2011 ACM Awards: The Show, The Winners

Posted Sunday April 3, 2011 10:59 PM GMT

With another year’s awards show coming to an end, the top acts in country music were honored at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night (April 3).

Held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the big winners of 2011 were Taylor Swift as Entertainer of the Year and Miranda Lambert, who picked up four trophies including Female Vocalist of the Year and Song of the Year.

Other country success stories taking home a little hardware were Brad Paisley as Male Vocalist of the Year and Sugarland as Top Vocal Duo of the Year.

Meanwhile, Reba McEntire was chosen to receive the Career Achievement Award, Taylor Swift earned herself the Jim Reeves International Award and the movie "Country Strong" was selected as the recipient of the Tex Ritter Award.

Offering viewers plenty of action, the ACM lineup of performers during the course of the night included stirring efforts from Sara Evans and Miranda Lambert while Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley and a teamup of Rihanna and Jennifer Nettles helped energize the crowd.

All in all quite the entertaining evening of music, the complete list of winners from the 46th Annual ACM Awards are as follows:

Entertainer of the Year
Jason Aldean
Toby Keith
Miranda Lambert
Brad Paisley
WINNER: Taylor Swift
Keith Urban

Top Male Vocalist
Jason Aldean
WINNER: Brad Paisley
Blake Shelton
George Strait
Keith Urban

Top Female Vocalist
WINNER: Miranda Lambert
Reba McEntire
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood
Lee Ann Womack

Top Vocal Duo
The JaneDear Girls
Joey & Rory
Montgomery Gentry
Steel Magnolia
WINNER: Sugarland

Top Vocal Group
WINNER: Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Randy Rogers Band
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

Top New Solo Vocalist
WINNER: Eric Church
Easton Corbin
Randy Houser

Top New Duo or Group
The JaneDear Girls
Steel Magnolia
WINNER: The Band Perry

Album of the Year
Hemingway's Whiskey
Kenny Chesney
Producers: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney

WINNER: Need You Now
Lady Antebellum
Producers: Lady Antebellum, Paul Worley

The Guitar Song
Jamey Johnson
Producers: Arlis Albritton, Dave Cobb, the Kent Hardly Playboys

Speak Now
Taylor Swift
Producers: Nathan Chapman, Taylor Swift

Up on the Ridge
Dierks Bentley
Producer: Jon Randall

You Get What You Give
Zac Brown Band
Producers: Zac Brown, Keith Stegall

Single Record of the Year
"A Little More Country Than That"
Easton Corbin
Producer: Carson Chamberlain

"As She's Walking Away"
Zac Brown Band featuring Alan Jackson
Producers: Zac Brown, Keith Stegall

"If I Die Young"
The Band Perry
Producer: Paul Worley

"Love Like Crazy"
Lee Brice
Producers: Lee Brice, Doug Johnson

"The Boys of Fall"
Kenny Chesney
Producers: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney

WINNER: "The House That Built Me"
Miranda Lambert
Producers: Frank Liddell, Mike Wrucke

Song of the Year
"A Little More Country Than That"
Easton Corbin
Songwriters: Rory Lee Feek, Don Poythress, Wynn Varble

"As She's Walking Away"
Zac Brown Band featuring Alan Jackson
Songwriters: Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette

"If I Die Young"
The Band Perry
Songwriter: Kimberly Perry

"Love Like Crazy"
Lee Brice
Songwriters: Tim James, Doug Johnson

WINNER: "The House That Built Me"
Miranda Lambert
Songwriters: Tom Douglas, Allen Shamblin

Video of the Year
"Hillbilly Bone"
Blake Shelton featuring Trace Adkins
Producer: Randy Brewer
Director: Roman White

"Only Prettier"
Miranda Lambert
Producer: Trent Hardville
Director: Trey Fanjoy

"Stuck Like Glue"
Sugarland
Producer: Tony McGarry
Director: Declan Whitebloom

"The Boys of Fall"
Kenny Chesney
Producer: Don Lepore
Director: Shaun Silva

WINNER: "The House That Built Me"
Miranda Lambert
Producer: Trent Hardville
Director: Trey Fanjoy

Vocal Event
"As She's Walking Away"
WINNER: Zac Brown Band featuring Alan Jackson
Producers: Zac Brown, Keith Stegall

"Blue Sky"
Emily West featuring Keith Urban
Producer: Mark Bright

"Coal Miner's Daughter"
Loretta Lynn, Sheryl Crow and Miranda Lambert
Producers: John Carter Cash, Patsy Lynn Russell

"Cold Beer"
Colt Ford featuring Jamey Johnson
Producers: Shannon Houchins, Adrian Young

"Good to Be Me"
Uncle Kracker featuring Kid Rock
Producer: Kid Rock

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