2013 American Country Awards: Nominees & Winners

The 2013 ACA Awards aired live from the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Tuesday, 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
    • Florida Georgia Line
    • Blake Shelton
    • Taylor Swift
  2. Artist of the Year: Male
    • WINNER Luke Bryan
    • Jason Aldean
    • Kenny Chesney
    • Eric Church
    • Blake Shelton
  3. Artist of the Year: Female
    • WINNER Miranda Lambert
    • Kelly Clarkson
    • Sheryl Crow
    • Taylor Swift
    • Carrie Underwood
  4. Artist of the Year: Duo or Group
    • WINNER Lady Antebellum
    • Little Big Town
    • Rascal Flatts
    • The Band Perry
    • Zac Brown Band
  5. Artist of the Year: Breakthrough Artist
    • WINNER Scotty McCreery
    • Lee Brice
    • Hunter Hayes
    • Randy Houser
    • Justin Moore
  6. Artist of the Year: New Artist
    • WINNER Florida Georgia Line
    • Kip Moore
    • Kacey Musgraves
    • Cassadee Pope
    • Thomas Rhett
  7. Album of the Year
    • WINNER Blake Shelton, Based on a True Story . . .
    • Jason Aldean, Night Train
    • Florida Georgia Line, Here’s to the Good Times
    • Tim McGraw, Two Lanes of Freedom
    • The Band Perry, Pioneer
  8. Single of the Year
    • WINNER “Cruise,” Florida Georgia Line
    • “How Country Feels,” Randy Houser
    • “Beer Money,” Kip Moore
    • “Better Dig Two,” The Band Perry
    • “One of Those Nights,” Tim McGraw
  9. Single of the Year: Male
    • WINNER “Sure Be Cool If You Did,” Blake Shelton
    • “Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain),” Gary Allan
    • “One of Those Nights,” Tim McGraw
    • “The One That Got Away,” Jake Owen
    • “Wagon Wheel,” Darius Rucker
  10. Single of the Year: Female
    • WINNER “Mama’s Broken Heart,” Miranda Lambert
    • “Easy,” Sheryl Crow
    • “American Heart,” Faith Hill
    • “Begin Again,” Taylor Swift
    • “Two Black Cadillacs,” Carrie Underwood
  11. Single of the Year: Duo or Group
    • WINNER “Downtown,” Lady Antebellum
    • “Tornado,” Little Big Town
    • “Better Dig Two,” The Band Perry
    • “If I Didn’t Have You,” Thompson Square
    • “Goodbye in Her Eyes,” Zac Brown Band
  12. Single of the Year: New Artist
    • WINNER “Cruise,” Florida Georgia Line
    • “Did It for the Girl,” Greg Bates
    • “Don’t Ya,” Brett Eldredge
    • “Redneck Crazy,” Tyler Farr
    • “Beer Money,” Kip Moore
  13. Single of the Year: Breakthrough Artist
    • WINNER “I Drive Your Truck,” Lee Brice
    • “All Over the Road,” Easton Corbin
    • “Somebody’s Heartbreak,” Hunter Hayes
    • “How Country Feels,” Randy Houser
    • “Til My Last Day,” Justin Moore
  14. Single of the Year: Vocal Collaboration
    • WINNER “Highway Don’t Care,” Tim McGraw featuring Taylor Swift and Keith Urban
    • “The Only Way I Know,” Jason Aldean with Luke Bryan and Eric Church
    • “Don’t Rush,” Kelly Clarkson and Vince Gill
    • “Boys ’Round Here,” Blake Shelton with Pistol Annies
  15. Touring Artist of the Year
    • WINNER Luke Bryan
    • Jason Aldean
    • Kenny Chesney
    • Miranda Lambert
    • Brad Paisley
    • Rascal Flatts
    • George Strait
    • Taylor Swift
    • Carrie Underwood
    • Zac Brown Band
  16. Great American Country Music Video of the Year
    • WINNER “Sure Be Cool If You Did,” Blake Shelton
    • “Cruise,” Florida Georgia Line
    • “Tornado,” Little Big Town
    • “Begin Again,” Taylor Swift
    • “Better Dig Two,” The Band Perry
  17. Music Video: Male
    • WINNER “Sure Be Cool If You Did,” Blake Shelton
    • “Take a Little Ride,” Jason Aldean
    • “Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain),” Gary Allan
    • “One of Those Nights,” Tim McGraw
    • “Wagon Wheel,” Darius Rucker
  18. Music Video: Female
    • WINNER “Blown Away,” Carrie Underwood
    • “American Heart,” Faith Hill
    • “Mama’s Broken Heart,” Miranda Lambert
    • “Someone Somewhere Tonight,” Kellie Pickler
    • “Begin Again,” Taylor Swift
  19. Music Video: New Artist
    • WINNER “Cruise,” Florida Georgia Line
    • “Don’t Ya,” Brett Eldredge
    • “Crying On A Suitcase,” Casey James
    • “Beer Money,” Kip Moore
    • “Merry Go ’Round,” Kacey Musgraves
  20. Music Video: Group or Collaboration
    • WINNER “Highway Don’t Care,” Tim McGraw featuring Taylor Swift and Keith Urban
    • “Tornado,” Little Big Town
    • “Come Wake Me Up,” Rascal Flatts
    • “Better Dig Two,” The Band Perry
    • “If I Didn’t Have You,” Thompson Square
  21. Song of the Year – Awarded to Songwriters
    • WINNER “Highway Don’t Care,” Mark Irwin, Josh Kear, Brad Warren and Brett Warren – recorded by Tim McGraw featuring Taylor Swift and Keith Urban
    • “Better Dig Two,” Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, Trevor Rosen
      recorded by The Band Perry
    • “Cruise,” Tyler Hubbard, Brian Kelley, Joey Moi, Chase Rice and Jesse Rice
      recorded by Florida Georgia Line
    • “Hard to Love,” Ben Glover, Billy Montana and John Ozier
      recorded by Lee Brice
    • “I Drive Your Truck,” Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington and Jimmy Yeary
      recorded by Lee Brice
    • Like Jesus Does,” Casey Beathard and Monty Criswell
      recorded by Eric Church
    • “Mama’s Broken Heart,” Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally and Kacey Musgraves
      recorded by Miranda Lambert
    • “Merry Go ’Round,” Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves and Josh Osborne
      recorded by Kacey Musgraves
    • “Pontoon,” Barry Dean, Natalie Hemby and Luke Laird
      recorded by Little Big Town
    • “Wagon Wheel,” Bob Dylan and Ketch Secor
      recorded by Darius Rucker
  22. Video Visionary
    • Brad Paisley
  23. Worldwide Artist
    • Taylor Swift
  24. Most Played Radio Track
    • Florida Georgia Line, “Cruise”
  25. Most Played Radio Track: Male
    • Randy Houser, “How Country Feels”
  26. Most Played Radio Track: Female
    • Miranda Lambert, “Mama’s Broken Heart”
  27. Most Played Radio Track: Group
    • The Band Perry, “Better Dig Two”
  28. Most Played Radio Track: New Artist
    • Florida Georgia Line, “Cruise”

 

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