LAS VEGAS (AP) – Jason Aldean keeps his title as entertainer of the year for the Academy of Country Music Awards. He won for the second straight year.
Aldean picked up the top prize Sunday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and said he was excited to receive the award from the Eagles’ Joe Walsh.
Aldean also thanked the other nominees, including Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood and Florida Georgia Line.
Double winners Sunday night included Miranda Lambert, Thomas Rhett, Florida Georgia Line and Brothers Osborne. Performers included Backstreet Boys with Florida Georgia Line, Faith Hill with Tim McGraw and a tribute to Chuck Berry by Walsh and co-hosts Bryan and Dierks Bentley.