The Academy of Country Music has announced that Eric Church has won Top New Solo Artist and The Band Perry has won Top New Vocal Duo or Group for the upcoming ACM Awards.

The two acts are now competing for the overall Top New Artist award, which will be presented at the show. You can cast your vote starting March 11th.

The ACM Awards air live from Las Vegas on April 3rd on CBS -- Eric Church "Smoke A Little Smoke" Video after the jump.