Toby Keith and Lee Ann Womack lead the nominees for the 36th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, set for May 9 at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles. Both are up for six awards. Other multi

Toby Keith and Lee Ann Womack lead the nominees for the 36th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, set for May 9 at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles. Both are up for six awards. Other multiple nominees include Faith Hill, with four nods, and the Dixie Chicks and Billy Gilman, with three each.

Keith is nominated for entertainer of the year, top male vocalist, and video of the year ("You Shouldn't Kiss Me Like This"). His DreamWorks set "How Do You Like Me Now?" is up for album of the year, while the title track is nominated for single and song of the year.

Womack is nominated for female vocalist of the year; her MCA Nashville set "I Hope You Dance" is up for album of the year. The title track is up for single, song, video, and vocal event of the year.

Hill, who walked away from the Grammys last week with a trio of awards, is also up for entertainer of the year; others in the category, in addition to Keith, are Brooks & Dunn, George Strait, and Dixie Chicks. Hill's other nods are for female vocalist, video, and vocal event.

In celebration of the Academy's 36th anniversary, a hardbound edition of the ACM Awards program book will be sold to the public. The 208-page special collector's edition will spotlight the organization's history through stories and photos.

For the full list of nominees, and more information on the collector's edition program, visit the official ACM Web site.

Here are the major category nominees for the 36th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards:

Entertainer of the year
Brooks & Dunn
Dixie Chicks
Faith Hill
Toby Keith
George Strait

Top female vocalist
Sara Evans
Faith Hill
Martina McBride
Jo Dee Messina
Lee Ann Womack

Top male vocalist
Kenny Chesney
Toby Keith
Tim McGraw
Brad Paisley
George Strait

Top vocal duo
Brooks & Dunn
The Judds
The Kinleys
Montgomery Gentry
The Warren Brothers

Vocal group of the year
Alabama
Diamond Rio
Dixie Chicks
Lonestar
Sawyer Brown

Album of the year
"American Recordings III: Solitary Man," Johnny Cash (Producer: Rick Rubin, American)
"How Do You Like Me Now?!," Toby Keith (Producers: James Stroud and Toby Keith, DreamWorks)
"I Hope You Dance," Lee Ann Womack with Sons of the Desert (Producers: Mark Wright and Frank Liddell, MCA Nashville)
"One Voice," Billy Gilman (Producers: Don Cook, Blake Chancey and David Malloy, Epic Records)
"Who Needs Pictures," Brad Paisley (Producer: Frank Rogers, Arista Nashville)

Single of the year
"How Do You Like Me Now?!," Toby Keith (Producers: James Stroud and Toby Keith, DreamWorks)
"I Hope You Dance," Lee Ann Womack with Sons of the Desert (Producer: Mark Wright, MCA Nashville)
"Kiss This," Aaron Tippin (Producers: Aaron Tippin, B. Watson and M. Bradley, Lyric Street)
"The Little Girl," John Michael Montgomery (Producers: Buddy Cannon, Norro Wilson and John Michael Montgomery, Atlantic)
"There is No Arizona," Jamie O'Neal (Producer: Keith Stegall, Mercury)

Vocal event of the year
"Buy Me a Rose," Kenny Rogers with Alison Krauss, Bill Dean (Producers: Kenny Rogers and Brent Maher)
"I Hope You Dance," Lee Ann Womack with Sons of the Desert (Producer: Mark Wright)
"Let's Make Love," Faith Hill with Tim McGraw (Producers: Byron Gallimore and Faith Hill)
"Murder On Music Row," George Strait with Alan Jackson (Producers: Tony Brown and George Strait)
"That's the Beat of a Heart," Warren Brothers featuring Sara Evans (Producer: Chris Farren)