LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — Luke Bryan and Carrie Underwood were among the top winners at the American Country Countdown Awards on Sunday night.
Bryan took home awards for Artist of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year, while Underwood nabbed the prize for Female vocalist of the year. Sam Hunt picked up trophies for Breakthrough Male Of The Year and Digital Album Of The Year.
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), Chris Stapleton (Album Of The Year), and Carrie Underwood (Female Artist Of The Year).
The two-hour event, which took place at the Forum in Los Angeles, featured fourteen performances, including: Kelsea Ballerini (“Dibs”), 2016 NASH Icon Award presented by Ford F-Series recipients Brooks & Dunn (“Red Dirt Road”), Luke Bryan (“Huntin’, Fishin’ And Lovin’ Every Day”), Cam (“Mayday”), Dan + Shay (“Nothin’ Like You”/”From The Ground Up”), Florida Georgia Line (who premiered “H.O.L.Y.,” a song from their new album due out this summer), Sam Hunt (“Make You Miss Me”), Chris Janson (“Buy Me a Boat”), Martina McBride (“Reckless”), Thomas Rhett (“Die A Happy Man”), Cole Swindell (“You Should Be Here”), and Carrie Underwood (“Church Bells”).
Presenters at the second annual show included: Paula Abdul, Chase Bryant, Terry Crews, Cat Deeley, Sara Evans, Trent Harmon, Jana Kramer, Chris Lane, Maddie & Tae, McConaughey, Scotty McCreery, McEntire, Jennifer Nettles, Michael Ray, Canaan Smith, Luke Wilson and Dwight Yoakam.
The list of winners at the 2016 American Country Countdown Awards
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
GROUP/DUO OF THE YEAR
Florida Georgia Line
BREAKTHROUGH MALE OF THE YEAR
BREAKTHROUGH FEMALE OF THE YEAR
BREAKTHROUGH GROUP/DUO OF THE YEAR
SONG OF THE YEAR
“Die A Happy Man” – Thomas Rhett
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“Traveller” – Chris Stapleton
DIGITAL SONG OF THE YEAR
“Girl Crush” – Little Big Town
DIGITAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“Montevallo” – Sam Hunt
TOURING ARTIST OF THE YEAR