Luke Bryan, Sam Hunt Win Multiple American Country Countdown Awards

Luke Bryan claimed awards for Artist of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year at the American Country Countdown Awards on Sunday night (May 1) at the Forum in Inglewood, California. The ceremony was broadcast on FOX.

And Artist of the Year goes to… @lukebryan! What a night. Congratulations!!! ?

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In addition, Sam Hunt picked up awards for Breakthrough Album of the Year and Digital Album of the Year, for his project Montevallo.

Congrats @samhuntmusic for winning Breakthrough Male of the Year AND Digital Album of the Year! ? #ACCAs

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Other winners included: Kelsea Ballerini, Breakthrough Female of the Year; Garth Brooks, Touring Artist of the Year; Florida Georgia Line, Group/Duo of the Year; Little Big Town, Digital Song of the Year (“Girl Crush”), and Old Dominion, Breakthough Group/Duo of the Year.

Group/Duo of the Year goes to ➡️➡️➡️ @flagaline Congratulations, @thubbmusic and @playbkplay ?? #ACCAs

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Additional awards included: Thomas Rhett, Song of the Year (“Die a Happy Man”), Chris Stapleton, Album of the Year (for Traveller), and Carrie Underwood, Female Artist of the Year.

Dying happy after that @thomasrhettakins performance of “Die A Happy Man!” #ACCAs

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Performers included Ballerini, Brooks & Dunn, Cam, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Hunt, Chris Janson, Toby Keith, Martina McBride, Jennifer Nettles, Rhett, Cole Swindell and Underwood.

SHE’S HERE! @carrieunderwood is here to present Male Vocalist of the Year at the #ACCAs!

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Presenters included Paula Abdul, Chase Bryant, Terry Crews, Cat Deeley, Sara Evans, Trent Harmon, Jana Kramer, Chris Lane, Maddie & Tae, Matthew McConaughey, Scotty McCreery, Reba McEntire, Nettles, Michael Ray, Canaan Smith, Luke Wilson and Dwight Yoakam.

A @reba + @KelseaBallerini spotting in the #ACCAs audience! ?

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The 2016 American Country Countdown Awards winners list:

Artist of the Year: Luke Bryan
Male Vocalist of the Year: Luke Bryan
Female Vocalist of the Year: Carrie Underwood
Group/Duo of the Year: Florida Georgia Line
Breakthrough Male of the Year: Sam Hunt
Breakthrough Female of the Year: Kelsea Ballerini
Breakthrough Group/Duo of the Year: Old Dominion
Song of the Year: Thomas Rhett, “Die a Happy Man”
Album of the Year: Chris Stapleton, Traveller
Digital Song of the Year: Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
Digital Album of the Year: Sam Hunt, Montevallo
Touring Artist of the Year: Garth Brooks


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