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The Academy of Country Music Awards ceremony could be a big night for Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert.
Several former reality contestants received nods when nominations for the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards were announced on Wednesday night.
Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and Julianne Hough were all recognized by the Academy of Country Music when nominations for its 44th annual awards show were announced on Wednesday.
Former female reality contestants and the Country Music Association continued to make wonderful music together on Wednesday as Carrie Underwood, Kellie Pickler, and Miranda Lambert received a total of five nominations for the 42nd Annual CMA Awards.
The song remained the same for Carrie Underwood during last night's live broadcast of the 43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on CBS.
Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Kellie Pickler and Kelly Clarkson were all recognized by the Academy of Country Music when nominations for its 43rd annual awards show were announced on Tuesday.
Nashville Star helped launch Miranda Lambert's career as a country singer, but she was apparently pleased to not be crowned the reality series' first-season winner.
It's good to be Carrie Underwood these days.
Country music fans have awarded superstar Faith Hill with four nominations for the 2006 CMT Awards.
Fox's American Idol isn't the only reality TV show hitting the pop music charts any longer. Billboard reports that the debut CD of Buddy Jewell, the winner in the finale of USA Network's country-music reality series Nashville Star, sold 52,000 copies last week, good enough for 13th place in the Billboard Hot 200 CD charts. The CD, simply entitled Buddy Jewell and featuring Jewell's smash hit "Help Pour Out the Rain (Lacey's Song)", also debuted at #1 on the Country CD chart.
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