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BMI Affiliates Win Big at 2017 ACMs

Posted in News on April 3, 2017
Pictured (L-R): Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Thomas Rhett
Pictured (L-R): Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Thomas Rhett

It was all about Country last night in Las Vegas with big wins for BMI songwriters at the Academy of Country Music Awards. The star-studded 52nd annual ceremony was also chock full of mesmerizing performances by BMI superstars Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Thomas Rhett, Maren Morris, Cole Swindell, Florida Georgia Line, Little Big Town, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Brett Eldredge, Jason Aldean, Rascal Flatts* and host Luke Bryan.

Congratulations to all on a great night! Here’s the complete list of BMI winners:

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
Jason Aldean

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Thomas Rhett

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Miranda Lambert

NEW MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Jon Pardi

NEW FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Maren Morris

SONG OF THE YEAR
“Die A Happy Man” – Thomas Rhett Songwriters: Thomas Rhett, Sean Douglas, Joe Spargur Publishers: EMI Blackwood Music Inc., Cricket On The Line, Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp, Eastman Pond Publishing, Music of Big Deal, Nice Life, Frederic And Reid Music, BMG Platinum Songs, Brodsky Spensive Publishing

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
Little Big Town

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
The Weight of These Wings – Miranda Lambert

SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR
“H.O.L.Y.” – Florida Georgia Line’

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
“Forever Country” – Artists of Then, Now & Forever*

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Lori McKenna

VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR
“May We All” – Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw

* Some members not affiliated with BMI