ACM Awards 2023 – Full List of Winners

    ACM Awards 2023 – Full List of Winners

    The 2023 ACM Awards aired Thursday night on Prime Video from the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas and featured Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks as hosts.

    HARDY went into the ceremony with a leading seven nominations, and he walked away with four prizes, thanks to wins for Artist-Songwriter of the Year and Visual Media of the Year and Music Event of the Year, both for “Wait in the Truck” with Lainey Wilson. Speaking of Wilson, she also walked away with four awards; her other two were Female Artist of the Year and Album of the Year for Bell Bottom Country.

    Who else won big? You'll find all the winners below:

    Entertainer of the Year

    • Jason Aldean
    • Kane Brown
    • Luke Combs
    • Miranda Lambert
    • WINNER: Chris Stapleton
    • Carrie Underwood
    • Morgan Wallen

     

    Female artist of the Year

    • Kelsea Ballerini
    • Miranda Lambert
    • Ashley McBryde
    • Carly Pearce
    • WINNER: Lainey Wilson

     

    Male artist of the Year

    • Kane Brown
    • Luke Combs
    • Jordan Davis
    • Chris Stapleton
    • WINNER: Morgan Wallen

     

    Duo of the Year

    • Brooks & Dunn 
    • WINNER: Brothers Osborne 
    • Dan + Shay 
    • Maddie & Tae 
    • The War and Treaty

     

    Group of the Year

    • Lady A 
    • Little Big Town 
    • Midland 
    • WINNER: Old Dominion 
    • Zac Brown Band

     

    New Female Artist of the Year

    • Priscilla Block 
    • Megan Moroney 
    • Caitlyn Smith 
    • Morgan Wade 
    • WINNER: Hailey Whitters 

     

    New Male Artist of the Year

    • WINNER: Zach Bryan
    • Jackson Dean
    • ERNEST 
    • Dylan Scott 
    • Nate Smith 
    • Bailey Zimmerman

     

    Album of the Year

    Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Label(s)

    • Ashley McBryde Presents: Lindeville – Ashley McBryde; Producer: John Osborne; Label: Warner Music Nashville
    • WINNER: Bell Bottom Country – Lainey Wilson; Producer: Jay Joyce; Label: Broken Bow Records
    • Growin’ Up – Luke Combs; Producers: Luke Combs, Chip Matthews, Jonathan Singleton; Label: Columbia Records
    • Mr. Saturday Night – Jon Pardi; Producers: Jon Pardi, Bart Butler, Ryan Gore; Label: Capitol Records Nashville
    • Palomino – Miranda Lambert; Producers: Jon Randall, Luke Dick, Miranda Lambert, Mikey Reaves; Label: Vanner Records/RCA Records Nashville

     

    Single of the Year

     Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Label(s)

    • Heart Like a Truck – Lainey Wilson; Producer: Jay Joyce; Label: Broken Bow Records
    • Never Wanted to Be That Girl – Carly Pearce & Ashley McBryde; Producers: Josh Osborne, Shane McAnally; Label: Big Machine Records/Warner Music Nashville
    • WINNER: She Had Me At Heads Carolina – Cole Swindell; Producer: Zach Crowell; Label: Warner Music Nashville
    • Thank God – Kane Brown with Katelyn Brown; Producer: Dann Huff; Label: RCA Nashville
    • ‘Til You Can’t – Cody Johnson; Producer: Trent Willmon; Label: Warner Music Nashville/CoJo Music

     

    Song of the Year

     Awarded to Songwriter(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)

    • Sand In My Boots – Morgan Wallen; Songwriters: Ashley Gorley, Josh Osborne, Michael Hardy; Publishers: Relative Music Group; Sony/ATV Accent; Sony/ATV Cross Keys Publishing; Sony/ATV Tree Publishing
    • WINNER: She Had Me At Heads Carolina – Cole Swindell; Songwriters: Ashley Gorley, Cole Swindell, Jesse Frasure, Mark D. Sanders, Thomas Rhett, Tim Nichols; Publishers: Ashley Gorley Publishing Designee; Be A Light Publishing; Colden Rainey Music; EMI Blackwood Music Inc; Songs Of Roc Nation Music; Sony Tree Publishing; Telemitry Rhythm House Music; Universal Music Corp; WC Music Corp; Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp
    • ‘Til You Can’t – Cody Johnson; Songwriters: Ben Stennis, Matt Rogers; Publishers: Anthem Canalco Publishing; Dead Aim Music; The Stennis Mightier Music
    • wait in the truck – HARDY feat. Lainey Wilson; Songwriters: Hunter Phelps, Jordan Schmidt, Michael Hardy, Renee Blair; Publishers: Humerus Publishing Global; Nontypical Music; Pile of Schmidt Songs; Rednecker Music; Relative Music Group; Round Hill Verses Publishing; Sony/ATV Accent; Sony/ATV Tree Publishing; The Money Tree Vibez; WC Music Corp; Who Wants to Buy My Publishing
    • You Should Probably Leave – Chris Stapleton; Songwriters: Ashley Gorley, Chris DuBois, Chris Stapleton; Publishers: One77 Songs; Sea Gayle Music; Songs of Southside Independent Music Publishing; Spirit Two Nashville; WC Music Corp

     

    Visual Media of the Year

    Awarded to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)

    • HEARTFIRST – Kelsea Ballerini; Producers: Christen Pinkston & Wesley Stebbins-Perry; Director: P Tracy
    • She Had Me at Heads Carolina – Cole Swindell; Producer: Troy Jackson; Director: Spidey Smith
    • Thank God – Kane Brown with Katelyn Brown; Producer: Luke Arreguin; Director: Alex Alvga
    • ‘Til You Can’t – Cody Johnson; Producer: Maddy Hayes; Director: Dustin Haney
    • WINNER: Wait in the truck – HARDY feat. Lainey Wilson; Producer: Inkwell Productions; Director: Justin Clough
    • What He Didn’t Do – Carly Pearce; Producer: Ryan Byrd; Director: Alexa Campbell

     

    Songwriter of the Year

    • Nicolle Galyon 
    • WINNER: Ashley Gorley 
    • Chase McGill 
    • Josh Osborne 
    • Hunter Phelps

     

    Artist-Songwriter of the Year

    • Luke Combs 
    • ERNEST 
    • WINNER: HARDY 
    • Miranda Lambert 
    • Morgan Wallen

     

    Music Event of the Year

    Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Label(s)

    • At the End of a Bar – Chris Young with Mitchell Tenpenny; Producers: Chris DeStefano, Chris Young; Label: RCA Nashville
    • She Had Me at Heads Carolina [Remix] – Cole Swindell & Jo Dee Messina; Producer: Zach Crowell; Label: Warner Music Nashville
    • Thank God – Kane Brown with Katelyn Brown; Producer: Dann Huff; Label: RCA Nashville
    • Thinking ‘Bout You – Dustin Lynch feat. MacKenzie Porter; Producer: Zach Crowell; Label: Broken Bow Records
    • WINNER: Wait in the truck – HARDY feat. Lainey Wilson; Producers: Derek Wells, HARDY, Joey Moi, Jordan Schmidt; Label: Big Loud Records

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