Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift in ACM spotlight
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- With all due respect to the leading men of country, this year's Academy of Country Music Awards looks like it's going to the gals.
Carrie Underwood can make history as the first woman to win two entertainer of the year awards when the stars turn out at the MGM Grand on Sunday night in Las Vegas.
Also up for the fan-voted award is Taylor Swift, the 20-year-old sensation who brought her country music to a mainstream audience, making her one of pop music's biggest stars.
Also up for the award are Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Brad Paisley, George Strait, Keith Urban and the Zac Brown Band.