The 2013 American Country Awards nominees (aka the ACAs) have been announced, and it’s Taylor Swift who is leading the charge and reigning supreme with a whopping eight nominations this year.
Nipping at her heels are Florida Georgia Line and Blake Shelton, who nabbed seven nods a piece. Swift, the FGL boys and Shelton all had huge years, so it’s no surprise that they pulled in so many nominations.
However, the competition is fierce across all categories.
Mark your calendar so you can remember to watch the show. But more importantly, start voting, since the winners are determined by you. As of Tuesday (Oct. 29), fans are permitted to vote once per day in all categories. Vote here.
Voting is open until Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 11:59 PM PT for all categories, except for Artist of the Year. That category has a longer voting period and will wrap on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 11:59 PM PT. Nominees are determined by media measuring, based on radio airplay and video stats, as well as touring data.
2013 ACAs will air live from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 8PM ET on FOX. Trace Adkins will host alongside NASCAR’s Danica Patrick. Read more and see a complete list of the nominations here.
Article by: Amy Sciarretto, Taste of Country