Carrie Underwood Wins Big At The Inaugural American Country Awards
December 7, 2010 at 6:36 AM (PT)
ARISTA/NASHVILLE star CARRIE UNDERWOOD came out on top as the big winner at the first-ever AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS last night (12/6), broadcast live on FOX-TV from the MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA in LAS VEGAS.
CARRIE took home six awards, including the top “Artist Of The Year,” as well as “Female Artist Of The Year,” “Album Of The Year” for “Play On,” “Single Of The Year: Female” for “Cowboy Casanova,” “Touring Headline Package Of The Year” and “Music Video: Female” for “Cowboy Casanova.”
CAPITOL/NASHVILLE trio LADY ANTEBELLUM were awarded with four ACAs, including “Artist Of The Year: Duo Or Group,” “Single Of The Year” and “Single Of The Year: Group Or Duo” for “Need You Now” and “Music Video: Group Or Duo” for “Need You Now.”
ARISTA/NASHVILLE’s ALAN JACKSON also received the “Greatest Hits Award,” BIG MACHINE trio RASCAL FLATTS were honored with the “Decade Award” celebrating their 10 years of success and SHOW DOG-UNIVERSAL MUSIC artist TOBY KEITH was given the “Video Visionary Award.”
Fans were able to vote for every single category this year at www.theacas.com.
The two-hour show featured SHOW DOG-UNIVERSAL MUSIC’s TRACE ADKINS as host, with performances by TRACE, JASON ALDEAN, LUKE BRYAN, EASTON CORBIN, ALAN JACKSON, TOBY KEITH, RASCAL FLATTS, THE BAND PERRY, REBA, BLAKE SHELTON, STEEL MAGNOLIA, JOSH TURNER and UNCLE KRACKER.
Check out a full list of winners by clicking here.