Jason Aldean wins entertainer of the year at ACM Awards

Jason Aldean wins entertainer of the year at ACM Awards

 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
1   0   0   0
Write Review
AVDJASONALDEAN.jpg
Jason Aldean paid tribute to the victims of the massive shooting at a country music festival during his acceptance speech after being named entertainer of the year at Sunday’s Academy of Country Music Awards.

“It’s been a rough year,” Aldean said during the ceremony in Las Vegas, thanking those “that showed us love and support over the last six months.”

Last October a lone gunman killed 58 people at country music’s Route 91 Harvest Festival in Sin City, becoming the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Aldean was onstage when the shooting occurred.

“You guys are in our hearts always,” he said. “We love Las Vegas. Vegas strong.”

The country music community, returning to Vegas on Sunday six months after the massive shooting, opened the show in memory of the victims.

Miranda Lambert said the world can be “united through the healing power of music,” while Luke Bryan said “music helps us remember what really matters in life.” At the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Maren Morris said music “makes us stronger” and Thomas Rhett said music gives us “a chance to rejoice.”

Aldean closed the emotional moment, saying in respect to the victims and music fans, “we celebrate the music tonight. America, this is your ACM Awards.”

The ACMs also marked an important night for Chris Stapleton, who missed the show because his wife, Morgane, gave birth to twins. Sunday was also the singer’s 40th birthday.

Stapleton, the leading nominee with eight, won male vocalist of the year and album of the year, where he won twice as a singer and producer.

Carrie Underwood made her first television appearance since injuring her face in strong form at the ACMs, owning the stage with her powerhouse vocals.

Underwood, in a glittery dress, returned to the stage like an A-List veteran when she performed her new song, “Cry Pretty,” earning a rousing, and long, standing ovation from the audience. Underwood injured her face and wrist last year due to a fall at her home.

Following the performance, she immediately won vocal event of the year for the dance-infused country song, “The Fighter,” with Keith Urban.

“Thank you for having me,” Underwood said to Urban onstage. “I am still kind of shaking right now,” she added, appearing teary-eyed.

Lambert also made history Sunday- She surpassed Brooks and Dunn as the most decorated act in ACM history with 32 wins. Lambert won her ninth consecutive female vocalist of the year trophy and won twice for song of the year as the performer and co-writer of “Tin Man.”

“I cannot believe this. I really can’t. ...I love country music. It’s my entirely life,” Lambert said onstage. “I will never ever take it for granted.”

Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard wore an all-red ensemble and Brian Kelley was in all-white when they hit the stage with pop singer Bebe Rexha to perform the massive hit “Meant to Be,” which is spending its 19th week on top of Billboard’s Hot country songs chart. It ties Leroy Van Dyke’s “Walk On By” as the third longest-running song of all-time on the chart.

The longest-running No. 1 song of all-time on the country charts, Sam Hunt’s “Body Like a Back Road,” won single record of the year at the ACMs; Hunt didn’t attend the show.

Little Big Town sang Elton John’s “Rocket Man” in celebration of the icon’s new album, “Restoration,” which features country singers covering his songs. Kane Brown and Lauren Alaina were impressive when they sang their duet, “What Ifs.” Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Kelsea Ballerini, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum and Dierks Bentley also performed.

McEntire, who performed with Kelly Clarkson, hosted the three-hour show a year after Bryan and Bentley did the job.

“It takes one woman to do the job of two men,” she said, earning a rousing applause.

Old Dominion won vocal group of the year, besting Little Big Town and Lady Antebellum.

“This is heavy in a lot of ways,” lead singer Matthew Ramsey said, holding the trophy in his hand.




   





“We’re so lucky. Look at us, look at us!” he said about his bandmates, all dressed in trendy suits. “We look good. We feel good. We’re friends. And we’re having a ball.

“Thank you for letting us make music.”



Source:http://www.thehindu.com/entertainment
/music/jason-aldean-wins-entertainer-of-the-year-at-acm-awards/article23553894.ece

User reviews

There are no user reviews for this listing.
Already have an account? or Create an account
Movie Reviews

Tik Tik Tik (2018) Movie Review, Rating -2/5

Jun 22, 2018 54
Bottom Line: Logical loopholes and unimpressive CG impact this space travel.

Jamba Lakidi Pamba (2018) Telugu Movie Review, Rating -1.5/5

Jun 22, 2018 50
Bottom Line: A boring flick laced with poor jokes.

Incredibles 2 Movie Review, Rating -3.5/5

Jun 22, 2018 52
Bottom Line: Brad Bird and team Incredibles deliver a strong winner even after 14 years!
Restaurant Reviews

Vindu Indian Cuisine

Aug 15, 2016 1563
We are a restaurant that showcases the foods of colorful India. Steeped in history and…

Ruchi Palace Indian Cuisine

Oct 12, 2016 1351
Low-key restaurant supplying a lengthy menu of Indian staples, including tandoori cooking.

The More Disregarded Provide answers to for Entrance Essay

Jun 13, 2018 61
Default Image
The point is observed on the position that one provides the choice to take a position. OC…
Latest Yellow Pages
Mar 06, 2018

Andhramess Allen

Andhra Mess– Is the most popular South Indian Restaurant situated in Allen, US. We have…
Dec 04, 2017

Best deals on International flights

IndianEagle.com is an innovative online travel company that enables its customers to book…
Sep 05, 2017

Roy Photography

Experienced in Indian and South-Asian Weddings and event photo and video services. Speaks…
Aug 02, 2017

Pista House

Pista House is known for meeting the diverse needs of customers thanks to its use of best…
Latest Classifieds
Jun 19, 2018

Enjoy a Healthier Life with our Organic & Natural Food Range

MyHomeGrocers is leading online store that offers 100% natural & organic products at best…
Jun 15, 2018

Say No To Heavy Shopping Bags Shop all Your Grocery Needs Online

Say No To Heavy Shopping Bags Shop All Your Grocery Needs Online
Jun 12, 2018

Ramadan Special OUR GRAND SALE FOR VEGGIES AND FRUITS THIS WEEK

Ramadan Special OUR GRAND SALE FOR VEGGIES AND FRUITS THIS WEEK!BEAT THE SUMMER WITH…
Jun 04, 2018

DEVOPS Training Schedule (Weekend Batch).

DEVOPS Training Schedule (Weekend Batch). Training Type: Online Live Interactive Training…
Training
Default Image
Feb 03, 2018

DevOps Online Training Live Demo Feb 05, 2018(Monday) @7.00am IST

DevOps Online Training Live Demo Feb 05, 2018(Monday) @7.00am IST For USA Students Feb…
Default Image
Jan 31, 2018

selenium Training - learntek

Learntek: Selenium Training Schedule. Course Title: Selenium Training. Training Type:…
Jan 25, 2018

SAP Simple Finance Training by SAP Certified Industry Experts

We provide services throughout USA, UK, Australia,UAE, Canada, Saudi Arabia, New Zealand,…
Jan 04, 2018

Tableau Training Institute in Noida

Tableau computing device is a business intelligence andinformation visualization tool…