Big news for Staind frontman Aaron Lewis as his solo venture into country music has earned him some big nominations.
Aaron's debut country single "Country Boy," has received two Academy Of Country Music nominations.
Lewis was nominated in the "Vocal Event of the Year" category for the song--which features George Jones and Charlie Daniels--as both the artist and co-producer, along with co-producer James Stroud.
The song is from Lewis' 2011 country debut EP Town Line (R&J Records). The ACM Awards will take place at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 1.
The Staind frontman is in Nashville with Grammy award-winning producer JAMES STROUD recording the follow-up to TOWN LINE, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart and #7 on the Top 200 Albums Chart. The new album is planned for a spring 2012 release and its first single will be released in February or March (details TBA).