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Trace Adkins & Kristin Chenoweth To Host American Country Awards Tonight

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Trace Adkins and Kristin Chenoweth will  co-hosts this year’s 2011 American Country Awards.  The show will air on FOX 31 tonight beginning at 7 p.m.

Toby Keith will perform the network debut of his song ‘Red Solo Cup’ during the show. Other scheduled performers include Scotty McCreery, Blake SheltonThompson Square, Eli Young Band and the Band Perry. The American Country Awards is entirely voted on by fans.

Here are the Nominees for the 2011 American Country Awards:

Artist of the Year

  • Jason Aldean
  • Kenny Chesney
  • Lady Antebellum
  • Taylor Swift
  • Zac Brown Band

Artist of the Year: Male

  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan
  • Kenny Chesney
  • Brad Paisley
  • Blake Shelton

Artist of the Year: Female

  • Sara Evans
  • Alison Krauss
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Taylor Swift
  • Carrie Underwood

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Artist of the Year: Duo or Group

  • The Band Perry
  • Lady Antebellum
  • Rascal Flatts
  • Sugarland
  • Zac Brown Band

Artist of the Year: Breakthrough Artist

  • Eric Church
  • Eli Young Band
  • Justin Moore
  • Jake Owen
  • Chris Young

Artist of the Year: New Artist

  • The Band Perry
  • Scotty McCreery
  • Jerrod Niemann
  • Pistol Annies
  • Thompson Square

Album of the Year

  • Jason Aldean, ‘My Kinda Party’
  • Kenny Chesney, ‘Hemingway’s Whiskey’
  • Brad Paisley, ‘This Is Country Music’
  • Taylor Swift, ‘Speak Now’
  • Keith Urban, ‘Get Closer’
  • Zac Brown Band, ‘You Get What You Give’

Single of the Year

  • Billy Currington, ‘Let Me Down Easy’
  • Tim McGraw, ‘Felt Good On My Lips’
  • Thompson Square, ‘Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not’
  • Chris Young, ‘Voices’
  • Zac Brown Band Feat. Alan Jackson, ‘As She’s Walking Away’

Blake Shelton
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Single of the Year: Male

  • Jason Aldean, ‘My Kinda Party’
  • Luke Bryan, ‘Someone Else Calling You Baby’
  • Billy Currington, ‘Let Me Down Easy’
  • Tim McGraw, ‘Felt Good On My Lips’
  • Chris Young, ‘Voices’

Single of the Year: Female

  • Sara Evans, ‘A Little Bit Stronger’
  • Miranda Lambert, ‘Heart Like Mine’
  • Reba McEntire, ‘Turn On The Radio’
  • Taylor Swift, ‘Mean’
  • Carrie Underwood, ‘Mama’s Song’

Single of the Year: Duo or Group

  • The Band Perry, ‘You Lie’
  • Rascal Flatts, ‘Why Wait’
  • Sugarland, ‘Stuck Like Glue’
  • Thompson Square, ‘Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not’
  • Zac Brown Band, ‘Colder Weather’

Single of the Year: New Artist

  • The Band Perry, ‘You Lie’
  • Craig Campbell, ‘Family Man’
  • The JaneDear Girls, ‘Wildflower’
  • Jerrod Niemann, ‘What Do You Want’
  • Thompson Square, ‘Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not’

Single of the Year: Vocal Collaboration

  • Jason Aldean Feat. Kelly Clarkson, ‘Don’t You Wanna Stay’
  • Kenny Chesney Feat. Grace Potter, ‘You and Tequila’
  • Brad Paisley Feat. Alabama, ‘Old Alabama’
  • Zac Brown Band Feat. Jimmy Buffet, ‘Knee Deep’
  • Zac Brown Band Feat. Alan Jackson, ‘As She’s Walking Away’

Touring Headline Act of the Year

  • Jason Aldean
  • Kenny Chesney
  • Toby Keith
  • Tim McGraw
  • Brad Paisley
  • Rascal Flatts
  • George Strait
  • Taylor Swift
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Keith Urban

Music Video of the Year

  • Sara Evans, ‘A Little Bit Stronger’
  • Jerrod Niemann, ‘What Do You Want’
  • Blake Shelton, ‘Who Are you When I’m Not Looking’
  • Thompson Square, ‘Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not’
  • Josh Turner, ‘I Wouldn’t Be A Man’

Music Video: Male

  • Jason Aldean, ‘My Kinda Party’
  • Jerrod Niemann, ‘What Do You Want’
  • Blake Shelton, ‘Who Are You When I’m Not Looking’
  • Josh Turner, ‘I Wouldn’t Be A Man’
  • Keith Urban, ‘Put You In A Song’

American Country Awards
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Music Video: Female

  • Sara Evans, ‘A Little Bit Stronger’
  • Reba McEntire, ‘Turn On The Radio’
  • Ashton Shepherd, ‘Look It Up’
  • Taylor Swift, ‘Back To December’
  • Carrie Underwood, ‘Mama’s Song’

Music Video: Duo, Group or Collaboration

  • Jason Aldean Feat. Kelly Clarkson, ‘Don’t You Wanna Stay’
  • The Band Perry, ‘You Lie’
  • Lady Antebellum, ‘Hello World’
  • Thompson Square, ‘Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not’
  • Zac Brown Band with Alan Jackson, ‘As She’s Walking Away’

Music Video: New Artist

  • The Band Perry, ‘You Lie’
  • Craig Campbell, ‘Family Man’
  • Brett Eldredge, ‘Raymond’
  • Jerrod Niemann, ‘What Do You Want’
  • Thompson Square, ‘Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not’

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