The sun set on the 52nd ACM Awards and what a show it was!
There was that, um, interesting monologue that laid bare the chests Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan; the "most amazing award" of Thomas Rhett's "whole existence"; a triumphant return to the early 2000s with the Backstreet Boys; and an all-class Tim McGraw and Faith Hill performance to name just a few big moments.
Here's a list of the night's winners, in case you missed the show:
Entertainer of the Year: Jason Aldean
Male Vocalist of the Year: Thomas Rhett
Female Vocalist of the Year: Miranda Lambert
Vocal Duo of the Year: Brothers Osborne
Vocal Group of the Year: Little Big Town
New Female Vocalist of the Year: Maren Morris
New Male Vocalist of the Year: Jon Pardi
New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year: Brothers Osborne
Album of the Year: The Weight of These Wings, Miranda Lambert
Single Record of the Year: "H.O.L.Y.," Florida Georgia Line
Song of the Year: "Die A Happy Man," Thomas Rhett (Songwriters Thomas Rhett, Sean Douglas, Joe Spargur)
Video of the Year: "Forever Country," Various Artists
Vocal Event of the Year: "May We All," Florida Georgia Line ft. Tim McGraw
Russ Penuell lives in Nashville with his girlfriend, three dogs and a lot of music.