2012 American Country Awards: Nominees & Winners

The 2012 ACA Awards aired live from The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Monday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. CT on FOX.

The complete list of nominees and winners:

  1. Artist of the Year
    • WINNER Luke Bryan
    • Jason Aldean
    • Lady Antebellum
    • Taylor Swift
    • Zac Brown Band
  2. Artist of the Year: Male
    • WINNER Luke Bryan
    • Jason Aldean
    • Kenny Chesney
    • Eric Church
    • Toby Keith
  3. Artist of the Year: Female
    • WINNER Carrie Underwood
    • Sara Evans
    • Miranda Lambert
    • Martina McBride
    • Taylor Swift
  4. Artist of the Year: Group
    • WINNER Lady Antebellum
    • The Band Perry
    • Eli Young Band
    • Rascal Flatts
    • Zac Brown Band
  5. Artist of the Year: Breakthrough Artist
    • WINNER Jake Owen
    • Lee Brice
    • Colt Ford
    • Gloriana
    • Justin Moore
  6. Artist of the Year: New Artist
    • WINNER Lauren Alaina
    • Hunter Hayes
    • Jana Kramer
    • Kip Moore
    • Pistol Annies
  7. Album of the Year
    • WINNER Luke Bryan, Tailgates & Tanlines
    • Dierks Bentley, Home
    • Eric Church, Chief
    • Lady Antebellum, Own The Night
    • Blake Shelton, Red River Blue
  8. Single of the Year
    • WINNER Luke Bryan, “I Don’t Want This Night To End”
    • Jason Aldean, “Tattoos On This Town”
    • Eric Church, “Drink In My Hand”
    • Chris Young, “You”
    • Zac Brown Band, “Keep Me In Mind”
  9. Single of the Year: Male
    • WINNER Luke Bryan, “I Don’t Want This Night To End”
    • Jason Aldean, “Tattoos On This Town”
    • Kenny Chesney, “Reality”
    • Eric Church, “Drink In My Hand”
    • Chris Young, “You”
  10. Single of the Year: Female
    • WINNER Miranda Lambert, “Over You”
    • Sara Evans, “My Heart Can’t Tell You No”
    • Martina McBride, “I’m Gonna Love You Through It”
    • Taylor Swift, “Ours”
    • Carrie Underwood, “Good Girl”
  11. Single of the Year: Group
    • WINNER Lady Antebellum, “We Owned The Night”
    • Eli Young Band, “Even If It Breaks Your Heart”
    • Rascal Flatts, “Banjo”
    • The Band Perry, “All Your Life”
    • Zac Brown Band, “Keep Me In Mind”
  12. Single of the Year: New Artist
    • WINNER Hunter Hayes, “Wanted”
    • Jana Kramer, “Why Ya Wanna”
    • Dustin Lynch, “Cowboys and Angels”
    • Kip Moore, “Somethin’ ’Bout a Truck”
    • The Farm, “Home Sweet Home”
  13. Single of the Year: Breakthrough Artist
    • WINNER Brantley Gilbert, “You Don’t Know Her Like I Do”
    • Lee Brice, “A Woman Like You”
    • Gloriana, “(Kissed You) Good Night”
    • David Nail, “Let It Rain”
    • Jake Owen, “Alone With You”
  14. Single of the Year: Vocal Collaboration
    • WINNER Brad Paisley feat. Carrie Underwood, “Remind Me”
    • Kix Brooks featuring Joe Walsh, “New To This Town”
    • Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw, “Feel Like a Rock Star”
    • Rascal Flatts featuring Natasha Bedingfield, “Easy”
    • Zac Brown Band featuring Jimmy Buffett, “Knee Deep”
  15. Touring Artist of the Year
    • WINNER Jason Aldean
    • Kenny Chesney
    • Lady Antebellum
    • Miranda Lambert
    • Tim McGraw
    • Brad Paisley
    • Eric Church
    • Toby Keith
    • Rascal Flatts
    • Taylor Swift
    • Zac Brown Band
  16. Music Video of the Year
    • WINNER Luke Bryan, “I Don’t Want This Night To End”
    • Jake Owen, “Alone With You”
    • Blake Shelton, “God Gave Me You”
    • Keith Urban, “For You”
    • Chris Young, “You”
  17. Music Video: Male
    • WINNER Luke Bryan, “I Don’t Want This Night To End”
    • Jake Owen, “Alone With You”
    • Blake Shelton, “God Gave Me You”
    • Keith Urban, “For You”
    • Chris Young, “You”
  18. Music Video: Female
    • WINNER Miranda Lambert, “Over You”
    • Sara Evans, “My Heart Can’t Tell You No”
    • Martina McBride, “I’m Gonna Love You Through It”
    • Taylor Swift, “Ours”
    • Carrie Underwood, “Good Girl”
  19. Music Video: Group or Collaboration
    • WINNER Little Big Town, “Pontoon”
    • Gloriana, “(Kissed You) Good Night”
    • Lady Antebellum, “Dancin’ Away With My Heart”
    • Love and Theft, “Angel Eyes”
    • The Band Perry, “All Your Life”
  20. Music Video: New Artist
    • WINNER Hunter Hayes, “Wanted”
    • Casey James, “Let’s Don’t Call It A Night”
    • Jana Kramer, “Why You Wanna”
    • Dustin Lynch, “Cowboys and Angels”
    • Kip Moore, “Somethin’ ’Bout A Truck”
  21. Song of the Year
    • WINNER Eric Church, “Springsteen”
      (Eric Church, Jeff Hyde and Ryan Tyndell)
    • Trace Adkins, “Just Fishin’”
      (Casey Beathard, Monty Criswell and Ed Hill)
    • Jason Aldean, “Fly Over States,”
      (Michael Dulaney and Neil Thrasher)
    • Jason Aldean, “Tattoos On This Town”
      (Michael Dulaney, Wendell Mobley and Neil Thrasher)
    • Lee Brice, “A Woman Like You”
      (Phil Barton, Johnny Bulford and Jon Stone)
    • Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter, “You And Tequila”
      (Matraca Berg and Deana Carter)
    • Ronnie Dunn, “Cost of Livin’”
      (Phillip Coleman and Ronnie Dunn)
    • Eli Young Band “Even If It Breaks Your Heart”
      (Will Hoge and Eric Paslay)
    • Toby Keith, “Red Solo Cup”
      (Brett Beavers, Jim Beavers, Brad Warren and Brett Warren)
    • Tim McGraw, “Better Than I Used to Be”
      (Ashley Gorley & Bryan Simpson)
  22. Most Played Radio Track
    • WINNER Luke Bryan, “I Don’t Want This Night To End”
  23. Most Played Radio Track: Male
    • WINNER Luke Bryan, “I Don’t Want This Night To End”
  24. Most Played Radio Track: Female
    • WINNER Miranda Lambert, “Over You”
  25. Most Played Radio Track: Group
    • WINNER Zac Brown Band, “Keep Me In Mind”
  26. Most Played Radio Track: New Artist
    • WINNER Kip Moore, “Somethin’ ’Bout a Truck”

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