Who Won 41st Annual ACM Awards?

Kenny Chesney at the 2006 ACM Awards
May 23, 2006

The 41st annual Academy of Country Music Awards were held May 23, 2006 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Winners of multiple awards included Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Books & Dunn; while Kenny Chesney won Entertainer of the Year.

ACM Entertainer of the Year
Kenny Chesney 
Other Nominees: Brooks & Dunn; Toby Keith; Rascal Flatts; Keith Urban
ACM Top Female Vocalist
Sara Evans 
Other Nominees: Martina McBride; Carrie Underwood; Gretchen Wilson; Lee Ann Womack
ACM Top Male Vocalist
Keith Urban 
Other Nominees: Dierks Bentley; Kenny Chesney; Brad Paisley; George Strait
ACM Top Vocal Duo
Brooks & Dunn 
Other Nominees: Big & Rich; Montgomery Gentry; Van Zant; Warren Brothers
ACM Top Vocal Group
Rascal Flatts 
Other Nominees: Alabama; Little Big Town; Lonestar; Sugarland
ACM Top New Duo or Vocal Group
Other Nominees: Big & Rich; Little Big Town
ACM Top New Female Vocalist
Carrie Underwood 
Other Nominees: Miranda Lambert; Julie Roberts
ACM Top New Male Vocalist
Jason Aldean 
Other Nominees: Billy Currington; Craig Morgan
ACM Album of the Year
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)
ACM Single of the Year
Carrie Underwood (Jesus Take the Wheel) 
Other Nominees: Brad Paisley (Alcohol); Sugarland (Baby Girl); Brooks & Dunn (Believe); Gary Allan (Best I Ever Had)
ACM Song of the Year
Brooks & Dunn (Believe) 
Ronnie Dunn; Craig Wiseman
Other Nominees: Baby Girl (Sugarland); Jesus Take the Wheel (Carrie Underwood); Skin Sarabeth (Rascal Flatts); When I Get Where I'm Going (Brad Paisley & Dolly Parton)
ACM Video of the Year
Brad Paisley (When I Get Where I'm Going) 
Dolly Parton
Other Nominees: Toby Keith (As Good As I Once Was); Brooks & Dunn (Believe); Lee Ann Womack (I May Hate Myself In the Morning); Miranda Lambert (Kerosene)
ACM Vocal Event of the Year
Brad Paisley (When I Get Where I'm Going) 
Dolly Parton
Other Nominees: Cowboy Troy & Big and Rich; Faith Hill & Tim McGraw; Jennifer Nettles & Bon Jovi