2018 ACM Awards: Complete Winners and Nominees List

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Sixteen-time ACM Award winner Reba McEntire returned to host the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards- "Country Music's Biggest Party" from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 15th.  This year’s show marked Reba’s fifteenth time hosting the ceremony, last appearing in 2012 with Blake Shelton.

Miranda Lambert was the real winner of the night making history. The country songstress won the Song of the Year award for "Tin Man," and Female Artist of the year making this her 30th and 31st ACM wins. She officially became the most-awarded artist in the history of this award show.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

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

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

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

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

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

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

  • Brothers Osborne ***WINNER
  • Dan + Shay
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • LOCASH
  • Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

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

NEW FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Lauren Alaina - ***WINNER
  • Danielle Bradbery
  • Carly Pearce
  • Raelynn

NEW MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

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

NEW VOCAL DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR

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

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • The Breaker - Little Big Town
  • California Sunrise - Jon Pardi
  • From A Room: Volume 1 - Chris Stapleton ***WINNER
  • Happy Endings - Old Dominion
  • Life Changes - Thomas Rhett

SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR

  • "Better Man" - Little Big Town
  • "Body Like A Back Road" - Sam Hunt ***WINNER
  • "Broken Halos" - Chris Stapleton
  • "Drinkin’ Problem" - Midland
  • "I’ll Name The Dogs" - Blake Shelton

SONG OF THE YEAR 

  • "Body Like a Back Road" - Sam Hunt 
  • "Female" - Keith Urban
  • "Tin Man" - Miranda Lambert ***WINNER
  • "Whiskey And You" - Chris Stapleton

VIDEO OF THE YEAR 

  • "Black" - Dierks Bentley
  • "It Ain’t My Fault" - Brothers Osborne ***WINNER
  • "Legends" - Kelsea Ballerini
  • "Marry Me" - Thomas Rhett
  • "We Should Be Friends" - Miranda Lambert

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

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

 VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

  • Craving You – Thomas Rhett Featuring Maren Morris
  • Dear Hate – Maren Morris featuring Vince Gill
  • Funny (How Time Slips Away) - Glen Campbell And Willie Nelson
  • The Fighter – Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood ***WINNER
  • What Ifs – Kane Brown Featuring Lauren Alaina

Though not presented during the live telecast, the Radio Awards for the 53rd ACM Aawards were given out during the annual Radio Winners Reception held on Saturday, April 14 in Las Vegas.

The Bobby Bone's Show won National On-Air Personality of The Year and the entire show was on hand to pick up their award.

🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻. Thanks to you guys, we get to hold the trophy again this year. @acmawards ...

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iHeartCountry's WSIX-FM in Nashville was also honored with Large Market Radio Station of the Year. 

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