Who Won the ACM Album of the Year Award?

ACM Album of the Year

The Academy of Country Music started awarding their Album of the Year award at their 1968 ceremony, where Glen Campbell was the first recipient. Miranda Lambert has won the award three times.

Other multiple winners have included Alabama, George Strait, Alan Jackson, and the Dixie Chicks.

The most recent winner was Chris Stapleton for his album "Traveller."

2017 TBA ("TBA")  
Other Nominees: Dierks Bentley (Black); Florida Georgia Line (Dig Your Roots); Maren Morris (Hero); Keith Urban (Ripcord); Miranda Lambert (The Weight Of These Wings)
2016 Chris Stapleton ("Traveller")  
Other Nominees: Chris Young (I'm Comin' Over); Sam Hunt (Montevallo); Eric Church (Mr. Misunderstood); Thomas Rhett (Tangled Up)
2015 Miranda Lambert ("Platinum")  
Other Nominees: Jason Aldean (Old Boots, New Dirt); Little Big Town (Pain Killer); Dierks Bentley (Riser); Eric Church (The Outsiders)
2014 Kacey Musgraves ("Same Trailer Different Park")  
Other Nominees: Blake Shelton (Based On A True Story); Luke Bryan (Crash My Party); Florida Georgia Line (Here's To The Good Times); Tim McGraw (Two Lanes Of Freedom)
2013 Eric Church ("Chief")  
Other Nominees: Carrie Underwood (Blown Away); Taylor Swift (Red); Luke Bryan (Tailgates & Tanlines); Little Big Town (Tornado)
2012 Miranda Lambert ("Four The Record")  
Other Nominees: Eric Church (Chief); Kenny Chesney (Hemingway's Whiskey); Jason Aldean (My Kinda Party); Lady Antebellum (Own The Night)
2011 Lady Antebellum ("Need You Now")  
Other Nominees: Kenny Chesney (Hemingway's Whiskey); Jamey Johnson (The Guitar Song); Taylor Swift (Speak Now); Dierks Bentley (Up On The Ridge); Zac Brown Band (You Get What You Give)
2010 Miranda Lambert ("Revolution")  
Other Nominees: Brad Paisley (American Saturday Night); Lady Antebellum (Lady Antebellum); Carrie Underwood (Play On); Zac Brown Band (The Foundation)
2009 Taylor Swift ("Fearless")  
Other Nominees: Montgomery Gentry (Back When I Knew It All); Carrie Underwood (Carnival Ride); Jamey Jonhson (That Lonesome Song); George Strait (Troubadour)
2008 Miranda Lambert ("Crazy Ex-Girlfriend")  
Other Nominees: Brad Paisley (5th Gear); Kenny Chesney (Just Who I Am); Rodney Atkins (If You're Going Through Hell); Taylor Swift (Taylor Swift)
2007 Carrie Underwood ("Some Hearts")  
Other Nominees: Brooks & Dunn (Hillbilly Deluxe); George Strait (It Just Comes Natural); Rascal Flatts (Me and My Gang); Vince Gill (These Days)
2006 Brad Paisley ("Time Well Wasted")  
Other Nominees: Rascal Flatts (Feels Like Today); Lee Ann Womack (There's More Where That Came From); Gary Allan (Tough All Over); Sugarland (Twice the Speed of Life)
2005 Keith Urban ("Be Here")  
Other Nominees: Gretchen Wilson (Here For the Party); Tim McGraw (Live Like You Were Dying); Sara Evans (Restless); Kenny Chesney (When the Sun Goes Down)
2004 Toby Keith ("Shock'n Y'all")  
Other Nominees: George Strait (Honkytonkville); Martina McBride (Martina); Mud On the Tires (Brad Paisley); Brooks & Dunn (Red Dirt Road)
2003 Alan Jackson ("Drive")  
Other Nominees: Dixie Chicks (Home); Kenny Chesney (No Shirt No Shoes No Problems); Trick Pony (On A Mission); Toby Keith (Unleashed)
2002 O Brother Where Art Soundtrack ("O Brother Where Art Thou?")  
Other Nominees: Travis Tritt (Down The Road I Go); Pull My Chain (Toby Keith); Tim McGraw (Set This Circus Down); Brooks & Dunn (Steers & Stripes)
2001 Toby Keith ("How Do You Like Me Now?!")  
Other Nominees: Johnny Cash (American III: Solitary Man); Lee Ann Womack (I Hope You Dance); Billy Gilman (One Voice); Brad Paisley (Who Needs Pictures)
2000 Dixie Chicks ("Fly")  
Other Nominees: Tim McGraw (A Place In The Sun); Faith Hill (Breathe); George Jones (Cold Hard Truth); Asleep At the Wheel (Ride With Bob)
1999 Dixie Chicks ("Wide Open Spaces")  
Other Nominees: Garth Brooks (Double Live); Faith Hill (Faith); Jo Dee Messina (I'm Alright); George Strait (One Step At A Time)
1998 George Strait ("Carrying Your Love With Me")  
Other Nominees: Shania Twain (Come On Over); Tim McGraw (Everywhere); Patty Loveless (Long Stretch of Lonesome); Garth Brooks (Sevens)
1997 George Strait ("Blue Clear Sky")  
Other Nominees: LeAnn Rimes (Blue); Brooks & Dunn (Borderline); Patty Loveless (The Trouble With Truth); Tracy Lawrence (Time Marches On)
1996 Shania Twain ("The Woman In Me")  
Other Nominees: Tim McGraw (All I Want); George Strait (Lead On); Brooks & Dunn (Waitin' On Sundown); Patty Loveless (When Fallen Angels Fly)
1995 Tim McGraw ("Not A Moment Too Soon")  
Other Nominees: Garth Brooks (In Pieces); Mary Chapin Carpenter (Stones In the Road); Vince Gill (When Love Finds You); Alan Jackson (Who I Am)
1994 Alan Jackson ("A Lot About Livin'")  
Other Nominees: Various Artists (Common Thread: Songs Of the Eagles); Brooks & Dunn (Hard Workin' Man); Vince Gill (I Still Believe In You); Billy Ray Cyrus (It Won't Be the Last); Dwight Yoakam (This Time)
1993 Brooks & Dunn ("Brand New Man")  
Other Nominees: Mary Chapin Carpenter (Come On Come On); Billy Ray Cyrus (Some Gave All); Garth Brooks (The Chase); Wynonna (Wynonna)
1992 Alan Jackson ("Don't Rock the Jukebox")  
Other Nominees: Ricky Van Shelton (Backroads); Travis Tritt (It's All About To Change); Garth Brooks (No Fences); Garth Brooks (Ropin' the Wind)
1991 Garth Brooks ("No Fences")  
Other Nominees: Alan Jackson (Here In the Real World); Alabama (Pass It On Down); Ricky Van Shelton (Ricky Van Shelton III); Vince Gill (When I Call Your Name)
1990 Clint Black ("Killin' Time")  
Other Nominees: Rodney Crowell (Diamonds & Dirt); Randy Travis (Old 8x10); Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Will the Circle Be Unbroken Vol II); Kathy Mattea (Willow In the Wind)
1989 KT Oslin ("This Woman")  
Other Nominees: Dwight Yoakam (Buenos Noches from a Lonely Room); Vern Gosdin (Chiseled In Stone); George Strait (If You Ain't Lovin' You Ain't Livin'); Ricky Van Shelton (Loving Proof)
1988 Dolly Parton ("Trio")  
Emmylou Harris; Linda Ronstadt
Other Nominees: Randy Travis (Always & Forever); Hank Williams Jr (Born To Boogie); The Judds (Heart Land); George Strait (Ocean Front Property)
1987 Randy Travis ("Storms Of Life")  
Other Nominees: George Strait (7); Dwight Yoakam (Guitars Cadillacs Etc); Ricky Skaggs (Live In London); The Judds (Rockin' With the Rhythm)
1986 George Strait ("Does Ft Worth Ever Cross Your Mind")  
Other Nominees: Hank Williams Jr (Five-O); Alabama (Forty Hour Week); Highwaymen (Highwayman); The Judds (Why Not Me)
1985 Alabama ("Roll On")  
Other Nominees: Ricky Skaggs (Don't Cheat In Our Hometown); Earl Thomas Conley (Don't Make It Easy On Me); Hank Williams Jr (Man Of Steel); George Strait (Right Or Wrong)
1984 Alabama ("The Closer You Get")  
Other Nominees: Merle Haggard (Going Where The Lonely Go); Ricky Skaggs (Highways & Heartaches); Merle Haggard & Willie Nelson (Poncho & Lefty); John Anderson (Wild & Blue)
1983 Willie Nelson ("Always On My Mind")  
Other Nominees: Don Williams (Listen To the Radio); Kenny Rogers (Love Will Turn You Around); Alabama (Mountain Music); Ricky Skaggs (Waitin' For the Sun To Shine)
1982 Alabama ("Feels So Right")  
Other Nominees: Dolly Parton (9 To 5 and Odd Jobs); Oak Ridge Boys (Fancy Free); Rosanne Cash (Seven Year Ache); George Jones (Still the Same Ole Me)
1981 Urban Cowboy Soundtrack ("Urban Cowboy")  
Other Nominees: Soundtrack (Coal Miner's Daughter); Kenny Rogers (Kenny Rogers Greatest Hits); Don Williams (I Believe In You); Charley Pride (There's A Little Bit Of Hank In Me)
1980 Larry Gatlin ("Straight Ahead")  
Other Nominees: Emmylou Harris (Blue Kentucky Girl); Waylon Jennings (Greatest Hits); Kenny Rogers (Kenny); Willie Nelson (Willie Sings Kristofferson)
1979 Oak Ridge Boys ("Ya'll Come Back Saloon")  
Other Nominees: Kenny Rogers & Dottie West (Everytime Two Fools Collide); Ronnie Milsap (It Was Almost Like A Song); Anne Murray (Let's Keep It That Way); Willie Nelson (Stardust)
1978 Kenny Rogers ("Kenny Rogers")  
Other Nominees: Conway Twitty (Greatest Hits Vol II); Dolly Parton (Here You Come Again); Elvis Presley (Moody Blue); Waylon Jennings (Ol' Waylon)
1977 Mickey Gilley ("Gilley's Smoking")  
Other Nominees: Marty Robbins (El Paso City); Conway Twitty (Now & Then); Loretta Lynn (Somebody Somewhere); Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson (Wanted-Outlaws)
1976 Conway Twitty ("Feelings")  
Loretta Lynn
Other Nominees: Freddie Fender (Before the Next Teardrop Falls); Merle Haggard (Keep Moving On); Willie Nelson (Red Headed Stranger); Glen Campbell (Rhinestone Cowboy)
1975 John Denver ("Back Home Again")  
Other Nominees: Cal Smith (Country Bumpkin); Bob Wills (For the Last Time); Merle Haggard (Hags 30th Album); Loretta Lynn (They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy)
1974 Charlie Rich ("Behind Closed Doors")  
Other Nominees: Merle Haggard (I Love Dixie Blues); Johnny Rodriguez (Introducing Johnny Rodriguez); Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn (Louisiana Woman Mississippi Man); Loretta Lynn (Love Is the Foundation)
1973 Donna Fargo ("Happiest Girl")  
Other Nominees: Mac Davis (Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me); Merle Haggard (Best of the Best); Freddie Hart (Bless Your Heart); Merle Haggard (It's Not Love); Merle Haggard (Let Me Tell You About A Song)
1972 Freddie Hart ("Easy Lovin'")  
Other Nominees: Charley Pride (Charley Pride Sings Heart Songs); Ray Price (I Won't Mention It Again); Merle Haggard (Someday We'll Look Back); Merle Haggard (The Hag)
1971 Ray Price ("For the Good Times")  
Other Nominees: Charley Pride (Charley Pride's 10th Album); Merle Haggard (Fightin' Side Of Me); Glen Campbell (Glen Campbell's Goodtime Album); Merle Haggard (Tribute To Best Damn Fiddle Player)
1970 Merle Haggard ("Okie From Muskogee")  
Other Nominees: Charley Pride (Best of Charley Pride); Glen Campbell (Glen Campbell Live); Johnny Cash (Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison); Tammy Wynette (Greatest Hits)
1969 Glen Campbell ("Glen Campbell & Bobbie Gentry")  
and Bobbie Gentry
Other Nominees: Buck Owens (Best of Buck Owens); Merle Haggard (Mama Tried); Merle Haggard (The Best of Merle Haggard); Glen Campbell (Wichita Lineman)
1968 Glen Campbell ("Gentle On My Mind")  
Other Nominees: Merle Haggard (Branded Man); Glen Campbell (Burning Bridges); Merle Haggard (I'm A Lonesome Fugitive); Wynn Stewart (It's Such A Pretty World Today)