Emotions were running high among the country community Thursday morning (2/16) as the nominations for the 52nd Annual ACM Awards were unveiled.
Keith Urban Leads ACM Nominations with Seven
Lauren Alaina took to Twitter to react to her first-ever nomination for New Female Vocalist of the Year, and the tears were flowing.
I look like a hot mess, but I don't care because I am having the best morning ever. Five years and I'm finally nominated. I'm so thankful❤ pic.twitter.com/7fyP0NUotn— Lauren Alaina (@Lauren_Alaina) February 16, 2017
WHAT WHAT WHAT WHAT WHAT OH MY GOSH https://t.co/l19xQtORYY— Lauren Alaina (@Lauren_Alaina) February 16, 2017
Thomas Rhett, who just announced he and his wife are expecting a baby and also planning an adoption, capped off his big week with two ACM nods.
Recent Grammy winner Maren Morris is a first-time nominee at the ACMs, and she’s proud to be in “GREAT company.”
As if this week couldn't get any better, SIX nominations for @ACMawards ?! This is so humbling and I am in some GREAT company. 😱😊— MAREN MORRIS (@MarenMorris) February 16, 2017
See more reactions from ACM Awards nominees below.
So so so amazing. https://t.co/Ue1cyCgsSD— Kelsea Ballerini (@KelseaBallerini) February 16, 2017
Vegas, here we come..👯😍🤗😭 https://t.co/3kZ4pBmPL7— Maddie & Tae (@MaddieandTae) February 16, 2017
So grateful for my @ACMawards nomination! Proud to be a woman + to have the opportunity to use my creative voice! THANKS, Y'ALL! 💖— KACEY MUSGRAVES (@KaceyMusgraves) February 16, 2017
Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley host the ACM Awards live from Las Vegas Sunday, April 2 on CBS.