50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards Winners List

50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards Winners List

 • April 19, 2015 •

Luke Bryan wins Entertainer of the Year at this year's ACM Awards.

Luke Bryan wins Entertainer of the Year at this year’s ACM Awards.

The Academy of Country Music Awards celebrated 50 years last night with a star-studded show at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Luke Bryan, who co-hosted with Blake Shelton, took home Entertainer of the Year, while Jason Aldeanearned Male Vocalist of the Year.

Miranda Lambert earned Female Vocalist of the Year, as well as Album of the Year (for Platinum), and Song of the Year (for “Automatic,” which she co-wrote with Natalie Hemby and Nicolle Galyon).

Meanwhile, Lee Brice‘s “I Don’t Dance” was named Single Record of the Year.

Florida Georgia Line earned the Vocal Duo of the Year honor, as well as Vocal Event of the Year, for “This Is How We Roll” featuring Luke Bryan.

Little Big Town earned Vocal Group of the Year, while Cole Swindell was named New Artist of the Year. Earlier in the evening, Dierks Bentley‘s “Drunk On A Plane” garnered Video of the Year honors.

Throughout the evening, the ACM paid homage to several of country music’s biggest trailblazers, honoring them with the ACM Milestone Awards. Those honored during the evening includedGeorge Strait, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Taylor Swift, Garth Brooks, KennyChesney, and Brooks & Dunn.

Read MusicRow‘s full review here.

Miranda Lambert took home multiple awards at the 50th Annual ACM Awards.

Miranda Lambert took home multiple trophies at the 50th Annual ACM Awards.

Nominees (Winners Marked In Bold):

Milestone Awards
George Strait
Miranda Lambert
Reba McEntire
Taylor Swift
Garth Brooks
Kenny Chesney
Brooks & Dunn

Entertainer of the Year
Jason Aldean
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Miranda Lambert
Florida Georgia Line

Male Vocalist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Dierks Bentley
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Brad Paisley
Blake Shelton

Female Vocalist of the Year
Brandy Clark
Miranda Lambert
Martina McBride
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

Vocal Duo of the Year
Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Maddie & Tae
The Swon Brothers

Vocal Group Of The Year
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Rascal Flatts
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

New Artist of the Year
Cole Swindell
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett

Album of the Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]
Old Boots, New Dirt – Jason Aldean
Producer: Michael Knox
Record Label: Broken Bow Records

Pain Killer – Little Big Town
Producer: Jay Joyce
Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville

Platinum – Miranda Lambert
Producers: Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf
Record Label: RCA Nashville

Riser – Dierks Bentley
Producers: Ross Copperman, Jaren Johnston
Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville

The Outsiders – Eric Church
Producer: Jay Joyce
Record Label: EMI Records Nashville

Single Record of the Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]
American Kids – Kenny Chesney
Producers: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney
Record Label: Blue Chair Records/Columbia Nashville

Automatic – Miranda Lambert
Producers: Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf
Record Label: RCA Nashville

Dirt – Florida Georgia Line
Producer: Joey Moi
Record Label: Republic Nashville

Drunk On A Plane – Dierks Bentley
Producer: Ross Copperman
Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville

I Don’t Dance – Lee Brice
Producer: Lee Brice
Record Label: Curb Records

Song of the Year [Awarded to Songwriter(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)]
American Kids – Kenny Chesney
Songwriters: Rodney Clawson, Luke Laird, Shane McAnally
Publishers: Big Red Toe Music (BMI), Creative Nation Music (BMI), Farm Town Songs (BMI), Smack Ink (ASCAP), Songs Of Universal, Inc. (BMI), Twangin And Slangin Songs (BMI), Universal Music Corporation (ASCAP)

Automatic – Miranda Lambert
Songwriters: Nicolle Galyon, Natalie Hemby, Miranda Lambert
Publishers: EMI Blackwood Music, Inc. (BMI), Pink Dog Publishing (BMI), Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI), Wruckestrike (BMI)

Drink A Beer – Luke Bryan
Songwriters: Jim Beavers, Chris Stapleton
Publishers: House of Sea Gayle Music (ASCAP), Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI), WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)

Follow Your Arrow – Kacey Musgraves
Songwriters: Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves
Publishers: 351 Music (BMI), Highway 508 Songs (ASCAP), House of Sea Gayle Music (ASCAP), Smack Ink (ASCAP), Universal Music Corporation (ASCAP), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

Give Me Back My Hometown – Eric Church
Songwriters: Eric Church, Luke Laird
Publishers: Creative Nation Music (BMI), Longer And Louder Music (BMI), Songs Of Universal, Inc. (BMI), Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI), Twangin And Slangin Songs (BMI)

I Hold On – Dierks Bentley
Songwriters: Dierks Bentley, Brett James
Publishers: Atlas Holdings (ASCAP), Big White Tracks (ASCAP), External Combustion Music (ASCAP), Songs of Brett (ASCAP), WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)

Video of the Year [Awarded to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)] *(Off Camera Award)
American Kids – Kenny Chesney
Director: Shaun Silva
Producer: Don Lepore

Cop Car – Keith Urban
Director: John Urbano
Producer: Michelle Abnet

Drunk On A Plane – Dierks Bentley
Director: Wes Edwards
Producer: Clarke Gallivan

I’m Not Gonna Miss You – Glen Campbell
Director: James Keach
Producer: Julian Raymond

Somethin’ Bad – Miranda Lambert Duet With Carrie Underwood
Director: Trey Fanjoy
Producer: Trent Hardville

Vocal Event of the Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]*(Off Camera Award)
Lonely Tonight – Blake Shelton Featuring Ashley Monroe
Producer: Scott Hendricks
Record Label: Warner Bros. Records

Meanwhile Back At Mama’s – Tim McGraw Featuring Faith Hill
Producers: Byron Gallimore, Tim McGraw
Record Label: Big Machine Records

Somethin’ Bad – Miranda Lambert Duet With Carrie Underwood
Producers: Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf
Record Label: RCA Nashville

The South – The Cadillac Three Featuring Florida Georgia Line, Dierks Bentley & Mike Eli
Producers: Dann Huff, Justin Niebank
Record Label: Big Machine Records

This Is How We Roll – Florida Georgia Line Featuring Luke Bryan
Producer: Joey Moi
Record Label: Republic Nashville

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