Carrie Underwood Snubbed, Miranda Lambert Leads 2011 ACM Awards Nominees

Tue, 01 February 2011 22:37:19 ET

Carrie Underwood Snubbed, Miranda Lambert Leads 2011 ACM Awards Nominees
Carrie, the winner of Triple-Crown Award, only receives one nomination for the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, while Miranda gets seven nods and Taylor Swift earns four.
Nominations for the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards have been announced on Tuesday morning, February 1. At a press conference at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, it was unraveled that Triple-Crown Award recipient got snubbed while big winner at 2010 CMA Awards continued to dominate.

A winner of 11 ACM trophies, Carrie was missing from a number of top categories. The country singer, who won "American Idol" in 2005, only managed to get a nomination for Top Female Vocalist of the Year. She is vying against Miranda, , and .

27-year-old Miranda, on the other hand, came out as a leader of the pack with seven nods. In addition to the Top Female Vocalist title, she nabbed her first ever nomination for Entertainer of the Year. She is also up for Single Record of the Year and Song of the Year for "The House That Built Me" and got two Video of the Year noms for "Only Prettier" and "The House That Built Me".

Other country stars grabbing more than one nods include , The Band Perry, and . Kenny received five nominations, Band Perry and Taylor collected four each, while Lady A vie for three. also bagged five counts with member Zac Brown grabbing an additional four nods.

The nominations were read by Miranda Lambert and Ronnie Dunn during CBS' The Early Show broadcast. The winners will be announced at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 3 with the ceremony being aired live starting at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on CBS. and Reba McEntire are to host.

Entertainer of the Year: Top Male Vocalist of the Year: Top Female Vocalist of the Year: Top Vocal Duo of the Year: Top Vocal Group of the Year: Top New Solo Vocalist of the Year:
  • Eric Church
  • Easton Corbin
  • Randy Houser
Top New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year:
  • The JaneDear Girls
  • Steel Magnolia
  • The Band Perry
Album of the Year: Single Record of the Year:
  • Easton Corbin - "A Little More Country Than That"
  • ft. Alan Jackson - "As She's Walking Away"
  • The Band Perry - "If I Die Young"
  • Lee Brice - "Love Like Crazy"
  • - "The Boys of Fall"
  • - "The House That Built Me"
Song of the Year:
  • Easton Corbin - "A Little More Country Than That"
  • ft. Alan Jackson - "As She's Walking Away"
  • The Band Perry - "If I Die Young"
  • Lee Brice - "Love Like Crazy"
  • - "The House That Built Me"
Video of the Year: Vocal Event of the Year:

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