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

AceShowbiz - %cJason Aldean%, 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, %cTaylor Swift%, 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 %cMiranda Lambert%. "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, %cKenny Chesney%, %cLady Antebellum% and %cZac Brown Band%.

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 %cCarrie Underwood%. 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 %cThompson Square%, %cChris Young% and %cBlake Shelton%. 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 %cAlabama% who accepted Greatest Hits Award. On the countdown of ACAs Artist of the Decade, %cToby Keith% was ranked at the first spot. He beats %cTim McGraw% (#2), Kenny (#3), %cGeorge Strait% (#4), %cAlan Jackson% (#5), %cBrooks & Dunn% (#6), %cRascal Flatts% (#7), %cGarth Brooks% (#8), %cBrad Paisley% (#9), and %cKeith Urban% (#10).

  • Artist of the Year: %cJason Aldean%
  • Male Artist of the Year: %cBrad Paisley%
  • Female Artist of the Year: %cCarrie Underwood%
  • Duo/Group Artist of the Year: %cLady Antebellum%
  • New Artist of the Year: %cScotty McCreery%
  • Breakthrough Artist of the Year: %cChris Young%
  • Touring Artist of the Year: %cJason Aldean%
  • Album of the Year: "My Kinda Party" - %cJason Aldean%
  • Single of the Year: "Voices" - %cChris Young%
  • Single by a Male Artist: "My Kinda Party" - %cJason Aldean%
  • Single by a Female Artist: "Mama's Song" - %cCarrie Underwood%
  • Single by a Duo/Group: "Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not" - %cThompson Square%
  • Single by a Vocal Collaboration: "Don't You Wanna Stay" - %cJason Aldean% with %cKelly Clarkson%
  • Single of the Year by a New Artist: "Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not" - %cThompson Square%
  • Music Video of the Year: "Who Are You When I'm Not Looking" - %cBlake Shelton%
  • Music Video by a Male Artist: "Who Are You When I'm Not Looking" - %cBlake Shelton%
  • Music Video by a Female Artist: "Mama's Song" - %cCarrie Underwood%
  • Music Video by a Group or Collaboration: "Don't You Wanna Stay" - %cJason Aldean% with %cKelly Clarkson%
  • Music Video by a New Artist: "Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not" - %cThompson Square%
  • Greatest Hits Award: %cAlabama%
  • #1 Artist of the Decade: %cToby Keith%
2011 American Country Awards : Arrivals | Press Room

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