In the most coveted award of the evening, Keith Urban won Entertainer of the Year at the 54th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas last night (Sunday, April 7th). Kacey Musgraves was a big winner, picking up Female Vocalist and Album of the Year, while Thomas Rhett took home the trophy for Male Vocalist. Dan + Shay won the most awards, including Single, Song, and Duo of the Year.
It was a big night for musical collaborations. The show started with a performance of “Can’t Hide Red” by Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line. Another to note, included George Strait and Miranda Lambert with a duet of his 2001 hit, “Run.”
The show marked Reba McEntire’s 16th time as host, an all-time record for any host.
- Entertainer of the Year: Keith Urban
- Female vocalist of the Year: Kacey Musgraves
- Male vocalist of the Year: Thomas Rhett
- Single of the Year: “Tequila” Dan + Shay
- Vocal group of the Year: Old Dominion
- Album of the Year: Kacey Musgraves Golden Hour
- Song of the Year: “Tequila” performed by Dan + Shay. Songwriters Dan Smyers, Jordan Reynolds and Nicolle Galyon
- New female vocalist of the Year: Ashley McBride
- New male vocalist of the Year: Luke Combs
- New Duo or group of the year: LANCO
- Duo or group of the Year: Dan + Shay
- Video of the Year: Chris Janson “Drunk Girl”
- Music Event of the Year: “Burning Man” Dierks Bentley featuring Brothers Osborne