Are y’all watching this? Country’s finest are front and center!
Carrie Underwood kicked off the Academy of Country Music Awards, and the first award of the evening was presented by Two Broke Girls‘ Beth Behrs. New country super couple Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert were up for several awards, but were they able to take home some hardware?
So who won big? Plus, which American Idol alum went home with a prestigious award?
Watch out Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, Miranda and Blake are giving you some competition for country couple dominance!
The Voice mentor took home the award for male vocalist of the year while his wife Miranda, who came into mentor his contestants on the NBC reality show, won female vocalist and album of the year.
Still, Blake wasn’t a match for Taylor Swift when it came to one of the night’s biggest awards: Entertainer of the Year. After winning the ceremony’s highest honor, Taylor tweeted, “Oh, what a night….(thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!)”
The Voice wasn’t the only reality singing competition to score some ACM love: American Idol‘s current champion Scotty McCreery won new artist of the year.
Check out the full list of winners from the 2012 Academy of Country Music Awards:
Song of the Year: Eli Young Band for their hit, “Crazy Girl”
Album of the Year: Miranda Lambert, For the Record
Vocal group of the Year: Lady Antebellum
Single Record of the Year: “Don’t You Wanna Stay” by Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson
New Artist of the Year: Scotty McCreery
Vocal Duo of the Year: Thompson Square
Female Vocalist of the Year: Miranda Lambert
Male Vocalist of the Year: Blake Shelton
Entertainer of the Year: Taylor Swift
Vocal Event of the Year: Don’t You Wanna Stay by Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson
Video of the Year: Red Solo Cup by Toby Keith