He's vying against the likes of Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town.
Eric Church has become the top contender at the upcoming 51st annual Academy of Country Music Awards having been nominated in five categories. He faces competition with the likes of Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town, who both have four nominations each.
Keith Urban and Eric Church teamed up for 'Raise 'Em Up'
Church is quite the country veteran by now, and while the chart position for his latest album 'Mr. Misunderstood' didn't quite match that of his previous two albums, it's still up for Album of the Year, with the title track up for Video of the Year. He'll be vying for the Entertainer and Male Vocalist slots too, while his duet with Keith Urban 'Raise 'Em Up' has been named in the Vocal Events.
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Taylor Swift managed to win just about everyone's attention with her gold dress, but walked away from the ACM Awards empty handed last night (April 7).
Taylor Swift managed to steal the show at the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards held last night (April 7), before it had even begun as she shone in a gorgeous, golden Dolce & Gabbana dress that ensured that all eyes were on her as she waltzed down the red carpet at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Despite dressing to impress, her last minute attempt to win over the judges must have fail because the only gold she saw over the rest of the night was part of her D&G gown.
Taylor Swift has heads turnign with her golden gown.
In all, Taylor was up for four gongs on the night, but despite her massive huge fan based and the massive success of her last album, Red, the 'I Knew You Were Trouble' songstress failed to win over the ACM judges. The Female Vocalist of the Year crown was snatched by Miranda Lambert, but the biggest shock of the night was when the Entertainer of the Year award was handed to Luke Bryan over Swift, Lambert and other favourite Blake Shelton. The other two categories she was nominated in, Album of the Year and Video of the Year, were won by Eric Church and Little Big Town respectively.