|MIRANDA LAMBERT NAMED ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
PERFORMERS INCLUDE KANE BROWN, MAREN MORRIS, CHRIS YOUNG AND MITCHELL TENPENNY
KAT & ALEX AND TENILLE TOWNES PERFORM DURING OFFICIAL RED CARPET PRE-SHOW
|Sony Music Nashville earned three trophies during the 57th ACM Awards Monday, tying for the most wins of any label group.
Miranda Lambert won the night’s top honor for the first time, extending her reign as the most decorated artist in ACM history and qualifying her for the ACM Triple Crown Award for having won Top New Female Vocalist, Female Artist, and Entertainer of the Year in her illustrious career. She is the eighth artist ever to earn this distinction.
Kane Brown performed his brand-new song “Leave You Alone” for the first time during the broadcast from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.
Elle King and Lambert were early winners of the day as their Top 10 collaboration “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)” earned Video of the Year. This is the pair’s second joint win, previously taking home Music Event of the Year in 2020 for “Fooled Around and Fell In Love.”
Maren Morris performed her new single “Circles Around This Town” from her upcoming album Humble Quest.
Old Dominion took home their fifth consecutive Group of the Year Award, the longest winning streak in the category since 2008.
Chris Young was joined by Mitchell Tenpenny for their new single “At the End of a Bar” before performing his No. 1 hit “Raised on Country.”
Rising artists Kat & Alex and Tenille Townes performed during the Official ACM Awards Red Carpet Pre-Show with their new releases “I Want It All” and “When’s It Gonna Happen,” respectively.