ACM Nominees: Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum Lead The Pack

Robbie Daw | January 26, 2012 2:15 pm

Luck was on Lady Antebellum’s side when it came time for this year’s Academy Of Country Music Awards nominees to be announced. The band scored six nods, thanks to their LP Own The Night (up for Album Of The Year) and radio smash “Just A Kiss” (a Song Of The Year contender). But it’s country gent Kenny Chesney who leads all his peers with nine nominations. The ceremony, which is to be hosted by Voice coach Blake Shelton and Rebe McEntire, will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on April 1. Head below to see the full list of who is up for what at this years ACM Awards. 2012 ACM NOMINEES

Entertainer Of The Year Jason Aldean Kenny Chesney Brad Paisley Blake Shelton Taylor Swift

Male Vocalist Of The Year Jason Aldean Kenny Chesney Brad Paisley Blake Shelton Chris Young

Female Vocalist Of The Year Sara Evans Miranda Lambert Martina McBride Taylor Swift Carrie Underwood

Vocal Duo Of The Year Love and Theft Montgomery Gentry Steel Magnolia Sugarland Thompson Square

Vocal Group Of The Year The Band Perry Eli Young Band Lady Antebellum Rascal Flatts Zac Brown Band

Album Of The YearChief, Eric ChurchFour The Record, Miranda LambertHemingway’s Whiskey, Kenny ChesneyMy Kinda Party, Jason AldeanOwn The Night, Lady Antebellum

Single Record Of The Year “Crazy Girl” – Eli Young Band “Don’t You Wanna Stay” – Jason Aldean With Kelly Clarkson “Red Solo Cup” – Toby Keith “Tomorrow” – Chris Young “You And Tequila” – Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter

Song Of The Year “Crazy Girl” – Eli Young Band “Home” – Dierks Bentley “Just A Kiss” – Lady Antebellum “Threaten Me With Heaven” – Vince Gill “You And Tequila” – Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter

Video Of The Year “Homeboy” – Eric Church “Just A Kiss” – Lady Antebellum “Mean” – Taylor Swift “Red Solo Cup” – Toby Keith “Tattoos On This Town” – Jason Aldean

Vocal Event Of The Year “Country Boy” – Aaron Lewis Featuring George Jones & Charlie Daniels “Don’t You Wanna Stay” – Jason Aldean With Kelly Clarkson