LAS VEGAS, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Eric Church leads the field with seven Academy of Country Music Award nominations, CBS announced Thursday.
Hunter Hayes was close behind with six nods, followed by Miranda Lambert and Taylor Swift with five nominations apiece. Luke Bryan, Kacey Musgraves and Little Big Town each received four nominations.
In the running for the top prize of Entertainer of the Year are Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton and Taylor Swift.
The ACM Awards ceremony is to be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas April 7 on CBS.