Academy of Country Music Awards

Keith Urban poses in the press room with the award for entertainer of the year at the 54th annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 7, 2019, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
April 08, 2019 - 3:23 am
Grammy-winning duo Dan + Shay solidified themselves as the hottest group in country music with multiple wins at the Academy of Country Music Awards, where Keith Urban was named entertainer of the year and Kacey Musgraves won three honors. Urban won the top prize Sunday with his ninth nomination for...
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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2018 file photo, Kacey Musgraves performs during Music MidTown 2018 at Piedmont Park, in Atlanta. Chris Stapleton, Dan + Shay lead the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards with six nominations each while Grammy album of the year winner Musgraves comes in with five nominations. Reba McEntire, who is hosting the show for a record 16th time, announced the nominees in top categories on “CBS This Morning” on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. (Photo by Katie Darby/Invision/AP, File)
February 20, 2019 - 11:15 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chris Stapleton and Dan + Shay lead the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards with six nominations each while Grammy album of the year winner Kacey Musgraves comes in with five nominations. Reba McEntire, who is hosting the show for a record 16th time, announced the nominees...
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Carrie Underwood performs "Cry Pretty" at the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 15, 2018 - 11:00 pm
The 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards marked a memorable night for the victims of the massive Las Vegas shooting, comeback queen Carrie Underwood and triple-winners Chris Stapleton and Miranda Lambert. Jason Aldean paid tribute to the 58 people who died at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las...
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FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Dierks Bentley, left, and his wife Cassidy Black arrive at the 51st annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Bentley hopes that his new single reminds people that he’s not always singing about being drunk on a plane, or being a beach bum looking for a rebound. Bentley will perform his new song, “Woman, Amen,” at the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on April 15. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
April 03, 2018 - 12:08 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Dierks Bentley hopes that his new single reminds people that he's not always singing about being drunk on a plane, or being a beach bum looking for a rebound. Bentley's new song, "Woman, Amen," is a rousing, drum-driven celebration of the kind of women that aren...
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FILE - In this April 2, 2017 file photo, Jason Aldean arrives at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, and pop singer Bebe Rexha with Florida Georgia Line will be performing at the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on April 15. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
March 07, 2018 - 11:00 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and pop singer Bebe Rexha with Florida Georgia Line will be performing at the Academy of Country Music Awards in April. The ACMs announced the first round of performers Wednesday, which also included Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley...
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March 01, 2018 - 8:02 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Chris Stapleton leads the Academy of Country Music Awards with eight nominations, including entertainer of the year, and Reba McEntire is returning for a record 15th year as host. McEntire announced the nominations Thursday on "CBS This Morning" as well as her...
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Keith Urban accepts the award for male video of the year for "Blue Ain't Your Color" at the CMT Music Awards at Music City Center on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. Looking on in background right is presenter Katherine Heigl. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP)
June 07, 2017 - 9:59 pm
After walking away empty-handed at the Grammy Awards and the Academy of Country Music Awards earlier this year, Keith Urban found redemption at the 2017 CMT Music Awards, picking up four honors including video of the year for "Blue Ain't Your Color." The country star also won male video,...
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Brian Littrell, left, and Nick Carter, second from right, of Backstreet Boys, and Brian Kelley, second left, and Tyler Hubbard, right, of Florida Georgia Line, perform at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 03, 2017 - 6:02 am
While Justin Timberlake had a show-stopping moment alongside Chris Stapleton at the 2015 Country Music Association Awards, it was the Backstreet Boys who shined brightly at the 2017 Academy of Country Music Awards. The boy band had the night's liveliest moment Sunday in Las Vegas: the fivesome...
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Brian Littrell, left, and Nick Carter, second from right, of Backstreet Boys, and Brian Kelley, second left, and Tyler Hubbard, right, of Florida Georgia Line, perform at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 03, 2017 - 2:11 am
While Justin Timberlake had a show-stopping moment alongside Chris Stapleton at the 2015 Country Music Association Awards, it was the Backstreet Boys who shined brightly at the 2017 Academy of Country Music Awards. The boy band had the night's liveliest moment Sunday in Las Vegas: the fivesome...
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Jason Aldean accepts the award for entertainer of the year at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 02, 2017 - 10:45 pm
Florida Georgia Line may have lost entertainer of the year to Jason Aldean, but the country duo owned the Academy of Country Music Awards, thanks to some help from the Backstreet Boys. The boy band brought the audience to its feet at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday night, singing their...
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