Monday, December 10, 2012
– Luke Bryan cleaned up at the third annual American Country Music Awards on Monday by taking home nine awards, including Artist of the Year, Male Artist, Single and Music Video of the Year for I Don't Want This Night to End,
and Album for "Tailgates and Tanlines."
Carrie Underwood won Female Artist of the Year and Remind Me, her hit duet with Brad Paisley was named Single of the Year: Vocal Collaboration.
Lauren Alaina was New Artist of the Year.
Hunter Hayes took Music Video of the Year: New Artist for Wanted and also Single of the Year: New Artist.
Jason Aldean took the Touring Artist honor. "I couldn't win an award that means more to me than something that has to do with touring. Because that to me, is what I really try to build my career around," he said. "[I] try to go out every year and make it bigger and better and hope that you guys would show up and you have. We've been playing sold out shows and that means more to me than anything."
Lady Antebellum, who won Group and Single of the Year: Group for We Owned the Night.
Miranda Lambert won three ACAs as her hit Over You was Single of the Year by a female artist, video and most played radio track by a female.
Jake Owen was named Breakthrough Artist of the Year.