Thomas Rhett, Sam Hunt, and Cole Swindell were announced yesterday as the three finalists for the ACM New Artist of the Year award. The announcement comes after one round of fan voting for eight new artists that were announced as semi-finalists.
The 2014 American Country Countdown Awards are the newest country music awards show. Based off of the longest running country music radio show in the country, the awards will air on Fox on December 15 and are hosted by Brian Kelly and Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line. Here are the nominations for the various categories.