The duo is back! Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan will host the American Country Music Awards for second year in a row.
The stars arrived on the red carpet for the 49th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, which aired live Sunday from the MGM Grand Garden Arena on WFMY News 2.
Country music was flowing throughout the show, co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton. Dierks Bentley will hit the stage with Sheryl Crow for a rendition of "I Hold On," and Brad Paisley will make the national television debut of his new single "River Bank."
Other performers include Bryan, Shelton, Lee Brice, Tim McGraw, Darius Rucker, Rascal Flatts, Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Brett Eldredge, Hunter Hayes, Miranda Lambert, Toby Keith, Justin Moore, Kip Moore, Shakira, George Strait, Keith Urban, The Band Perry, Florida Georgia Line and Lady Antebellum with Stevie Nicks.
Miranda Lambert and George Strait will join forces for a Merle Haggard tribute, and Garth Brooks will present the singer-songwriter with the academy's Crystal Milestone Award.
Lambert and McGraw are the top nominees, with seven bids each. Keith Urban is up for six awards, and Taylor Swift, Blake Shelton, Kacey Musgraves and Lee Brice are next with five apiece. Florida Georgia Line and Lady Antebellum have four nods.
Nominees for some of the top categories are below. Here are a list of the night's winners: Full List Of ACM Award Winners On WFMY News 2
Entertainer of the Year
Male Vocalist of the Year
Female Vocalist of the Year
Vocal Duo of the Year
Big & Rich
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Love and Theft
Vocal Group of the Year
Eli Young Band
Little Big Town
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band
Album of the Year
"Based on a True Story...," Blake Shelton
"Crash My Party," Luke Bryan
"Here's to the Good Times," Florida Georgia Line
"Same Trailer Different Park," Kacey Musgraves
"Two Lanes of Freedom," Tim McGraw