Who Won the ACM Top Male Vocalist Award?

ACM Top Male Vocalist

The Academy Of Country Music began giving out their Top Male Vocalist award in 1966. Since then there have been many notable winners including Glen Campbell, Kenny Rogers, George Strait, and Alan Jackson.

Chris Stapleton is the most recent winner, with Jason Aldean winning the previous three years. Brad Paisley has won five times. Merle Haggard has the most wins with six.

2017 TBA 
Other Nominees: Chris Stapleton; Dierks Bentley; Jason Aldean; Keith Urban; Thomas Rhett
2016 Chris Stapleton 
Other Nominees: Jason Aldean; Dierks Bentley; Eric Church; Brett Eldredge
2015 Jason Aldean 
Other Nominees: Dierks Bentley; Luke Bryan; Eric Church; Brad Paisley; Blake Shelton
2014 Jason Aldean 
Other Nominees: Lee Brice; Luke Bryan; Blake Shelton; Keith Urban
2013 Jason Aldean 
Other Nominees: Luke Bryan; Eric Church; Toby Keith; Blake Shelton
2012 Blake Shelton 
Other Nominees: Jason Aldean; Kenny Chesney; Brad Paisley; Chris Young
2011 Brad Paisley 
Other Nominees: Jason Aldean; Blake Shelton; George Strait; Keith Urban
2010 Brad Paisley 
Other Nominees: Kenny Chesney; Darius Rucker; George Strait; Keith Urban
2009 Brad Paisley 
Other Nominees: Kenny Chesney; Toby Keith; George Strait; Keith Urban
2008 Brad Paisley 
Other Nominees: Rodney Atkins; Kenny Chesney; George Strait; Keith Urban
2007 Brad Paisley 
Other Nominees: Kenny Chesney; Toby Keith; George Strait; Keith Urban
2006 Keith Urban 
Other Nominees: Dierks Bentley; Kenny Chesney; Brad Paisley; George Strait
2005 Keith Urban 
Other Nominees: Kenny Chesney; Alan Jackson; Toby Keith; Tim McGraw
2004 Toby Keith 
Other Nominees: Alan Jackson; Keith Urban; Kenny Chesney; Tim McGraw
2003 Kenny Chesney  
Other Nominees: Alan Jackson; Toby Keith; Tim McGraw; George Strait
2002 Alan Jackson 
Other Nominees: Kenny Chesney; Toby Keith; Tim McGraw; Travis Tritt
2001 Toby Keith 
Other Nominees: Brad Paisley; George Strait; Kenny Chesney; Tim McGraw
2000 Tim McGraw  
Other Nominees: Alan Jackson; Collin Raye; George Strait; Toby Keith
1999 Tim McGraw  
Other Nominees: Collin Raye; Garth Brooks; George Strait; Vince Gill
1998 George Strait 
Other Nominees: Alan Jackson; Bryan White; Collin Raye; Tim McGraw
1997 George Strait 
Other Nominees: Alan Jackson; Bryan White; Collin Raye; Vince Gill
1996 Alan Jackson 
Other Nominees: George Strait; John Berry; Tim McGraw; Vince Gill
1995 Alan Jackson 
Other Nominees: Garth Brooks; George Strait; Joe Diffie; Vince Gill
1994 Vince Gill 
Other Nominees: Alan Jackson; Billy Ray Cyrus; Clint Black; Garth Brooks
1993 Vince Gill 
Other Nominees: Alan Jackson; Billy Dean; Doug Stone; Garth Brooks
1992 Garth Brooks 
Other Nominees: Alan Jackson; Clint Black; Doug Stone; Vince Gill
1991 Garth Brooks 
Other Nominees: Clint Black; George Strait; Ricky Van Shelton; Vince Gill
1990 Clint Black 
Other Nominees: George Strait; Randy Travis; Ricky Van Shelton; Rodney Crowell
1989 George Strait 
Other Nominees: Dwight Yoakam; Hank Williams Jr; Randy Travis; Ricky Van Shelton
1988 Randy Travis 
Other Nominees: George Strait; Hank Williams Jr; Ronnie Milsap; Steve Wariner
1987 Randy Travis 
Other Nominees: Earl Thomas Conley; George Jones; George Strait; Hank Williams Jr
1986 George Strait 
Other Nominees: Earl Thomas Conley; Gary Morris; Hank Williams Jr; Ricky Skaggs
1985 George Strait 
Other Nominees: Gary Morris; Kenny Rogers; Lee Greenwood; Ricky Skaggs
1984 Lee Greenwood 
Other Nominees: Earl Thomas Conley; John Anderson; Merle Haggard; Ricky Skaggs
1983 Ronnie Milsap 
Other Nominees: Hank Williams Jr; Merle Haggard; Ricky Skaggs; Willie Nelson
1982 Merle Haggard 
Other Nominees: George Jones; Hank Williams Jr; Kenny Rogers; Ronnie Milsap
1981 George Jones 
Other Nominees: Don Williams; Eddie Rabbitt; Kenny Rogers; Ronnie Milsap
1980 Larry Gatlin 
Other Nominees: Don Williams; Kenny Rogers; Moe Bandy; Waylon Jennings
1979 Kenny Rogers 
Other Nominees: Don Williams; Eddie Rabbitt; Larry Gatlin; Merle Haggard
1978 Kenny Rogers 
Other Nominees: Conway Twitty; Mel Tillis; Mickey Gilley; Ronnie Milsap
1977 Mickey Gilley 
Other Nominees: Conway Twitty; Marty Robbins; Mel Tillis; Tom Bresh
1976 Conway Twitty 
Other Nominees: Glen Campbell; Merle Haggard; Mickey Gilley; Willie Nelson
1975 Merle Haggard 
Other Nominees: Cal Smith; Conway Twitty; Ronnie Milsap; John Denver
1974 Charlie Rich 
Other Nominees: Conway Twitty; Johnny Rodriguez; Marty Robbins; Merle Haggard; Tom T Hall
1973 Merle Haggard 
Other Nominees: Charley Pride; Conway Twitty; Freddie Hart; Ray Price; Tony Booth
1972 Freddie Hart 
Other Nominees: Charley Pride; Conway Twitty; Marty Robbins; Merle Haggard
1971 Merle Haggard 
Other Nominees: Charley Pride; Glen Campbell; Marty Robbins; Ray Price
1970 Merle Haggard 
Other Nominees: Billy Mize; Charley Pride; Glen Campbell; Johnny Cash
1969 Glen Campbell 
Other Nominees: Billy Mize; Jerry Wallace; Merle Haggard; Roger Miller
1968 Glen Campbell 
Other Nominees: Billy Mize; Buck Owens; Dean Martin; Merle Haggard; Wynn Stewart
1967 Merle Haggard 
Other Nominees: Buck Owens; Glen Campbell; Roger Miller; Tex Williams; Wynn Stewart
1966 Buck Owens 
Other Nominees: Freddie Hart; Glen Campbell; Jerry Wallace; Johnny Cash; Roger Miller