Who Won the ACM Single of the Year Award?

ACM Single of the Year

The Academy of Country Music started awarding their Single Record of the Year award at their 1968 ceremony, where Glen Campbell was the first recipient for "Gentle On My Mind".

Since then multiple winners have included Campbell, Willie Nelson, Alan Jackson, and Tim McGraw.

Florida Georgia Line is the latest winner for their song "H.O.L.Y."

2017 Florida Georgia Line ("H.O.L.Y.")  
Other Nominees: Keith Urban (Blue Ain't Your Color); Tim McGraw (Humble And Kind); Maren Morris (My Church); Miranda Lambert (Vice)
2016 Thomas Rhett ("Die A Happy Man")  
Other Nominees: Cam (Burning House); Chris Janson (Buy Me A Boat); Chris Young (I'm Comin' Over); Sam Hunt (Take Your Time)
2015 Lee Brice ("I Don't Dance")  
Other Nominees: Kenny Chesney (American Kids); Miranda Lambert (Automatic); Florida Georgia Line (Dirt); Dierks Bentley (Drunk On A Plane)
2014 Miranda Lambert ("Mama's Broken Heart")  
Other Nominees: Florida Georgia Line (Cruise); Tim McGraw (Highway Don't Care); Lee Brice (I Drive Your Truck); Darius Rucker (Wagon Wheel)
2013 Miranda Lambert ("Over You")  
Other Nominees: Eli Young Band (Even If It Breaks Your Heart); Little Big Town (Pontoon); Eric Church (Springsteen); Hunter Hayes (Wanted)
2012 Jason Aldean & Kelly Clarkson ("Don't You Wanna Stay")  
Other Nominees: Eli Young Band (Crazy Girl); Toby Keith (Red Solo Cup); Chris Young (Tomorrow); Kenny Chesney (You And Tequila)
2011 Miranda Lambert ("The House That Built Me")  
Other Nominees: Easton Corbin (A Little More Country Than That); Zac Brown Band (As She's Walking Away); The Band Perry (If I Die Young); Lee Brice (Love Like Crazy); Kenny Chesney (The Boys Of Fall)
2010 Lady Antebellum ("Need You Now")  
Other Nominees: Billy Currington (People Are Crazy); David Nail (Red Light); Zac Brown Band (Toes); Miranda Lambert (White Liar)
2009 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)
2008 Sugarland ("Stay")  
Other Nominees: Kenny Chesney (Don't Blink); Miranda Lambert (Famous In A Small Town); Big & Rich (Lost In This Moment); Gary Allan (Watching Airplanes)
2007 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)
2006 Carrie Underwood ("Jesus Take the Wheel")  
Other Nominees: Brad Paisley (Alcohol); Sugarland (Baby Girl); Brooks & Dunn (Believe); Gary Allan (Best I Ever Had)
2005 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)
2004 Alan Jackson ("It's Five O'Clock Somewhere")  
Jimmy Buffett
Other Nominees: Randy Travis (Three Wooden Crosses); Alan Jackson (Remember When); Brooks & Dunn (Red Dirt Road); Toby Keith (American Soldier)
2003 Kenny Chesney ("The Good Stuff")  
Other Nominees: Mark Wills (19 Somethin'); Toby Keith (Courtesy of the Red White and Blue); Trick Pony (Just What I Do); Keith Urban (Somebody Like You)
2002 Alan Jackson ("Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)")  
Other Nominees: Brooks & Dunn (Ain't Nothing 'Bout You); Toby Keith (I Wanna Talk About Me); Travis Tritt (It's A Great Day To Be Alive); Diamond Rio (One More Day)
2001 Lee Ann Womack ("I Hope You Dance")  
Other Nominees: Toby Keith (How Do You Like Me Now?); Aaron Tippin (Kiss This); John Michael Montgomery (The Little Girl); Jamie O'Neal (There Is No Arizona)
2000 Lonestar ("Amazed")  
Other Nominees: Brad Paisley (He Didn't Have To Be); Tim McGraw (Please Remember Me); Dixie Chicks (Ready To Run); George Strait (Write This Down)
1999 Faith Hill ("This Kiss")  
Other Nominees: The Wilkinsons (26 Cents); Martina McBride (A Broken Wing); Steve Wariner (Holes In the Floor Of Heaven); Shania Twain (You're Still the One)
1998 Tim McGraw ("It's Your Love")  
Other Nominees: George Strait (Carrying Your Love With Me); LeAnn Rimes (How Do I Live); Trisha Yearwood (How Do I Live); Diamond Rio (How Your Love Makes Me Feel)
1997 LeAnn Rimes ("Blue")  
Other Nominees: George Strait (Carried Away); Brooks & Dunn (My Maria); Deana Carter (Strawberry Wine); Tracy Lawrence (Time Marches On)
1996 George Strait ("Check Yes Or No")  
Other Nominees: Shania Twain (Any Man Of Mine); Tim McGraw (I Like It I Love It); Faith Hill (It Matters To Me); Brooks & Dunn (You're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone)
1995 John Michael Montgomery ("I Swear")  
Other Nominees: Tim McGraw (Don't Take The Girl); Alan Jackson (Livin' On Love); Joe Diffie (Third Rock From The Sun); Vince Gill (Tryin To Get Over You)
1994 Alan Jackson ("Chattahoochee")  
Other Nominees: Clint Black (A Bad Goodbye); Garth Brooks (Ain't Going Down); Dwight Yoakam (Ain't That Lonely Yet); Linda Davis (Does He Love You)
1993 Brooks & Dunn ("Boot Scootin' Boogie")  
Other Nominees: Billy Ray Cyrus (Achy Breaky Heart); Collin Raye (Love Me); John Anderson (Straight Tequila Night); Tanya Tucker (Two Sparrows In A Hurricane)
1992 Alan Jackson ("Don't Rock the Jukebox")  
Other Nominees: Travis Tritt (Here's A Quarter); Garth Brooks (Shameless); Trisha Yearwood (She's In Love With the Boy); Clint Black (Where Are You Now)
1991 Garth Brooks ("Friends In Low Places")  
Other Nominees: Alan Jackson (Here In the Real World); Alabama (Jukebox In My Mind); Shenandoah (Next To You Next To Me); Vince Gill (When I Call Your Name)
1990 Clint Black ("Better Man")  
Other Nominees: Garth Brooks (If Tomorrow Never Comes); Keith Whitley (I'm No Stranger To The Rain); Hank Williams Jr (There's A Tear In My Beer); Patty Loveless (Timber I'm Falling In Love)
1989 Kathy Mattea ("Eighteen Wheels And A Dozen Roses")  
Other Nominees: Keith Whitley (Don't Close Your Eyes); Randy Travis (I Told You So); K.T. Oslin (I'll Always Come Back); Ricky Van Shelton (I'll Leave This World Loving You); Tanya Tucker (Strong Enough To Bend)
1988 Randy Travis ("Forever And Ever Amen")  
Other Nominees: George Strait (All My Ex's Live In Texas); Hank Williams Jr (Born To Boogie); Restless Heart (I'll Still Be Loving You); Ricky Van Shelton (Somebody Lied)
1987 Randy Travis ("On the Other Hand")  
Other Nominees: Reba McEntire (Whoever's In New England); Alabama (Touch Me When We're Dancing); The Judds (Rockin' With the Rhythm); Janie Fricke (Always Have Always Will)
1986 Johnny Cash ("Highwayman")  
Other Nominees: The Judds (Love Is Alive); Hank Williams Jr (I'm For Love); Lee Greenwood (Dixie Road); Mel McDaniel (Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On)
1985 Julio Iglesias ("To All The Girls I've Loved Before")  
Other Nominees: The Judds (Why Not Me); Alabama (When We Make Love); John Schneider (I've Been Around Enough To Know); Conway Twitty (I Don't Know A Thing About Love)
1984 Kenny Rogers ("Islands In the Stream")  
Other Nominees: John Anderson (Swingin'); Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard (Pancho & Lefty); Shelly West (Jose Cuervo); Anne Murray (A Little Good News)
1983 Willie Nelson ("Always On My Mind")  
Other Nominees: Sylvia (Nobody); Kenny Rogers (Love Will Turn You Around); David Frizzell (I'm Gonna Hire A Wino To Decorate Our Home)
1982 Oak Ridge Boys ("Elvira")  
Other Nominees: David Frizzell & Shelly West (You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma); Ronnie Milsap (There's No Getting Over Me); Rosanne Cash (Seven Year Ache); Barbra Mandrell (I Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool)
1981 George Jones ("He Stopped Loving Her Today")  
Other Nominees: Dolly Parton (9 to 5); Johnny Lee (Looking For Love); Don Williams (I Believe In You); Eddie Rabbitt (Drivin' My Life Away)
1980 Larry Gatlin ("All The Gold In California")  
Other Nominees: Waylon Jennings (Amanda); Kenny Rogers (Coward Of the County); Charlie Daniels Band (Devil Went Down To Georgia); Crystal Gayle (Half the Way)
1979 Don Williams ("Tulsa Time")  
Other Nominees: Crystal Gayle (Talkin' In Your Sleep); Loretta Lynn (Out of My Bed and Back In My Bed); Waylon & Willie (Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys); Willie Nelson (Georgia On My Mind)
1978 Kenny Rogers ("Lucille")  
Other Nominees: Debby Boone (You Light Up My Life); Waylon Jennings (Luckenback Texas); Crystal Gayle (Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue); Linda Ronstadt (Blue Bayou)
1977 Mickey Gilley ("Bring It On Home")  
Other Nominees: Marty Robbins (El Paso City); Wayon & Willie (Good Hearted Woman); Loretta Lynn (Somebody Somewhere); Red Sovine (Teddy Bear)
1976 Glen Campbell ("Rhinestone Cowboy")  
Other Nominees: Mickey Gilley (Overnight Sensation); Willie Nelson (Blue Eyes Crying In the Rain); Kenny Starr (Blind Man In the Bleachers); Freddie Fender (Before the Next Teardrop Falls)
1975 Cal Smith ("Country Bumpkin")  
Other Nominees: John Denver (Back Home Again); Billy Swan (I Can Help); Ronnie Milsap (Legend In My Time); Merle Haggard (Things Aren't Funny Anymore)
1974 Charlie Rich ("Behind Closed Doors")  
Other Nominees: Merle Haggard (If We Make It Through December); Charlie Rich (Most Beautiful Girl); Jeanne Pruett (Satin Sheets); Byron McGregor (The Americans)
1973 Donna Fargo ("Happiest Girl")  
Other Nominees: Faron Young (Four In the Morning); Jerry Wallace (If You Leave Me Tonight); Merle Haggard (It's Not Love); Johnny Rodriguez (Pass Me By)
1972 Freddie Hart ("Easy Lovin'")  
Other Nominees: Merle Haggard (Carolyn); Charley Pride (Kiss An Angel Good Morning); Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn (Lead Me On); Loretta Lynn (One's On the Way)
1971 Ray Price ("For the Good Times")  
Other Nominees: Merle Haggard (Fightin' Side Of Me); Sammi Smith (Help Me Make It Through the Night); Lynn Anderson (Rose Garden); Anne Murray (Snowbird)
1970 Merle Haggard ("Okie From Muskogee")  
Other Nominees: Johnny Cash (A Boy Named Sue); Elvis Presley (Don't Cry Daddy); Freddy Weller (Games People Play); Billy Mize (Make It Rain); Tammy Wynette (Stand By Your Man); Glen Campbell (Try A Little Tenderness)
1969 Roger Miller ("Little Green Apples")  
Other Nominees: Merle Haggard (Bonnie and Clyde); Merle Haggard (I Take A Lot Of Pride); Merle Haggard (Mama Tried); Glen Campbell (Wichita Lineman)
1968 Glen Campbell ("Gentle On My Mind")  
Other Nominees: Merle Haggard (Branded Man); Glen Campbell (Burning Bridges); Gosdin Bros (Hangin' On); Merle Haggard (I'm A Lonesome Fugitive); Bobbie Gentry (Ode To Billy Joe)