LOOK: Country Stars Celebrate ACM Awards Nominations

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The 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards will air live from Las Vegas April 15 and now, your favorite country stars are celebrating their nominations. Reba McEntire revealed the list of nominees live on CBS This Morning earlier today.

Chris Stapleton leads the pack with 8 nominations including Entertainer of the Year, while Thomas Rhett received 6. Keith Urban and songwriter Shane McAnally follow with 5 nominations each. Our country ladies Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris have both been nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year, which put them at a tie for 4 nominations. Sam Hunt, Little Big Town, and Midland will all head to Country Music's Party of the Year with 3 nominations as well.

For some, this is their very first ACM Awards nomination, and we are excited to see LANCO, High Valley, Runaway June, Danielle Bradbery, Carly Pearce, Luke Combs, Devin Dawson, and Russell Dickerson have all made that list.


Click here to see the full list of nominations for the 2018 ACM Awards.