Checotah native Carrie Underwood kisses Tulsa-based comedian Rodney Carrington as he presents her with the Female Artist of the Year prize at the American Country Awards Monday night in Las Vegas. (AP photos)
The third annual American Country Awards were handed out Monday night in Las Vegas.
Co-hosted by Tony and Emmy winner Kristin Chenoweth, who hails from Broken Arrow, and multiplatinum country star Trace Adkins, the fan-voted ACAs were broadcast live on Fox from the Mandalay Bay Events Center. To see some of the co-hosts’ memorable moments from the show, click here.
With nine awards, including Artist of the Year, Luke Bryan received the most awards, followed by Lambert, who received three awards.
Following her two wins this year, Underwood has earned a total of 11 ACA awards, the most ACA honors of any artist, according to a news release. To read more about the winners, click here.
Check out these Associated Press photos of the ACA Awards winners:
Miranda Lambert accepts the award for Single of the Year by a Female Artist during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP photos)
Carrie Underwood makes her acceptance speech.
Scotty McCreery presents the New Artist of the Year award to Lauren Alaina. He was the winner and she was the runner-up on “American Idol” Season 10.
Little Big Town accepts the Group Video of the Year award for the quartet’s hit “Pontoon.”
Lady Antebellum accepts Group of the Year.
Luke Bryan accepts Artist of the Year.
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