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ACM Awards Winners 2020 (Updating Live)

ACM Awards Winners 2020 (Updating Live)

After being postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards are airing on Wednesday night and being hosted by Keith Urban. The show will be broadcast live from three iconic Nashville locations: Grand Ole Opry House, Ryman Auditorium and the Bluebird Cafe.

Taylor Swift is set to perform “Betty” from her “Folklore” album at the ACM Awards, marking her first performance on a country music show in seven years. Other performers include Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, Luke Bryan, Kelsea Ballerini and Urban.

In a historic moment for the show, Thomas Rhett and Underwood tied for the prolific entertainer of the year award. The other big winners of the night were Morris and Combs, who won female artist of the year and male artist of the year, respectively. Combs also won album of the year for “What You See Is What You Get,” and Morris was part of the ensemble performance that won music event of the year.

See the full list of winners and nominees below.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett (WINNER)
Carrie Underwood (WINNER)

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris (WINNER)
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Dierks Bentley
Luke Combs (WINNER)
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

GROUP OF THE YEAR
Lady A
Little Big Town
Midland
Old Dominion (WINNER)
The Highwomen

DUO OF THE YEAR
Brooks & Dunn
Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay (WINNER)
Florida Georgia Line
Maddie & Tae

NEW FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Ingrid Andress
Gabby Barrett
Lindsay Ell
Caylee Hammack
Tenille Townes (WINNER)

NEW MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Jordan Davis
Russell Dickerson
Riley Green (WINNER)
Cody Johnson
Morgan Wallen

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Center Point Road — Thomas Rhett
GIRL — Maren Morris
Heartache Medication — Jon Pardi
What You See Is What You Get — Luke Combs (WINNER)
Wildcard — Miranda Lambert

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
“God’s Country” — Blake Shelton (WINNER)
“One Man Band” — Old Dominion
“Rainbow” — Kacey Musgraves
“Rumor” — Lee Brice
“What If I Never Get Over You” — Lady A

SONG OF THE YEAR
“10,000 Hours” — Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber
“Girl Goin’ Nowhere” — Ashley McBryde
“God’s Country” — Blake Shelton
“One Man Band” — Old Dominion (WINNER)
“Some of It” — Eric Church

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
“10,000 Hours” — Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber
“God’s Country” — Blake Shelton
“One Man Band” — Old Dominion
“Remember You Young” — Thomas Rhett (WINNER)
“Sugar Coat” — Little Big Town

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Ashley Gorley
Michael Hardy
Hillary Lindsey (WINNER)
Shane McAnally
Josh Osborne

MUSIC EVENT OF THE YEAR
10,000 Hours – Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber
Dive Bar – Garth Brooks Featuring Blake Shelton
Fooled Around and Fell in Love – Miranda Lambert Featuring Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack & Elle King (WINNER)
Old Town Road – Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus
What Happens in a Small Town – Brantley Gilbert Featuring Lindsay Ell

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Tori Holland

Tori Holland

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