ACM Awards Winners: Facts And Figures
Taylor Swift Is The ACM’s Youngest Ever Entertainer Of The Year
Now that the dust has settled on last night’s ACM Awards frenzy, it’s time for a few fun facts about this year’s top winners.
Taylor’s Swift’s win in the entertainer of the year category was her second consecutive time collecting the show’s top prize. Swift is the youngest and seventh solo female to take the award in the 40-year history of this category. Previous winners include Loretta Lynn in 1975, Dolly Parton in 1977, Barbara Mandrell in 1980, Reba in 1994, Shania Twain in 1999, Dixie Chicks in 2000 and Carrie Underwood in 2008 and 2009.
Miranda Lambert named her third consecutive win in the ACM female vocalist category. Lambert also took the prize for album of the year, making her the only female to have three consecutive albums win the category. Lambert previously won album of the year in 2007 for “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” and in 2009 for “Revolution.” Meanwhile, hubby Blake Shelton collected his very first ACM award for male vocalist.
Lady Antebellum’s vocal group win was their third consecutive victory in that category.
Artists Lee Brice, Kelly Clarkson, Eli Young Band, Scotty McCreery and Thompson Square all received their very first Academy of Country Music Awards, with Clarkson scoring two.
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