Chris Young leads Academy of Country Music nominations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Chris Young combined his skills as an artist and producer to lead the nominees for the Academy of Country Music Awards.

Young shares three nominations with his “Famous Friends” collaborator Kane Brown.

Miranda Lambert tied Reba McEntire’s record with her 16th female artist of the year nod, and first-time nominee Walker Hayes received five nominations, thanks to his viral hit “Fancy Like.”

Chris Stapleton is vying for entertainer of the year alongside Lambert, Eric Church, Luke Combs and Carrie Underwood.

The awards show will livestream March 7 on Prime Video. Dolly Parton, Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett will co-host the show in Las Vegas.

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