Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert lead the list of Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards 2011 winnersBy Angel Cuala on Apr 4, 2011 in Entertainment, Music, United States •
Taylor Swift and Miranda Lambert lead the list of Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards 2011 winners, which was held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, on Sunday, April 3, 2011.
Taylor Swift and Miranda Lambert
at the ACM 2011 Awards night
Image Credit: ACMCountry.com
Taylor Swift received the Entertainer of the Year award at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards night on Sunday, while fellow nominee Miranda Lambert won 4 major awards.
Swift, 21, won her first ACM Entertainer of the Year award, which is the being won by votes, with nearly 600,000 voters who participated this year, reports say.
“I feel like of all that has happened to me in my life, that’s the best thing I’ve ever gotten to have,” Taylor Swift told reporters after the show.
“My relationship with them is everything to me.” The ‘Mean’ singer added, whose album ‘Speak Now’ have reportedly sold more than 1 million copies on its first week alone.
On the other hand, Miranda Lambert bagged 4 major awards including the Top Female Vocalist award, which she won for two consecutive years.
Lambert’s song ‘The House That Built Me‘, which was by Tom Douglas and Allen Shamblin, won Song of the Year, Single Record of the Year, and Video of the Year awards.
On the other hand, Brad Paisley won Top Male Vocalist award, which is on his fifth consecutive year in winning the title, thanked his fans and jokingly said, “This is way too many for me.”
Meanwhile, Lady Antebellum won three awards including Top Vocal Group award, Album of the Year for their album “Need You Now”, and Vocal Group of the Year award.
Below is the complete list of Academy of Country Music (ACM) 2011 winners, taken from ACMCountry.com.
Entertainer of the year: Taylor Swift
Male Vocalist of the Year: Brad Paisley
Female Vocalist of the Year: Miranda Lambert
Vocal Duo of the Year: Sugarland
Vocal Group of the Year: Lady Antebellum
New Solo Vocalist of the Year: Eric Church (Previously Announced)
New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year: The Band Perry (Previously Announced)
New Artist of the Year: The Band Perry
Album of the Year: “Need you Now,” Lady Antebellum
Single Record of the Year: “The House That Built Me,” Miranda Lambert
Song of the Year: “The House That Built Me,” Miranda Lambert
Video of the Year: “The House That Built Me,” Miranda Lambert
Vocal Event of the Year: “As She’s Walking Away,” Zac Brown Band featuring Alan Jackson
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