Carrie Underwood Picks up 6 ACM Nominations

Congrats to Carrie Underwood who picked up 6 nominations when the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards were announced this morning.

The event will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 18 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on CBS.

Carrie is nominated for: Entertainer of the Year. She’s the reigning Entertainer of the Year, and, if she wins that category again, she will be the first female in Academy history to capture two Entertainer of the Year trophies. She’s also nominated as an artist and composer for Song of the Year for “Cowboy Casanova, ” as well as Vocal Event of the Year for “I Told You So” with Randy Travis. In addition, Carrie nabbed noms for Top Female Vocalist and Album of the Year for Play On. If she wins Top Female Vocalist, it will be the fourth consecutive year she has won the category. Carrie also won the 2006 Album of the Year for Some Hearts.

Rival Taylor Swift is nominated for five awards, including her first nod for Entertainer of the Year. Artist and composer for Song of the Year for “You Belong With Me, ” for which she is also nominated for Video of the Year and she also received a nomination for Top Female Vocalist.

Check out the list of nominations HERE.

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