ACA: American Country Awards

2013 Winners

Hosted by Trace Adkins and Danica Patrick, the two-hour live music spectacular is the only country music awards show that gives fans the opportunity to vote for their favorite artists not only in traditional categories but also in previously unrecognized areas of the business such as touring, encompassing the entire spectrum of country music and bestowing honors that no other awards show has! See the complete list of nominees below. Browse Photos »

Artist of the Year: Male

Artist of the Year: Female

Artist of the Year: Duo Or Group

Artist of the Year: Breakthrough

Artist of the Year: New Artist

Album Of The Year

Jason Aldean — Night Train
Florida Georgia Line — Here’s To The Good Times
Tim McGraw — Two Lanes Of Freedom
Blake Shelton — Based On A True Story… -- WINNER
The Band Perry — Pioneer

Single Of The Year

Florida Georgia Line — “Cruise” -- WINNER
Randy Houser — “How Country Feels”
Kip Moore — “Beer Money”
The Band Perry — “Better Dig Two”
Tim McGraw — “One Of Those Nights”

Single Of The Year: Male

Gary Allan — “Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain)”
Tim McGraw — “One Of Those Nights”
Jake Owen — “The One That Got Away”
Darius Rucker — “Wagon Wheel”
Blake Shelton — “Sure Be Cool If You Did” -- WINNER

Single Of The Year: Female

Sheryl Crow — “Easy”
Faith Hill — “American Heart”
Miranda Lambert — “Mama’s Broken Heart” -- WINNER
Taylor Swift — “Begin Again”
Carrie Underwood — “Two Blake Cadillacs”

Single Of The Year: Duo/Group

Lady Antebellum — “Downtown” -- WINNER
Little Big Town — “Tornado”
The Band Perry — “Better Dig Two”
Thompson Square — “If I Didn’t Have You”
Zac Brown Band — “Goodbye In Her Eyes”

Single Of The Year: New Artist

Greg Bates — “Did It For The Girl”
Brett Eldredge — “Don’t Ya”
Tyler Farr — “Redneck Crazy”
Florida Georgia Line — “Cruise” -- WINNER
Kip Moore — “Beer Money”

Single Of The Year: Breakthrough Artist

Lee Brice — “I Drive Your Truck” -- WINNER
Easton Corbin — “All Over The Road”
Hunter Hayes — “Somebody’s Heartbreak”
Randy Houser — “How Country Feels”
Justin Moore — “Til My Last Day”

Single Of The Year: Vocal Collaboration

Jason Aldean with Luke Bryan and Eric Church — “The Only Way I Know”
Kelly Clarkson and Vince Gill — “Don’t Rush”
Tim McGraw featuring Taylor Swift and Keith Urban — “Highway Don’t Care” -- WINNER
Blake Shelton with Pistol Annies — “Boys ’Round Here”

Touring Artist of the Year

Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan -- WINNER
Kenny Chesney
Miranda Lambert
Brad Paisley
Rascal Flatts
George Strait
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood
Zac Brown Band

Great American Country — Music Video of the Year

Florida Georgia Line — “Cruise”
Little Big Town — “Tornado”
Blake Shelton — “Sure Be Cool If You Did” -- WINNER
Taylor Swift — “Begin Again”
The Band Perry — “Better Dig Two”

Music Video of the Year: Male

Jason Aldean — “Take A Little Ride”
Gary Allan — “Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain)”
Tim McGraw — “One Of Those Nights”
Darius Rucker — “Wagon Wheel”
Blake Shelton — “Sure Be Cool If You Did” -- WINNER

Music Video of the Year: Female

Faith Hill — “American Heart”
Miranda Lambert — “Mama’s Broken Heart”
Kellie Pickler — “Someone Somewhere Tonight”
Taylor Swift — “Begin Again”
Carrie Underwood — “Blown Away” -- WINNER

Music Video of the Year: Group or Collaboration

Little Big Town — “Tornado”
Tim McGraw featuring Taylor Swift and Keith Urban — “Highway Don’t Care” -- WINNER
Rascal Flatts — “Come Wake Me Up”
The Band Perry — “Better Dig Two”
Thompson Square — “If I Didn’t Have You”

Music Video of the Year: New Artist

Brett Eldredge — “Don’t Ya”
Florida Georgia Line — “Cruise” -- WINNER
Casey James — “Crying On A Suitcase”
Kip Moore — “Beer Money”
Kacey Musgraves — “Merry Go ’Round”

Song of the Year

The Band Perry — “Better Dig Two” (Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, Trevor Rosen)
Florida Georgia Line — “Cruise” (Tyler Hubbard, Brian Kelley, Joey Moi, Chase Rice and Jesse Rice)
Lee Brice — “Hard To Love” (Ben Glover, Billy Montana and John Ozier)
Tim McGraw featuring Taylor Swift and Keith Urban — “Highway Don’t Care” (Mark Irwin, Josh Kear, Brad Warren and Brett Warren) -- WINNER
Lee Brice — “I Drive Your Truck” (Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington and Jimmy Yeary)
Eric Church — “Like Jesus Does” (Casey Beathard and Monty Criswell)
Miranda Lambert — “Mama’s Broken Heart” (Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally and Kacey Musgraves)
Kacey Musgraves — “Merry Go ’Round” (Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves and Josh Osborne)
Little Big Town — “Pontoon” (Barry Dean, Natalie Hemby and Luke Laird)
Darius Rucker — “Wagon Wheel” (Bob Dylan and Ketch Secor)

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