77% of 2013 ACM Awards Go Home With BMI Writers

Posted in News on April 11, 2013
Entertainer of the Year honoree Luke Bryan
Entertainer of the Year honoree Luke Bryan

Another triumph came for BMI’s country genre at the Academy of Country Music awards ceremony in Las Vegas on April 7, 2013.  Some of the night’s big BMI winners were: Luke Bryan, who took Entertainer of the Year; Jason Aldean, who won for Top Male Vocalist; Miranda Lambert, who was named Top Female Vocalist; Eric Church, whose “Chief” won Album of the Year; and Lambert and Shelton’s “Over You,” which took Song of the Year.

Below are all the BMI ACM award winners by category:

Entertainer of the Year
Luke Bryan

Male Vocalist of the year
Jason Aldean

Female Vocalist of the year
Miranda Lambert

Vocal Group of the Year
Little Big Town

Vocal Duo of the Year
Thompson Square

New Male Vocalist of the Year
Brantley Gilbert

New Female Vocalist of the Year
Jana Kramer

Top New Artist
Florida Georgia Line

New Vocal Group of the Year
Florida Georgia Line

Album of the Year
“Chief,” Eric Church

Single Record of the Year
“Over You,” Miranda Lambert

Song of the Year
“Over You,” Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton

Video of the Year
“Tornado,” Little Big Town

Vocal Event of the Year
“The Only Way I Know,” Eric Church, Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean

Guitarist of the Year
J.T. Corenflos

Fiddle Player of the Year
Aubrey Haynie

Steel Guitarist of the Year
Mike Johnson

Producer of the Year
Jay Joyce

Songwriter of the Year
Dallas Davidson

Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award (for people who are pioneers in country music)
Keith Whitley
The Judds

Crystal Milestone Award (commemorates a specific remarkable achievement)
Jason Aldean

Gene Weed Special Achievement Award (acknowledges unprecedented individual achievement in country music)
Blake Shelton

Mae Boren Axton Award (recognition of years of service to the Academy of Country Music)
Tommy Wiggins

Poet’s Award (honors songwriters for outstanding musical and/or lyrical contributions)
Hank Williams


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