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OTRC: ACM Awards 2012: Check out the full list of nominations

Kenny Chesney the 45th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn., on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011.

Kenny Chesney's duet with Grace Potter for "You and Tequila" helped him lead the pack of nominations for the Academy of Country Music Awards with nine nods.

The nominations were announced on January 26 and Jason Aldean follows Chesney's lead with six nominations. Lady Antebellum had five nominations, Paisley had four and several were deadlocked at three, including Swift.

Nominees for the new artist of the year will be announced after the close of online voting January 30. Fans can begin voting at the ACM website for entertainer and new artist nominees on March 19. The other award winners are picked by the academy's membership.

The 47th annual ACM Awards will air live April 1 from Las Vegas on CBS with Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton hosting.

Check out the list of nominations below.

Entertainer of the Year
Jason Aldean
Kenny Chesney
Brad Paisley
Blake Shelton
Taylor Swift

Male Vocalist of the year
Jason Aldean
Kenny Chesney
Brad Paisley
Blake Shelton
Chris Young

Female Vocalist of the year
Sara Evans
Miranda Lambert
Martina McBride
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Vocal Duo of the year
Love and Theft
Montgomery Gentry
Steel Magnolia
Sugarland
Thompson Square

Vocal Group of the year
The Band Perry
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Rascal Flatts
Zac Brown Band

New Artist of the Year (Nominees in Feb.)

Album of the year
Eric Church - "Chief"
Miranda Lambert - "Four The Record"
Kenny Chesney - "Hemingway's Whiskey"
Jason Aldean - "My Kinda Party"
Lady Antebellum - "Own The Night"

Single Record of the Year
Eli Young Band - "Crazy Girl
Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson - "Don't You Wanna Stay"
Toby Keith - "Red Solo Cup"
Chris Young - "Tomorrow"
Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter - "You And Tequila"

Song of the Year
Eli Young Band - "Crazy Girl"
Dierks Bentley - "Home"
Lady Antebellum - "Just A Kiss"
Vince Gill - "Threaten Me With Heaven"
Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter - "You And Tequila"

Songwriter of the Year
Rhett Akins
Dallas Davidson
Ben Hayslip
Luke Laird
David Lee Murphy

Video of the Year
Eric Church - "Homeboy"
Lady Antebellum - "Just A Kiss"
Taylor Swift - "Mean"
Toby Keith - "Red Solo Cup"
Jason Aldean - "Tattoos On This Town"

Vocal Event of the Year
Aaron Lewis Featuring George Jones & Charlie Daniels - "Country Boy"
Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson - "Don't You Wanna Stay"
Brad Paisley featuring "Alabama Old Alabama"
Brad Paisley Duet with Carrie Underwood - "Remind Me"
Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter - "You And Tequila"

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