POLL: Who Should Win Female Vocalist of the Year at the 2016 ACM Awards?
Miranda Lambert is a seven-time winner of Female Vocalist of the Year at the ACM Awards, and she's up for it again in 2016. Will she win for an eighth time, or do you think someone else should take home this year's trophy?
Kelsea Ballerini is only 22, but she has proven her talent with songs such as "Love Me Like You Mean It," "Dibs" and her most recent single, "Peter Pan," all from from her debut album, The First Time. She was nominated for two CMA Awards and two ACM Awards in the past year. Her competition Jana Kramer has been around country music for a bit; however, her sophomore album 31 is all about strength, confidence and grace, and her single "I Got the Boy" was a hit with fans.
Lambert has celebrated her album Platinum going platinum, and songs such as "Automatic," "Somethin' Bad" and "Little Red Wagon" helped propel it to that revered status. She won Female Vocalist of the year at the 2015 CMA Awards, and she holds the longest winning streak in the ACM Awards' Female Vocalist of the Year category.
Kacey Musgraves' Pageant Material dropped in June, and it received a Grammy Awards nomination and hit No. 1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart and No. 3 on the Billboard 200. The singer-songwriter added a second leg to her Country & Western Rhinestone Revue in light of the first run's success.
And Carrie Underwood made a splash when she announced a new album, Storyteller, in 2015 and immediately released its first single, "Smoke Break." Her record debuted on the Billboard 200 at No. 2, and it made Underwood the only country artist to have his or her first five studio albums debut in the top two spots on that chart; she is also the only artist to earn six consecutive No. 1 albums on the country charts.
Who should win Female Vocalist of the Year at the 2016 ACM Awards? You can vote in the poll below as often as once an hour March 31 at 11:59PM ET. We’ll compile the results for our readers vs. staff predictions shortly before the awards show.
The 2016 ACM Awards are set to air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev., on April 3, beginning at 8PM ET on CBS.
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