Who Won 42nd Annual ACM Awards?

Carrie Underwood at the 2007 ACM Awards
May 15, 2007

Kenny Chesney won his third consecutive Entertainer of the Year award and Carrie Underwood came away with three wins at the 42nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards held May 15, 2007 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

George Strait had the most nominations with eight and won for Song of the Year and Single Record. Brooks and Dunn won their 14th ACMA for Top Duo of the Year.

Reba McEntire hosted the 42nd Academy of Country Music Awards.

ACM Entertainer of the Year
Kenny Chesney 
Other Nominees: Brooks & Dunn; Tim McGraw; Rascal Flatts; George Strait
ACM Top Female Vocalist
Carrie Underwood 
Other Nominees: Sara Evans; Faith Hill; Miranda Lambert; Martina McBride
ACM Top Male Vocalist
Brad Paisley 
Other Nominees: Kenny Chesney; Toby Keith; George Strait; Keith Urban
ACM Top Vocal Duo
Brooks & Dunn 
Other Nominees: Big & Rich; Montgomery Gentry; Sugarland; The Wreckers
ACM Top Vocal Group
Rascal Flatts 
Other Nominees: Diamond Rio; Emerson Drive; Little Big Town; Lonestar
ACM Top New Duo or Vocal Group
Little Big Town 
Other Nominees: Heartland; The Wreckers
ACM Top New Female Vocalist
Miranda Lambert 
Other Nominees: Kellie Pickler; Taylor Swift
ACM Top New Male Vocalist
Rodney Atkins 
Other Nominees: Craig Morgan; Chris Young
ACM Album of the Year
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)
ACM Single of the Year
George Strait (Give It Away) 
Other Nominees: Carrie Underwood (Before He Cheats); Heartland (I Loved Her First); Rascal Flatts (What Hurts the Most); Josh Turner (Would You Go With Me)
ACM Song of the Year
George Strait (Give It Away) 
Bill Anderson; Buddy Cannon; Jamey Johnson
Other Nominees: Amarillo Sky (Jason Aldean); Before He Cheats (Carrie Underwood); If You're Going Through Hell (Rodney Atkins); Would You Go With Me (Josh Turner)
ACM Video of the Year
Carrie Underwood (Before He Cheats) 
Other Nominees: Big & Rich (8th of November); Jason Aldean (Amarillo Sky); Brooks & Dunn (Hillbilly Deluxe); George Strait (Seashores of Old Mexico)
ACM Vocal Event of the Year
Brooks & Dunn (Building Bridges) 
with Vince Gill & Sheryl Crow
Other Nominees: Ashley Moore & Ronnie Dunn; Josh Turner with friends; Gretchen Wilson and Merle Haggard; Hank Williams Jr with friends