The Academy began rolling out 2015 ACM Awards winners before the big 50th anniversary celebration even began, with Florida Georgia Line and Dierks Bentley pocketing early prizes. Bentley's Video of the Year award is especially surprising (but not undeserved), as he was battling great vids like Glen Campbell's final video in the category.

Country Music's Biggest Party — live for the first time in Arlington, Texas' AT&T Stadium — is the ACM's most massive yet. Not only is it airing live from the home of the Dallas Cowboys, but it's longer than normal, coming in at a whopping 3.5 hours.

Also awarded before the show was Florida Georgia Line's win for Vocal Event of the Year. Their "This Is How We Roll" collaboration with Luke Bryan started what could be a big night for the duo. It ended up being a very big night for Bryan as well, but Miranda Lambert won the most ACM Awards, taking home three trophies.

2015 Academy of Country Music Awards Winners

Entertainer of the Year

Jason Aldean
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan - WINNER!
Miranda Lambert
Florida Georgia Line

Male Vocalist of the Year

Jason Aldean - WINNER!
Dierks Bentley
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Brad Paisley
Blake Shelton

Female Vocalist of the Year

Brandy Clark
Miranda Lambert - WINNER!
Martina McBride
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

New Artist of the Year

Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett
Cole Swindell - WINNER!

Vocal Duo of the Year

Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line - WINNER!
Maddie + Tae
The Swon Brothers

Vocal Group of the Year

Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town - WINNER!
Rascal Flatts
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

Album of the Year

Jason Aldean, 'Old Boots, New Dirt'
Little Big Town, 'Pain Killer'
Miranda Lambert, 'Platinum' - WINNER!
Dierks Bentley, 'Riser'
Eric Church, 'The Outsiders'

Song of the Year

Kenny Chesney, 'American Kids'
Miranda Lambert, 'Automatic' - WINNER!
Luke Bryan, 'Drink a Beer'
Kacey Musgraves, 'Follow Your Arrow'
Eric Church, 'Give Me Back My Hometown'
Dierks Bentley, 'I Hold On'

Single Record of the Year

Kenny Chesney, 'American Kids'
Miranda Lambert, 'Automatic'
Florida Georgia Line, 'Dirt'
Dierks Bentley, 'Drunk on a Plane'
Lee Brice, 'I Don't Dance' - WINNER!

Vocal Event of the Year

Blake Shelton (Feat. Ashley Monroe), 'Lonely Tonight'
Tim McGraw (Feat. Faith Hill), 'Meanwhile Back at Mama's'
Miranda Lambert (Feat. Carrie Underwood), 'Somethin' Bad'
The Cadillac Three (Feat. Florida Georgia Line, Dierks Bentley and Mike Eli), 'The South'
Florida Georgia Line (Feat. Luke Bryan), 'This Is How We Roll' — WINNER!

Video of the Year

Kenny Chesney, 'American Kids'
Keith Urban, 'Cop Car'
Dierks Bentley, 'Drunk on a Plane' — WINNER!
Glen Campbell, 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You'
Miranda Lambert (Feat. Carrie Underwood), 'Somethin' Bad'

Songwriter of the Year

Rodney Clawson
Ashley Gorley
Luke Laird - WINNER!
Josh Osborne
Chris Tompkins

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