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ACA 2011: Jason Aldean Leads Full Winner List, Taylor Swift Gets Snubbed

December 6, 2011 (4:03 am) GMT
Jason brings home six guitar-shaped trophies including for Album of the Year and Artist of the Year, while Taylor, who received six nominations, gets none at the 2nd annual American Country Awards.
ACA 2011: Jason Aldean Leads Full Winner List, Taylor Swift Gets Snubbed

, who leads this year's nomination pack of American Country Awards with a total of eight nods, dominates the winner list by pocketing six kudos at the event which took place at at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Meanwhile, , who frequently won coveted awards in many previous prize-giving events, lost all of her six nods.

Jason first grabbed Album of the Year before getting flooded with five more trophies near the end of the star-studded ceremony. He sealed his six wins by taking home Artist of the Year, Touring Artist of the Year, Single by a Male Artist, Single by a Vocal Collaboration and Music Video by a Duo/Group/Collaboration.

The "Dirt Road Anthem" singer was presented by Artist of the Year by . "This is getting a little ridiculous now," he gushed. "I don't know what else to say. It's been a crazy year." In winning the award, he beat the likes of Taylor, , and .

As for Taylor, the 21-year-old country/pop beauty additionally gave up Touring Artist of the Year and Album of the Year to Jason. She also missed Female Artist of the Year, Music Video by a Female Artist and Single by a Female Artist to 2010 ACAs big winner . The "Mean" singer was not present at the event which was held on Monday night, December 5.

Beside Carrie, the other stars who took home multiple awards were , and . The Thompson duo bagged Single by a New Artist, Music Video by a New Artist, and Single by a Duo/Group. Chris won Single of the Year and Breakthrough Artist of the Year. Meanwhile, Blake got Music Video of the Year and Music Video by a Male Artist.

Special honoree was who accepted Greatest Hits Award. On the countdown of ACAs Artist of the Decade, was ranked at the first spot. He beats (#2), Kenny (#3), (#4), (#5), (#6), (#7), (#8), (#9), and (#10).

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