Full List of Nominees and Winners

Don’t mess with Texas! The 58th Academy of Nation Music Awards honors the brightest stars within the style – and the complete checklist of nominees and winners is jam-packed with movie star names.  

The Thursday, Could 11, occasion might be held on the Ford Heart in Frisco, Texas, and cohosted by legendary nation music superstars Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks. The duo are comparatively new to the gig — this yr marks Parton’s second time internet hosting whereas Brooks is making his emcee debut — however neither are strangers to the ceremony.  The “Jolene” songstress, 77, has gained a complete of 13 ACMs through the years, whereas the Oklahoma native has taken residence a powerful 22 — six of which had been for the night time’s most coveted award, Entertainer of the Yr. (He was additionally honored as ACM Artist of the Decade for the ‘90s.)

“The truth that they might even ask is flattering and the truth that I get to host with Ms. Parton is unbelievable,” Brooks, 61, advised Billboard in March. “The shock of the night time is you’re gonna see this lovely lady carry this 260-pound ass all night time.”

This yr, a lot of fan favourite hitmakers are up for the night time’s most prestigious trophy together with Jason Aldean, Kane Brown, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood and Morgan Wallen.

Successful Entertainer of the Yr for the “Final Evening” artist, 29 — who was beforehand banned from the awards present after TMZ revealed a video of him saying the N-word in February 2021 — could be a spotlight of an in any other case tough few months. The Voice alum was just lately pressured to cancel a lot of concert events — together with his scheduled 2023 ACMs efficiency — on account of an harm on his vocal cords. 

“After 10 days of vocal relaxation, I carried out three exhibits final weekend in Florida and by the third one I felt horrible,” the Tennessee native shared by way of Instagram earlier this month. “So I went in and bought scoped yesterday, they usually advised me that I reinjured my vocal cords and that I’ve vocal fold trauma. Their recommendation is that I’m going on vocal relaxation for six weeks, in order that’s what I’m gonna do.” The “Wasted on You” singer additionally shared that he “tore up my lat [muscle]” throughout a present in Australia, including, “I’ve been making an attempt to work by that quietly, however this break day is gonna assist me get that again proper as effectively.”

Whereas Wallen gained’t be taking the stage on Thursday, different performers are able to rock out.  Lambert, 39, Aldean, 46, Brown, 29, Combs, 33, Cole Swindell, Keith City and Lainey Wilson — who has six nominations and is the second-most nominated act at this yr’s ACMs — are just some of the artists slated to carry out. Parton, for her half, will shut out the present with the debut of her new single. 

“I’m doing my first rock ’n’ roll track, ‘World on Hearth,’ which has an awesome message,” the 9 to five star, who was inducted into the Rock ’n Roll Corridor of Fame in November 2022, advised the Los Angeles Instances in Could. “That’ll hopefully be my second. However we’re gonna simply let it circulate. What my coronary heart says do, I do it.” 

The 2023 ACM Awards will stream reside on Amazon Prime Video on Could 11 at 7 p.m. ET. See the complete checklist of ACM Awards nominees and winners under:

Entertainer of the Yr

Jason Aldean

Kane Brown

Luke Combs

Miranda Lambert

Chris Stapleton

Carrie Underwood

Morgan Wallen

Feminine Artist of the Yr

Kelsea Ballerini

Miranda Lambert

Ashley McBryde

Carly Pearce

Lainey Wilson

Male Artist of the Yr

Kane Brown

Luke Combs

Jordan Davis

Chris Stapleton

Morgan Wallen

Duo of the Yr

Brooks & Dunn

Brothers Osborne

Dan + Shay

Maddie & Tae

The Warfare and Treaty

Group of the Yr

Girl A

Little Huge City


Previous Dominion

Zac Brown Band

New Feminine Artist of the Yr

Priscilla Block

Megan Moroney

Caitlyn Smith

Morgan Wade

Hailey Whitters

New Male Artist of the Yr

Zach Bryan

Jackson Dean


Dylan Scott

Nate Smith

Bailey Zimmerman

Album of the Yr

Ashley McBryde Presents: Lindeville by Ashley McBryde

Bell Backside Nation by Lainey Wilson

Growin’ Up by Luke Combs

Mr. Saturday Evening by Jon Pardi

Palomino by Miranda Lambert

Single of the Yr

“Coronary heart Like a Truck” by Lainey Wilson

“By no means Wished to Be That Woman” by Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde

“She Had Me at Heads Carolina” by Cole Swindell

“Thank God” by Kane Brown with Katelyn Brown

“‘Til You Can’t” by Cody Johnson

Music of the Yr

“Sand in My Boots” by Morgan Wallen

“She Had Me at Heads Carolina” by Cole Swindell

“‘Til You Can’t” by Cody Johnson

“Wait within the Truck” by HARDY that includes Lainey Wilson

“You Ought to Most likely Depart” by Chris Stapleton

Visible Media of the Yr

“HEARTFIRST” by Kelsea Ballerini

“She Had Me at Heads Carolina” by Cole Swindell

“Thank God” by Kane Brown with Katelyn Brown

“‘Til You Can’t” by Cody Johnson

“Wait within the Truck” by HARDY that includes Lainey Wilson

“What He Didn’t Do” by Carly Pearce

Songwriter of the Yr

Nicolle Galyon

Ashley Gorley

Chase McGill

Josh Osborne

Hunter Phelps

Artist — Songwriter of the Yr

Luke Combs



Miranda Lambert

Morgan Wallen

Music Occasion of the Yr

“On the Finish of a Bar” by Chris Younger with Mitchell Tenpenny

“She Had Me at Heads Carolina” [Remix] by Cole Swindell and Jo Dee Messina

“Thank God” by Kane Brown with Katelyn Brown

“Considering ‘Bout You” by Dustin Lynch that includes MacKenzie Porter

“Wait within the Truck” by HARDY that includes Lainey Wilson