So the Academy of Country Music Awards are this Monday night, and you can watch the show on Amazon Prime.  Yes, I know that we wish it was on network television.  Dolly Parton will be hosting, along with co-hosts Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett.  A few awards have already been handed out.

New Male Artist of the Year - Parker McCollum     He got the call from Miranda Lambert with the good news and you can see that HERE.

New Female Artist of the Year - Lainey Wilson     She also got the good news from Miranda and you can see her reactions HERE.

So what categories are left.  Play along with me, and we can see who walks away with the awards:  I have put an asterisk next to who I think will win.

Video Of The Year -

“Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)” – Elle King and Miranda Lambert;

“Famous Friends” – Chris Young and Kane Brown      *

“I Bet You Think About Me (Taylor’s Version)” – Taylor Swift featuring Chris Stapleton

“If I Didn’t Love You” – Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood

“Never Wanted to Be That Girl” – Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde

Song of the year

“7 Summers” – Morgan Wallen

“Buy Dirt” – Jordan Davis featuring Luke Bryan   *

“Fancy Like” – Walker Hayes

“Knowing You” – Kenny Chesney

“Things a Man Oughta Know” – Lainey Wilson

Single of the year

“Buy Dirt” – Jordan Davis featuring Luke Bryan  *

“Famous Friends” – Chris Young and Kane Brown

“Fancy Like” – Walker Hayes

“If I Didn’t Love You” – Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood

“You Should Probably Leave” – Chris Stapleton

Album of the year

29: Written in Stone – Carly Pearce  *

Country Again: Side A – Thomas Rhett

Dangerous: The Double Album – Morgan Wallen

Famous Friends – Chris Young

The Marfa Tapes – Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall

Group of the year

Lady A

Little Big Town


Old Dominion   *

The Cadillac Three

Duo of the year

Brooks & Dunn

Brothers Osborne  *

Dan + Shay


Maddie & Tae

Male artist of the year

Jimmie Allen

Luke Combs

Thomas Rhett

Chris Stapleton   *

Morgan Wallen

Female artist of the year

Gabby Barrett

Miranda Lambert

Ashley McBryde

Maren Morris

Carly Pearce   *

Entertainer of the year

Eric Church

Luke Combs  *

Miranda Lambert

Chris Stapleton

Carrie Underwood

Those are my predictions.   Who do you hope will walk with the trophies?

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