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2019 Academy of Country Music Awards: And The Winners Are...

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It was country music's night of nights - the 2019 Academy of Country Music Awards have been handed out.

The star-studded event was held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Sunday night.

While the awards could have been re-named the "Dan+Shay Awards", the country duo picking up three gongs, the big one "Entertainer of the Year" went to our very own Keith Urban - long overdue we feel.  

THE WINNERS LOOKED LIKE THIS:

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR:

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

Kenny Chesney

Chris Stapleton

WINNER: Keith Urban

Keith took to Instagram after the event to show his appreciation:

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FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR:

Miranda Lambert

Ashley McBryde

Maren Morris

WINNER: Kacey Musgraves

Carrie Underwood

 

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR:

Dierks Bentley

Luke Combs

WINNER: Thomas Rhett

Chris Stapleton

Keith Urban

DUO OF THE YEAR:

Brothers Osborne

WINNER: Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

LOCASH

Maddie & Tae

GROUP OF THE YEAR:

Lady Antebellum

LANCO

Little Big Town

Midland

WINNER: Old Dominion

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NEW FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR:

Danielle Bradbery

Lindsay Ell

WINNER: Ashley McBryde

Carly Pearce

NEW MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR:

Jimmie Allen

WINNER: Luke Combs

Jordan Davis

Michael Ray

Mitchell Tenpenny

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NEW DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR:

High Valley

WINNER: LANCO

Runaway June

ALBUM OF THE YEAR:

Dan + Shay – Dan + Shay 

Producers: Scott Hendricks / Dan Smyers / Matt Dragstrem

Record Label: Warner Music Nashville

Desperate Man – Eric Church 

Producers: Jay Joyce / Arturo Buenahora Jr.

Record Label: EMI Records Nashville

From A Room: Volume 2 – Chris Stapleton 

Producers: Dave Cobb / Chris Stapleton

Record Label: Mercury Nashville

WINNER: Golden Hour – Kacey Musgraves 

Producers: Ian Fitchuk / Daniel Tashian / Kacey Musgraves 

Record Label: MCA Nashville

The Mountain – Dierks Bentley 

Producers: Ross Copperman / Jon Randall Stewart / Arturo Buenahora Jr.

Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville

SINGLE OF THE YEAR:

"Down to the Honky Tonk" – Jake Owen 

Producer: Joey Moi 

Record Label: Big Loud Records 

"Heaven" – Kane Brown 

Producer: Dann Huff / Polow Da Don

Record Label: RCA Nashville

"Meant to Be" – Bebe Rexha featuring Florida Georgia Line 

Producer: Wilshire for Rock The Soul Ent

Record Label: Warner Bros. Records

"Most People Are Good" – Luke Bryan 

Producers: Jeff Stevens / Jody Stevens 

Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville

WINNER: "Tequila" – Dan + Shay 

Producers: Scott Hendricks / Dan Smyers

Record Label: Warner Music Nashville

SONG OF THE YEAR :

"Break Up In The End" – Cole Swindell 

Writers: Jessie Jo Dillon / Chase McGill / Jon Nite

Publishers: EMI April Music Inc. / Nite Writer Music (ASCAP) / Songs of Universal, Inc. / Plum Nelly (BMI) / Big Music Machine (BMI)/ Big Ass Pile Of Dimes Music (BMI) 

"Broken Halos" – Chris Stapleton 

Writers: Mike Henderson, Chris Stapleton

Publishers: WB Music Corp./House of Sea Gayle Music, admin. by ClearBox Rights/Spirit Catalog Holdings, S.a.r.l. admin. by Spirit Two Nashville (ASCAP); Straight Six Music (BMI)

"Meant to Be" – Bebe Rexha featuring Florida Georgia Line 

Writers: David Garcia, Tyler Hubbard, Joshua Miller, Bebe Rexha

Publishers: BMG Platinum Songs/Kiss Me If You Can Music (BMI) (all rights administered by BMG Rights Management (US) LLC) Big Loud Mountain (BMI) and T Hubb Publishing (BMI). All Rights Administered by Round Hill Works. Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. on behalf of itself and Songs of the Corn and Jack 10 Publishing. Universal Music – Brentwood Benson Publishing (ASCAP) D Soul Music (ASCAP) (adm. at CapitolCMGPublishing.com)

"Space Cowboy" – Kacey Musgraves 

Writers: Luke Laird, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves

Publishers: Smack Hits/Smack Songs, admin bvy Kobalt Music Group ltd. (GMR); Universal Music Works/We Are Creative NBaSmack Hits/Smack Songs, LLC, admin. by Kobalt Music Group Ltd. (GMR); Universal Music Works/We Are Creative Nation/Jake and Mack Music, admin. by Universal Music Works; Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp./351 Music (BMI).

WINNER: "Tequila" – Dan + Shay 

Writers: Nicolle Galyon / Jordan Reynolds / Dan Smyers

Publishers: Beats and Banjos (ASCAP), WB Music Corp. (ASCAP), A Girl Named Charlie (BMI) / Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI) / Buckeye26 (ASCAP) / Jreynmusic (ASCAP)

"Yours" – Russell Dickerson 

Writers: Casey Brown / Russell Dickerson / Parker Welling

Publishers: BMG Platinum Songs/Kailey's Dream / So Essential Tunes / Not Just Another Song Publishing / Hillbilly Science and Research Publishing/Trailerlily Music.

 

VIDEO OF THE YEAR:

"Babe" – Sugarland featuring Taylor Swift 

Producer: Roger Hunt

Director: Anthony Mandler

"Burn Out" – Midland 

Producer: Ben Skipworth

Director: TK McKamy / Cameron Duddy

"Burning Man" – Dierks Bentley featuring Brothers Osborne 

Producer: Nate Eggert

Director: Wes Edwards

WINNER: "Drunk Girl" – Chris Janson 

Producer: Ben Skipworth

Director: Jeff Venable

"Shoot Me Straight" – Brothers Osborne 

Producer: April Kimbrell

Director: Wes Edwards / Ryan Silver

"Tequila" – Dan + Shay 

Producer: Christen Pinkston

Director: Patrick Tracy

 

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR:

Ross Copperman

Ashley Gorley

WINNER: Shane McAnally

Chase McGill

Josh Osborne

MUSIC EVENT OF THE YEAR:

WINNER: "Burning Man" – Dierks Bentley featuring Brothers Osborne 

Producers: Ross Copperman / Jon Randall Stewart / Arturo Buenahora Jr.

Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville

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"Drowns the Whiskey" – Jason Aldean featuring Miranda Lambert 

Producer: Michael Knox

Record Labels: Macon Music, LLC; Broken Bow Records; BBR Music Group; BMG

"Everything's Gonna Be Alright" – David Lee Murphy featuring Kenny Chesney 

Producers: Buddy Cannon / Kenny Chesney / David Lee Murphy

Record Label: Reviver Records

"Keeping Score" – Dan + Shay featuring Kelly Clarkson 

Producers: Scott Hendricks / Dan Smyers

Record Label: Warner Music Nashville

"Meant to Be" – Bebe Rexha Featuring Florida Georgia Line 

Producer: Wilshire for Rock The Soul Ent

Record Label: Warner Bros. Records 

Jason Aldean was crowned "Entertainer of the Decade" - a huge honour.  He was presented with his award by none other than the King of Country, George Strait.

 

Congratulations to all this years winners!

 

 

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