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List of Academy of Country Music Awards Ceremonies

This is a list of Academy of Country Music Awards ceremonies and the winners in each ceremony.

Ceremonies

Below is a list of ceremonies, the years the ceremonies were held, their hosts, the television networks that aired them, and their locations.

Date Host(s) Network Site Order
April 15, 2018 Reba McEntire CBS MGM Grand Garden Arena,
Las Vegas, Nevada
53rd
April 2, 2017 Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley T-Mobile Arena,
Las Vegas, Nevada
52nd
April 3, 2016 MGM Grand Garden Arena,
Las Vegas, Nevada
51st
April 19, 2015 Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton AT&T Stadium,
Arlington, Texas
50th
April 6, 2014 MGM Grand Garden Arena,
Las Vegas, Nevada
49th
April 7, 2013 48th
April 1, 2012 Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton 47th
April 3, 2011 46th
April 18, 2010 Reba McEntire 45th
April 5, 2009 44th
May 18, 2008 43rd
May 24, 2007 42nd
May 23, 2006 41st
May 17, 2005 Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino,
Las Vegas, Nevada
40th
May 26, 2004 39th
May 21, 2003 38th
May 22, 2002 Universal Amphitheatre,
Los Angeles
37th
May 9, 2001 36th
May 3, 2000 Dolly Parton[1] 35th
May 5, 1999 Reba McEntire 34th
April 22, 1998 Vince Gill 33rd
April 23, 1997 Crystal Bernard, Jeff Foxworthy, and George Strait NBC 32nd
April 24, 1996 Brooks & Dunn and Faith Hill 31st
May 10, 1995 Clint Black, Jeff Foxworthy, and Tanya Tucker 30th
May 3, 1994 Alan Jackson and Reba McEntire 29th
May 11, 1993 Reba McEntire, Randy Owen, and George Strait 28th
April 29, 1992 Clint Black, Lorrie Morgan, and Travis Tritt 27th
April 24, 1991 Clint Black, Kathy Mattea, and George Strait 26th
April 25, 1990 Alabama, The Judds, George Strait, and Tammy Wynette Pantages Theatre,
Los Angeles, California
25th
April 10, 1989 Patrick Duffy, K.T. Oslin, and George Strait Disney Studios,
Burbank, California
24th
March 21, 1988 Reba McEntire and Hank Williams, Jr. Knott's Berry Farm,
Buena Park, California
23rd
April 6, 1987 Patrick Duffy and The Judds 22nd
April 14, 1986 Mac Davis, Reba McEntire, and John Schneider 21st
May 6, 1985 Glen Campbell, Janie Fricke, and Loretta Lynn 20th
May 14, 1984 Mac Davis, Crystal Gayle, and Charley Pride 19th
May 9, 1983 Jerry Reed, John Schneider, and Tammy Wynette 18th
April 30, 1982 Mickey Gilley, Conway Twitty, and Dottie West 17th
April 30, 1981 Larry Gatlin, Don Meredith, and Tammy Wynette Shrine Auditorium,
Los Angeles, California
16th
May 1, 1980 Claude Akins, Loretta Lynn, and Charley Pride Knott's Berry Farm,
Buena Park, California
15th
May 2, 1979 Roy Clark, Barbara Mandrell, and Dennis Weaver The Palladium,
Los Angeles, California
14th
April 12, 1978 Donna Fargo, Barbara Mandrell, and Kenny Rogers ABC Shrine Auditorium,
Los Angeles, California
13th
February 24, 1977 Pat Boone, Patti Page, and Jerry Reed 12th
March 1, 1976 Marty Robbins The Palladium,
Los Angeles, California
11th
March 5, 1975 Loretta Lynn and Roger Miller Knott's Berry Farm,
Buena Park, California
10th
March 25, 1974 Roger Miller and Charlie Rich 9th
February 26, 1973 Dick Clark 8th
March 13, 1972 7th
March 22, 1971 N/A The Palladium,
Los Angeles, California
6th
April 13, 1970 Buddy Ebsen 5th
April 28, 1969 Dick Clark 4th
March 4, 1968 Pat Buttram Century Plaza Hotel,
Los Angeles, California
3rd
March 6, 1967 Lorne Greene The Beverly Hilton,
Los Angeles, California
2nd
Spring 1966 1st

Awards by year

Below is a list of winners in the major categories by year.[2] The year represents nominated work.

1960s

  • 1965
Top Male Vocalist: Buck Owens
Top Female Vocalist: Bonnie Owens
Top Vocal Duo: Merle Haggard and Bonnie Owens
Top New Male Vocalist: Merle Haggard
Top New Female Vocalist: Kay Adams
Band of the Year: The Buckaroos

  • 1966
Top Male Vocalist: Merle Haggard
Female Vocalist of the year: Bonnie Guitar
New Male Vocalist of the year: Billy Mize
New Female Vocalist of the year: Cathie Taylor
Band of the Year: The Buckaroos

  • 1967
Album of the Year: Gentle on My Mind - Glen Campbell
Top Male Vocalist: Glen Campbell
Top Female Vocalist: Lynn Anderson
Top Vocal Duo: Merle Haggard and Bonnie Owens
Top Vocal Group: Sons of the Pioneers
Top New Male Vocalist: Jerry Inman
Top New Female Vocalist: Bobbie Gentry
Band of the Year: The Buckaroos

  • 1968
Single of the Year: "Little Green Apples" - Roger Miller
Album of the Year: Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell - Bobbie Gentry and Glen Campbell
Top Male Vocalist: Glen Campbell
Top Female Vocalist: Cathie Taylor
Top Vocal Duo: Johnny Mosby and Jonie Mosby
Top New Male Vocalist: Ray Sanders
Top New Female Vocalist: Cheryl Poole
Band of the Year: The Buckaroos

  • 1969
Artist of the Decade: Marty Robbins
Single of the Year: "Okie from Muskogee" - Merle Haggard
Album of the Year: Okie from Muskogee - Merle Haggard
Top Male Vocalist: Merle Haggard
Top Female Vocalist: Tammy Wynette
Top Vocal Duo: Merle Haggard and Bonnie Owens
Top Vocal Group: The Kimberleys
Top New Male Vocalist: Freddy Weller
Top New Female Vocalist: Donna Fargo

1970s

  • 1970
Entertainer of the Year: Merle Haggard
Song of the Year: "For the Good Times" - Ray Price - Kris Kristofferson
Single of the Year: "For the Good Times" - Ray Price
Album of the Year: For the Good Times - Ray Price
Top Male Vocalist: Merle Haggard
Top Female Vocalist: Lynn Anderson
Top Vocal Group: The Kimberleys
Top New Male Vocalist: Buddy Alan
Top New Female Vocalist: Sammi Smith

  • 1971
Entertainer of the Year: Freddie Hart
Song of the Year: "Easy Loving" - Freddie Hart - Freddie Hart
Single of the Year: "Easy Loving" - Freddie Hart
Album of the Year: Easy Loving - Freddie Hart
Top Male Vocalist: Freddie Hart
Top Female Vocalist: Loretta Lynn
Top Vocal Duo: Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn
Top New Male Vocalist: Tony Booth
Top New Female Vocalist: Barbara Mandrell

  • 1972
Entertainer of the Year: Roy Clark
Song of the Year: "The Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A." - Donna Fargo - Donna Fargo
Single of the Year: "The Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A." - Donna Fargo
Album of the Year: The Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A. - Donna Fargo
Top Male Vocalist: Merle Haggard
Top Female Vocalist: Donna Fargo
Top Vocal Group: The Statler Brothers
Top New Male Vocalist: Johnny Rodriguez
Top New Female Vocalist: Tanya Tucker

  • 1973
Entertainer of the Year: Roy Clark
Song of the Year: "Behind Closed Doors" - Charlie Rich - Kenny O'Dell
Single of the Year: "Behind Closed Doors" - Charlie Rich
Album of the Year: Behind Closed Doors - Charlie Rich
Top Male Vocalist: Charlie Rich
Top Female Vocalist: Loretta Lynn
Top Vocal Group: Brush Arbor
Top New Male Vocalist: Dorsey Burnette
Top New Female Vocalist: Olivia Newton-John

  • 1974
Entertainer of the Year: Mac Davis
Song of the Year: "Country Bumpkin" - Cal Smith - Don Wayne
Single of the Year: "Country Bumpkin" - Cal Smith
Album of the Year: Back Home Again - John Denver
Top Male Vocalist: Merle Haggard
Top Female Vocalist: Loretta Lynn
Top Vocal Duo: Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn
Top New Male Vocalist: Mickey Gilley
Top New Female Vocalist: Linda Ronstadt
  • 1975
Entertainer of the Year: Loretta Lynn
Song of the Year: "Rhinestone Cowboy" - Glen Campbell - Larry Weiss
Single of the Year: "Rhinestone Cowboy" - Glen Campbell
Album of the Year: Feelin's - Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty
Top Male Vocalist: Conway Twitty
Top Female Vocalist: Loretta Lynn
Top Vocal Duo: Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn
Top New Male Vocalist: Freddy Fender
Top New Female Vocalist: Crystal Gayle

  • 1976
Entertainer of the Year: Mickey Gilley
Song of the Year: "Don't the Girls All Get Prettier at Closing Time" - Mickey Gilley - Baker Knight
Single of the Year: "Bring It On Home to Me" - Mickey Gilley
Album of the Year: Gilley's Smoking - Mickey Gilley
Top Male Vocalist: Mickey Gilley
Top Female Vocalist: Crystal Gayle
Top Vocal Duo: Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn
Top New Male Vocalist: Moe Bandy
Top New Female Vocalist: Billie Jo Spears

  • 1977
Entertainer of the Year: Dolly Parton
Song of the Year: "Lucille" - Kenny Rogers - Roger Bowling, Hal Bynum
Single of the Year: "Lucille" - Kenny Rogers
Album of the Year: Kenny Rogers - Kenny Rogers
Top Male Vocalist: Kenny Rogers
Top Female Vocalist: Crystal Gayle
Top Vocal Group: The Statler Brothers
Top New Male Vocalist: Eddie Rabbitt
Top New Female Vocalist: Debby Boone

  • 1978
Entertainer of the Year: Kenny Rogers
Song of the Year: "You Needed Me" - Anne Murray - Randy Goodrum
Single of the Year: "Tulsa Time" - Don Williams
Album of the Year: Y'all Come Back Saloon - The Oak Ridge Boys
Top Male Vocalist: Kenny Rogers
Top Female Vocalist: Barbara Mandrell
Top Vocal Group: The Oak Ridge Boys
Top New Male Vocalist: John Conlee
Top New Female Vocalist: Cristy Lane

  • 1979
Artist of the Decade: Loretta Lynn
Entertainer of the Year: Willie Nelson
Song of the Year: "It's a Cheating Situation" - Moe Bandy - Sonny Throckmorton, Curly Putman
Single of the Year: "All the Gold in California" - Larry Gatlin
Album of the Year: Straight Ahead - Larry Gatlin
Top Male Vocalist: Larry Gatlin
Top Female Vocalist: Crystal Gayle
Top Vocal Duo: Joe Stampley and Moe Bandy
Top New Male Vocalist: R. C. Bannon
Top New Female Vocalist: Lacy J. Dalton

1980s

  • 1980
Entertainer of the Year: Barbara Mandrell
Song of the Year: "He Stopped Loving Her Today" - George Jones - Bobby Braddock, Curly Putman
Single of the Year: "He Stopped Loving Her Today" - George Jones
Album of the Year: Urban Cowboy - Soundtrack
Top Male Vocalist: George Jones
Top Female Vocalist: Dolly Parton
Top New Male Vocalist: Johnny Lee
Top New Female Vocalist: Terri Gibbs

  • 1981
Entertainer of the Year: Alabama
Song of the Year: "You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma" - David Frizzell and Shelly West - Felice Bryant, Boudleaux Bryant, Larry Collins, Sandy Pinkard
Single of the Year: "Elvira" - The Oak Ridge Boys
Album of the Year: Feels So Right - Alabama
Top Male Vocalist: Merle Haggard
Top Female Vocalist: Barbara Mandrell
Top Vocal Duo: Shelly West and David Frizzell
Top New Male Vocalist: Ricky Skaggs
Top New Female Vocalist: Juice Newton

  • 1982
Entertainer of the Year: Alabama
Song of the Year: "Are the Good Times Really Over (I Wish a Buck Was Still Silver)" - Merle Haggard - Merle Haggard
Single of the Year: "Always on My Mind" - Willie Nelson
Album of the Year: Always on My Mind - Willie Nelson
Top Male Vocalist: Ronnie Milsap
Top Female Vocalist: Sylvia
Top Vocal Duo: Shelly West and David Frizzell
Top Vocal Group: Alabama
Top New Male Vocalist: Michael Martin Murphey
Top New Female Vocalist: Karen Brooks

  • 1983
Entertainer of the Year: Alabama
Song of the Year: "Wind Beneath My Wings" - Gary Morris - Larry Henley, Jeff Silbar
Single of the Year: "Islands in the Stream" - Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton
Album of the Year: The Closer You Get... - Alabama
Top Male Vocalist: Lee Greenwood
Top Female Vocalist: Janie Fricke
Top Vocal Duo: Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers
Top Vocal Group: Alabama
Top New Male Vocalist: Jim Glaser
Top New Female Vocalist: Gus Hardin

  • 1984
Entertainer of the Year: Alabama
Song of the Year: "Why Not Me" - The Judds - Harlan Howard, Brent Maher, Sonny Throckmorton
Single of the Year: "To All the Girls I've Loved Before" - Willie Nelson and Julio Iglesias
Album of the Year: Roll On - Alabama
Top Male Vocalist: George Strait
Top Female Vocalist: Reba McEntire
Top Vocal Duo: The Judds
Top Vocal Group: Alabama
Top New Male Vocalist: Vince Gill
Top New Female Vocalist: Nicolette Larson
Video of the Year: "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight" - Hank Williams, Jr.

  • 1985
Entertainer of the Year: Alabama
Song of the Year: "Lost in the Fifties Tonight" - Ronnie Milsap - Fred Parris, Mike Reid, Troy Seals
Single of the Year: "Highwayman" - The Highwaymen
Album of the Year: Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind - George Strait
Top Male Vocalist: George Strait
Top Female Vocalist: Reba McEntire
Top Vocal Duo: The Judds
Top Vocal Group: Alabama
Top New Male Vocalist: Randy Travis
Top New Female Vocalist: Judy Rodman
Video of the Year: "Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes" - George Jones

  • 1986
Entertainer of the Year: Hank Williams, Jr.
Song of the Year: "On the Other Hand" - Randy Travis - Paul Overstreet, Don Schlitz
Single of the Year: "On the Other Hand" - Randy Travis
Album of the Year: Storms of Life - Randy Travis
Top Male Vocalist: Randy Travis
Top Female Vocalist: Reba McEntire
Top Vocal Duo: The Judds
Top Vocal Group: The Forester Sisters
Top New Male Vocalist: Dwight Yoakam
Top New Female Vocalist: Holly Dunn
Video of the Year: "Whoever's in New England" - Reba McEntire

  • 1987
Entertainer of the Year: Hank Williams, Jr.
Song of the Year: "Forever and Ever, Amen" - Randy Travis - Paul Overstreet, Don Schlitz
Single of the Year: "Forever and Ever, Amen" - Randy Travis
Album of the Year: Trio - Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris
Top Male Vocalist: Randy Travis
Top Female Vocalist: Reba McEntire
Top Vocal Duo: The Judds
Top Vocal Group: Highway 101
Top New Male Vocalist: Ricky Van Shelton
Top New Female Vocalist: K. T. Oslin
Video of the Year: "80's Ladies" - K. T. Oslin

  • 1988
Entertainer of the Year: Hank Williams, Jr.
Song of the Year: "Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses" - Kathy Mattea - Gene Nelson, Paul Nelson
Single of the Year: "Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses" - Kathy Mattea
Album of the Year: This Woman - K. T. Oslin
Top Male Vocalist: George Strait
Top Female Vocalist: K. T. Oslin
Top Vocal Duo: The Judds
Top Vocal Group: Highway 101
Top New Male Vocalist: Rodney Crowell
Top New Female Vocalist: Suzy Bogguss
Video of the Year: "Young Country" - Hank Williams, Jr.

  • 1989
Artist of the Decade: Alabama
Entertainer of the Year: George Strait
Song of the Year: "Where've You Been" - Kathy Mattea - Jon Vezner, Don Henry
Single of the Year: "A Better Man" - Clint Black
Album of the Year: Killin' Time - Clint Black
Top Male Vocalist: Clint Black
Top Female Vocalist: Kathy Mattea
Top Vocal Duo: The Judds
Top Vocal Group: Restless Heart
Top New Male Vocalist: Clint Black
Top New Female Vocalist: Mary Chapin Carpenter
Top New Vocal Duo or Group: The Kentucky Headhunters
Video of the Year: "There's a Tear in My Beer" - Hank Williams, Jr. and Hank Williams

1990s

  • 1990
Entertainer of the Year: Garth Brooks
Song of the Year: "The Dance" - Garth Brooks - Tony Arata
Single of the Year: "Friends in Low Places" - Garth Brooks
Album of the Year: No Fences - Garth Brooks
Top Male Vocalist: Garth Brooks
Top Female Vocalist: Reba McEntire
Top Vocal Duo: The Judds
Top Vocal Group: Shenandoah
Top New Male Vocalist: Alan Jackson
Top New Female Vocalist: Shelby Lynne
Top New Vocal Duo or Group: Pirates of the Mississippi
Video of the Year: "The Dance" - Garth Brooks

  • 1991
Entertainer of the Year: Garth Brooks
Song of the Year: "Somewhere in My Broken Heart" - Billy Dean - Billy Dean, Richard Leigh
Single of the Year: "Don't Rock the Jukebox" - Alan Jackson
Album of the Year: Don't Rock the Jukebox - Alan Jackson
Top Male Vocalist: Garth Brooks
Top Female Vocalist: Reba McEntire
Top Vocal Duo: Brooks & Dunn
Top Vocal Group: Diamond Rio
Top New Male Vocalist: Billy Dean
Top New Female Vocalist: Trisha Yearwood
Top New Vocal Duo or Group: Brooks & Dunn
Video of the Year: "Is There Life Out There" - Reba McEntire

  • 1992
Entertainer of the Year: Garth Brooks
Song of the Year: "I Still Believe in You" - Vince Gill - Vince Gill, John Barlow Jarvis
Single of the Year: "Boot Scootin' Boogie" - Brooks & Dunn
Album of the Year: Brand New Man - Brooks & Dunn
Top Male Vocalist: Vince Gill
Top Female Vocalist: Mary Chapin Carpenter
Top Vocal Duo: Brooks & Dunn
Top Vocal Group: Diamond Rio
Top New Male Vocalist: Tracy Lawrence
Top New Female Vocalist: Michelle Wright
Top New Vocal Duo or Group: Confederate Railroad
Video of the Year: "Two Sparrows in a Hurricane" - Tanya Tucker

  • 1993
Entertainer of the Year: Garth Brooks
Song of the Year: "I Love the Way You Love Me" - John Michael Montgomery - Victoria Shaw, Chuck Cannon
Single of the Year: "Chattahoochee" - Alan Jackson
Album of the Year: A Lot About Livin' (And a Little 'bout Love) - Alan Jackson
Top Male Vocalist: Vince Gill
Top Female Vocalist: Wynonna
Top Vocal Duo: Brooks & Dunn
Top Vocal Group: Little Texas
Top New Male Vocalist: John Michael Montgomery
Top New Female Vocalist: Faith Hill
Top New Vocal Duo or Group: Gibson/Miller Band
Video of the Year: "We Shall Be Free" - Garth Brooks

  • 1994
Entertainer of the Year: Reba McEntire
Song of the Year: "I Swear" - John Michael Montgomery - Gary Baker, Frank J. Myers
Single of the Year: "I Swear" - John Michael Montgomery
Album of the Year: Not a Moment Too Soon - Tim McGraw
Top Male Vocalist: Alan Jackson
Top Female Vocalist: Reba McEntire
Top Vocal Duo: Brooks & Dunn
Top Vocal Group: The Mavericks
Top New Male Vocalist: Tim McGraw
Top New Female Vocalist: Chely Wright
Top New Vocal Duo or Group: The Mavericks
Video of the Year: "The Red Strokes" - Garth Brooks

  • 1995
Entertainer of the Year: Brooks & Dunn
Song of the Year: "The Keeper of the Stars" - Tracy Byrd - Dickey Lee, Karen Staley, Danny Mayo
Single of the Year: "Check Yes or No" - George Strait
Album of the Year: The Woman in Me - Shania Twain
Top Male Vocalist: Alan Jackson
Top Female Vocalist: Patty Loveless
Top Vocal Duo: Brooks & Dunn
Top Vocal Group: The Mavericks
Top New Male Vocalist: Bryan White
Top New Female Vocalist: Shania Twain
Top New Vocal Duo or Group: Lonestar
Video of the Year: "The Car" - Jeff Carson

  • 1996
Entertainer of the Year: Brooks & Dunn
Song of the Year: "Blue" - LeAnn Rimes - Bill Mack
Single of the Year: Blue - LeAnn Rimes
Album of the Year: Blue Clear Sky - George Strait
Top Male Vocalist: George Strait
Top Female Vocalist: Patty Loveless
Top Vocal Duo: Brooks & Dunn
Top Vocal Group: Sawyer Brown
Top New Male Vocalist: Trace Adkins
Top New Female Vocalist: LeAnn Rimes
Top New Vocal Duo or Group: Ricochet
Video of the Year: "I Think About You" - Collin Raye

  • 1997
Entertainer of the Year: Garth Brooks
Song of the Year: "It's Your Love" - Tim McGraw and Faith Hill - Stephony Smith
Single of the Year: "It's Your Love" - Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
Album of the Year: Carrying Your Love with Me - George Strait
Top Male Vocalist: George Strait
Top Female Vocalist: Trisha Yearwood
Top Vocal Duo or Group: Brooks & Dunn
Top New Male Vocalist: Kenny Chesney
Top New Female Vocalist: Lee Ann Womack
Top New Vocal Duo or Group: The Kinleys
Video of the Year: "It's Your Love" - Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
Vocal Event of the Year: "It's Your Love" - Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

  • 1998
Entertainer of the Year: Garth Brooks
Song of the Year: "Holes in the Floor of Heaven" - Steve Wariner - Steve Wariner, Billy Kirsch
Single of the Year: "This Kiss" - Faith Hill
Album of the Year: Wide Open Spaces - Dixie Chicks
Top Male Vocalist: Tim McGraw
Top Female Vocalist: Faith Hill
Top Vocal Duo or Group: Dixie Chicks
Top New Male Vocalist: Mark Wills
Top New Female Vocalist: Jo Dee Messina
Top New Vocal Duo or Group: Dixie Chicks
Video of the Year: "This Kiss" - Faith Hill
Vocal Event of the Year: "Just to Hear You Say That You Love Me" - Faith Hill and Tim McGraw

  • 1999
Host: Dolly Parton
Artist of the Decade: Garth Brooks
Entertainer of the Year: Shania Twain
Song of the Year: "Amazed" - Lonestar - Marv Green, Aimee Mayo
Single of the Year: "Amazed" - Lonestar
Album of the Year: Fly - Dixie Chicks
Top Male Vocalist: Tim McGraw
Top Female Vocalist: Faith Hill
Top Vocal Duo or Group: Dixie Chicks
Top New Male Vocalist: Brad Paisley
Top New Female Vocalist: Jessica Andrews
Top New Vocal Duo or Group: Montgomery Gentry
Video of the Year: "Breathe" - Faith Hill
Vocal Event of the Year: "When I Said I Do" - Clint Black and Lisa Hartman Black

2000s

  • 2000
Host: LeAnn Rimes
Entertainer of the Year: Dixie Chicks
Song of the Year: "I Hope You Dance" - Lee Ann Womack and Sons of the Desert - Mark D. Sanders, Tia Sillers
Single of the Year: "I Hope You Dance" - Lee Ann Womack and Sons of the Desert
Album of the Year: How Do You Like Me Now?! - Toby Keith
Top Male Vocalist: Toby Keith
Top Female Vocalist: Faith Hill
Top Vocal Duo: Brooks & Dunn
Top Vocal Group: Dixie Chicks
Top New Male Vocalist: Keith Urban
Top New Female Vocalist: Jamie O'Neal
Top New Vocal Duo or Group: Rascal Flatts
Video of the Year: "Goodbye Earl" - Dixie Chicks
Vocal Event of the Year: "I Hope You Dance" - Lee Ann Womack and Sons of the Desert

  • 2001
Host: Reba McEntire
Entertainer of the Year: Brooks & Dunn
Song of the Year: "Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)" - Alan Jackson - Alan Jackson
Single of the Year: "Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)" - Alan Jackson
Album of the Year: O Brother, Where Art Thou? - Various Artists
Top Male Vocalist: Alan Jackson
Top Female Vocalist: Martina McBride
Top Vocal Duo: Brooks & Dunn
Top Vocal Group: Lonestar
Top New Male Vocalist: Phil Vassar
Top New Female Vocalist: Carolyn Dawn Johnson
Top New Vocal Duo or Group: Trick Pony
Video of the Year: "Only in America" - Brooks & Dunn
Vocal Event of the Year: "I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow" - The Soggy Bottom Boys
Humanitarian Award: Reba McEntire

  • 2002
Host: Reba McEntire
Entertainer of the Year: Toby Keith
Song of the Year: "I'm Movin' On" - Rascal Flatts - Phillip Brian White, David Vincent Williams
Single of the Year: "The Good Stuff" - Kenny Chesney
Album of the Year: Drive - Alan Jackson
Top Male Vocalist: Kenny Chesney
Top Female Vocalist: Martina McBride
Top Vocal Duo: Brooks & Dunn
Top Vocal Group: Rascal Flatts
Top New Male Vocalist: Joe Nichols
Top New Female Vocalist: Kellie Coffey
Top New Vocal Duo or Group: Emerson Drive
Video of the Year: "Drive (For Daddy Gene)" - Alan Jackson
Vocal Event of the Year: "Mendocino County Line" - Willie Nelson and Lee Ann Womack
Humanitarian Award: Lonestar

  • 2003
Entertainer of the Year: Toby Keith
Song of the Year: "Three Wooden Crosses" - Randy Travis - Doug Johnson, Kim Williams
Single of the Year: "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere" - Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett
Album of the Year: Shock'n Y'all - Toby Keith
Top Male Vocalist: Toby Keith
Top Female Vocalist: Martina McBride
Top Vocal Duo: Brooks & Dunn
Top Vocal Group: Rascal Flatts
Top New Artist: Dierks Bentley
Video of the Year: "Beer for My Horses" - Toby Keith and Willie Nelson
Vocal Event of the Year: "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere" - Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett
Humanitarian Award: Martina McBride

  • 2004
Host: Reba McEntire
Entertainer of the Year: Kenny Chesney
Song of the Year: "Live Like You Were Dying" - Tim McGraw - Craig Wiseman, Tim Nichols
Single of the Year: "Live Like You Were Dying" - Tim McGraw
Album of the Year: Be Here - Keith Urban
Top Male Vocalist: Keith Urban
Top Female Vocalist: Gretchen Wilson
Top Vocal Duo: Brooks & Dunn
Top Vocal Group: Rascal Flatts
Top New Artist: Gretchen Wilson
Video of the Year: "Whiskey Lullaby" - Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss
Vocal Event of the Year: "Whiskey Lullaby" - Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss
Humanitarian Award: Neal McCoy

  • 2005
Host: Reba McEntire
Entertainer of the Year: Kenny Chesney
Song of the Year: "Believe" - Brooks & Dunn - Craig Wiseman, Ronnie Dunn
Single of the Year: "Jesus, Take the Wheel" - Carrie Underwood
Album of the Year: Time Well Wasted - Brad Paisley
Top Male Vocalist: Keith Urban
Top Female Vocalist: Sara Evans
Top Vocal Duo: Brooks & Dunn
Top Vocal Group: Rascal Flatts
Top New Male Vocalist: Jason Aldean
Top New Female Vocalist: Carrie Underwood
Top New Duo or Vocal Group: Sugarland
Video of the Year: "When I Get Where I'm Going" - Brad Paisley and Dolly Parton
Vocal Event of the Year: "When I Get Where I'm Going" - Brad Paisley and Dolly Parton
Humanitarian Award: Vince Gill

  • 2006
Host: Reba McEntire
Entertainer of the Year: Kenny Chesney
Song of the Year: "Give It Away" - George Strait - Bill Anderson, Buddy Cannon, Jamey Johnson
Single of the Year: "Give It Away" - George Strait
Album of the Year: Some Hearts - Carrie Underwood
Top Male Vocalist: Brad Paisley
Top Female Vocalist: Carrie Underwood
Top Vocal Duo: Brooks & Dunn
Top Vocal Group: Rascal Flatts
Top New Male Vocalist: Rodney Atkins
Top New Female Vocalist: Miranda Lambert
Top New Duo or Vocal Group: Little Big Town
Video of the Year: "Before He Cheats" - Carrie Underwood
Vocal Event of the Year: "Building Bridges" - Brooks & Dunn, Vince Gill and Sheryl Crow
Humanitarian Award: Brooks & Dunn

  • 2007
Host: Reba McEntire
Entertainer of the Year: Kenny Chesney
Song of the Year: "Stay" - Sugarland - Jennifer Nettles
Single of the Year: "Stay" - Sugarland
Album of the Year: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend - Miranda Lambert
Top Male Vocalist: Brad Paisley
Top Female Vocalist: Carrie Underwood
Top Vocal Duo: Brooks & Dunn
Top Vocal Group: Rascal Flatts
Top New Male Vocalist: Jack Ingram
Top New Female Vocalist: Taylor Swift
Top New Duo or Vocal Group: Lady Antebellum
Video of the Year: "Online" - Brad Paisley
Vocal Event of the Year: "Find Out Who Your Friends Are" - Tracy Lawrence, Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney
Humanitarian Award: Rascal Flatts
Crystal Milestone Award: Garth Brooks

  • 2008
Host: Reba McEntire
Artist of the Decade: George Strait
Entertainer of the Year: Carrie Underwood
Song of the Year: "In Color" - Jamey Johnson - Jamey Johnson, Lee Thomas Miller, James Otto
Single of the Year: "You're Gonna Miss This" - Trace Adkins
Album of the Year: Fearless - Taylor Swift
Top Male Vocalist: Brad Paisley
Top Female Vocalist: Carrie Underwood
Top Vocal Duo: Sugarland
Top Vocal Group: Rascal Flatts
Top New Artist: Julianne Hough
Top New Male Vocalist: Jake Owen
Top New Female Vocalist: Julianne Hough
Top New Duo or Vocal Group: Zac Brown Band
Video of the Year: "Waitin' on a Woman" - Brad Paisley
Vocal Event of the Year: "Start a Band" - Brad Paisley and Keith Urban
Humanitarian Award: LeAnn Rimes
Crystal Milestone Award: Taylor Swift, Jennifer Nettles

  • 2009
Host: Reba McEntire
Entertainer of the Year: Carrie Underwood
Song of the Year: "Need You Now" - Lady Antebellum - Dave Haywood, Josh Kear, Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott
Single Record of the Year: "Need You Now" - Lady Antebellum
Album of the Year: Revolution - Miranda Lambert
Top Male Vocalist: Brad Paisley
Top Female Vocalist: Miranda Lambert
Top Vocal Duo: Brooks & Dunn
Top Vocal Group: Lady Antebellum
Top New Artist: Luke Bryan
Top New Solo Vocalist: Luke Bryan
Top New Vocal Duo: Joey + Rory
Top New Vocal Group: Gloriana
Video of the Year: "White Liar" - Miranda Lambert
Vocal Event of the Year: "Hillbilly Bone" - Blake Shelton and Trace Adkins
Triple-Crown Award (special honor): Carrie Underwood
Humanitarian Award (special honor): Montgomery Gentry

2010s

  • 2010
Host: Blake Shelton and Reba McEntire
Entertainer of the Year: Taylor Swift
Song of the Year: "The House That Built Me" - Miranda Lambert - Tom Douglas, Allen Shamblin
Single Record of the Year: "The House That Built Me" - Miranda Lambert
Album of the Year: Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
Top Male Vocalist: Brad Paisley
Top Female Vocalist: Miranda Lambert
Top Vocal Duo: Sugarland
Top Vocal Group: Lady Antebellum
Top New Artist: The Band Perry
Top New Solo Artist: Eric Church
Top New Duo/Group: The Band Perry
Video of the Year: "The House That Built Me" - Miranda Lambert
Vocal Event of the Year: "As She's Walking Away" - Zac Brown Band and Alan Jackson

  • 2011
Host: Blake Shelton and Reba McEntire
Entertainer of the Year: Taylor Swift
Song of the Year: "Crazy Girl" - Eli Young Band - Lee Brice, Liz Rose
Single Record of the Year: "Don't You Wanna Stay" - Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson
Album of the Year: Four the Record - Miranda Lambert
Top Male Vocalist: Blake Shelton
Top Female Vocalist: Miranda Lambert
Top Vocal Duo: Thompson Square
Top Vocal Group: Lady Antebellum
Top New Artist: Scotty McCreery
Video of the Year: "Red Solo Cup" - Toby Keith
Vocal Event of the Year: "Don't You Wanna Stay" - Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson

  • 2012
Host: Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton
Entertainer of the Year: Luke Bryan
Song of the Year: "Over You" - Miranda Lambert - Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton
Single Record of the Year: "Over You" - Miranda Lambert
Album of the Year: Chief - Eric Church
Male Vocalist of the Year: Jason Aldean
Female Vocalist of the Year: Miranda Lambert
Vocal Duo of the Year: Thompson Square
Vocal Group of the Year: Little Big Town
New Artist of the Year: Florida Georgia Line
New Male Vocalist of the Year: Brantley Gilbert
New Female Vocalist of the Year: Jana Kramer
New Duo/Group of the Year: Florida Georgia Line
Video of the Year: "Tornado" - Little Big Town
Vocal Event of the Year: "The Only Way I Know" - Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Eric Church

  • 2013
Host: Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton
Entertainer of the Year: George Strait
Song of the Year: "I Drive Your Truck" - Lee Brice - Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington, Jimmy Yeary
Single Record of the Year: "Mama's Broken Heart" - Miranda Lambert
Album of the Year: Same Trailer Different Park - Kacey Musgraves
Male Vocalist of the Year: Jason Aldean
Female Vocalist of the Year: Miranda Lambert
Vocal Duo of the Year: Florida Georgia Line
Vocal Group of the Year: The Band Perry
New Artist of the Year: Justin Moore
Video of the Year: "Highway Don't Care" - Tim McGraw feat. Taylor Swift and Keith Urban
Vocal Event of the Year: "We Were Us" - Keith Urban feat. Miranda Lambert

  • 2014
Host: Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton
Entertainer of the Year: Luke Bryan
Song of the Year: "Automatic" - Miranda Lambert - Nicolle Galyon, Natalie Hemby, Miranda Lambert
Single Record of the Year: "I Don't Dance" - Lee Brice
Album of the Year: Platinum - Miranda Lambert
Male Vocalist of the Year: Jason Aldean
Female Vocalist of the Year: Miranda Lambert
Vocal Duo of the Year: Florida Georgia Line
Vocal Group of the Year: Little Big Town
New Artist of the Year: Cole Swindell
Video of the Year: "Drunk on a Plane" - Dierks Bentley
Vocal Event of the Year: "This Is How We Roll" - Florida Georgia Line feat. Luke Bryan

  • 2015
Host: Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley
Entertainer of the Year: Jason Aldean
Song of the Year: "Nobody to Blame" - Chris Stapleton - Barry Bales, Ronnie Bowman, Chris Stapleton
Single Record of the Year: "Die a Happy Man" - Thomas Rhett
Album of the Year: Traveller - Chris Stapleton
Male Vocalist of the Year: Chris Stapleton
Female Vocalist of the Year: Miranda Lambert
Vocal Duo of the Year: Florida Georgia Line
Vocal Group of the Year: Little Big Town
New Male Vocalist of the Year: Chris Stapleton
New Female Vocalist of the Year: Kelsea Ballerini
New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year: Old Dominion
Video of the Year: "Mr. Misunderstood" - Eric Church
Vocal Event of the Year: "Smokin' and Drinkin'" - Miranda Lambert feat. Little Big Town

  • 2016
Host: Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley
Entertainer of the Year: Jason Aldean
Song of the Year: "Die a Happy Man" - Thomas Rhett - Thomas Rhett, Sean Douglas, Joe Spargur
Single Record of the Year: "H.O.L.Y." - Florida Georgia Line
Album of the Year: The Weight of These Wings - Miranda Lambert
Male Vocalist of the Year: Thomas Rhett
Female Vocalist of the Year: Miranda Lambert
Vocal Duo of the Year: Brothers Osborne
Vocal Group of the Year: Little Big Town
New Male Vocalist of the Year: Jon Pardi
New Female Vocalist of the Year: Maren Morris
New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year: Brothers Osborne
Video of the Year: "Forever Country" - Artist of Then, Now & Forever
Vocal Event of the Year: "May We All" - Florida Georgia Line feat. Tim McGraw
Songwriter of the Year: Lori McKenna

See also

References

  1. ^ "30 Country Music Star Styles So Iconic You'll Never Forget Them". CBS News.
  2. ^ "Winners Database". ACM Country.

External links


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