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The American Country Awards is an awards shows that started in 2010 and its voted by the fans. The awards show is created by Fox Network, and music artists include video, touring and music categories. The category of "Song of the Year" was added in 2012, but the nominations come from the Nashville Songwriters International Association. In addition to this awards show, there three other award shows that are completely dedicated to country music. They award shows are: the CMA Awards, the ACM Awards, and the CMT Music Awards.

The first show was held on December 6, 2010, and it was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The second ever awards show was held at the same location on December 5, 2011. The awards show for 2012 will be held at The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. It's scheduled to take place on Monday, December 10. Luke Bryan has been nominated for the most awards this year with seven, and Lady Antebeelum and Zac Brown Band are tied for six nominations. The following respective three singers have been nominated for five awards:: Jason Aldean, Eric Church and Taylor Swift.

The categories of the show are: Artist of the Year, Male Artist of the Year, Female Artist of the Year, Duo or Group of the Year, Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Album of the Year Carrie Underwood, Single of the Year, Male Artist Single of the Year, Female Artist Single of the Year, Duo or Group Single of the Year, Breakthrough Artist Single of the Year, Touring Headline Package of the Year, Music Video of the Year, Male Music Video, Female Music Video Carrie Underwood, Duo or Group Music Video, and Breakthrough Artist Music Video.

You will have to stay tuned to see who wins the awards this year! Bob Bain is the executive producer of the show, and produced by Paul Flattery, Tisha Fein, Kelly Brock and Fletcher Foster.

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19 Seasons, 20 Episodes
October 4, 2000
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Country Music Awards Full Episode Guide

  • Honoring country music's stars, live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood host, with performances by Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dan + Shay, Old Dominion, Keith Urban, and Florida Georgia Line.

  • Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood host the 51st annual celebration in Nashville. Performers include Garth Brooks; Alan Jackson; Brothers Osborne; Luke Bryan; Eric Church; Miranda Lambert; Little Big Town; Old Dominion; Jon Pardi; and Chris Stapleton.

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Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood Are Back! | CMA Awards 2018 Clip (00:31) CMA Fest Backstage Pass: Dierks Bentley | CMA Clip (01:22) CMA Fest Backstage Pass: Old Dominion | CMA Clip (01:30) CMA Fest Backstage Pass: Dustin Lynch | CMA Clip (01:40) CMA Fest Backstage Pass: Kelsea Ballerini | CMA Clip (01:17) CMA Fest Backstage Pass: Brothers Osborne | CMA Clip (01:32) CMA Fest Backstage Pass: Kane Brown | CMA Clip (01:22) Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini “CMA Fest” Blooper Reel | CMA Clip (00:59)