“Fooled Around and Fell in Love” Wins ACM Award for Music Event of the Year

“Fooled Around and Fell in Love” Wins ACM Award for Music Event of the Year

On Sept. 14, CBS This Morning announced the “early” winners of the ACM Award for Music Event of the Year: “Fooled Around and Fell in Love” by Miranda Lambert featuring Maren Morris, Elle King, Tenille Townes, Ashley McBryde and Caylee Hammack.

Maren, Elle, Tenille, Ashley and Caylee were part of Miranda’s Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars Tour in 2019. In September 2019, Miranda teamed with her tourmates to release a cover of “Fooled Around & Fell in Love,” a Top 5 hit for blues guitarist Elvin Bishop in 1976.

The ACM Awards will air live from Nashville on Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS. The show will take place at three iconic Nashville institutions: the Grand Ole Opry House, The Bluebird Cafe and Ryman Auditorium. Keith Urban will host the show for the first time. 

Previously announced winners from the ACM Awards include:

Music Event of the Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]

  • “10,000 Hours” – Dan + Shay featuring Justin Bieber
  • “Dive Bar” – Garth Brooks featuring Blake Shelton
  • “Fooled Around and Fell in Love” – Miranda Lambert featuring Maren Morris, Elle King, Tenille Townes, Ashley McBryde and Caylee Hammack WINNER
  • Old Town Road” – Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus
  • “What Happens in a Small Town” – Brantley Gilbert featuring Lindsay Ell

New Female Artist of the Year

  • Ingrid Andress
  • Gabby Barrett
  • Lindsay Ell
  • Caylee Hammack
  • Tenille Townes WINNER

New Male Artist of the Year

  • Jordan Davis
  • Russell Dickerson
  • Riley Green WINNER
  • Cody Johnson
  • Morgan Wallen

photos by Curtis Hilbun, AFF-USA.com

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Chris Young Earns 3 CMA Award Nominations

Chris Young Earns 3 CMA Award Nominations

Congrats to Chris Young who is a 3-time CMA Award nominee this year.

His song “Famous Friends”, which he sings with Kane Brown, racked up nominations in the categories of Single, Musical Event, and Video of the Year.

Talking about his nominations, Chris says “I was blown away by the fact that there were three award nominations for the song. I mean, there’s so much that’s gone into it and so many people that have fallen in love with it and supported it and, you know, just having a hit with your friend in the first place is great with a song like “Famous Friends” with my buddy Kane Brown, but then to be nominated for three different CMA Awards, including Single of the Year. It’s just incredible.”

Chris, Kane and all the other nominees will learn if they’re taking home trophies, when the 55th Annual CMA Awards are handed out in Nashville on Wednesday November 10 – broadcasted live on ABC.

Photo Credit: Jeff Johnson