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ACM Awards nominees: Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw lead

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2014 ACM Awards nominees

The 2014 ACM Awards nominees have been announced, and two familiar names lead the pack.

2014 ACM Awards nominees

Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw racked up the honors as the nominees for the 2014 ACM Awards were announced Wednesday. The singers each pulled in seven noms each. Lambert is up against her husband Blake Shelton for the highly coveted Entertainer of the Year award.

Once again, fans can help choose this year's winners in the Entertainer of the Year and New Artist of the Year categories. Head over to to make your voice heard through Tuesday, Feb. 4.

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The 2014 ACM Awards nominees

Entertainer of the Year
Luke Bryan
Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton
George Strait
Taylor Swift

Male Vocalist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Lee Brice
Luke Bryan
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year
Sheryl Crow
Miranda Lambert
Kacey Musgraves
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Vocal Duo of the Year
Big & Rich
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Love and Theft
Thompson Square

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Vocal Group of the Year
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

Album of the Year
Based On A True Story… – Blake Shelton
Crash My Party – Luke Bryan
Here's To The Good Times – Florida Georgia Line
Same Trailer Different Park – Kacey Musgraves
Two Lanes Of Freedom – Tim McGraw

Single Record of the Year
"Cruise" – Florida Georgia Line
"Highway Don't Care" – Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban
"I Drive Your Truck" – Lee Brice
"Mama's Broken Heart" – Miranda Lambert
"Wagon Wheel" – Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum

Song of the Year
"Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain)" – Gary Allan, songwriters: Gary Allan, Hillary Lindsey, Matthew Warren
"I Drive Your Truck" – Lee Brice, songwriters: Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington, Jimmy Yeary
"Mama's Broken Heart" – Miranda Lambert, songwriters: Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves
"Mine Would Be You" – Blake Shelton, songwriters: Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington, Deric Ruttan
"Wagon Wheel" – Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum, songwriters: Bob Dylan, Ketch Secor

Top performances of the 2013 ACM Awards >>

Video of the Year
"Better Dig Two" – The Band Perry, producer: Eric Williams, director: Declan Whitebloom
"Blowin' Smoke" – Kacey Musgraves, producer: Josh Goldstein, director: Honey
"Highway Don't Care" – Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban, producers: Tameron Hedge, Chandra LaPlume, director: Shane Drake
"I Drive Your Truck" – Lee Brice, producer: Karen Martin, director: Eric Welch
"Mama's Broken Heart" – Miranda Lambert, producer: Reagan Rosson, director: Trey Fanjoy
"Two Black Cadillacs" – Carrie Underwood, producer: Steve Lamar, director: P.R. Brown

Vocal Event of the Year
"Boys 'Round Here" – Blake Shelton Featuring Pistol Annies & Friends
"Cruise (Remix)" – Florida Georgia Line Featuring Nelly
"Highway Don't Care" – Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban
"Wagon Wheel" – Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum
"We Were Us" – Keith Urban And Miranda Lambert

Watch the 2014 ACM Awards Sunday, April 6, at 8/7c on CBS.

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