The 53rd ACM Awards will take place on Sunday, April 15, on CBS.  Reba McEntire went to social media this morning to announce the nominees and here they are-->

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Jason Aldean
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Reba McEntire
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Jason Aldean
Chris Stapleton
Thomas Rhett
Keith Urban
Chris Young

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
LOCASH
Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

Lady Antebellum
LANCO
Little Big Town
Midland
Old Dominion

SONG OF THE YEAR

"Body Like a Back Road" by Sam Hunt
Songwriters: Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne
"Female" by Keith Urban
Songwriters: Ross Copperman, Nicolle Galyon and Shane McAnally
"Tin Man" by Miranda Lambert
Songwriters: Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert Jon Randall
"Whiskey And You" by Chris Stapleton
Songwriters: Lee Thomas Miller, Chris Stapleton

NEW FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Lauren Alaina
Danielle Bradbery
Carly Pearce
Raelynn

NEW MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Devin Dawson
Russell Dickerson
Brett Young

NEW VOCAL DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR

High Valley
LANCO
LOCASH
Midland
Runaway June

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

"Breaker," Little Big Town
"California Sunrise," Jon Pardi
"From A Room Vol. 1," Chris Stapleton
"Happy Endings," Old Dominion
"Life Changes," Thomas Rhett

SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR

"Better Man," Little Big Town
"Body Like A Back Road," Sam Hunt
"Broken Halos," Chris Stapleton
"Drinkin' Problem," Midland
"I'll Name The Dogs," Blake Shelton

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

"Black," Dierks Bentley
"It Ain't My Fault," Brothers Osborne
"Legends," Kelsea Ballerini
"Marry Me," Thomas Rhett
"We Should Be Friends," Miranda Lambert

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Rhett Akins
Ashley Gorley
Hillary Lindsey
Shane McAnally
Josh Osborne

VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

"Craving You," Thomas Rhett featuring Maren Morris
"Dear Hate," Maren Morris featuring Vince Gill
"Funny (How Time Slips Away)," Glen Campbell And Willie Nelson
"The Fighter," Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood
"What Ifs," Kane Brown Featuring Lauren Alaina

I am so excited that Reba is coming back to host!  She is timeless and I know she will make the show amazing!

What do you think about the nominations?  Who are your picks?