Chris Stapleton Dominates ACM Awards With Six Wins
April 4, 2016 at 3:59 AM (PT)
CHRIS STAPLETON continued his awards show domination, picking up a record-tying six trophies at last NIGHT’s (4/3) "51ST ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS," broadcast live on CBS-TV. STAPLETON walked home with Album (Artist and Producer), Song (Artist and Songwriter), Male Vocalist, and New Male Vocalist honors.
STAPLETON is only the third artist in ACM history to win six awards in a single night, joining GARTH BROOKS and FAITH HILL in that elite company. MIRANDA LAMBERT won a seventh consecutive Female Vocalist of the Year Award; JASON ALDEAN was the night’s final winner, taking home the coveted Entertainer Of The Year Award.
Here is a complete list of winners:
- Entertainer Of The Year: JASON ALDEAN
- Male Vocalist Of The Year: CHRIS STAPLETON
- Female Vocalist Of The Year: MIRANDA LAMBERT
- Vocal Duo Of The Year: FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE
- Vocal Group Of The Year: LITTLE BIG TOWN
- New Male Vocalist Of The Year: CHRIS STAPLETON
- New Female Vocalist Of The Year: KELSEA BALLERINI
- New Vocal Duo Or Group Of The Year: OLD DOMINION
- Album Of The Year: "Traveller" -- CHRIS STAPLETON; Producers: DAVE COBB, CHRIS STAPLETON; Record Label: MERCURY NASHVILLE
- Song of the Year: “Nobody To Blame” – (Writers) CHRIS STAPLETON, BARRY BALES, RONNIE BOWMAN; Record Label: MERCURY NASHVILLE
- Single Record of the Year: "Die A Happy Man" -- THOMAS RHETT; Producers: DANN HUFF, JESSE FRASURE; Record Label: THE VALORY MUSIC CO.
- Video of the Year: "Mr. Misunderstood" -- ERIC CHURCH; Directors: REID LONG, JOHN PEETS; Producer: MEGAN SMITH
- Vocal Event of the Year: "Smokin' And Drinkin'" -- MIRANDA LAMBERT featuring LITTLE BIG TOWN; Producers: FRANK LIDDELL, CHUCK AINLAY, GLENN WORF; Record Label: RCA NASHVILLE