The nominees for the Academy of Country Music Awards were announced this morning by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley. Leading the pack is Kenny Chesney, with 11 noms, including entertainer of the year and top male vocalist. Rodney Atkins followed with six nominations, including top male vocalist. Brad Paisley, Big & Rich and Sugarland all picked up four apiece.
The award show will be held in Las Vegas on May 18, and aired live at 8PM on CBS. Performers at the big event include Carrie, Faith Hill, Alan Jackson, Sugarland, Taylor Swift and Kellie Pickler.