ACM Awards 2021: Here’s complete list of winners

ACM Awards 2021: Here’s complete list of winners

The Academy of Country Music Awards, celebrating the best in country music, were introduced Sunday in Nashville.

Luke Bryan won entertainer of the year, yet he couldn’t go to because of testing positive for Covid-19 a week ago. Maren Morris and Chris Stapleton, who led in nominations going into the night, likewise brought home top prizes.

Keith Urban and “Black Like Me Singer” Mickey Guyton co-hosted the event.

Below is a complete list of nominees with winners indicated in bold.

Entertainer of the Year

  • Luke Bryan *WINNER
  • Eric Church
  • Luke Combs
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Chris Stapleton

Female artist of the year

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Ashley McBryde
  • Maren Morris *WINNER
  • Carly Pearce

Male artist of the year

  • Dierks Bentley
  • Luke Combs
  • Eric Church
  • Thomas Rhett *WINNER
  • Chris Stapleton

Duo of the year

  • Brooks & Dunn
  • Brothers Osborne
  • Dan + Shay *WINNER
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Maddie & Tae

Group of the year

  • Lady A
  • Little Big Town
  • Old Dominion *WINNER
  • The Cadillac Three
  • The Highwomen

New female artist of the year

  • Ingrid Andress
  • Tenille Arts
  • Gabby Barrett *WINNER
  • Mickey Guyton
  • Caylee Hammack

New male artist of the year

  • Jimmie Allen *WINNER
  • Travis Denning
  • HARDY
  • Cody Johnson
  • Parker McCollum

Album of the year

  • “Born Here Live Here Die Here” — Luke Bryan
  • “Mixtape Vol. 1” — Kane Brown
  • “Never Will” — Ashley McBryde
  • “Skeletons” — Brothers Osborne
  • “Starting Over” — Chris Stapleton *WINNER

Single of the Year

  • “Bluebird” — Miranda Lambert
  • “I Hope” — Gabby Barrett
  • “I Hope You’re Happy Now” — Carly Pearce & Lee Brice *WINNER
  • “More Hearts Than Mine”– Ingrid Andress
  • “The Bones” — Maren Morris

Song of the year

  • “Bluebird” — Miranda Lambert
  • “One Night Standards” — Ashley McBryde
  • “Some People Do” — Old Dominion
  • “Starting Over” — Chris Stapleton
  • “The Bones” — Maren Morris *WINNER

Video of the Year

  • “Better Than We Found It” — Maren Morris
  • “Bluebird”– Miranda Lambert
  • “Gone” — Dierks Bentley
  • “Hallelujah” — Carrie Underwood and John Legend
  • “Worldwide Beautiful” — Kane Brown *WINNER

Music Event of the Year

  • “Be A Light” — Thomas Rhett featuring Reba McEntire, Hillary Scott, Chris Tomlin, Keith Urban
  • “Does To Me” — Luke Combs feat. Eric Church
  • “I Hope You’re Happy Now” — Carly Pearce & Lee Brice *WINNER
  • “Nobody But You” — Blake Shelton ft. Gwen Stefani
  • “One Beer” — HARDY ft. Lauren Alaina & Devin Dawson
  • “One Too Many” — Keith Urban, P!nk

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