ACAIt’s Monday night, Dec. 5, 2011. And the 2nd annual American Country Awards show has just finished. Did you guys all see it? If not – here’s a quick list at your nominees, and the winners! (The winners are in the bold print.)

Single of the Year- Female
Miranda Lambert, “Heart Like Mine”
Reba, “Turn on the Radio”
Carrie Underwood, “Mama’s Song
Sara Evans, “A Little Bit Stronger”
Taylor Swift, “Mean”

(Note: Carrie also won for Music Video by a Female, and Female Artist of the Year)

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”Why Wait,” Rascal Flatts
”Stuck LIke Glue,” Sugarland
”Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not,” Thompson Square
”Colder Weather",”Zac Brown Band
”You Lie,” Band Perry
(Note: Thompson Square also won for Single of the Year by a New Artist, and Video of the Year by a New Artist)

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Single of the Year
”Let Me Down Easy,” Billy Currington
”Felt Good on My Lips,” Tim McGraw
“Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not?” Thompson Square
”Voices,” Chris Young
”As She’s Walking Away,” Zac Brown Band with Alan Jackson

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Albun of the Year
Taylor Swift, “Speak Now”
Kenny Chesney,” Hemingway’s Whiskey”
Brad Paisley, “This is Country Music”
Zac Brown Band, “You Get What You Give
Jason Aldean, “My Kinda Party

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Artist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Kenny Chesney
Lady Antebellum
Zac Brown Band
Taylor Swift
(Note: Jason won a total of six awards tonight, including Vocal Collaboration, for the duet with Kelly Clarkson)

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New Artist of the Year
The Band Perry
Scotty McCreery
Jerrod Niemann
Pistol Annies
Thompson Square

Carrie

Female Aritst
Sara Evans
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood
Alison Krauss

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Music Video of the Year
Sarah Evans, “A Little Bit Stronger”
Thompson Square, “Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not?”
Jerrod Niemann, “What Do You Want?”
Josh Turner, “I Wouldn’t Be a Man”
Blake Shelton, “Who Are You When I’m Not looking”
(Note: Blake also won for Music video by a Male Artist)

Alabama

Alabama was honored with a Greatest Hits Award

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Toby Keith was named the Artist of the Decade

Let me know what you all thought of the show – and the winners. I’ve got to get working on another post for you all – so hang around!
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It’s Monday night, Dec. 5, 2011. And the 2nd annual American Country Awards show has just finished. Did you guys all see it? If not – here’s a quick list at your nominees, and the winners! (The winners are in the bold print.) Single of the Year- Female...