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Jason Aldean

Talk about the man of the hour! Jason Aldean is up for the all-important category of Entertainer of the Year, as well as Male Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year, and three other honors. Only Kenny Chesney is nominated more statues this year. "I won my first award ever at the ACMs," Jason noted. "So yeah, it is special."

2012 Academy of Country Music Awards

Country crooners including Carrie Underwood (showing a little leg a la Angelina!), Taylor Swift, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, and Jason Aldean hit the red carpet in Sin City on Sunday for one of country music's biggest nights.