NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Faith Hill was nominated for seven awards Thursday including best female artist, topping all finalists for the TNN Music City News Country Awards.

Hill's ebullient ``This Kiss'' was nominated for best single, video and song. Her duet with husband Tim McGraw, ``Just to Hear You Say That You Love Me,'' scored nominations for best vocal collaboration and song. Her ``Faith'' will compete for best album against entries by Shania Twain, Alan Jackson, George Strait and the Dixie Chicks.

Winners will be announced June 14, and the ceremony will be broadcast on The Nashville Network.

Strait and Jackson had five nominations each.

Strait, Jackson, Twain, Garth Brooks and Neal McCoy were nominated for the most prestigious award, Entertainer of the Year. McCoy won it last year.