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also see -> CMT Awards | CMA Awards

ACM Awards logoNominees for the 52nd annual ACM Awards were announced in February (see below) with Keith Urban leading the pack with seven nominations.

Now it's on to Las Vegas -- as the ACM Awards returns to Sin City live from the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 8PM ET televised live on CBS.

In a popular repeat from last year, back to host this year's festivities are country superstars Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan.

Meanwhile, keep it here for a complete list of presenters, performers, and ultimate winners at this year's ACM Awards.


DID YOU KNOW? ACM Awards trivia & fun facts

• The ACM Awards first aired in 1966. The first artist to be named ACM's Entertainer of the Year was Merle Haggard.

• The first woman to win Entertainer of the Year was Loretta Lynn in 1975.

• The Academy added a Video of the Year category in 1984. That year, Hank Williams Jr. won for "All My Rowdy Friends Are Comin' Over Tonight."

• Garth Brooks currently holds the most number of wins as Entertainer of the Year with four consecutive wins from 1990-1993 and two in 1997 and 1998.

• Reba holds the record for the most Female Vocalist of the Year wins with seven. She also has hosted the ACM Awards 14 times, more than any other individual.

• The all-time record for most ACM wins goes to country duo Brooks & Dunn who have won a total of 27 awards.

 

2017 Academy of Country Music Nominees

New Male Vocalist of the Year

Kane Brown

Chris Janson

Chris Lane

Jon Pardi

Brett Young

New Female Vocalist of the Year

Lauren Alaina

Cam

Brandy Clark

Maren Morris

New Vocal Duo Or Group of the Year

A Thousand Horses

Brothers Osborne

Dan + Shay

LOCASH

Maddie & Tae

Album of the Year

Black, Dierks Bentley

Dig Your Roots, Florida Georgia Line

Hero, Maren Morris

Ripcord, Keith Urban

The Weight of These Wings, Miranda Lambert

Single Record of the Year

"Blue Ain't Your Color," Keith Urban

"H.O.L.Y.," Florida Georgia Line

"Humble and Kind," Tim McGraw

"My Church," Maren Morris

"Vice," Miranda Lambert

Song of the Year

"Blue Ain't Your Color," Keith Urban

"Die a Happy Man," Thomas Rhett

"Humble and Kind," Tim McGraw

"Kill a Word," Eric Church featuring Rhiannon Giddens

"Tennessee Whiskey," Chris Stapleton

"Vice," Miranda Lambert

Video of the Year

"Fire Away," Chris Stapleton

"Forever Country," Artists of Then, Now & Forever

"Humble and Kind," Tim McGraw

"Peter Pan," Kelsea Ballerini

"Vice," Miranda Lambert

Songwriter of the Year

Ashley Gorley

Luke Laird

Hillary Lindsey

Shane McAnally

Lori McKenna

Vocal Event of the Year

"Different for Girls," Dierks Bentley featuring Elle King

"Forever Country," Artists of Then, Now & Forever

"May We All," Florida Georgia Line featuring Tim McGraw

"Setting the World on Fire," Kenny Chesney featuring Pink

"Think of You," Chris Young Featuring Cassadee Pope


also see -> Grammy Awards | Country Music Video Awards

Country Music Association Awards


More about the ACM Awards on the Web:

On the Web, find out more in top news stories, pictures and video clips, along with a complete list of nominees and winners, plus the hottest buzz surrounding the top country music prize of the year, the Academy of Country Music Awards ....

Academy of Country Music - The official site of the academy founded in 1964 & comprised of 3,800 professional members including well known stars & producers. Check out the rest of the site for more on the music awards, this year's top nominees, past winners, pictures.

Academy of Country Music Awards - CBS - The official television channel features star interviews, red carpet photos, video clips, and more along with air date and time.

Academy of Country Music - Wikipedia - The whole history of the academy & the awards with lists of top winners in various categories including Artists of the Decade, with related references and resources.

 



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