Pearce, Brice win ACM Vocal Event honor
Friday, April 16, 2021
– Carly Pearce and Lee Brice were surprised this morning by being told they won the Academy of Country Music Vocal Event Award for "Hope You're Happy Now."
Brice said on Twitter, "I'm over the moon on winning this award but especially happy for @carlypearce. This is her story, her song and I am honored to be a part of it."
Pearce posted several tweets about winning, exclaiming, "Look ma, I won an ACM. Wow. I really can't believe this."
She later wrote, "Is this even real life? This song continues to show me that all of my country music dreams are coming true. Thank you @ACMawards @leebrice & all of YOUU for making "I Hope You're Happy Now" this year's Music Event of the Year! Can't wait to perform it Sunday night."
Kane Brown won the ACM Music Video of the Year for his hit, "Worldwide Beautiful" yesterday.
>Several awards were announced on Sunday night's awards show, which starts at 8 p.m. eastern on CBS.
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