
Reba McEntire
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood
Lee Ann Womack
Miranda Lambert

Album of the Year
Hemingway’s Whiskey – Kenny Chesney
Need You Now – Lady Antebellum
The Guitar Song – Jamey Johnson
Speak Now – Taylor Swift
Up on the Ridge – Dierks Bentley

Entertainer of the Year
Jason Aldean
Toby Keith
Brad Paisley
Taylor Swift
Keith Urban
Miranda Lambert

Top New Solo Vocalist
Eric Church
Easton Corbin
Randy Houser

Top New Duo or Group
The JaneDear Girls
Steel Magnolia
The Band Perry

Single Record of the Year
”A Little More Country Than That”- Easton Corbin
”As She’s Walking Away”- Zac Brown Band featuring Alan Jackson
”If I Die Young”- The Band Perry
”Love Like Crazy”- Lee Brice
”The Boys of Fall”- Kenny Chesney
”The House That Built Me”- Miranda Lambert

Song of the Year
”A Little More Country Than That”- Easton Corbin – Songwriters: Rory Lee Feek, Don Poythress, Wynn Varble
”As She’s Walking Away”- Zac Brown Band featuring Alan Jackson – Songwriters: Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette
”If I Die Young”- The Band Perry – Songwriter: Kimberly Perry
”Love Like Crazy”- Lee Brice – Songwriters: Tim James, Doug Johnson
”The House That Built Me”- Miranda Lambert – Songwriters: Tom Douglas, Allen Shamblin

Video of the Year
”Hillbilly Bone”- Blake Shelton featuring Trace Adkins
”Only Prettier”- Miranda Lambert (Kellie Pickler makes an appearance)
”Stuck Like Glue”-Sugarland
”The Boys of Fall”- Kenny Chesney
”The House That Built Me”- Miranda Lambert

Vocal Event
”As She’s Walking Away”- Zac Brown Band featuring Alan Jackson
”Blue Sky”- Emily West featuring Keith Urban
”Coal Miner’s Daughter”- Loretta Lynn, Sheryl Crow and Miranda Lambert
”Cold Beer”- Colt Ford featuring Jamey Johnson
”Good to Be Me”-Uncle Kracker featuring Kid Rock

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