Taylor Swift Scores Five Academy Of Country Music Award Nominations

Swift is up for the big prize, Entertainer of the Year, at the ACM Awards in April.

[artist id="2389485"]Taylor Swift[/artist] has a few more nominations to add to her résumé: The country/pop superstar has been nominated for five Academy of Country Music Awards. According to a press release, the singer was at home near Nashville when she heard the good news.

Swift’s nominations include Entertainer of the Year, Top Female Vocalist of the Year, Song of the Year for “You Belong With Me,” and Video of the Year for “You Belong With Me.” She is nominated twice in the Song of the Year category for co-writing “You Belong With Me,” bringing her total to five.

Swift will go up against fellow country heavyweights, including Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, George Strait, Brad Paisley, Keith Urban and Zac Brown Band for Entertainer of the Year. Other Top Female Vocalist of the Year nominees include Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood and Lee Ann Womack.

Swift and all the other nominees will find out who will take home the prizes at the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, which air live on CBS on Sunday, April 18.

Swift won four trophies at the Grammy Awards in January, although she had an uneven performance with Stevie Nicks that led to much Web chatter .

In addition to finding out about her five new nominations, Swift also kicks off the second leg of her Fearless Tour, which reunites her with tourmates Kellie Pickler and Gloriana. The first show on the tour will take place Thursday at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, Florida. The 39-date tour will also make stops at arenas and stadiums in 31 cities in 25 states and provinces in North America over the next three months.