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February 10, 2022

SONY MUSIC NASHVILLE RECEIVES 22 NOMINATIONS FOR 57TH ACM AWARDS

SONY MUSIC NASHVILLE RECEIVES
22 NOMINATIONS FOR
57TH ACM AWARDS


CHRIS YOUNG MOST NOMINATED
ARTIST WITH 7 NODS

ADDITIONAL SMN NOMINEES INCLUDE
BROOKS & DUNN, ELLE KING, KANE BROWN,
LUKE COMBS, MAREN MORRIS, MIRANDA
LAMBERT, OLD DOMINION AND RYAN HURD
Sony Music Nashville artists received a collective 22nominations for the 57th ACM Awards which were announced today. Chris Young was the most nominated artist with seven nods. Miranda Lambert received five nominations, while Kane Brown received three and Luke Combs two. SMN artists with one nomination each include Brooks & Dunn, Elle King, Maren Morris, Old Dominion, and Ryan Hurd.
  Nominee Highlights for the 57th ACM Awards:
Chris Young leads with seven nominations including Album of the Year and Single of the Year. Young shares three of his nominations with fellow artist and collaborator Kane Brown for their song “Famous Friends.”
Miranda Lambert receives record-tying 16th Female Artist of the Year nomination (tied with Reba McEntire), as well as four other nominations. Also, Lambert received her first nomination for producer.
Luke Combs and Miranda Lambert are nominees for Entertainer of the Year. A win for either artist in that category will also clinch the coveted Triple Crown Award, which consists of an Entertainer of the Year win, plus wins in an act’s respective New Artist (male, female, or duo or group) and Artist (Male, female, duo or group) categories.
  Ryan Hurd and Maren Morris are the first married couple to be nominated in the same year since Tim McGraw and Faith Hill in 2017.   The 57th Academy of Country Music Awards will stream live on Prime Video and without commercial interruption, on Monday, March 7, 2022, 8:00 p.m. EST/7:00 p.m. CST/5:00 p.m. PST from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. Tickets are currently on-sale at Ticketmaster. Streaming live on Prime Video in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK, the Academy of Country Music Awards will make history as the first major awards show to livestream exclusively.
  57TH ACM AWARDS NOMINATIONS (SMN artists highlighted):   Entertainer Of The Year Eric Church Luke Combs Miranda Lambert Chris Stapleton Carrie Underwood Female Artist Of The Year Gabby Barrett Miranda Lambert Ashley McBryde Maren Morris Carly Pearce Male Artist Of The Year Jimmie Allen Luke Combs Thomas Rhett Chris Stapleton Morgan Wallen
Duo Of The Year Brooks & Dunn Brothers Osborne Dan + Shay LOCASH Maddie & Tae Group Of The Year Lady A Little Big Town Midland Old Dominion The Cadillac Three New Female Artist Of The Year Tenille Arts Priscilla Block Lily Rose Caitlyn Smith Lainey Wilson New Male Artist Of The Year HARDY Walker Hayes Ryan Hurd Parker McCollum Elvie Shane Album Of The Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]

•    29: Written in Stone – Carly Pearce
Producers: Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne, Jimmy Robbins, Tony Brown
Record Company-Label: Big Machine Records

•    Country Again: Side A – Thomas Rhett
Producers: Dann Huff, Jesse Frasure, Matt Dragstrem
Record Company-Label: Big Machine Label Group

•    Dangerous: The Double Album – Morgan Wallen
Producer: Joey Moi, Jacob Durrett, Charlie Handsome, Matt Dragstrem, Dave Cohen
Record Company-Label: Big Loud Records / Republic Records

•    Famous Friends – Chris Young
Producer: Mark Holman, Corey Crowder, Chris Young, Chris DeStefano
Record Company-Label: RCA Records Nashville


•    The Marfa Tapes – Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall
Producers: Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall
Record Company-Label: Vanner Records / RCA Records Nashville


Single Of The Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]

•    Buy Dirt – Jordan Davis featuring Luke Bryan
Producer: Paul DiGiovanni
Record Company-Label: MCA Nashville

•    Famous Friends – Chris Young and Kane Brown
Producers: Corey Crowder, Chris Young
Record Company-Label: RCA Records Nashville


•    Fancy Like – Walker Hayes
Producers: Walker Hayes, Shane McAnally, Joe Thibodeau
Record Company-Label: Monument Records

•    If I Didn’t Love You – Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood
Producers: Michael Knox
Record Company-Label: Broken Bow Records; Macon Music, LLC; BBR Music Group, BMG

•    You Should Probably Leave – Chris Stapleton
Producer: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton
Record Company-Label: Mercury Nashville

Song Of The Year [Awarded to Songwriter(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)]

•    7 Summers – Morgan Wallen
Songwriters: Morgan Wallen, Josh Osborne, Shane McAnally
Publishers: Big Loud Mountain, Bo Wallace Publishing, Smackborne Music, Sony/ATV Accent,
Smackstreet Music, Tempo Investments, Warner Geo Met Ric Music

•    Buy Dirt – Jordan Davis featuring Luke Bryan
Songwriters: Jordan Davis, Jacob Davis, Josh Jenkins, Matt Jenkins
Publishers: Anthem Music Publishing II, Bentprop Pub, Big Blue Nation Music, Combustion Five, Jentown, Jordan Davis Music, Smackwork Music, Smack Blue, Kobalt Music Group Music,
Universal Music Corporation, WC Music Corp

•    Fancy Like – Walker Hayes
Songwriters: Cameron Bartolini, Josh Jenkins, Shane Stevens, Walker Hayes
Publishers: Songs of SMACK, Rarespark Media Group, Smackworks Music, Smack Blue, Kobalt
Music Group, Holy Graffiti Music, Purplebeatz, WC Music Corp

•    Knowing You – Kenny Chesney
Songwriters: Adam James, Brett James, Kat Higgins
Publishers: 3 Ring Circus, BMG Platinum Songs, Pompano Run Music, Songs of Brett, WC Music
Corp

•    Things A Man Oughta Know – Lainey Wilson
Songwriters: Jason Nix, Jonathan Singleton, Lainey Wilson
Publishers: Sony/ATV Accent, Sony/ATV Countryside, Spirit Two Nashville, Super Big Music

Video Of The Year [Awarded to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)]

•    Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home) – Elle King and Miranda Lambert
Producers: Angie Lorenz, Wes Edwards, James Stratakis
Directors: Alexa Kinigopoulos, Stephen Kinigopoulos


•    Famous Friends – Chris Young and Kane Brown 
Producer: Jennifer Ansell
Director: Peter Zavadil


•    I Bet You Think About Me (Taylor’s Version) – Taylor Swift featuring Chris Stapleton
Producers: Jil Hardin, Blake Lively, Kathy Palmer, Austin Swift
Director: Blake Lively

•    If I Didn’t Love You – Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood
Producers: Christen Pinkston, Wesley Stebbins-Perry
Director: Shaun Silva

•    Never Wanted To Be That Girl – Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde 
Producer: Ryan Byrd
Director: Alexa Campbell

Music Event Of The Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]

•    Buy Dirt – Jordan Davis featuring Luke Bryan
Producer: Paul DiGiovanni
Record Company-Label: MCA Nashville

•    Famous Friends – Chris Young and Kane Brown
Producers: Corey Crowder, Chris Young
Record Company-Label: RCA Records Nashville


•    half of my hometown – Kelsea Ballerini featuring Kenny Chesney
Producers: Ross Copperman, Jimmy Robbins, Kelsea Ballerini
Record Company-Label: Black River Entertainment

•    If I Didn’t Love You – Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood
Producer: Michael Knox
Record Company-Label: Broken Bow Records; Macon Music, LLC; BBR Music Group, BMG

•    Never Wanted To Be That Girl – Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde
Producers: Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne
Record Company-Label: Big Machine Label Group, Warner Music Nashville