2018 ACM Award Winners According to YouTube

Time to grab a cowboy hat and buckle up for a wild ride! One of the biggest nights in country music is just a two-step away; this Sunday country music fans across the country will gather round to watch the Academy of Country Music Awards.  The highly anticipated event will host country music’s biggest stars, alongside some promising up-and-coming new artists, to honor this year in country music.

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Who will take home the big awards of the night? YouTube has predicted who will be the winners at this year’s ACM’s based on YouTube video view counts for each of the nominees. See below for predictions on who will take home the awards on Sunday night.

YouTube ACM Award Predictions

Entertainer of the Year

Luke Bryan

Female Vocalist of the Year
Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year
Chris Stapleton

Vocal Duo of the Year
Florida Georgia Line

Vocal Group of the Year
Little Big Town

Song of the Year
“Body Like a Back Road” by Sam Hunt

Single Record of the Year
“Body Like A Back Road,” Sam Hunt

Vocal Event of the Year
Kane Brown Featuring Lauren Alaina – “What Ifs”

Video of the Year
Dierks Bentley – “Black”

*Methodology: US YouTube Music Insights data throughout the eligibility period (November 24, 2016 through December 31, 2017). View counts include official videos, lyric videos, remixes, art tracks and fan uploads. Best New Video calculations are based on the official music video US view counts during the eligibility period.

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