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Who won at the 2021 Academy of Country Music Awards

The award ceremony featured live performances from three iconic Nashville venues: Grand Ole Opry House, Ryman Auditorium, and The Bluebird Café.
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Published: Apr. 19, 2021 at 11:28 AM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The 56th annual Academy of Country Music Awards were held in Nashville Sunday night.

The award ceremony featured live performances from three iconic Nashville venues: Grand Ole Opry House, Ryman Auditorium, and The Bluebird Café.

Check out the winners from country music’s big night:

Entertainer of the Year — Luke Bryan

Female artist of the year — Maren Morris

Male artist of the year — Thomas Rhett

Album of the year — “Starting Over,” Chris Stapleton

Song of the Year — “The Bones,” Maren Morris, Laura Veltz, Jimmy Robbins

Single of the Year — “I Hope You’re Happy Now,” Carly Pearce and Lee Brice

Duo of the year — Dan + Shay

Group of the year — Old Dominion

New female artist of the year — Gabby Barrett

New male artist of the year — Jimmie Allen

Musical event of the year — “I Hope You’re Happy Now,” Carly Pearce and Lee Brice

Video of the year — “Worldwide Beautiful,” Kane Brown

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