ACM Awards 2005

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

* Brooks & Dunn
* Kenny Chesney
* Brad Paisley
* Rascal Flatts
* Keith Urban

MALE VOCALIST

* Dierks Bentley
* Kenny Chesney
* Alan Jackson
* Brad Paisley
* Keith Urban

FEMALE VOCALIST

* Sara Evans
* Faith Hill
* Martina McBride
* Carrie Underwood
* Gretchen Wilson

VOCAL GROUP

* Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas
* Little Big Town
* Lonestar
* Rascal Flatts
* Sugarland

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

* Time Well Wasted Brad Paisley ~ Read Review
* Me and My Gang Rascal Flatts ~ Read Review
* Hillbilly Deluxe Brooks & Dunn ~ Read Review
* The Road and The Radio Kenny Chesney ~ Read Review
* Precious Memories Alan Jackson ~ Read Review

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

* "Believe" Brooks & Dunn
* "Better Life" Keith Urban
* "Jesus, Take The Wheel" Carrie Underwood
* "Summertime" Kenny Chesney
* "When I Get Where I'm Going" Brad Paisley f. Dolly Parton

SONG OF THE YEAR

* "8th of November" Kenny Alphin, John Rich
* "Believe" Craig Wiseman, Ronnie Dunn
* "Jesus, Take The Wheel" Hillary Lindsey, Brett James, Gordie Sampson
* "Tonight I Wanna Cry" Keith Urban, Monty Powell
* "When I Get Where I'm Going" Rivers Rutherford, George Teren

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

* Big & Rich
* Brooks & Dunn
* Montgomery Gentry
* Van Zant
* The Wreckers

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

* "Building Bridges" Brooks & Dunn (Guest vocals by Sheryl Crow and Vince Gill)
* "Like We Never Loved At All" Faith Hill Featuring Tim McGraw
* "Politically Uncorrect" Gretchen Wilson Featuring Merle Haggard
* "When I Get Where I'm Going" Brad Paisley Featuring Dolly Parton
* "Who Says You Can't Go Home" Bon Jovi (Duet with Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland)

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

* Eddie Bayers - Drums
* Jerry Douglas - Dobro
* Paul Franklin - Steel Guitar
* Dann Huff - Guitar
* Brent Mason - Guitar/Electric Guitar
* Randy Scruggs - Guitar

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
(award goes to artist and director)

* "When I Get Where I'm Going," Brad Paisley Featuring Dolly Parton, Directed by Jim Shea
* "8th of November," Big & Rich, Directed by Robert Deaton/George J. Flanigen IV/Marc Oswald
* "Believe," Brooks & Dunn, Directed by Robert Deaton/George J. Flanigen IV
* "Jesus Take The Wheel," Carrie Underwood, Directed by Roman White
* "Kerosene," Miranda Lambert, Directed by Trey Fanjoy

HORIZON AWARD

* Miranda Lambert
* Little Big Town
* Sugarland
* Josh Turner
* Carrie Underwood