ACM Awards Reveal New Artist Nominees

Brantley Gilbert, Hunter Hayes and Scotty McCreery have been named the ACM Awards’ best new artist nominees. The winner will be determined by a combination of fan and industry voting. Fan voting begins March 19. The ACM Awards will take place in Las Vegas on April 1. Gilbert’s hits include “Country Must Be Country Wide” and “You Don’t Know Her Like I Do.” Hayes released his debut single, “Storm Warning,” in 2011. McCreery’s singles are “I Love You This Big” and “The Trouble With Girls.”