Scotty McCreery Nominated For ACM New Artist of the Year

Scotty McCreery has been named, along with Hunter Hayes and Brantley Gilbert as nominees for this year’s  AC New Artist of the Year. You can vote for Sotty at beginning March 19, 2012 at 12:00 noon ET/9:00 AM PT and will continue until 5:00 PM PT on Sunday, April 1, 2012 (before the LIVE show starts).

The New Artist of the Year final nominees were selected by a combined vote of the fans and professional members of the Academy of Country Music. Professional member votes will be combined with fan votes to obtain the winner of the category for the Academy of Country Music Awards.

The 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.

Leading up to the show, fans can watch interviews and exclusive performances with the three nominees on GAC’s “ACM New Artist of the Year” special, premiering Monday, March 19, 2012 at 9:00 PM ET and re-airing multiple times until voting closes on April 1. Additional air times and dates can be found at

Congrats Scotty! Read the entire press release at


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