LBT takes Vocal Group award at ACMs
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LBT takes Vocal Group award at ACMs

Sunday, April 3, 2016 – Little Big Town won Vocal Group of the Year at the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday.

This was the first win of the night after "Girl Crush" lost out on several awards.

"It's such a gift to make music every day, and we're so thankful to do this," said Philip Sweet of LBT.

Karen Fairchild said, "We grew up singing harmonies with our families, so we want to give this to our families."

With Chris Stapleton dominating the awards, Kimberly Schlapman joked, "Thank you Chris Stapleton for not being a group."

Fairchild further joked that they discovered Stapleton, a reference to an earlier skit about people taking credit for Stapleton's success.

Little Big Town took the honor over Eli Young Band, Old Dominion, Rascal Flatts and Zac Brown Band.


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