Paige Duke and Jeremiah James Korfe Pictures: Paige Duke and Jeremiah James Korfe arrive on the red carpet at the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 1, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada
Fans named Taylor Swift, Entertainer of the Year, the evening’s biggest honor. This is the second consecutive year that Swift has been named Entertainer of the Year. Swift is the youngest and seventh solo female to take the award in the 40 year history of this category. Miranda Lambert won Female Vocalist of the Year and Blake Shelton won Male Vocalist of the Year. This is Lambert’s third consecutive win as Female Vocalist of the Year and Shelton’s first win as Male Vocalist of the Year. Lambert also took the prize for Album of the Year, making her the only female to have three consecutive albums win the category. For the third consecutive year, Lady Antebellum won Vocal Group of the Year. Thompson Square won Vocal Duo of the Year, their first ACM Award win. Scotty McCreery was honored as New Artist of the Year, marking his first ACM win in the fan-voted category.
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