Country music’s biggest stars gathered at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas for the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards that aired on CBS April 7th.
The show was co-hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan. Luke, Blake, Miranda Lambert, Kenny Chesney, and Eric Church were some of the performers at the Awards Show.
Award winners included Luke Bryan with Entertainer of the Year, Miranda Lambert with Female Vocalist of the Year, Jason Aldean with Male Vocalist of the Year, Thompson Square with Vocal Duo of the Year, Eric Church with Album of the Year, and many more. Newly engaged Jana Kramer and Brantley Gilbert won New Male and Female Vocalist of the Year.
According to billboard.com, the best moments of the ACMs included Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton hosting the show and making fun of each other, Miranda Lambert’s performance of Mama’s Broken Heart, Brad Paisley and John Mayer performing Beat This Summer, and Luke’s speechless moment while accepting his Entertainer of the Year Award.
Country music’s biggest night ended with Stevie Wonder singing Signed Sealed Delivered and really brought the night together. Taylor Swift was found dancing, Faith Hill was singing in the audience with Shania Twain, while Luke, Blake, and Hunter Hayes sang along on stage.