ACM Awards 2023: Full list of nominees and winners

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Don't mess with Texas! 58th academy of country music awards honors the brightest stars the genre — and the full list of nominees and winners is chock-full of celebrity names.

The Thursday, May 11, event will be held at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas, and will be co-hosted by legendary music superstars dolly parton And garth brooks, Both are relatively new to the gig — Brooks is making her debut hosting Parton for the second time this year — but neither is a stranger to the ceremony. The “Jolene” Songwriter, 77, Has Won Total 13 ACM Over the years, while the Oklahoma native has taken home an impressive 22—six of which were up for the most coveted award of the night, Entertainer of the Year. (She was also honored as an ACM Artist of the Decade for the '90s.)

“The fact that they would even ask is flattering and the fact that I got to host with Ms. Parton,” said Brooks, 61. Board in March. “The surprise of the night is you get to see this beautiful lady carrying this 260 pound ass all night.”

This year, the fan-favorite hitmakers are up for grabs including the most coveted trophy of the night Jason Aldean, Ken Brown, luke combs, Miranda Lambert, chris stapleton, Carrie Underwood And morgan wallen,

Winning Entertainer of the Year for “Last Night” Artist, 29 — Who Was was banned from the first award show Afterwards tmz Published a video of him saying the N-word in February – what would otherwise be the highlight of a few months. sound The alum was recently forced to cancel several concerts — including her scheduled 2023 ACMs performance — due to an injury to her vocal cords.

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“After 10 days of vocal rest, I did three shows last weekend in Florida and the third I felt terrible,” the Tennessee native shared earlier this month via Instagram. “So I went in and got scoped yesterday, and they tell me I re-injured my vocal cords and I have vocal fold trauma. Is. His advice is to go on vocal rest for six weeks, so that's what I'm going to do. “Wasted on You” singer also shared that she “tore my braids [muscle], during a show in Australia, saying, “I've been quietly trying to work on that, but this time off is going to help me fix it.”

While Wallen won't be taking the stage on Thursday, other artists are set to make a splash. Lambert, 39, Aldean, 46, Brown, 29, Combs, 33, cole swindell, keith urban And lanny wilson — who has six nominations and is the second-most nominated act at this year's ACMs — are just a few of the performing artists. Parton, for her part, will close the show with the debut of her new single.

“I'm doing my first Rock ‘n' roll song, ‘World on Fire', that has a great message,” said the 9 to 5 star, who was inducted into the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame in November 2022. Los Angeles Times In May. “Hopefully this will be my moment. But we'll let it flow. Do what my heart says, I do.”

The 2023 ACM will stream live on Amazon Prime Video on May 11 at 7PM ET. See the full list of ACM Award nominees and winners below:

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entertainer of the year

Jason Aldean

Ken Brown

luke combs

Miranda Lambert

chris stapleton

Carrie Underwood

morgan wallen

female artist of the year

kelsa ballerini

Miranda Lambert

Ashley McBride

carly pierce

lanny wilson

male artist of the year

Ken Brown

luke combs

Jordan Davis

chris stapleton

morgan wallen

duo of the year

brothers osborne

Dan + Shay

Maddie and Tai

war and treaty

year group

lady a

little big city

away from the sea

old dominion

zack brown band

new female artist of the year

Priscilla Block

megan morney

Caitlin Smith

morgan wade

Hailey Whitters

new male artist of the year

zack bryan

jackson dean


dylan scott

Nate Smith

bailey zimmerman

album of the year

Ashley McBride Presents: Lindeville by Ashley McBride

Bell Bottom Country by Lainie Wilson

Grown Up by Luke Combs

Mr. Saturday Night by John Pardee

Palomino by Miranda Lambert

single of the year

“Heart Like a Truck” by Lainie Wilson

“Never Wanted to Be That Girl” by Carly Pierce and Ashley McBride

“She Had Me at Her Head's Carolina” by Cole Swindell

“Thank God” by Ken Brown with Caitlin Brown

“Till You Can't” by Cody Johnson

song of the year

“Sand in My Boots” by Morgan Wallen

“She Had Me at Her Head's Carolina” by Cole Swindell

“Till You Can't” by Cody Johnson

“Wait in the Truck” by Hardy featuring Lanny Wilson

“You Should Probably Quit” by Chris Stapleton

visual media of the year

“Heartfirst” by Ballerini

“She Had Me at Her Head's Carolina” by Cole Swindell

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“Thank God” by Ken Brown with Katelyn Brown

“Till You Can't” by Cody Johnson

“Wait in the Truck” by Hardy featuring Lanny Wilson

“What He Didn't Do” by Carly Pierce

songwriter of the year

nicole gallion

ashley gorley

Chase McGill

josh osborne

hunter phelps

Artist – Songwriter Of The Year

luke combs



Miranda Lambert

morgan wallen

concert of the year

“At the End of a Bar” by Chris Young with Mitchell Tenpenny

“She Had Me at Head's Carolina” [Remix] by Cole Swindell and Joe Di Messina

“Thank God” by Ken Brown with Caitlin Brown

“Thinking ‘Bout You” by Dustin Lynch featuring Mackenzie Porter

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“Wait in the Truck” by Hardy featuring Lanny Wilson