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).