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55th ACM Award Winners, Highlights & Scandals!

by Nick Price
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The Academy Of Country Music Awards (ACM Awards) just finished and it was an huge night celebrating the incredible heart, talent and success of country music.

The performances were a clear highlight of the night with two-time ACM Entertainer Of The Year, Taylor Swift returned to the ACM Award stage for the first time in seven years with a world premiere performance of betty off her record-braking album ‘Folklore’. Host, Keith Urban also performed the world television premiere of his new single One Too Many with pop-icon P!NK.

When it comes to wins, Luke Combs cleaned up throughout the night winning awards for both Male Artist Of The Year and Album of The Year

“This is a lot to process right now. I just can’t believe this. I just want to thank everybody in my life, my beautiful wife, and the fans. Man, they’ve done everything for me and I love you so much and I can’t wait to keep working and keep making you proud.” Said Combs.

In a scandalous ending to the night, Carrie Underwood and Thomas Rhett tied for Entertainer Of The Year. The pair are the first in ACM Awards history to share an award.

“I am more than happy to share this with Thomas Rhett and just to have my name mentioned with his and Luke Bryan and Luke Combs and Eric Church, I am beyond honored. Thank you, fans, for coming out to see us, spending your heard-earned money. Brand, crew and everybody that makes the shows happen, you guys hold on. (Live music) will happena gian. Just hold on.” Said Underwood.

The win is Rhett’s first as Entertainer Of The Year and Underwood’s third, making her the most award woman int he ACM Entertainer Of The Year category.

See the full list of winners and nominees below.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Thomas Rhett (WINNER)
Carrie Underwood (WINNER)
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Luke Combs

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Maren Morris (WINNER)
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Luke Combs (WINNER)
Dierks Bentley
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

GROUP OF THE YEAR

Old Dominion (WINNER)
Lady A
Little Big Town
Midland
The Highwomen

DUO OF THE YEAR

Dan + Shay (WINNER)
Brooks & Dunn
Brothers Osborne
Florida Georgia Line
Maddie & Tae

NEW FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Tenille Townes (WINNER)
Ingrid Andress
Gabby Barrett
Lindsay Ell
Caylee Hammack

NEW MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Riley Green (WINNER)
Jordan Davis
Russell Dickerson
Cody Johnson
Morgan Wallen

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

What You See Is What You Get — Luke Combs (WINNER)
Center Point Road — Thomas Rhett
GIRL — Maren Morris
Heartache Medication — Jon Pardi
Wildcard — Miranda Lambert

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

“God’s Country” — Blake Shelton (WINNER)
“One Man Band” — Old Dominion
“Rainbow” — Kacey Musgraves
“Rumor” — Lee Brice
“What If I Never Get Over You” — Lady A

SONG OF THE YEAR

“One Man Band” — Old Dominion (WINNER)
“10,000 Hours” — Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber
“Girl Goin’ Nowhere” — Ashley McBryde
“God’s Country” — Blake Shelton
“Some of It” — Eric Church

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

“Remember You Young” — Thomas Rhett (WINNER)
“10,000 Hours” — Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber
“God’s Country” — Blake Shelton
“One Man Band” — Old Dominion
“Sugar Coat” — Little Big Town

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Hillary Lindsey (WINNER)
Ashley Gorley
Michael Hardy
Shane McAnally
Josh Osborne

MUSIC EVENT OF THE YEAR

Fooled Around and Fell in Love – Miranda Lambert Featuring Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack & Elle King (WINNER)
10,000 Hours – Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber
Dive Bar – Garth Brooks Featuring Blake Shelton
Old Town Road – Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus
What Happens in a Small Town – Brantley Gilbert Featuring Lindsay Ell

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