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Scotty McCreery Nominated For Academy of Country Music Awards New Artist of the Year

Scotty McCreery joins some of country’s brightest stars as a semi-finalist for New Artist of the Year at the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, going up against artists like Justin Moore, David Nail, and Thompson Square.

The award show, which will be broadcast live on CBS on Sunday, April 1st, is letting the fans decide who should win the New Artist of the Year title. The first round of fan voting is now live, and will continue until January 30th. 3 finalists will be chosen in February, with final round voting beginning on March 19th and ending the day of the show on April 1st. Fans can cast their vote for Scotty in the New Artist of the Year category now by heading over to

Scotty’s debut album, Clear As Day, was certified platinum earlier this month and spent 6 weeks at #1 on the Top Country Albums chart, as well as peaking at #1 on the Billboard 200. Clear as Day is also the second best selling American Idol debut album of all-time behind Clay Aiken’s Measure of a Man.