Today the nominees for the 47th Academy of Country Music Awards were announced.
Taylor Swift received 3 , including being the only female in the Entertainer of the Year category .
Lady Antebellum were nominated for 5 awards
Kenny Chesney is up for 9 nominations including Entertainer of the Year, Male Vocalist of the year and Album of the Year. Jason Aldean is also nominated in these categories and is up for 6 Nominations including Entertainer of the Year, Male Vocalist of the year and Album of the Year
On twitter today he had this to say to his fans
The awards will be hosted live on April 1st by Reba McIntyre and Blake Shelton.
Other nominees are…
Entertainer of the year
Love and Theft
The Band Perry
Eli Young Band
Zac Brown Band
Album of the year
‘Chief’ – Eric Church
‘Four the Record’ – Miranda Lambert
‘Hemingway’s Whiskey’ – Kenny Chesney
‘My Kinda Party’ – Jason Aldean
‘Own the Night’ – Lady Antebellum
Single Record of the Year
‘Crazy Girl’ -Eli Young Band
‘Dont You Wanna Stay’ – Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson
‘Red Solo Cup’ – Toby Keith
‘Tomorrow’ – Chris Young
‘You and Tequila’ – Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter