The 2013 American Country Awards are coming right up, and some of the top acts in contemporary country music are vying for Artist of the Year in the fan-voted awards.

Jason Aldean graduated to undeniable superstar status this year, with the overwhelming success of his 'Night Train' album and his sold-out Night Train Tour, which saw him perform his first stadium gigs.

Luke Bryan also took his career up a notch this year, with his new album, 'Crash My Party,' debuting at No. 1 across all genres, while Blake Shelton earned both commercial and critical success with his latest, 'Based on a True Story...'

Florida Georgia Line have gone from virtual unknowns to record-setting mega-stars in the last year, while Taylor Swift continues to dominate across all genres with her 'Red' album and tour.

Which one of these acts deserves to win Artist of the Year at the 2013 American Country Awards? Vote below as often as once an hour, and don't forget to follow The Boot on Twitter, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our newsletter for all the latest in country music news.