Who Won 44th Annual ACM Awards?

Carrie Underwood at the 2009 ACM Awards
Date: 
Apr 5, 2009

It was Carrie Underwood's night at the 2009 Academy of Country Music Awards held in Las Vegas. The singer won Entertainer of the Year for the first time and Top Female Vocalist for the third time. The large red gown she wore while performing "I Told You So" also caused a buzz.

Brad Paisley was a big winner as well, taking Top Male Vocalist, Video of the Year, and Vocal Event of the Year with Keith Urban.

Sugarland won Top Vocal Duo, breaking a 14 year run by Brooks and Dunn. Rascal Flatts won Top Vocal Group for the seventh year in a row.

ACM Entertainer of the Year
Carrie Underwood 
Other Nominees: Kenny Chesney; Brad Paisley; George Strait; Keith Urban
ACM Top Female Vocalist
Carrie Underwood 
Other Nominees: Miranda Lambert; Heidi Newfield; Taylor Swift; Lee Ann Womack
ACM Top Male Vocalist
Brad Paisley 
Other Nominees: Kenny Chesney; Toby Keith; George Strait; Keith Urban
ACM Top Vocal Duo
Sugarland 
Other Nominees: Big & Rich; Brooks & Dunn; Joey + Rory; Montgomery Gentry
ACM Top Vocal Group
Rascal Flatts 
Other Nominees: Lady Antebellum; Little Big Town; Randy Rogers Band; The Lost Trailers
ACM Top New Artist
Julianne Hough 
Other Nominees: Jake Owen; Zac Brown Band
ACM Album of the Year
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)
ACM Single of the Year
Trace Adkins (You're Gonna Miss This) 
Other Nominees: Miranda Lambert (Gunpowder & Lead); Jamey Johnson (In Color); Heidi Newfield (Johnny & June); Brad Paisley (Waitin' On A Woman)
ACM Song of the Year
Jamey Johnson (In Color) 
Other Nominees: George Strait (I Saw God Today); Heidi Newfield (Johnny & June); Brad Paisley (Waitin' On A Woman); Trace Adkins (You're Gonna Miss This)
ACM Video of the Year
Brad Paisley (Waitin' On A Woman) 
Other Nominees: Heidi Newfield (Johnny & June); Carrie Underwood (Just A Dream); Taylor Swift (Love Story); George Strait (Troubadour)
ACM Vocal Event of the Year
Brad Paisley (Start A Band) 
and Keith Urban
Other Nominees: Josh Turner & Trisha Yearwood (Another Try); Brooks & Dunn with Reba McEntire (Cowgirls Don't Cry); Kenny Chesney with Mac McAnally (Down The Road); Sugarland with Little Big Town & Jake Owen (Life In A Northern Town)