Who Won the ACM Top Female Vocalist Award?

ACM Top Female Vocalist

The Academy Of Country Music began giving out their Top Female Vocalist award in 1966. Since then there have been many notable winners including Loretta Lynn, Crystal Gayle, Faith Hill, and Carrie Underwood.

The most recent winner of the Top Female Vocalist award was Miranda Lambert in 2017 (eighth in a row). She has now passed Reba McEntire for the most wins in this category.

2017 Miranda Lambert 
Other Nominees: Carrie Underwood; Kacey Musgraves; Kelsea Ballerini; Maren Morris
2016 Miranda Lambert 
Other Nominees: Kelsea Ballerini; Jana Kramer; Kacey Musgraves; Carrie Underwood
2015 Miranda Lambert 
Other Nominees: Brandy Clark; Martina McBride; Kacey Musgraves; Carrie Underwood
2014 Miranda Lambert 
Other Nominees: Sheryl Crow; Kacey Musgraves; Taylor Swift; Carrie Underwood
2013 Miranda Lambert 
Other Nominees: Martina McBride; Kacey Musgraves; Taylor Swift; Carrie Underwood
2012 Miranda Lambert 
Other Nominees: Sara Evans; Martina McBride; Taylor Swift; Carrie Underwood
2011 Miranda Lambert 
Other Nominees: Reba McEntire; Taylor Swift; Carrie Underwood; Lee Ann Womack
2010 Miranda Lambert 
Other Nominees: Reba McEntire; Taylor Swift; Carrie Underwood; Lee Ann Womack
2009 Carrie Underwood 
Other Nominees: Miranda Lambert; Heidi Newfield; Taylor Swift; Lee Ann Womack
2008 Carrie Underwood 
Other Nominees: Miranda Lambert; Martina McBride; LeAnn Rimes; Taylor Swift
2007 Carrie Underwood 
Other Nominees: Sara Evans; Faith Hill; Miranda Lambert; Martina McBride
2006 Sara Evans 
Other Nominees: Martina McBride; Carrie Underwood; Gretchen Wilson; Lee Ann Womack
2005 Gretchen Wilson 
Other Nominees: Terri Clark; Sara Evans; Martina McBride; Lee Ann Womack
2004 Martina McBride 
Other Nominees: Patty Loveless; Sara Evans; Shania Twain; Terri Clark
2003 Martina McBride 
Other Nominees: Terri Clark; Faith Hill; Shania Twain; Lee Ann Womack
2002 Martina McBride 
Other Nominees: Sara Evans; Faith Hill; Lee Ann Womack; Trisha Yearwood
2001 Faith Hill 
Other Nominees: Jo Dee Messina; Lee Ann Womack; Martina McBride; Sara Evans
2000 Faith Hill 
Other Nominees: Chely Wright; Jo Dee Messina; Martina McBride; Shania Twain
1999 Faith Hill 
Other Nominees: Jo Dee Messina; Martina McBride; Shania Twain; Trisha Yearwood
1998 Trisha Yearwood 
Other Nominees: Deana Carter; LeAnn Rimes; Martina McBride; Patty Loveless
1997 Patty Loveless 
Other Nominees: LeAnn Rimes; Reba McEntire; Shania Twain; Trisha Yearwood
1996 Patty Loveless 
Other Nominees: Faith Hill; Pam Tillis; Reba McEntire; Shania Twain
1995 Reba McEntire 
Other Nominees: Faith Hill; Mary-Chapin Carpenter; Pam Tillis; Patty Loveless
1994 Wynonna 
Other Nominees: Mary Chapin Carpenter; Pam Tillis; Reba McEntire; Tanya Tucker
1993 Mary Chapin Carpenter 
Other Nominees: Lorrie Morgan; Pam Tillis; Tanya Tucker; Wynonna
1992 Reba McEntire 
Other Nominees: Lorrie Morgan; Mary-Chapin Carpenter; Pam Tillis; Tanya Tucker
1991 Reba McEntire 
Other Nominees: Kathy Mattea; Mary-Chapin Carpenter; Patty Loveless; Tanya Tucker
1990 Kathy Mattea 
Other Nominees: Dolly Parton; KD Lang; Reba McEntire; Tanya Tucker
1989 KT Oslin 
Other Nominees: Kathy Mattea; Reba McEntire; Rosanne Cash; Tanya Tucker
1988 Reba McEntire 
Other Nominees: Crystal Gayle; Kathy Mattea; Rosanne Cash; Tanya Tucker
1987 Reba McEntire 
Other Nominees: Crystal Gayle; Janie Fricke; Juice Newton; Marie Osmond
1986 Reba McEntire 
Other Nominees: Anne Murray; Crystal Gayle; Juice Newton; Rosanne Cash
1985 Reba McEntire 
Other Nominees: Anne Murray; Dolly Parton; Emmylou Harris; Janie Fricke
1984 Janie Fricke 
Other Nominees: Barbara Mandrell; Crystal Gayle; Reba McEntire; Sylvia
1983 Sylvia 
Other Nominees: Barbara Mandrell; Dottie West; Janie Fricke; Rosanne Cash
1982 Barbara Mandrell 
Other Nominees: Emmylou Harris; Lacy J Dalton; Rosanne Cash; Sylvia
1981 Dolly Parton 
Other Nominees: Barbara Mandrell; Crystal Gayle; Emmylou Harris; Lacy J Dalton
1980 Crystal Gayle 
Other Nominees: Anne Murray; Barbara Mandrell; Dolly Parton; Loretta Lynn
1979 Barbara Mandrell 
Other Nominees: Anne Murray; Crystal Gayle; Dolly Parton; Loretta Lynn
1978 Crystal Gayle 
Other Nominees: Dolly Parton; Emmylou Harris; Linda Ronstadt; Loretta Lynn
1977 Crystal Gayle 
Other Nominees: Dolly Parton; Emmylou Harris; Loretta Lynn; Tammy Wynette
1976 Loretta Lynn 
Other Nominees: Anne Murray; Dolly Parton; Linda Ronstadt; Tanya Tucker
1975 Loretta Lynn 
Other Nominees: Anne Murray; Dolly Parton; Donna Fargo; Olivia Newton-John
1974 Loretta Lynn 
Other Nominees: Anne Murray; Barbara Fairchild; Dolly Parton; Donna Fargo; Susan Raye
1973 Donna Fargo 
Other Nominees: Anne Murray; Dolly Parton; Loretta Lynn; Susan Raye
1972 Loretta Lynn 
Other Nominees: Anne Murray; Linda Ronstadt; Lynn Anderson; Susan Raye
1971 Lynn Anderson 
Other Nominees: Bobbie Gentry; Dolly Parton; Loretta Lynn; Tammy Wynette
1970 Tammy Wynette 
Other Nominees: Bobbie Gentry; Cathie Taylor; Connie Smith; Dolly Parton; Judy Lynn; Loretta Lynn; Lynn Anderson
1969 Cathie Taylor 
Other Nominees: Bobbie Gentry; Bonnie Guitar; Judy Miller; Judy Lynn
1968 Lynn Anderson 
Other Nominees: Bonnie Guitar; Bonnie Owens; Cathie Taylor; Lucille Star
1967 Bonnie Guitar 
Other Nominees: Bonnie Owens; Jonie Mosby; Kay Adams; Molly Bee
1966 Bonnie Owens 
Other Nominees: Judy Miller; Molly Bee; Rose Lee Maphis; Rose Maddox