ACM New Artist Nominees Announced

acm_stepRepeat_tunein_logo_041212The Academy of Country Music announced Monday (Jan. 14) the nominees in three ACM Awards categories–New Female Vocalist, New Male Vocalist and New Vocal Duo or Group. These three categories will be opened up to fan voting, beginning on Monday, Jan. 21 via voteACM.com and GACtv.com/ACM.

The nominees include:

New Female Vocalist
Jana Kramer
Kacey Musgraves
Sunny Sweeney

New Male Vocalist
Lee Brice
Brantley Gilbert
Hunter Hayes

New Vocal Duo or Group
Florida Georgia Line
Love and Theft
Thompson Square

The final three winners, who will be announced in February, will move on to compete for the title of ACM New Artist of the Year. Final round voting for New Artist of the Year will begin on March 25 and will close on April 7. The winner in the New Artist of the Year category will be announced during the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, which broadcasts live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena on CBS on Sunday, April 7 at 8 p.m. ET.

 

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