Capri Country - Your daily dose of country music
This is the news section of Capri Country.
April 4, 2016
A prominent event happened in the world of country music last night - the 2016 ACM Awards was held that time in the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas. In our article we are going to show you the winners of the 13 categories.
This year Jason Aldean received the most prestigious honor, the Entertainer of the year award and not Luke Bryan.
It went very well for Chris Stapleton, after the CMA Awards in November and the Grammys in February, he also gathered numerous accolades at the ACM Awards! He became Male vocalist of the year, New male vocalist of the year and he got the Album of the year award for his long play Traveller. Stapleton shared the songwriters' honor, Song of the year with Barry Bales and Ronnie Bowman for Nobody To Blame.
Miranda Lambert's popularity is still unbroken, she was chosen as Female vocalist of the year again! In addition, she received the Vocal event of the year title for her joint performance of Smokin' And Drinkin' with Little Big Town.
Florida Georgia Line also gained success, they became Vocal duo of the year again.
Little Big Town had reason to joy as well, they were rewarded as Vocal group of the year at the 51st ACM Awards.
The 22-year-old Kelsea Ballerini, who scored two No. 1 hits so far, was named as New female vocalist of the year.
The New vocal group of the year award was taken home by a superb country rock band, Old Dominion. The group comprises five members: Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen, Whit Sellers, Geoff Sprung and Brad Tursi.
Thomas Rhett's Die A Happy Man was declared as Single record of the year.
Finally, watch the Video of the year: Eric Church's Mr. Misunderstood!