Find Out The ACM Awards Show LineupBrantley Gilbert Performs At The Empire State BuildingNEW YORK, NY - MARCH 14: Academy of Country Music's New Artist of the Year nominee Brantley Gilbert (C) performs his number one hit song ?Country Must Be Country Wide? at The Empire State Building on March 14, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)Brantley Gilbert (born january 20 1985 ), is an American country rock music singer-songwriter. He has released two albums, both on the Average Joe’s Entertainment Group label. His songs have also been recorded by Colt Ford and Jason Aldean. In February 2011, he left Average Joe’s label to join Valory Music Group, where he has charted “Country Must Be Country Wide”.
Find Out The ACM Awards Show LineupCRS 2012 - New Faces Of Country Music Dinner And PerformanceNASHVILLE, TN - FEBRUARY 24: Eli Young Band performs at the New Faces of Country Music dinner and performance during the CRS 2012 at the Nashville Convention Center on February 24, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)With roots firmly planted in the fertile musical soil of Texas, the Eli Young Band is a little bit country and a helluva lot of guitar-driven rock and roll. Their Carnival Recording Company debut, Level, finds them poised to bust out of the Lone Star State and bring their brand of music to a wider audience as they make inroads into neighboring states and the wider Nashville country scene.
Find Out The ACM Awards Show LineupWarner Music Nashville's Warner WednesdayNASHVILLE, TN - FEBRUARY 22: Jana Kramer performs during Warner Music Nashville's Warner Wednesday at aVenue on February 22, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)February 2011, Kramer signed with Warner Bros. Nashville Records and after a couple of promotional releases, “Why Ya wanna” was released as her first official single. She debuted the song on the One Tree Hill eighth season finale on May 17, 2011.
Find Out The ACM Awards Show LineupMAACO Bowl Las Vegas - Arizona State v Boise StateLAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 22: Recording artist Craig Campbell sings the American national anthem before the Boise State Broncos and the Arizona State Sun Devils played in the MAACO Bowl Las Vegas at Sam Boyd Stadium December 22, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Boise State won 56-24. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)Georgian native Craig Campbell had already been playing piano at his mother’s church since the age of 10 when he formed his band called Out of the Blue. In 2002 Campbell moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where he landed a steady gig at The Stage, one of the biggest clubs in the city’s famed Lower Broadway and recorded demo sessions for other singers.
Find Out The ACM Awards Show LineupAmerican Country Awards 2011 - ShowLAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 05: Musician Scotty McCreery performs onstage at the American Country Awards 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 5, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)Scotty McCreery (born October 9, 1993 in Garner, North Carolina, US) is an American singer and the winner on the tenth season of American Idol 2011. Scotty is a big fan of baseball. He said in an interview that one of his favorite artists is Garth Brooks. On Wednesday, May 25th, 2011, he became the Season 10 American Idol, defeating fellow young country singer, Lauren Alaina.
Find Out The ACM Awards Show Lineup45th Annual CMA Awards - ShowNASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 09: Eric Church performs onstage at the 45th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 9, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)Eric Church is a country music singer and songwriter who released his third studio album, Chief. The Homeboy Songfacts explains that the album’s title refers to a nickname of not only the singer’s grandfather, but also Church’s own pet name among friends and family.
Find Out The ACM Awards Show Lineup45th Annual CMA Awards - ShowNASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 09: Luke Bryan performs at the 45th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 9, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)Luke Bryan grew up in the very small town of Leesburg, Ga. Back home, he helped his father with his peanut and fertilizer businesses while playing sports and enjoying the great outdoors. Yet he can remember his mother urging him to belt out George Strait songs over and over while she drove him into town to shop.
Find Out The ACM Awards Show LineupInternational Entertainment Buyers Association Conference And Hall Of Fame - Day 3NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 04: Laura Bell Bundy performs at the Hall of Fame Induction Dinner during the International Entertainment Buyers Association Conference on October 4, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for IEBA)Laura Bell Bundy most recently starred as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde the Musical on Broadway (for which she was Tony nominated). After signing to Mercury Records Nashville, she released Giddy On Up as her debut country music single.
Find Out The ACM Awards Show LineupThe 43rd Annual CMA Awards - ArrivalsNASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 11: Brian Bandas, Eric Gunderson, and Stephen Barker Liles of Love and Theft attends the 43rd Annual CMA Awards at the Sommet Center on November 11, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)Love and Theft is a bit different from the group that scored a Top 10 hit two years ago with “Runaway.” But the changes that have affected the group—most notably, signing with RCA Records and downsizing to a duo—have actually brought Love and Theft closer to what it originally set out to be: a band that writes, records and performs honest, soulful country music.
Find Out The ACM Awards Show LineupCRS 2012 - New Faces Of Country Music Dinner And PerformanceNASHVILLE, TN - FEBRUARY 24: Hunter Hayes performs at the New Faces of Country Music dinner and performance during the CRS 2012 at the Nashville Convention Center on February 24, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)Hunter Easton Hayes (born September 9, 1991 in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana) is an American country music singer and songwriter. He is signed to Atlantic Records Nashville, which released his debut single “Storm Warning” on May 16th, 2011. His self titled album was released on October 11, 2011.