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Belmont Alumni Nominated for ACM Awards

Nominations were announced this week for the 45th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, a star-studded event which will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sun., April 18 at 7 p.m. Central on CBS. Belmont alumni who received nominations this year are listed below.
Entertainer of the Year – Brad Paisley
Top Male Vocalist of the Year – Brad Paisley
Top Female Vocalist of the Year – Lee Ann Womack
Top New Solo Vocalist – Chris Young
Album of the Year – American Saturday Night, Brad Paisley [Produced by Chris Dubois & alumnus Frank Rogers]
Album of the Year – Play On, Produced by alumnus Mark Bright
Video of the Year – “Welcome to the Future,” Brad Paisley
Vocal Event of the Year – “I Told You So,” Produced by alumnus Mark Bright
Producer of the Year – Dann Huff
Producer of the Year – Frank Rogers
Top Piano/Keyboard Player of the Year – Tim Akers