Early this morning, the nominees for the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards were announced. Chris Stapleton came out with the most nominations at five, with Keith Urban trailing just behind him with four nominations.
Reba McEntire, who announced this year's nominations, will host the award ceremony on April 15. She'll take over for Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan. McEntire previously hosted the show for 10 straight years in the early 2000s.
You can tune in to see all of the winners when the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards air live on Sunday, April 15 at 8/7 CT on CBS.
2018 Academy of Country Music Awards Nominees:
Entertainer of the Year
Male Vocalist of the Year
Female Vocalist of the Year
Vocal Duo of the Year
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
Vocal Group of the Year
Little Big Town
Album of the Year
The Breaker, Little Big Town
California Sunrise, Jon Pardi
From a Room: Vol. 1, Chris Stapleton
Happy Endings, Old Dominion
Life Changes, Thomas Rhett
New Male Vocalist of the Year
New Female Vocalist of the Year
New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year
Single Record of the Year
"Better Man," Little Big Town
"Body Like a Back Road," Sam Hunt
"Broken Halos," Chris Stapleton
"Drinkin' Problem," Midland
"I'll Name The Dogs," Blake Shelton
Video of the Year
"Black," Dierks Bentley
"It Ain't My Fault," Brothers Osborne
"Legends," Kelsea Ballerini
"Marry Me," Thomas Rhett
"We Should Be Friends," Miranda Lambert
Song of the Year
Sam Hunt, "Body Like a Back Road"
Keith Urban, "Female"
Miranda Lambert, "Tin Man"
Chris Stapleton, "Whiskey and You"
Vocal Event of the Year
"Craving You," Thomas Rhett ft. Maren Morris
"Dear Hate," Maren Morris ft. Vince Gill
"Funny (How Time Slips Away)," Glen Campbell and Willie Nelson
"The Fighter," Keith Urban ft. Carrie Underwood
"What Ifs," Kane Brown ft. Lauren Alaina
Songwriter of the Year