Academy of Country Music Awards, the big night promised was held on Sunday. The event enjoyed some really power-packed performances from female artists. The performances aired at the ceremony were pre-taped shows from various locations in Nashville, Tennessee.
The ACM awards considered to be the most inclusive ones with four Black nominated artists this year. As for the winners, Maren Morris won two honours, Luke Bryan won Entertainer of the Year. While Bryan was set to perform at the awards, he backed out following his COVID-19 diagnosis as he had tested positive. First time nominee at the ACM Awards, John Legend lost out to Kane Brown in the Video of the Year category.
Complete winner’s list below:
Entertainer of the Year: Luke Bryan
Female artist of the year: Maren Morris
Male artist of the year: Thomas Rhett
Duo of the year: Dan + Shay
Group of the year: Old Dominion
New female artist of the year: Gabby Barrett
New male artist of the year: Jimmie Allen
Album of the year: Starting Over – Chris Stapleton
Single of the Year: I Hope You’re Happy Now – Carly Pearce & Lee Brice
Song of the year: The Bones – Maren Morris
Video of the Year: Worldwide Beautiful – Kane Brown
Music Event of the Year: I Hope You’re Happy Now – Carly Pearce & Lee Brice