American Country Countdown Awards

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American Country Countdown Awards
American Country Countdown Awards Logo.gif
Awards show logo
Awarded forAchievements in the Country music industry.
Presented byFlorida Georgia Line
First awarded2014
Websitetheaccawards.com
Television/radio coverage
NetworkFox & Cumulus Media (American Country Countdown & Nash FM)

The American Country Countdown Awards is an annual country music awards show that honors country artists based on their album sales, touring data and the amount of their radio airplay (with the exception of the Breakthrough Artist of the Year award which is fan-voted).[1] It was created by Fox Network (in conjunction with Cumulus Media and Dick Clark Productions) and is a replacement for their American Country Awards show.[2] It is named after the long running radio show American Country Countdown.

Hosts[edit]

Year(s) Host(s)
2014 Florida Georgia Line
2016 N/A

2014[edit]

Category Winner[3] Nominations[3]
Artist of the Year
(presented by Jimmie Johnson and Clayton Kershaw)
Jason Aldean
Male Vocalist of the Year
(presented by Sara Evans)
Luke Bryan
Female Vocalist of the Year
(presented by Chase Rice and Emily Kinney)
Miranda Lambert
Group/Duo of the Year
(presented by Scotty McCreery and Maddie & Tae)
Florida Georgia Line
Song of the Year
(presented by Thomas Rhett and Melissa Fumero)
"Beat of the Music" - Brett Eldredge
Collaboration of the Year "This Is How We Roll" - Florida Georgia Line featuring Luke Bryan
Album of the Year
(presented by Hunter Hayes)
The Outsiders - Eric Church
Digital Song of the Year "This is How We Roll" - Florida Georgia Line featuring Luke Bryan
Breakthrough Artist of the Year
(presented by Kira Kazantsev and Chris Young)
Kip Moore
Nash Icon Award (presented by Kix Brooks) Reba McEntire N/A
Groundbreaker Award (presented by Vince Vaughn) Kenny Chesney N/A

Performers

Artist(s) Song(s)
Carrie Underwood "All-American Girl"
"Before He Cheats"
"Cowboy Casanova"
"Blown Away"
"Something in the Water"
Luke Bryan
Cole Swindell
"Roller Coaster"
Florida Georgia Line "Sun Daze"
Kix Brooks
Jerrod Niemann
"Rock My World (Little Country Girl)"
Miranda Lambert "Platinum"
Kip Moore "Hey Pretty Girl"
Reba McEntire
Kelly Clarkson
Miranda Lambert
"How Blue"
"Take It Back"
"Fancy"
Brett Eldredge "Beat of the Music"
Eric Church "Talladega"
Lady Antebellum "Bartender"
"Freestyle"
Kenny Chesney "Til It's Gone"
Jason Aldean "Just Gettin' Started"
Hank Williams Jr. "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight"

2016[edit]

Winners[4]

Category Winner[5] Nominations[6]
Artist of the Year
(presented by Dwight Yoakam)
Luke Bryan
Male Vocalist of the Year
(presented by Carrie Underwood)
Luke Bryan
Female Vocalist of the Year
(presented by Luke Wilson)
Carrie Underwood
Group/Duo of the Year
(presented by Sara Evans)
Florida Georgia Line
Breakthrough Male of the Year
(presented by Jennifer Nettles and Terry Crews)
Sam Hunt
Breakthrough Female of the Year
(presented by Scotty McCreery and Maddie & Tae)
Kelsea Ballerini
Breakthrough Group/Duo of the Year Old Dominion
Song of the Year "Die a Happy Man" - Thomas Rhett
Album of the Year
(presented by Cat Deeley and Paula Abdul)
Traveller - Chris Stapleton
Digital Song of the Year "Girl Crush" - Little Big Town
Digital Album of the Year
(presented by Jennifer Nettles and Terry Crews)
Montevallo - Sam Hunt
Touring Artist of the Year Garth Brooks
Nash Icon Award (presented by Reba McEntire) Brooks & Dunn N/A

Performers

Artist(s) Song(s)
Jennifer Nettles
Cam
Martina McBride
"This One's for the Girls"
Luke Bryan "Huntin', Fishin' and Lovin' Every Day"
Florida Georgia Line "H.O.L.Y."
Cam
(introduced by Chris Lane and Canaan Smith)
"Mayday
Cole Swindell
(introduced by Chase Bryant and Michael Ray)
"You Should Be Here"
Chris Janson "Buy Me a Boat
Sam Hunt "Make You Miss Me"
Thomas Rhett "Die a Happy Man"
Carrie Underwood "Church Bells"
Brooks & Dunn "Red Dirt Road"
Kelsea Ballerini "Dibs
Dan + Shay
(introduced by Maddie & Tae)
"Nothin' Like You"
"From the Ground Up"
Martina McBride "Reckless
Toby Keith
The Strangers
(introduced by Matthew McConaughey)
"Mama Tried"
"I Started Loving You Again"
"I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink"
"Workin' Man Blues"
"Silver Wings"
"Okie From Muskogee"
"The Fightin' Side of Me"

Most wins[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leahey, Andrew (November 18, 2014). "Carrie Underwood Among American Country Countdown Awards' Performers". Rolling Stone. Retrieved March 13, 2014.
  2. ^ Hudak, Joseph (June 14, 2014). "Fox Announces New Country Awards Show". Rolling Stone. Retrieved March 13, 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line Lead 2014 American Country Countdown Awards Winners". Rolling Stone. December 15, 2014. Retrieved March 13, 2015.
  4. ^ Freeman, Jon (April 6, 2016). "Luke Bryan Leads 2016 American Country Countdown Awards Finalists". Rolling Stone. Retrieved April 29, 2016.
  5. ^ "American Country Countdown Awards 2016: See the Winners List (Updating Live)". Billboard. May 2, 2016. Retrieved May 2, 2016.
  6. ^ http://www.theaccawards.com/finalists/2016-finalists/

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