Back to top

SONY MUSIC NASHVILLE CELEBRATES 53rd ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS NOMINATIONS, WINS AND PERFORMANCES

MIRANDA LAMBERT WINS FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR AND OFFICIALLY BECOMES THE MOST-AWARDED ARTIST IN ACM AWARDS HISTORY

OLD DOMINION WINS VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

STANDOUT MOMENTS INCLUDE PERFORMANCES BY MIRANDA LAMBERT, MAREN MORRIS, CHRIS YOUNG AND KANE BROWN WITH LAUREN ALAINA

Sony Music Nashville artists, staff and guests celebrated a momentous evening at Hakkasan in Las Vegas at the label group’s 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS post party.

At the award ceremony, Vanner Records/RCA Nashville’s Miranda Lambert won ACM Female Vocalist of the Year for the ninth consecutive year and is the current record holder for most consecutive wins in this category. Lambert also won ACM Song of the Year for “Tin Man” along with co-writers Jack Ingram and Jon Randall, receiving two awards, both as artist and songwriter. With these wins, she now has 32 ACM Awards, and is the most-awarded artist in ACM Awards history, a record previously held by Brooks & Dunn.

Additionally, RCA Nashville’s Old Dominion won ACM Vocal Group of the Year Award, their first award in this category. They previously won ACM New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year at the 51st ACM Awards in 2016.

Check out the following ACM Awards performance highlights:
Miranda Lambert performed her new single “Keeper of the Flame,”
Kane Brown his Double-Platinum #1 hit “What Ifs” featuring Lauren Alaina,
Chris Young his 10th #1 smash “Losing Sleep” and
Maren Morris her current single “Rich.”

A list of Sony Music Nashville’s 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS nominations is below:

Female Vocalist of the Year
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris

Male Vocalist of the year
Chris Young

Vocal Duo of the year
Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

Vocal Group of the Year
LANCO
Old Dominion
New Male Vocalist of the Year
Kane Brown
Luke Combs

New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year
LANCO

Album of the Year
Happy Endings – Old Dominion
Producer: Shane McAnally
Record Label: RCA

Song of the Year
Tin Man – Miranda Lambert
Songwriters: Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert Jon Randall
Publishers: Sony/ATV Tree Publishing/Pink Dog Publishing (BMI), Beat Up Ford Publishing (BMI), BMG Platinum Songs (BMI)/SWMBMGBMI/Lonesome Vinyl Music


Video of the Year
We Should Be Friends – Miranda Lambert
Director: Trey Fanjoy
Producer: April DaceVocal Event of the Year
Craving You – Thomas Rhett Featuring Maren Morris
Producers: Julian Bunetta, Dann Huff, Joe London, Thomas Rhett
Record Label: The Valory Music Co.

Dear Hate – Maren Morris featuring Vince Gill
Producers: Brad Hill, Maren Morris
Record Label: Columbia Nashville

What Ifs – Kane Brown Featuring Lauren Alaina
Producer: Dann Huff
Record Label: RCA Nashville