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2018 ACM Award Winners

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Country music takes over Las Vegas for the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Here’s the list of this year’s big winners.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

  • Jason Aldean — WINNER
  • Garth Brooks
  • Luke Bryan
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Keith Urban

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert — WINNER
  • Reba McEntire
  • Maren Morris
  • Carrie Underwood

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Jason Aldean
  • Chris Stapleton — WINNER
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Keith Urban
  • Chris Young

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

  • Brothers Osborne — WINNER
  • Dan + Shay
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • LOCASH
  • Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • Lady Antebellum
  • LANCO
  • Little Big Town
  • Midland
  • Old Dominion — WINNER

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • “Body Like a Back Road” by Sam Hunt
    Songwriters: Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne
  •  “Female” by Keith Urban
    Songwriters: Ross Copperman, Nicolle Galyon and Shane McAnally
  •  “Tin Man” by Miranda Lambert
    Songwriters: Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert Jon Randall — WINNER
  • “Whiskey And You” by Chris Stapleton
    Songwriters: Lee Thomas Miller, Chris Stapleton

NEW FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Lauren Alaina – WINNER
  • Danielle Bradbery
  • Carly Pearce
  • Raelynn

NEW MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Kane Brown
  • Luke Combs
  • Devin Dawson
  • Russell Dickerson
  • Brett Young – WINNER

NEW VOCAL DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • High Valley
  • LANCO
  • LOCASH
  • Midland – WINNER
  • Runaway June

ALBUM OF THE YEAR 

  • “Breaker,” Little Big Town
  • California Sunrise,” Jon Pardi
  • “From A Room Vol. 1,” Chris Stapleton — WINNER
  • “Happy Endings,” Old Dominion
  • “Life Changes,” Thomas Rhett

SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR 

  • “Better Man,” Little Big Town
  • “Body Like A Back Road,” Sam Hunt — WINNER
  • “Broken Halos,” Chris Stapleton
  • “Drinkin’ Problem,” Midland
  • “I’ll Name The Dogs,” Blake Shelton

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • “Black,” Dierks Bentley
  • “It Ain’t My Fault,” Brothers Osborne — WINNER
  • “Legends,” Kelsea Ballerini
  • “Marry Me,” Thomas Rhett
  • “We Should Be Friends,” Miranda Lambert

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

  • Rhett Akins — WINNER
  • Ashley Gorley
  • Hillary Lindsey
  • Shane McAnally
  • Josh Osborne

VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

  • “Craving You,” Thomas Rhett featuring Maren Morris
  • “Dear Hate,” Maren Morris featuring Vince Gill
  • “Funny (How Time Slips Away),” Glen Campbell And Willie Nelson
  • “The Fighter,” Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood — WINNER
  • “What Ifs,” Kane Brown Featuring Lauren Alaina

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2018 ACM Award Winners