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Country nominees unveiled

Reba McEntire and Alan Jackson were top nominees Tuesday for the 29th Academy of Country Music Awards. McEntire and Jackson got seven nominations apiece, including entertainer, record and song of the year. They will be hosts of the May 3 ceremony in Los Angeles, to be televised on NBC.

Other multiple nominees were Clint Black with five and Linda Davis, Vince Gill and Garth Brooks with four apiece. Getting three nominations were Brooks & Dunn, Little Texas, Travis Tritt and Wynonna. Lari White of Dunedin was nominated in the new female vocalist category.

Selected nominees:

ENTERTAINER: Clint Black, Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Reba McEntire and Travis Tritt.

MALE VOCALIST: Clint Black, Garth Brooks, Billy Ray Cyrus, Vince Gill and Alan Jackson.

FEMALE VOCALIST: Mary-Chapin Carpenter, Reba McEntire, Pam Tillis, Tanya Tucker and Wynonna.

GROUP: Asleep at the Wheel, Confederate Railroad, Diamond Rio, Little Texas, Sawyer Brown. NEW MALE VOCALIST: John Michael Montgomery, Doug Supernaw and Clay Walker.

NEW FEMALE VOCALIST: Faith Hill, Lari White and Kelly Willis.

NEW VOCAL GROUP OR DUET: Blackhawk, Boy Howdy and the Gibson Miller Band.

SONG: Can I Trust You With My Heart, Travis Tritt; Chattahoochee, Alan Jackson; Does He Love You, Reba McEntire with Linda Davis; I Don't Call Him Daddy, Doug Supernaw; I Love the Way You Love Me, John Michael Montgomery.

ALBUM: A Lot About Livin' (And a Little 'Bout Love), Alan Jackson; Common Thread: The Songs of the Eagles, Hard Workin' Man, Brooks & Dunn; I Still Believe in You, Vince Gill; It Won't Be The Last, Billy Ray Cyrus; This Time, Dwight Yoakam.

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