52nd Academy of Country Music Awards

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52nd Academy of Country Music Awards
DateApril 2, 2017
LocationT-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Hosted by
Most nominationsKeith Urban (7)
Television/radio coverage

The 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards, also known as the 2017 ACM Awards, were held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 2, 2017. Nominations for the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards were announced on February 16, 2017.[1] Luke Bryan returned to host the show for his fifth consecutive year, with co-host Dierks Bentley returning for his third consecutive year.


Source: [2]

Artist(s) Song
Various artists 2017 ACM Awards Opening Medley
Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Joe Walsh Johnny B. Goode” (Chuck Berry Tribute)
Jason Aldean "Any Ol' Barstool"
Kelsea Ballerini Yeah Boy
Dierks Bentley Black
Brothers Osborne "It Ain't My Fault"
Luke Bryan "Fast"
Lady Antebellum "You Look Good"
Sam Hunt "Body Like a Back Road"
Miranda Lambert "Tin Man"
Little Big Town "Happy People"
Maren Morris "I Could Use a Love Song"
Jon Pardi "Dirt on My Boots"
Rascal Flatts "Yours If You Want It"
Chris Stapleton "Second One to Know"
Brett Eldredge "Somethin' I'm Good At"
Old Dominion "No Such Thing as a Broken Heart"
Reba McEntire and Lauren Daigle "Back To God"
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill "Speak to a Girl"
Thomas Rhett and Maren Morris "Craving You"
Cole Swindell and Dierks Bentley "Flatliner"
Keith Urban Blue Ain't Your Color
Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood The Fighter
Florida Georgia Line and Backstreet Boys God, Your Mama, and Me
"Everybody (Backstreet's Back)"

Winners and nominees[edit]

The winners are shown in bold.[3]

Entertainer of the Year[edit]

Female Vocalist of the Year[edit]

Male Vocalist of the Year[edit]

Vocal Duo of the Year[edit]

  • Brothers Osborne
    • Big & Rich
    • Dan + Shay
    • Florida Georgia Line
    • Maddie & Tae

Vocal Group of the Year[edit]

  • Little Big Town
    • Eli Young Band
    • Old Dominion
    • Rascal Flatts
    • Lady Antebellum

New Male Vocalist of the Year[edit]

  • Jon Pardi
    • Kane Brown
    • Chris Janson
    • Chris Lane
    • Brett Young

New Female Vocalist of the Year[edit]

  • Maren Morris
    • Lauren Alaina
    • Cam
    • Brandy Clark

New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year[edit]

  • Brothers Osborne
    • A Thousand Horses
    • Dan + Shay
    • LoCash
    • Maddie & Tae

Songwriter of the Year[edit]

  • Lori McKenna
    • Ashley Gorley
    • Luke Laird
    • Hillary Lindsey
    • Shane McAnally

Album of the Year[edit]

  • The Weight of These Wings – Miranda Lambert
    • Black – Dierks Bentley
    • Dig Your Roots – Florida Georgia Line
    • Hero – Maren Morris
    • Ripcord – Keith Urban

Single Record of the Year[edit]

  • "H.O.L.Y." – Florida Georgia Line
    • "Blue Ain’t Your Color" – Keith Urban
    • "Humble and Kind" – Tim McGraw
    • "My Church" – Maren Morris
    • "Vice" – Miranda Lambert

Song of the Year[edit]

  • "Die a Happy Man" – Thomas Rhett (Thomas Rhett, Sean Douglas, Joe Spargur)
    • "Blue Ain’t Your Color" – Keith Urban (Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Lee Olsen)
    • "Humble and Kind" – Tim McGraw (Lori McKenna)
    • "Kill a Word" – Eric Church Featuring Rhiannon Giddens (Eric Church, Luke Dick, Jeff Hyde)
    • "Tennessee Whiskey" – Chris Stapleton (Dean Dillon, Linda Hargrove)
    • "Vice" – Miranda Lambert (Miranda Lambert, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne)

Video of the Year[edit]

Vocal Event of the Year[edit]

  • "May We All" – Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw
    • "Different for Girls" – Dierks Bentley Featuring Elle King
    • "Forever Country" – Artists of Then, Now & Forever
    • "Setting the World on Fire" – Kenny Chesney Featuring P!nk
    • "Think of You" – Chris Young Featuring Cassadee Pope

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Lady Antebellum reveals 2017 ACM Award nominees". CBS News. February 16, 2017. Retrieved April 10, 2017.
  2. ^ Stefano, Angela (April 2, 2017). "2017 ACM Awards Performances List". Retrieved April 10, 2017.
  3. ^ "2017 Academy of Country Music Awards -- The Complete Winners List". Entertainment Tonight. April 2, 2017. Retrieved April 2, 2017.