ACM Awards: The Winners

ACM Awards: The Winners

We’ve got all of the winners—as they are announced—from the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 15.

The Winners

New Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Lauren Alaina WINNER
  • Danielle Bradbery
  • Carly Pearce
  • RaeLynn

New Male Vocalist of the Year

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

New Vocal Duo/Group of the Year

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

Song of the Year [Awarded to Songwriter(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)]

“Tin Man” – Miranda Lambert WINNER
Songwriters: Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall
Publishers: Sony/ATV Tree Publishing/Pink Dog Publishing (BMI), Beat Up Ford Publishing (BMI), BMG Platinum Songs (BMI)/SWMBMGBMI/Lonesome Vinyl Music

“Body Like a Back Road” – Sam Hunt
Songwriters: Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne
Publishers: Universal Music Corp./Sam Hunt Publishing, Highly Combustible Music/I Love Pizza Music,/Songs of Southside Independent Music Publishing/Who Wants to Buy My Publishing/Atlas Music Publishing, Anderson Fork In The Road Music/Smackville Music/Smack Songs LLC, Smack Hits

“Female” – Keith Urban
Songwriters: Ross Copperman, Nicolle Galyon and Shane McAnally
Publishers: EMI Blackwood Music Inc./Rezolant Music/Plain Jane Songs, Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp./A Girl Named Charlie (BMI), Smack Hits/Smack Songs LLC (GMR)

“Whiskey And You” – Chris Stapleton
Songwriters: Lee Thomas Miller, Chris Stapleton
Publishers: WB Music Corp./New Sea Gayle Music (ASCAP), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp./New Sea Gayle Music (BMI)

Album of the Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]

From A Room Vol. 1 – Chris Stapleton WINNER
Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton
Record Label: Mercury Records

Breaker – Little Big Town
Producer: Jay Joyce
Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville

California Sunrise – Jon Pardi
Producers: Bart Butler, Jon Pardi
Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville

Happy Endings – Old Dominion
Producer: Shane McAnally
Record Label: RCA

Life Changes – Thomas Rhett
Producers: Julian Bunetta, Jesse Frasure, Dann Huff, Joe London, Thomas Rhett
Record Label: The Valory Music Co.

Vocal Group of the Year

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

Vocal Event of the Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]

“The Fighter” – Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood WINNER
Producers: Busbee, Keith Urban
Record Label: Capitol Nashville

“Craving You” – Thomas Rhett Featuring Maren Morris
Producers: Julian Bunetta, Dann Huff, Joe London, Thomas Rhett
Record Label: The Valory Music Co.

“Dear Hate” – Maren Morris featuring Vince Gill
Producers: Brad Hill, Maren Morris
Record Label: Columbia Nashville

“Funny (How Time Slips Away)” – Glen Campbell And Willie Nelson
Producer: Carl Jackson
Record Label: Universal Music Enterprises

“What Ifs” – Kane Brown Featuring Lauren Alaina
Producer: Dann Huff
Record Label: RCA Nashville

Entertainer of the Year

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

Male Vocalist of the Year

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

Female Vocalist of the Year

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

Vocal Duo of the Year

  • Brothers Osborne WINNER
  • Dan + Shay
  • Locash
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

Single Record of the Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]

“Body Like A Back Road” – Sam Hunt WINNER
Producer: Zach Crowell
Record Label: MCA Nashville

“Broken Halos” – Chris Stapleton
Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton
Record Label: Mercury Records

“Drinkin’ Problem” – Midland
Producers: Dann Huff, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne
Record Label: Big Machine Records

“Better Man” – Little Big Town
Producer: Jay Joyce
Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville

“I’ll Name The Dogs” – Blake Shelton
Producer: Scott Hendricks
Record Label: Warner Bros.

Video of the Year [Awarded to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)]

“It Ain’t My Fault” – Brothers Osborne WINNER
Director: Wes Edwards, Ryan Silver
Producer: Tiffany Davies

“Black” – Dierks Bentley
Director: Wes Edwards
Producer: Max A. Butler

“Legends” – Kelsea Ballerini
Director: Jeff Venable
Producer: Ben Skipworth

“Marry Me” – Thomas Rhett
Director: TK McKamy
Producer: Dan Atchison

“We Should Be Friends” – Miranda Lambert
Director: Trey Fanjoy
Producer: April Dace

Songwriter of the Year

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

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