2nd Annual American Country Awards

Monday, December 5th at 8/7c

2012 Nominees & Winners


Hosted by Trace Adkins and Kristin Chenoweth, 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 winners below.


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Artist of the Year: Male

Artist of the Year: Duo or Group

Artist of the Year:
Breakthrough Artist

Artist of the Year: New Artist

Album Of The Year

Dierks Bentley - Home
WINNER--Luke Bryan - tailgates & tanlines
Eric Church - Chief
Lady Antebellum - Own The Night
Blake Shelton - Red River Blue

Single Of The Year

Jason Aldean - "Tattoos On This Town"
WINNER--Luke Bryan - "I Don't Want This Night To End"
Eric Church - "Drink In My Hand"
Chris Young - "You"
Zac Brown Band - "Keep Me In Mind"

Single Of The Year: Male

Jason Aldean – "Tattoos On This Town"
WINNER--Luke Bryan - "I Don't Want This Night To End"
Kenny Chesney - "Reality"
Eric Church - "Drink In My Hand"
Chris Young - "You"

Single Of The Year: Female

Sara Evans - "My Heart Can't Tell You No"
WINNER--Miranda Lambert - "Over You"
Martina McBride - "I'm Gonna Love You Through It"
Taylor Swift - "Ours"
Carrie Underwood - "Good Girl"

Single Of The Year: Group

Eli Young Band - "Even If It Breaks Your Heart"
WINNER--Lady Antebellum - "We Owned The Night"
Rascal Flatts - "Banjo"
The Band Perry - "All Your Life"
Zac Brown Band - "Keep Me In Mind"

Single Of The Year: New Artist

WINNER--Hunter Hayes - "Wanted"
Jana Kramer - "Why Ya Wanna"
Dustin Lynch - "Cowboys And Angels"
Kip Moore - "Somethin' 'Bout A Truck"
The Farm - "Home Sweet Home"

Single Of The Year: Breakthrough Artist

Lee Brice - "A Woman Like You"
WINNER--Brantley Gilbert - "You Don't Know Her Like I Do"
Gloriana - "(Kissed You) Good Night"
David Nail - "Let It Rain"
Jake Owen - "Alone With You"

Single Of The Year: Vocal Collaboration

Kix Brooks featuring Joe Walsh - "New To This Town"
Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw - "Feel Like A Rock Star"
WINNER--Brad Paisley featuring Carrie Underwood - "Remind Me"
Rascal Flatts featuring Natasha Bedingfield - "Easy"
Zac Brown Band featuring Jimmy Buffett - "Knee Deep"

Touring Artist of the Year

WINNER--Jason Aldean
Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw
Toby Keith
Eric Church
Brad Paisley
Rascal Flatts
Lady Antebellum
Taylor Swift
Miranda Lambert
Zac Brown Band

Music Video of the Year

WINNER--Luke Bryan - "I Don't Want This Night To End"
Jake Owen - "Alone With You"
Blake Shelton - "God Gave Me You"
Keith Urban - "For You"
Chris Young - "You"

Music Video: Male

WINNER--Luke Bryan - "I Don't Want This Night To End"
Jake Owen - "Alone With You"
Blake Shelton - "God Gave Me You"
Keith Urban - "For You"
Chris Young - "You"

Music Video: Female

Sara Evans - "My Heart Can't Tell You No"
WINNER-Miranda Lambert - "Over You"
Martina McBride - "I'm Gonna Love You Through It"
Taylor Swift - "Ours"
Carrie Underwood - "Good Girl"

Music Video: Group or Collaboration

Gloriana - "(Kissed You) Good Night"
Lady Antebellum - "Dancin' Away With My Heart"
WINNER--Little Big Town - "Pontoon"
Love And Theft - "Angel Eyes"
The Band Perry - "All Your Life"

Music Video: New Artist

WINNER--Hunter Hayes - "Wanted"
Casey James - "Let's Don't Call It A Night"
Jana Kramer - "Why Ya Wanna"
Dustin Lynch - "Cowboys And Angels"
Kip Moore - "Somethin' 'Bout A Truck"

Song Of The Year

Trace Adkins - "Just Fishin'" (Casey Beathard, Monty Criswell and Ed Hill)
Jason Aldean - "Fly Over States" (Michael Dulaney and Neil Thrasher)
Jason Aldean - "Tattoos On This Town" (Michael Dulaney, Wendell Mobley and Neil Thrasher)
Lee Brice - "A Woman Like You" (Phil Barton, Johnny Bulford and Jon Stone)
Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter - "You And Tequila" (Matraca Berg and Deana Carter)
WINNER--Eric Church - "Springsteen" (Eric Church, Jeff Hyde and Ryan Tyndell)
Ronnie Dunn - "Cost Of Livin'" (Phillip Coleman and Ronnie Dunn)
Eli Young Band - "Even If It Breaks Your Heart" (Will Hoge and Eric Paslay)
Toby Keith - "Red Solo Cup" (Brett Beavers, Jim Beavers, Brad Warren and Brett Warren)
Tim McGraw - "Better Than I Used To Be" (Ashley Gorley and Bryan Simpson)

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