Chesney, Aldean lead country music awards nominations
Published 01/26/2012, INFORUM
LOS ANGELES – Kenny Chesney has come roaring back in terms of industry recognition with a field-dominating nine nominations for this year’s Academy of Country Music Awards. The runner-up for most nods was Jason Aldean, who collected six, ahead of Lady Antebellum with five, Brad Paisley with four and Taylor Swift, Toby Keith, Grace Potter and the Eli Young Band with three apiece, academy officials announced Thursday.Word count: 363
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