Nashville News: Friday, 2/19
TheAcademy of Country Music has announced the nominees for Song of the Year and Songwriter of the Year.
This year, the Academy gave songwriters a role in narrowing the field for Song of the Year nominees. The group says,
“Songwriters are at the inception of all of this; we’re privileged to have their expertise in choosing the most well-crafted
SONG OF THE YEAR NOMINEES:
"Burning House" – (Cam)
"Girl Crush" –(Little Big Town)
"Nobody to Blame" – (Chris Stapleton)
"Raise ‘Em Up" – (Keith Urban f/ Eric Church)
"She Don’t Love You" – (Eric Paslay)
The 51st Academy of Country Music Awards, hosted byLuke BryanandDierks Bentley, will air live from Las Vegas,
April 3rd on CBS.
Little Big Town and Kelsea Ballerini are part of the ABC TV special The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60,
celebrating Disneyland's 60th birthday.
Little Big Town will sing "Steve McQueen," which is played in the park's Cars attraction, while Kelsea will sing "Part of
Your World" fromThe Little Mermaid.
The show airs Sunday on ABC.