And the Winner Is ...

The votes are in, and Hunter Hayes is the winner of the Nationwide® Insurance On Your Side® Award for best new live act. He continues to win fans on the road and onstage while opening for acts like Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood. Thanks for voting, and look for Hayes on the road throughout the rest of the year.

"This is awesome. ... Thank you, fans. This proves once again -- you rock." -- Hunter Hayes

Lee Brice

Lee Brice has made a name for himself as a songwriter crafting songs for Tim McGraw, Garth Brooks, Jason Aldean and Eli Young Band to name a few. Fans are drawn to his honest lyrics and heartfelt delivery in songs like "I Drive Your Truck" and "A Woman Like You." When he isn't headlining club dates, Brice is opening shows for Brad Paisley throughout 2013.

Florida Georgia Line

Brian Kelley of Ormond Beach, Fla., and Tyler Hubbard of Monroe, Ga., combine forces as Florida Georgia Line and are gaining national attention far beyond their Southern roots. Their feel-good single "Cruise" spent multiple weeks at No. 1 and has sold over 1 million digital downloads. The song's success was a critical factor in getting the duo signed to Republic Records, and their growing popularity earned them the ACM best new artist award. The guys are opening for Luke Bryan and Taylor Swift throughout the rest of the year.

Hunter Hayes

Is it his sincere voice or how he has mastered so many instruments? Whatever it is, Hunter Hayes has it and country fans love it. His single "Wanted" is now certified double platinum, and his current hit "I Want Crazy" is skyrocketing up the charts. His passionate performances include plenty of solos on guitar, drums and piano -- winning him spots on tours with Rascal Flatts, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Little Big Town.

Kip Moore

Kip Moore's sexy tongue-in-cheek song "Somethin' 'Bout a Truck" was an instant hit with fans, and he's kept the party rolling with "Beer Money." Those good-timin' songs matched with the Georgia native's raw energy have made him a fan favorite as he's opened shows for Eric Church and Brantley Gilbert. Fans will rock out to Moore all summer long as he hits the road with superstar Toby Keith.