Fans saw strong performances by legends Garth Brooks, Reba, George Strait and a reformed Brooks & Dunn, as well as songs by Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, and Sam Hunt. See photos and get the full recap.
Miranda Lambert won four awards, including album and song of the year.
It’s his second award, following 2013’s win.
In advance of the 50th ACM Awards this Sunday, Radio.com has compiled a who’s who of nominated country artists to help you follow along.
Alabama and Loretta Lynn also scored pre-telecast awards.
“Looking back, it’s truly an amazing year for me,” Bryan says.
“I walked up onto my tour bus that same night and played it for my bus driver and the band. I think it floored them too. We were blessed to get our hands on that one.”
Sometimes all it takes for a hit song is writing it with your friends.
The 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards are a month away, and the first performers have just been announced.
The annual two-day party also features Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Clint Black, Kenny Rogers, Darius Rucker, Dwight Yoakam, Alabama and the Eli Young Band.
For the Sept. 9 special, Bryan joins a previously announced lineup that includes Afrojack, Duran Duran, Jennifer Hudson, Jennifer Lopez, KISS, MAGIC!, Miranda Lambert, Nico & Vinz, Pitbull, Rita Ora, The Band Perry and Usher.
The diehard Atlanta Braves fan gets a special thrill from the team’s third baseman, Chris Johnson, using his song, “Chillin’ It,” as walk-up music.
Radio.com was in Las Vegas, at the ACM Party for a Cause, on the red carpet, at the awards show and in the press room covering the event. Here are 10 things that CBS didn’t show you on television.
George Strait won his second entertainer of the year — 25 years after he won his first — and Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban teamed up to earn top honors Sunday night at a jam-packed Academy of Country Music Awards that had a little something for everyone.
The Academy of Country Music’s 49th Annual Awards were broadcast out of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas again this year, with special performances in nearby Mandalay Bay. Here are the biggest moments from the show.