LAINEY, COLE: Win Big at the ACM Awards

The 58th Academy of Country Music Awards, hosted by Garth Brooks and Dolly Parton, is in the books. 

Lainey Wilson was the big winner of the night. She captured four trophies, including Female Artist of the Year, Album of the Year for Bell Bottom Country, and Music Event of the Year and Visual Event of the Year for “Wait in the Truck” with Hardy

Cole Swindell picked up two awards — Single and Song of the Year for “She Had Me at Heads Carolina.”

Chris Stapleton won his first-ever ACM Entertainer of the Year Award.

Old Dominion won the Group of the Year for the sixth consecutive time, and Brothers Osborne picked up the Duo of the Year trophy for the second year in a row.


  • Entertainer of the Year – Chris Stapleton
  • Female Artist of the YearLainey Wilson
  • Male Artist of the Year – Morgan Wallen
  • Duo of the Year Brothers Osborne 
  • Group of the Year – Old Dominion 
  • Breakthrough Artist of the YearBailey Zimmerman
  • Song of the Year Cole Swindell – “She Had Me at Heads Carolina”
  • Single of the Year – Cole Swindell – “She Had Me at Heads Carolina”
  • Album of the YearBell Bottom Country – Lainey Wilson
  • Music Event of the Year  Hardy and Lainey Wilson – “Wait in the Truck”
  • Visual Event of the Year Hardy and Lainey Wilson – “Wait in the Truck”
  • New Female Artist of the Year Hailey Whitters
  • New Male Artist of the YearZach Bryan


  • Keith Urban – “Texas Time”
  • Cole Swindell and Jo Dee Messina – “She Had Me at Heads Carolina”
  • Kane Brown – “Bury Me in Georgia”
  • Carly Pearce and Trisha Yearwood – “Wrong Side of Memphis,” “American Girl,” “She’s in Love With the Boy”
  • Hardy – “Truck Bed”
  • Bailey Zimmerman – “Between a Rock and a Hard Place”
  • Cody Johnson – “Mama Don’t Let Your Babies Grown Up to Be Cowboys”
  • Miranda Lambert – “Carousel”
  • Hailey Whitters – “Everything She Is and Everything She Ain’t'”
  • Luke Combs – “Love You Anyway”
  • Ed Sheeran and Luke Combs – “Life Goes On”
  • The War and Treaty – “Blank Page”
  • Jason Aldean – “Tough Crowd”
  • Ashley McBryde, Brandy Clark, Caylee HammackPillbox Patti and John Osborne – “Bonfire at Tina’s”
  • Jelly Roll with Lainey Wilson – “Save Me”
  • Lainey Wilson – “Grease”
  • Jordan Davis – “Next Thing You Know”
  • Dolly Parton – “World On Fire” 
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