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    American Country Awards: New Show, Same Old Nominees

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    If there's one thing the entertainment industry needs more of, it's self-congratulations.

    Luckily, the American Country Awards has come along to fill that gap, this morning announcing the inaugural list of nominees for the first ever broadcast.

    So, who are the lucky artists? Well, remember the ACMs? And the CMAs? And the CMTs? Yeah, pretty much the same as those.

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    Which is good news for Lady Antebellum, which alongside newcomer Easton Corbin scored a leading seven nominations. Perpetual golden girl Carrie Underwood was next with six nods, while Miranda Lambert and Josh Turner scored five apiece.

    Also getting honored by the new show: Taylor Swift , Jewel, Zac Brown Band, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, Reba McEntire, Sugarland, Rascal Flatts, Kellie Pickler, Little Big Town, Billy Currington and (remember this guy?) Danny Gokey.

    Well, it is airing on Fox.

    Taking a page from the People's Choice Awards, the ACAs will be completely determined by fan votes, which, incidentally, can start pouring in today.

    Voting will go through Nov. 8, and then it's a nearly one month break to allow the bean counters to do their thing, before the awards are handed out in Las Vegas on Dec. 6 (aside from votes for Artist of the Year, which will remain open until the week before the telecast).

    Here's the complete list of nominees:

    ARTISTS

    Artist of the Year
    Lady Antebellum
    Miranda Lambert
    Taylor Swift
    Carrie Underwood
    Zac Brown Band

    Artist of the Year: Male
    Jason Aldean
    Luke Bryan
    Kenny Chesney
    Brad Paisley
    Keith Urban

    Artist of the Year: Female
    Jewel
    Miranda Lambert
    Reba McEntire
    Taylor Swift
    Carrie Underwood

    Artist of the Year: Duo or Group
    Lady Antebellum
    Rascal Flatts
    Sugarland
    The Band Perry
    Zac Brown Band

    Artist of the Year: Breakthrough Artist
    Easton Corbin
    Danny Gokey
    Jaron and The Long Road To Love
    Jerrod Niemann
    The Band Perry

    Albums

    Album of the Year
    Doin' My Thing, Luke Bryan
    Need You Now
    , Lady Antebellum
    Revolution, Miranda Lambert
    Haywire, Josh Turner
    Play On, Carrie Underwood

    SINGLES

    Single of the Year
    "Do I," Luke Bryan
    "A Little More Country Than That," Easton Corbin
    "Need You Now," Lady Antebellum
    "Gimme That Girl," Joe Nichols
    "Why Don't We Just Dance," Josh Turner

    Single of the Year: Male
    "Do I," Luke Bryan
    "Little More Country Than That," Easton Corbin
    "That's How Country Boys Roll," Billy Currington
    "Gimme That Girl," Joe Nichols
    "Why Don't We Just Dance," Josh Turner

    Single of the Year: Female
    "White Liar," Miranda Lambert
    "Wrong Baby Wrong," Martina McBride
    "Consider Me Gone," Reba McEntire
    "Didn't Know How Much I Loved You," Kellie Pickler
    "Cowboy Casanova," Carrie Underwood

    Single of the Year: Duo or Group
    "Need You Now," Lady Antebellum
    "Little White Church," Little Big Town
    "Unstoppable," Rascal Flatts
    "Keep On Lovin' You," Steel Magnolia
    "Toes," Zac Brown Band

    Single of the Year: Breakthrough Artist
    "Little More Country Than That," Easton Corbin
    "Pray for You," Jaron and The Long Road To Love
    "Lover, Lover," Jerrod Niemann
    "Keep on Lovin' You," Steel Magnolia
    "Beer on the Table," Josh Thompson

    TOURING

    Touring Headline Package of the Year
    Brooks & Dunn
    Toby Keith
    Martina McBride & Trace Adkins
    Tim McGraw
    Brad Paisley
    Rascal Flatts
    George Strait & Reba McEntire
    Sugarland
    Taylor Swift
    Carrie Underwood

    VIDEOS

    Music Video of the Year
    "A Little More Country Than That," Easton Corbin
    "Need You Now," Lady Antebellum
    "Hillbilly Bone," Blake Shelton with Trace Adkins
    "Why Don't We Just Dance," Josh Turner
    "The Man I Want To Be," Chris Young

    Music Video: Male
    "A Little More Country Than That," Easton Corbin
    "Southern Voice," Tim McGraw
    "Hillbilly Bone," Blake Shelton with Trace Adkins
    "Why Don't We Just Dance," Josh Turner
    "The Man I Want To Be," Chris Young

    Music Video: Female
    "White Liar," Miranda Lambert
    "Consider Me Gone," Reba McEntire
    "Didn't Know How Much I Loved You," Kellie Pickler
    "Cowboy Casanova," Carrie Underwood
    "Work Hard, Play Harder," Gretchen Wilson

    Music Video: Duo or Group
    "Need You Now," Lady Antebellum
    "Little White Church," Little Big Town
    "Unstoppable," Rascal Flatts
    "Keep on Lovin' You," Steel Magnolia
    "Highway 20 Ride," Zac Brown Band

    Music Video: Breakthrough Artist
    "Giddy On Up," Laura Bell Bundy
    "A Little More Country Than That," Easton Corbin
    "Lover, Lover," Jerrod Niemann
    "Keep on Lovin' You," Steel Magnolia
    "If I Die Young," The Band Perry

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