Chesney Shut Out at ACM Awards

posted April 18th, 2010 at 10:23 pm

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by Josh Martn

Kenny Chesney was up for four ACM awards on Sunday night but went home empty handed. Carrie Underwood took home the big prize, winning the fan-voted Entertainer of the Year for the second straight year.

Kenny’s ’09 opening acts had a good night. Lady Antebellum won five awards, including song and single record of the year for “Need You Now,” plus Vocal Group of the Year (snapping a 7 year run by Rascal Flatts). Miranda Lambert won Record of the Year and Top Female Vocalist.

Here’s what Chesney was nominated for and who came away the winner:

Entertainer of the Year

  • Kenny Chesney
  • Toby Keith
  • Brad Paisley
  • George Strait
  • Taylor Swift
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Keith Urban
  • Zac Brown Band

Top Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Kenny Chesney
  • Brad Paisley
  • Darius Rucker
  • George Strait
  • Keith Urban

Vocal Event of the Year

  • Hillbilly Bone – Blake Shelton with Trace Adkins
  • Honky Tonk Stomp – Brooks & Dunn with Billy Gibbons
  • I Told You So – Carrie Underwood featuring Randy Travis
  • I’m Alive – Kenny Chesney with Dave Matthews
  • Seeing Stars – Jack Ingram with Patty Griffin

(Chesney’s 4th nomination was as a producer for Vocal Event of the Year)

View the complete list of winners here.

Tagged in Awards, Television Appearances


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