Academy of Country Music Awards - Season 2009

Sunday 8:00 PM on CBS Premiered Jan 01, 1966 Special


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Episode Guide

  • ACM Presents Artist of the Decade All Star Concert Honoring George Strait

    The Academy of Country Music honors George Strait the "Artist of the Decade" for 2009. Recording artists who will perform at the special honoring George Strait include Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Jamie Foxx, Faith Hill, Jack Ingram, Alan Jackson, Jamey Johnson, Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Martina McBride, Montgomery Gentry, John Rich, LeAnn Rimes, Blake Shelton, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban and Lee Ann Womack.

    Previous "Artists of the Decade" recepients include Marty Robbins in 1969, Loretta Lynn in 1979, Alabama in 1989 and Garth Brooks in 1999.

  • The 44th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards

    Host: Reba McEntire

    Location: MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, NV

    Entertainer: Carrie Underwood
    Male Vocalist: Brad Paisley
    Female Vocalist: Carrie Underwood
    Vocal Group: Rascal Flatts
    Vocal Duo: Sugarland
    New Artist: Julianne Hough
    New Female: Julianne Hough
    New Male: Jake Owen
    New Group: Zac Brown Band
    Album: Fearless - Taylor Swift
    Single: "You're Gonna Miss This" - Trace Adkins
    Song: "In Color" - Jamey Johnson
    Vocal Event: "Start a Band" - Brad Paisley and Keith Urban
    Music Video: "Waitin' on a Woman" - Brad Paisley

    Home Depot Humanitarian Award Recepient: LeAnn Rimes

    Crystal Milestone Award Recepients: Taylor Swift and Jennifer Nettles

    Opener - Brooks & Dunn (Play Something Country), Taylor Swift (Picture to Burn), Sugarland (It Happens), Carrie Underwood (All-American Girl) and Rascal Flatts (Me and My Girl).
    Toby Keith - God Love Her
    George Strait - Troubadour
    Miranda Lambert - Dead Flowers
    Heidi Newfield - Johnny and June
    Rascal Flatts - Here Comes Goodbye
    Sugarland - What I'd Give
    Taylor Swift - You're Not Sorry
    Lady Antebellum - I Run To You
    Miley Cyrus - Climb
    Jamey Johnson - In Color
    Reba McEntire - Strange
    John Rich - Shuttin' Detroit Down
    Lee Ann Womack - Solitary Thinking
    Keith Urban - Kiss a Girl
    Trace Adkins and West Point Glee Club - Til the Last Shots Fired
    Carrie Underwood - I Told You So
    Kenny Chesney - Out Last Night
    Montgomery Gentry - One In Every Crowd
    Blake Shelton - She Wouldn't Be Gone

    Presenters: Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jack Ingram, Martina McBride, Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Miller, Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker and Blake Shelton