ACM Awards: Jason Aldean wins hostess of a year during energy-filled show


It was a vast night for Jason Aldean who was named hostess of a year during a Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas.

Aldean achieved early on with a other nominees, including Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood, during a opening of a uncover and sealed a night clever with his vital win.

“Thank we fans for vouchsafing me do what we do each night,” he pronounced during a finish of a show. “Love we mom, fans, nation radio, everybody — appreciate we guys.”

Miranda Lambert also had a lot to applaud on Sunday. She had a top-notch performance: She warranted a station acclaim after she sang a slow, acoustic-sounding “Tin Man.” She after won manuscript of a year and womanlike vocalist of a year.

“Thank we for vouchsafing me use my heartbreak and pity in it with me,” she told a throng during her manuscript of a year speech.


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Luke Bryan arrives during a 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards during a T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, Apr 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

At a start of a night, Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley and Joe Walsh took a theatre to compensate reverence to Chuck Berry, who died final month. After they finished rocking out, hosts Bryan and Bentley took a mic and non-stop a uncover with a skit about Las Vegas, joking that they nude down as partial of “Thunder Down Under,” pity a array of shirtless snaps on a vast shade in a T-Mobile Arena.

“Well Vegas, appreciate we for giving me one of a best nights of my life that we hardly remember,” Bryan quipped. Bentley afterwards combined a ACMs would be a night a throng would not forget.

The hosts also poked fun during Urban, joking a Australian star could simply get a pursuit during “Thunder Down Under” when he is prepared to retire his guitar.

The initial endowment of a night, strain of a year, went to Thomas Rhett for “Die a Happy Man.” The presenters, David Copperfield and Nancy O’Dell, mocked a Oscars best design flub and primarily joked a endowment was going to “Emma Stone, La La Land.”

Rhett, who also won masculine vocalist of a year, thanked his mother during his acceptance speech.

“Thank we to my pleasing wife, my pleasing profound wife,” pronounced Rhett, whose mother was in a audience. “The song’s impulse was since of you.”

In gripping with a Vegas theme, Bryan had his polish figure brought on theatre during a show.

Maren Morris won new womanlike vocalist of a year, Jon Pardi was named new masculine vocalist, and Brothers Osborne picked adult both outspoken twin of a year and new outspoken twin or organisation of a year.

Little Big Town won outspoken organisation of a year, violence out Lady Antebellum, that had only achieved on a show.

Also during a show, Urban sang a soulful “Blue Ain’t Your Color” with a throwback, black-and-white vibe, while a behind of a theatre was hazed and splendid blue. As he switched to a upbeat, disco-flavored “The Fighter” — where he was assimilated by Underwood — a camera focused on his actress-wife Nicole Kidman, who sang and danced along.


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Stars spin adult for a Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas.

Sam Hunt achieved his No. 1 hit, “Body Like a Back Road,” and he went into a assembly to lay subsequent to his fiancé to sing a song. The uncover also featured a series of other A-list performances during a three-hour uncover including Tim McGraw with mother Faith Hill, Florida Georgia Line with a Backstreet Boys, Reba McEntire, Chris Stapleton, Maren Morris, and Little Big Town.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.