ACM Awards: 2012 Academy of Country Music Awards winners announced, Taylor Swift wins big (Full List)By Angel Cuala on Apr 2, 2012 in Entertainment, Hollywood, Music, United States •
Taylor Swift, Miranda Albert and Scotty McCreery were among the 2012 Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM Awards) winners as announced on Sunday, April 1, 2012, with the complete list of winners available below.
Taylor Swift, accepting the Entertainer of the Year
award during the 2012 ACM Awards night
Image Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images
As featured at CBS on Sunday night, Taylor Swift won the Entertainer of the Year award while American Idol Season 10 winner Scotty McCreery won the New Artist of the Year award, with the 47th Annual ACM Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Swift, 22, who also won the 2011 ACM Entertainer of the Year award, beat Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton; while Miranda Lambert, who won four major awards last year won two trophies this year.
Albert, 28, won the Female Vocalist of the Year award for the third consecutive years as well as the Album of the Year award for her “Four The Record” album; while Blake Shelton won the Male Vocalist of the Year award.
Among the performers that night include Lionel Richie, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert, Scotty McCreery, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley and the The Band Perry.
On the other hand, award presenters include Marc Anthony, Ashton Kutcher, Scotty McCreery, Liam Hemsworth, LL Cool J, Zac Brown, Brantley Gilbert, The Band Perry, Kiss, Zac Brown, Lionel Richie and Taylor Swift.
Thompson Square was the first winner to be announced, who won the 2012 ACM Awards Vocal Duo of the Year award, with Keifer Thompson and his wife-musical partner Shawna receiving the award from ACM CEO Bob Romeo at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
Below is the complete list of 2012 ACM Awards winners, with the event hosted by singers Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton for the second straight year.
* Entertainer of the Year: Taylor Swift
* Male Vocalist of the Year: Blake Shelton
* Female Vocalist of the Year: Miranda Lambert
* Vocal Duo of the Year: Thompson Square
* Vocal Group of the Year: Lady Antebellum
* New Artist of the Year: Scotty McCreery
* Album of the Year: “Four the Record”, Miranda Lambert
* Single Record of the Year: “Don’t You Wanna Stay”, Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson
* Song of the Year: “Crazy Girl”, Eli Young Band
* Songwriter of the Year: Dallas Davidson
* Video of the Year: “Red Solo Cup”, Toby Keith
* Vocal Event of the Year: “Don’t You Wanna Stay”, Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson
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