Country artists were on planes and out of surgery Thursday (March 1) when the found out they had been nominated for an ACMs.
Carly Pearce announced her nomination for New Female Vocalist of the Year to the entire Southwest Airlines flight she had just boarded.
Maren Morris, meanwhile, reacted to her four total nominations in the post-surgery haze of having her wisdom teeth removed.
Similarly, Russell Dickerson heard about his nomination for New Male Vocalist of the Year and shortly thereafter went to the dentist.
Blake Shelton, Little Big Town, Brothers Osborne, Kelsea Ballerini and more also reacted to their nominations on social media.
Reba hosts 53rd Annaul ACM Awards live from Las Vegas on Sunday, April 15, at 8 P.M. ET on CBS.