Miranda Lambert/Dierks Bentley 'Locked & reloaded Tour' wsg Lee Brice!
Luke Bryan & openers Florida Georgia Line & Thompson Square lit a BLOWTORCH on a cold Saturday night in W. Michigan!
It's the BEST time of the year!
NEW MALE VOCALIST
Lee Brice (A Woman Like You, Hard to Love, I Drive Your Truck)
Brantley Gilbert (Country Must Be Country Wide, You Don't Know Her Like I Do, More Than Miles)
Hunter Hayes (Storm Warning, Wanted, Somebody's Heartbreak)
NEW FEMALE VOCALIST
Jana Kramer (Why Ya Wanna, Whiskey)
Kacey Musgraves (Merry Go 'Round)
Sunny Sweeney (From A Table Away, Drink Myself Single)
NEW VOCAL DUO OR GROUP
Florida Georgia Line (Cruise, Get Your Shine On)
Love and Theft (Angel Eyes, Runnin' Out of Air)
Thompson Square (Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not, I Got You, Glass, If I Didn't Have You)
Of these semi-finalists, only Thompson Square already holds an ACM title. The Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not
duo snagged the ACM for Top Vocal Duo in 2012. Additionally, Hunter
Hayes and Brantley Gilbert are nominated for New Artist of the Year for
the second consecutive year. In 2012, Hunter Hayes and Brantley Gilbert
competed against American Idol's Scotty McCreery, who ultimately won the ACM New Artist award.