The singer additionally gained single of the yr for “Beginning Over” off his album of the identical identify and trophies for being a producer on each the one and album.
Stapleton then nabbed male vocalist of the yr for the fifth time. “Man, superb,” he mentioned throughout his final speech. “I am operating out of phrases.”
He additionally carried out twice all through the present.
Entertainer of the 12 months went to Luke Combs, who advised the group, “I do not need to win it, however I am certain as hell glad that I did.” Combs topped Stapleton, Eric Church, Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert for the award.
Jimmie Allen gained new artist of the yr, saying, “I need to thank my father who’s not with us for introducing me to nation music.”
Vocal group of the yr went to Previous Dominion and Carly Pearce gained feminine vocalist of the yr.