Things are about to get dirty.
The Academy of Country Music just announced the 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards nominees — and the only controversy here is how competitive the categories are! LOLz!
Country newcomer Chris Stapleton leads the pack this year with Eric Church — who scored five nominations each!
And let's not forget about Miranda Lambert – who is up for Entertainer of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, and Vocal Event of the Year for her performance of Smokin' and Drinkin' with Little Big Town!
Like we said — the competition is as FIERCE as the red carpet is going to be!
Check out the full list of nominees (below) and watch Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley host the 51st annual ACM Awards on April 3 at 8:00 p.m. EST on CBS!
The actress flashed an eyeful of cleavage in a sequined Gucci gown, complete with ruffled hems and well, just a lot of layers.
While we aren't loving this dress on the beautiful redhead, we can't help but drool over he emerald green jewels and flawless locks!
Still not her best, but what do U think???
[Image via Getty Images.]
Award show days are the best days!
Stay tuned… we'll be updating this post throughout the entire event!
Everyone LOVED that Laverne Cox used her red carpet interview to talk the water crisis in Flint — instead of the usual fashion talk:
Realistically, the winner has to come from this episode, right?
But aside from the music, the real emotional part of the night was the judges' realizations that they were at the end of an era.
The trio got pretty honest about watching the former juggernaut come to an end after 15 years, saying:
Well, this is an interesting opinion.
She explained that, even though the network pulled the plug on the singing competition, the premiere of its fifteenth installment had the best year-to-year retention in six years!
"It's been an amazing run and it's still a healthy show."
So healthy, in fact, that it doesn't seem like the judges are entirely convinced that it's actually ending! When a reporter referred to this season as the "final" season, Harry Connick Jr. was quick to correct, clarifying: