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ACM Awards nominations to be announced Wednesday

by Brandy McDonnell Published: February 12, 2013
arrives at the 38th Annual American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
arrives at the 38th Annual American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

For the second year, the Academy of Country Music will announce nominees for its annual ACM Awards via digital press conference scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to a news release.

Hosted by the Academy of Country Music, CBS Television and dick clark productions, the nominees will be announced via ACM social media channels: and

The Band Perry, “2 Broke Girls” star Beth Behrs, Little Big Town, Scotty McCreery, Ryan Seacrest, “Entertainment Tonight” hosts Rob Marciano and Nancy O’Dell and more surprise guests will announce categories via videos posted in real time to fans and media simultaneously. The press conference will culminate with country music fans announcing the nominees for Entertainer of the Year.

Past participants in the ACM nominations press conferences have included Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Reba, Lionel Richie, Blake Shelton, Sugarland and Carrie Underwood.

Oklahoma country music superstar Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan will co-host the 48th Annual ACM Awards, which will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday at 7 p.m. April 7 on the CBS Television Network.


by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1...
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