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Winners of fourth annual American Country Awards announced

by jmaloni

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Wed, Dec 11th 2013 03:00 pm

Florida Georgia Line wins six awards and Blake Shelton earns four; Luke Bryan and Carrie Underwood each receive 12th ACA Award and set records for most awards for male and female artist

The following artists were honored Tuesday at the fourth annual American Country Awards, broadcast live on FOX from the Mandalay Bay Events Center.

With six awards, Florida Georgia Line received the most awards during the telecast, while Blake Shelton followed with four awards. Following his three wins, Luke Bryan has won 12 altogether - the most awards for a male solo artist. Carrie Underwood's win in Music Video by a Female Artist, plus her 11 previous awards, make her the female artist with the most ACA honors.

Additionally, Brad Paisley received the Video Visionary Award, in recognition of his consistently innovative contributions to the format.

Fans logged on to www.theacas.com to cast votes in support of their favorite country music artists not only in traditional categories, but also in a previously unrecognized area - touring - encompassing the entire spectrum of country music.

Following is the list of categories and winners for the American Country Awards:

ARTISTS

Artist of the Year

Luke Bryan

Artist of the Year: Male

Luke Bryan

Artist of the Year: Female

Miranda Lambert

Artist of the Year: Group

Lady Antebellum

Artist of the Year: Breakthrough Artist

Scotty McCreery

Artist of the Year: New Artist

Florida Georgia Line

Album

Album of the Year

Blake Shelton, "Based On A True Story..."

SINGLES

Single of the Year

Florida Georgia Line, "Cruise"

Single of the Year: Male

Blake Shelton, "Sure Be Cool If You Did"

Single of the Year: Female

Miranda Lambert, "Mama's Broken Heart"

Single of the Year: Group

Lady Antebellum, "Downtown"

Single of the Year: New Artist

Florida Georgia Line, "Cruise"

Single of the Year: Breakthrough Artist

Lee Brice, "I Drive Your Truck"

Single of the Year: Vocal Collaboration

Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and featuring Keith Urban, "Highway Don't Care"

TOURING

Touring Artist of the Year

Luke Bryan

VIDEOS

Great American Country - Music Video of the Year

Blake Shelton, "Sure Be Cool If You Did"

Music Video of the Year: Male

Blake Shelton, "Sure Be Cool If You Did"

Music Video of the Year: Female

Carrie Underwood, "Blown Away"

Music Video of the Year: Group or Collaboration

Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and featuring Keith Urban, "Highway Don't Care"

Music Video of the Year: New Artist

Florida Georgia Line, "Cruise"

Song of the Year:

Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and featuring Keith Urban, "Highway Don't Care" (Mark Irwin, Josh Kear, Brad Warren, Brett Warren)

Additionally, the following Most Played Radio Track Awards, determined by Mediabase, were announced during the telecast:

Most Played Radio Track

Florida Georgia Line, "Cruise"

Most Played Radio Track: Male

Randy Houser, "How Country Feels"

Most Played Radio Track: Female

Miranda Lambert, "Mama's Broken Heart"

Most Played Radio Track: Group

The Band Perry, "Better Dig Two"

Most Played Radio Track: New Artist

Florida Georgia Line, "Cruise"

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