|BMI Country Stars & Songwriters Win 89% of 2012 ACM Awards|
BMI’s country vanguard ruled the 47th Academy of Country Music Awards, taking home a jaw-dropping 89% of the year’s trophies. The wins reflect the unparalleled strength of BMI’s country repertoire, home to the genre’s biggest crossover stars, groundbreaking songwriters and icons.
Taylor Swift earned her second consecutive Entertainer of the Year title. She is the youngest woman ever to win the top prize, which is now determined by fan voting.
Miranda Lambert scored two record-breaking wins: her third consecutive Female Vocalist of the Year trophy as well as her third consecutive Album of the Year win for Four the Record, the second of which makes her the only woman in history to ever claim the honor three albums in a row.
Jason Aldean also enjoyed a big night, garnering two awards for “Don’t You Wanna Stay,” which claimed Single Record and Vocal Event of the Year.
Ceremony host Blake Shelton charmed the crowd and took home his first-ever ACM Male Vocalist of the Year crown.