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Miranda Lambert is still the reigning country queen — when it comes to Academy of Country Music award nominations that is. The crooner from Texas nabbed seven 2011 ACM Awards nominations, which were announced today on CBS’ The Early Show. Beloved country star Taylor Swift, 20, trails Miranda, 27, with four nominations.

Miranda and her fellow country star Ronnie Dunn announced the nominees for the Academy of Country Music Awards.

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At last year’s  CMA Awards, Miranda was recognized with nine nods, but this year she has her first-ever nomination for ACM Entertainer of the Year, along with Single, Song, Female Vocalist, Vocal Event and two slots in the Video of the Year category.

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Coming in at No. 2 on the nominations leader board is a tie between Kenny Chesney and the Zac Brown Band with five ACM nods apiece.

Taylor Swift ties with The Band Perry with four nominations, followed Lady Antebellum, Lee Brice, Easton Corbin, Alan Jackson and Keith Urban all have three.

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Nominated alongside Miranda for the biggest category of the night — Entertainer of the Year — are Taylor, Keith, Toby Keith, Jason Aldean and Brad Paisley.

Fans have the opportunity to choose the winner in that big category as well as the Top New Solo Vocalist and Top New Vocal Duo or Group categories, through online voting which closes Feb. 24 ant 12 p.m.!

To vote visit VoteACM.com and catch the full list of nominees below!

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
• Jason Aldean
• Toby Keith
• Miranda Lambert
• Brad Paisley
• Taylor Swift
• Keith Urban

TOP MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
• Jason Aldean
• Brad Paisley
• Blake Shelton
• George Strait
• Keith Urban

TOP FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
• Miranda Lambert
• Reba McEntire
• Taylor Swift
• Carrie Underwood
• Lee Ann Womack

TOP VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR
• The JaneDear girls
• Joey + Rory
• Montgomery Gentry
• Steel Magnolia
• Sugarland

TOP VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
• Lady Antebellum
• Little Big Town
• Randy Rogers Band
• The Band Perry
• Zac Brown Band

TOP NEW SOLO VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
• Eric Church
• Easton Corbin
• Randy Houser

TOP NEW VOCAL DUO or GROUP OF THE YEAR
• the JaneDear girls
• Steel Magnolia
• The Band Perry

ALBUM OF THE YEAR [Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company]
• ‘Hemingway’s Whiskey’ – Kenny Chesney (BNA)
Produced by: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney

• ‘Need You Now’ – Lady Antebellum (Capitol Records Nashville)
Produced by: Lady Antebellum, Paul Worley

• ‘The Guitar Song’ – Jamey Johnson (Mercury)
Produced by: Arlis Albritton, Dave Cobb, The Kent Hardly Playboys

• ‘Speak Now’ – Taylor Swift (Big Machine Records)
Produced by: Nathan Chapman, Taylor Swift

• ‘Up on the Ridge’ – Dierks Bentley (Capitol Records Nashville)
Produced by: Jon Randall Stewart

• ‘You Get What You Give’ – Zac Brown Band (Southern Ground / Roar / Bigger Picture / Atlantic)
Produced by: Zac Brown, Keith Stegall

SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR [Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company]
• ‘A Little More Country Than That’ – Easton Corbin (Mercury)
Produced by: Carson Chamberlain

• ‘As She’s Walking Away’ – Zac Brown Band Featuring Alan Jackson (Southern Ground / Roar / Bigger Picture / Atlantic)
Produced by: Zac Brown, Keith Stegall

• ‘If I Die Young’ – The Band Perry (Republic Nashville)
Produced by: Paul Worley

• ‘Love Like Crazy’ – Lee Brice (Curb Records)
Produced by: Lee Brice, Doug Johnson

• ‘The Boys of Fall’ – Kenny Chesney (BNA)
Produced by: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney

• ‘The House That Built Me’ – Miranda Lambert (Columbia Nashville)
Produced by: Frank Liddell, Mike Wrucke

SONG OF THE YEAR [Award to Composer(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)]
• ‘A Little More Country Than That’ – Easton Corbin
Composers: Rory Lee Feek, Don Poythress, Wynn Varble
Publishers: A Sling And A Prayer Music (ASCAP), Chrysalis One Music (ASCAP), Don Poythress Songs (ASCAP), Precious Flour Music (BMI), Universal Music-MGB Songs (ASCAP), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

• ‘As She’s Walking Away’ – Zac Brown Band Featuring Alan Jackson
Composers: Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette
Publishers: Angelika Music (BMI), Weimerhound Publishing (BMI)

• ‘If I Die Young’ – The Band Perry
Composer: Kimberly Perry
Publishers: Pearlfeather Publishing (BMI), Rio Bravo Music, Inc. (BMI)

• ‘Love Like Crazy’ – Lee Brice
Composers: Tim James, Doug Johnson
Publishers: Mike Curb Music (BMI), Sweet Radical Music (BMI), T-Bird’s Music (BMI), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

• ‘The House That Built Me’ – Miranda Lambert
Composers: Tom Douglas, Allen Shamblin
Publishers: Built On Rock (ASCAP), Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI), Tomdouglasmusic (BMI)

VIDEO OF THE YEAR [Award to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)] *(Off Camera Award)
• ‘Hillbilly Bone’ – Blake Shelton Featuring Trace Adkins
Producer: Randy Brewer
Director: Roman White

• ‘Only Prettier’ – Miranda Lambert
Producer: Trent Hardville
Director: Trey Fanjoy

• ‘Stuck Like Glue’ – Sugarland
Producer: Tony McGarry
Director: Declan Whitebloom

• ‘The Boys of Fall’ – Kenny Chesney
Producer: Don Lepore
Director: Shaun Silva

• ‘The House That Built Me’ – Miranda Lambert
Producer: Trent Hardville
Director: Trey Fanjoy

VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR [Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company] (Off Camera Award)
• ‘As She’s Walking Away’ – Zac Brown Band Featuring Alan Jackson (Southern Ground / Roar / Bigger Picture / Atlantic)
Produced by: Zac Brown, Keith Stegall

• ‘Blue Sky’ – Emily West Featuring Keith Urban (Capitol Records Nashville)
Produced by: Mark Bright

• ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ – Loretta Lynn, Sheryl Crow and Miranda Lambert (Columbia Nashville)
Produced by: John Carter Cash, Patsy Lynn Russell

• ‘Cold Beer’ – Colt Ford Featuring Jamey Johnson (Average Joes)
Produced by: Shannon Houchins, Adrian Young

• ‘Good to Be Me’ – Uncle Kracker Featuring Kid Rock (Top Dog/ Atlantic / Bigger Picture)
Produced by: Kid Rock

Watch nominees being announced!

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