Miranda Lambert won her fourth straight female vocalist award and three trophies for “Over You” – for single record of the year, and two for song of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards last night. Mirando co-wrote "Over You" with her husband Blake Shelton. The song, which is about Shelton’s late brother, also took home the song of the year award at the Country Music Association Awards in November.


"As a songwriter, having your song and your lyrics recognized by your peers is pretty much as good as it gets," Lambert said. "And I'm so thankful for being in this genre of country music, every single time someone's nominated, I just cheer, because I love everybody to death. So thank you for accepting me as a song writer, not just as a singer, because that means the world to me."

The album of the year award went to Eric Church. He ended up tied with Jason Aldean, Little Big Town and Florida Georgia Line with two awards on the night. Church also took the stage to perform an acoustic version of his powerful song “Like Jesus Does.”

Aldean, who received an award with Church and Luke Bryan for their collaboration on “The Only Way I Know,” took home the male vocalist of the year honor. It was Bryan, however, who won the entertainer of the year award – the first male performer to do so since Kenny Chesney in 2007.

Taylor Swift, who had been nominated for four awards, went home empty handed. She did, however, take the stage to perform with Keith Urban and Tim McGraw in a rendition of “Highway Don’t Care.”

The standout performance of the night was when Garth Brooks and George Strait performed together to pay tribute to the late Dick Clark, who had served as the show's executive producer since 1979. After Brooks' “The Dance,” Strait joined him for an emotional take on “The Cowboy Rides Away.”

Here’s a full list of the night’s nominees and winners:

Entertainer of the Year
Jason Aldean
*Luke Bryan – WINNER
Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton
Taylor Swift

Male Vocalist of the Year
*Jason Aldean – WINNER
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Toby Keith
Blake Shelton

Female Vocalist of the Year
*Miranda Lambert – WINNER
Martina McBride
Kacey Musgraves
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Vocal Duo of the Year
Big & Rich
Florida Georgia Line
Love and Theft
*Thompson Square – WINNERS

Vocal Group of the Year
The Band Perry
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
*Little Big Town – WINNERS
Zac Brown Band

New Artist of the Year
*Florida Georgia Line – WINNERS
Brantley Gilbert
Jana Kramer

Album of the Year [Award goes to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company]
Blown Away – Carrie Underwood (19/Arista Nashville)
Produced by: Mark Bright
*Chief – Eric Church (EMI-Nashville) – WINNER
Produced by: Jay Joyce
Red – Taylor Swift (Big Machine Records)
Produced by: Jeff Bhasker, Nathan Chapman, Dann Huff, Jacknife Lee, Max Martin, Shellback, Taylor Swift, Butch Walker, Dan Wilson
tailgates & tanlines – Luke Bryan (Capitol Nashville)
Produced by: Mark Bright, Jeff Stevens
Tornado – Little Big Town (Capitol Nashville)
Produced by: Jay Joyce

Single Record of the Year [Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company]
"Even If It Breaks Your Heart" – Eli Young Band (Republic Nashville)
Produced by: Mike Wrucke
*"Over You" – Miranda Lambert (RCA) – WINNER
Produced by: Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf
"Pontoon" – Little Big Town (Capitol Nashville)
Produced by: Jay Joyce
"Springsteen" – Eric Church (EMI-Nashville)
Produced by: Jay Joyce
"Wanted" – Hunter Hayes (Atlantic/WMN)
Produced by: Hunter Hayes, Dann Huff

Song of the Year [Award to Composer(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)]
"A Woman Like You" – Lee Brice
Composers: Phil Barton, Johnny Bulford, Jon Stone
Publishers: 3JB Music (BMI), Adios Pantalones (SESAC), Hears That Skyline Music (SESAC), Sixteen Stars Music (BMI), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)"Even If It Breaks Your Heart"

"Even If It Breaks Your Heart" – Eli Young Band Composers: Will Hoge, Eric Paslay; Publishers: Cal IV Songs (ASCAP), Will Hoge Music (BMI)

*"Over You" – Miranda Lambert; Composers: Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton – WINNERS

Publishers: Pink Dog Publishing (BMI), Sony ATV/Tree Publishing (BMI)
"Springsteen" – Eric Church
Composers: Eric Church, Jeff Hyde, Ryan Tyndell
Publishers: Bug Music (BMI), Ole Purple Cape Music (BMI), Sinnerlina (BMI), Sony ATV/Tree Publishing (BMI)
"Wanted" – Hunter Hayes
Composers: Hunter Hayes, Troy Verges
Publishers: Happy Little Man Publishing (BMI), Songs From The Engine Room (BMI), Songs Of Universal Inc. (BMI)

Songwriter of the Year
Rodney Clawson
*Dallas Davidson – WINNER
Josh Kear
Luke Laird
Shane McAnally

Video of the Year [Award to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)] *(Off Camera Award) [TIE]
" Creepin'" – Eric Church
Producer: Iris Baker Director: Peter Zavadil � Merry Go 'Round – Kacey Musgraves
Producers: Perry Bean, Kacey Musgraves Director: Perry Bean
* "Tornado" – Little Big Town – WINNER
Producer: Iris Baker Director: Shane Drake
"Wanted" – Hunter Hayes Producers: Stephanie Reeves, Eric Williams Directors: Traci Goudie, Patrick Hubik
"We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" – Taylor Swift Producer: John Nguyen Director: Declan Whitebloom
"The Wind" – Zac Brown Band Producer: Ben Kalina Director: Mike Judge

Vocal Event of the Year [Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company] *(Off Camera Award)
"Don't Rush" – Kelly Clarkson Featuring Vince Gill (19/RCA/Columbia Nashville) Produced by: Dann Huff
"Easy" – Rascal Flatts Featuring Natasha Bedingfield (Big Machine Records) Produced by: Dann Huff, Brian Kennedy, Rascal Flatts
"Feel Like a Rock Star" – Kenny Chesney (Duet With Tim McGraw) (Blue Chair/BNA) Produced by: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney
"Let It Rain" – David Nail Featuring Sarah Buxton (MCA Nashville) Produced by: Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell
*"The Only Way I Know" – Jason Aldean With Luke Bryan & Eric Church (Broken Bow) Produced by: Michael Knox – WINNER

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