Who Won 40th Annual ACM Awards?

Kenny Chesney at the 2005 ACM Awards
Date: 
May 17, 2005

Kenny Chesney capped off the 40th annual Academy of Country Music Awards by winning Entertainer of the Year.

He was not a multiple winner, however. Multiple winners included Keith Urban, Gretchen Wilson, Tim McGraw, and Brad Paisley.

ACM Entertainer of the Year
Kenny Chesney 
Other Nominees: Brooks & Dunn; Toby Keith; Tim McGraw; Keith Urban
ACM Top Female Vocalist
Gretchen Wilson 
Other Nominees: Terri Clark; Sara Evans; Martina McBride; Lee Ann Womack
ACM Top Male Vocalist
Keith Urban 
Other Nominees: Kenny Chesney; Alan Jackson; Toby Keith; Tim McGraw
ACM Top Vocal Duo
Brooks & Dunn 
Other Nominees: Big & Rich; Blue County; Montgomery Gentry; Warren Brothers
ACM Top Vocal Group
Rascal Flatts 
Other Nominees: Lonestar; Diamond Rio; Notorious Cherry Bombs; Alison Krauss + Union Station
ACM Top New Artist
Gretchen Wilson 
Other Nominees: Big & Rich; Josh Gracin; Josh Turner; Julie Roberts
ACM Album of the Year
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)
ACM Single of the Year
Tim McGraw (Live Like You Were Dying) 
Other Nominees: Rascal Flatts (Bless the Broken Road); Days Go By (Keith Urban); Lee Ann Womack (I May Hate Myself In the Morning); Gretchen Wilson (Redneck Woman); Whiskey Lullaby (Brad Paisley)
ACM Song of the Year
Tim McGraw (Live Like You Were Dying) 
Craig Wiseman; Tim Nichols
Other Nominees: American Soldier (Toby Keith); Bless the Broken Road (Rascal Flatts); I May Hate Myself In the Morning (Lee Ann Womack); Whiskey Lullaby (Brad Paisley)
ACM Video of the Year
Brad Paisley (Whiskey Lullaby) 
Other Nominees: Terri Clark (Girls Lie Too); Tim McGraw (Live Like You Were Dying); Gretchen Wilson (Redneck Woman); Big & Rich (Save A Horse Ride A Cowboy)
ACM Vocal Event of the Year
Brad Paisley (Whiskey Lullaby) 
Alison Krauss
Other Nominees: Norah Jones & Dolly Parton; Jimmy Buffett with friends; Shania Twain & Billy Currington; Kenny Chesney with Uncle Kracker