With eight nominations,
leads the pack at the 42nd Annual
Academy of Country Music Awards
, to be broadcast live on CBS May 15.
Brooks & Dunn
followed close behind with seven nods, while
rounded up six, and
found herself with five.
Strait's eight bids include Entertainer of the Year and top male vocalist, while Underwood is up for top female vocalist, album (
), and single, song and video (all for "Before He Cheats").