The 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards winners and nominees, honoring the best in country music from the past year.

03/04/2017

The show took place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley for the second consecutive year. Keith Urban leads the nominations with seven, including album of the year, followed by Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris with six nods each.

The show will featured a slew of performances from country music’s biggest stars, including Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood, Faith Hill, and Tim McGraw. Some of the winners, such as Morris for new female vocalist of the year, have already been announced.

See a complete list of nominees and winners below

Entertainer of the year:
Jason Aldean (Winner)
Luke Bryan
Florida Georgia Line
Carrie Underwood
Keith Urban

Male vocalist of the year:
Thomas Rhett (WINNER)
Jason Aldean
Dierks Bentley
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

Female vocalist of the year:
Miranda Lambert (WINNER)
Kelsea Ballerini
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

Vocal duo of the year:
Brothers Osborne (WINNER)
Big & Rich
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Maddie & Tae

Vocal group of the year:
Little Big Town (WINNER)
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Old Dominion
Rascal Flatts

New male vocalist of the year:
Jon Pardi (WINNER)
Kane Brown
Chris Janson
Chris Lane
Brett Young

New female vocalist of the year:
Maren Morris (WINNER)
Lauren Alaina
Cam
Brandy Clark

New vocal duo or group of the year:
Brothers Osborne (WINNER)
A Thousand Horses
Dan + Shay
LOCASH
Maddie & Tae

Album of the year:
“The Weight of These Wings” – Miranda Lambert, RCA Nashville, Vanner Records (WINNER)
“Black” – Dierks Bentley, Capitol Records Nashville
“Dig Your Roots” – Florida Georgia Line, Big Machine Label Group
“HERO” – Maren Morris, Columbia Nashville
“Ripcord” – Keith Urban, Hit Red Records, Capitol Records Nashville

Single record of the year:
“H.O.L.Y.” – Florida Georgia Line, Big Machine Label Group (WINNER)
“Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban, Hit Red Records, Capitol Records Nashville
“Humble And Kind” – Tim McGraw, McGraw Music, Big Machine Recordsa
“My Church” – Maren Morris, Columbia Nashville
Vice – Miranda Lambert, RCA Nashville, Vanner Records

Song of the year:
“Die A Happy Man” – Thomas Rhett (WINNER)
Songwriters: Thomas Rhett, Sean Douglas, Joe Spargur

“Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban
Songwriters: Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Lee Olsen

“Humble And Kind” – Tim McGraw
Songwriter: Lori McKenna

“Kill A Word” – Eric Church Featuring Rhiannon Giddens
Songwriters: Eric Church, Luke Dick, Jeff Hyde

“Tennessee Whiskey” – Chris Stapleton
Songwriters: Dean Dillon, Linda Hargrove

“Vice” – Miranda Lambert
Songwriters: Miranda Lambert, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne

Video of the year:
“Forever Country” – Artists of Then, Now & Forever (WINNER)
Director: Joseph Kahn
Producers: Nathan de la Rionda, Jil Hardin, Charleen Manca, Joanna Carter, Chandra LaPlume, Sarah Trahern, Damon Whiteside

“Fire Away” – Chris Stapleton
Director: Tim Mattia
Producer: Jennifer Rothlein

“Humble And Kind” – Tim McGraw
Director: Wes Edwards
Producer: Jennifer Rothlein

“Peter Pan” – Kelsea Ballerini
Director: Kristin Barlowe
Producer: Michelle Abnet

“Vice” – Miranda Lambert
Director: Trey Fanjoy
Producer: Ashley Bergeron Ford

Songwriter of the year:
Lori McKenna (WINNER)
Ashley Gorley
Luke Laird
Hillary Lindsey
Shane McAnally

Vocal event of the year:
“May We All” – Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw (WINNER)
Producer: Joey Moi
Record Label: Big Machine Label Group

“Different For Girls” – Dierks Bentley Featuring Elle King
Producers: Ross Copperman, Arturo Buenahora Jr.
Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville

“Forever Country” – Artists of Then, Now & Forever
Producer: Shane McAnally
Record Label: MCA Nashville

“Setting The World On Fire” – Kenny Chesney Featuring P!nk
Producers: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney
Record Labels: Blue Chair Records, Columbia Nashville

“Think Of You” – Chris Young Featuring Cassadee Pope
Producers: Corey Crowder, Chris Young
Record Labels: RCA Nashville, RCA Records

 


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