Vocal duo nominees include Sugarland, Big & Rich, Thompson Square and Love and Theft and the Civil Wars, which also scored a nomination with Miss Swift for their “Safe & Sound” collaboration on “The Hunger Games” soundtrack.
New artist nominees are Lee Brice, Brantley Gilbert, Hunter Hayes, Love and Theft and Thompson Square.
• AP writer Alicia Rancilio in New York contributed to this report.
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