ACM Awards 2018: Complete Winner & Nominee List

The Academy of Country Music Awards returned to Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sunday (April 15th), celebrating the biggest stars in country music with some incredible performances and awards are given to the best of the best in each category. The ceremony took place this year at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, featuring performances by Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton, Kelsea Ballerini, Miranda Lambert, and many more. The 53rd Annual ACM Awards were hosted by Reba.

The star studded lineup came out in force, with beautiful attire and fabulous performances, see the full list of winners from the 2018 ACM Awards.

 

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Jason Aldean *WINNER*
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert *WINNER*
Reba McEntire
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Jason Aldean
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton *WINNER*
Keith Urban
Chris Young

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

Brothers Osborne *WINNER*
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
LOCASH
Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

Lady Antebellum
LANCO
Little Big Town
Midland
Old Dominion *WINNER*

NEW FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Lauren Alaina *WINNER*
Danielle Bradbery
Carly Pearce
Raelynn

NEW MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR 

Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Devin Dawson
Russell Dickerson
Brett Young *WINNER*

NEW VOCAL DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR 

High Valley
LANCO
LOCASH
Midland *WINNER*
Runaway June

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Breaker – Little Big Town
Producer: Jay Joyce

California Sunrise – Jon Pardi
Producers: Bart Butler, Jon Pardi

From a Room Vol. 1 – Chris Stapleton *WINNER*
Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton

Happy Endings – Old Dominion
Producer: Shane McAnally

Life Changes – Thomas Rhett
Producers: Julian Bunetta, Jesse Frasure, Dann Huff, Joe London, Thomas Rhett

SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR

“Better Man” – Little Big Town
Producer: Jay Joyce

“Body Like a Back Road” – Sam Hunt *WINNER*
Producer: Zach Crowell

“Broken Halos” – Chris Stapleton
Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton

“Drinkin’ Problem” – Midland
Producers: Dann Huff, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne

“I’ll Name the Dogs” – Blake Shelton
Producer: Scott Hendricks

SONG OF THE YEAR

“Body Like a Back Road” – Sam Hunt
Songwriters: Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne

“Female” – Keith Urban
Songwriters: Ross Copperman, Nicolle Galyon and Shane McAnally

“Tin Man” – Miranda Lambert *WINNER*
Songwriters: Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert Jon Randall

“Whiskey and You” – Chris Stapleton
Songwriters: Lee Thomas Miller, Chris Stapleton

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

“Black” – Dierks Bentley
Director: Wes Edwards
Producer: Max A. Butler

“It Ain’t My Fault” – Brothers Osborne *WINNER*
Director: Wes Edwards, Ryan Silver
Producer: Tiffany Davies

“Legends” – Kelsea Ballerini
Director: Jeff Venable
Producer: Ben Skipworth

“Marry Me” – Thomas Rhett
Director: TK McKamy
Producer: Dan Atchison

“We Should Be Friends” – Miranda Lambert
Director: Trey Fanjoy
Producer: April Dace

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Rhett Akins *WINNER*
Ashley Gorley
Hillary Lindsey
Shane McAnally
Josh Osborne

VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

“Craving You” – Thomas Rhett Featuring Maren Morris
Producers: Julian Bunetta, Dann Huff, Joe London, Thomas Rhett

“Dear Hate” – Maren Morris featuring Vince Gill
Producers: Brad Hill, Maren Morris

“Funny (How Time Slips Away)” – Glen Campbell And Willie Nelson
Producer: Carl Jackson

“The Fighter” – Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood *WINNER*
Producers: Busbee, Keith Urban

“What Ifs” – Kane Brown Featuring Lauren Alaina
Producer: Dann Huff

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