Kane Brown gets single of the year nomination from Academy of Country Music

Kane Brown gets single of the year nomination from Academy of Country Music

February 20th, 2019 by Staff Report in Breaking News

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Kane Brown performs "Heaven South" at the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Country singers Brown and Darius Rucker are sharing a chart record as the first two solo acts who are also minorities to follow each other with No. 1 country songs in the 28-year history of the Billboard Country Airplay chart. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Photo by Associated Press /Times Free Press.

Country singer Kane Brown received a single of the year nomination from the Academy of Country Music for his multiplatinum hit "Heaven" when nominations were announced Wednesday morning by Reba McEntire.

Brown was raised in northwest Georgia and the Chattanooga area.

The 54th ACM Awards will be held April 7 in Las Vegas.

Chris Stapleton and duo Dan + Shay led the list of nominees with six each.