This morning (4-13) The Academy of Country Music announced nominations for the 58th ACM Awards.
HARDY leads with seven nominations including Song of the Year and Artist-Songwriter of the Year. He shares three of his nominations with Lainey Wilson for their song “Wait in the Truck”.
Lainey received the most nods for a female artist with six, including Female Artist of the Year. She is nominated in more categories than any other artist.
Luke Combs, Kane Brown, and Cole Swindell follow HARDY with the second-most nominations for a male artist, with five total nods each. Luke Combs and Chris Stapleton are nominees for Entertainer of the Year. A win for either artist in this category will also clinch the coveted Triple Crown Award, which consists of Entertainer.
This is the fourth year in a row that Luke Combs is nominated for both Male Artist and Entertainer of the Year. Kane Brown received his first ever nominations for Entertainer of the Year and Male Artist of the Year.
The most-awarded artist in ACM history, Miranda Lambert, received her record-breaking 17th Female Artist of the Year nomination (passing Reba McEntire with 16), as well as four other nominations.
Of note: At least one woman is nominated in Every Eligible Main Awards Category this year.
Hosted by Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks, the show will stream from Frisco, Texas on Prime Video on May 11.