The 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards took place last night in Las Vegas.
The night was an emotional one for everybody as it marked the first major Country music event in the city since the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting in October. Jason Aldean, who was performing at the time of the shooting, picked up the award for Entertainer of the Year marking his third consecutive win in the category.
During his acceptance speech, Aldean thanked his fans for their support following the tragedy and paid tribute to those who were killed and injured during his set.
Leading the awards for the evening were Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton and Brothers Osborne, who all picked up two awards. Lambert took home Female Vocalist of the Year for the ninth consecutive year while Stapleton collection Male Vocalis of the Year and Album of the Year for From a Room: Volume 1.
Brothers Osborne, who were one of the early winners, picked up Vocal Duo of the Year for the second consecutive year and Video of the Year for It Ain’t My Fault.
Stars who performed during the awards included host Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert, Dan + Shay, Maren Morris and Jason Aldean.
The full list of winners is:
Entertainer of the year
Male vocalist of the year
Female vocalist of the year
Single record of the year
Body Like a Back Road by Sam Hunt
Video of the year
It Ain’t My Fault by Brothers Osborne
Vocal event of the year
The Fighter by Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood
Vocal duo of the year
Vocal group of the year
Album of the year
From a Room: Vol. 1 by Chris Stapleton
Song of the year
Tin Man by Miranda Lambert
New female vocalist of the year
New male vocalist of the year
New vocal duo or group of the year
Songwriter of the year