American Country Awards 2012

Location: Las Vegas

Date: December 5, 2012

American Country Awards 2012 Winners & Nominations

Artist of the Year

  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan - Winner
  • Lady Antebellum
  • Taylor Swift
  • Zac Brown Band

Male Artist of the Year

  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan - Winner
  • Kenny Chesney
  • Eric Church
  • Toby Keith

Female Artist of the Year

Duo/Group Artist of the Year

  • Lady Antebellum - Winner
  • Zac Brown Band
  • The Band Perry
  • Rascal Flatts
  • Eli Young Band

Breakthrough Artist of the Year

  • Lee Brice
  • Colt Ford
  • Gloriana
  • Justin Moore
  • Jake Owen - Winner

New Artist of the Year

  • Lauren Alaina - Winner
  • Hunter Hayes
  • Jana Kramer
  • Kip Moore
  • Pistol Annies

Album of the Year

  • Own the Night, Lady Antebellum
  • Home,Dierks Bentley
  • Tailgates & Tanlines, Luke Bryan - Winner
  • Chief, Eric Church
  • Red River Blue, Blake Shelton

Single of the Year

  • "Tattoos on This Town", Jason Aldean
  • "Keep Me in Mind", Zac Brown Bad
  • "I Don't Want This Night to End", Luke Bryan - Winner
  • "Drink in My Hand", Eric Church
  • "You", Chris Young

Single by a Male Artist

  • "Tattoos on This Town", Jason Aldean
  • "I Don't Want This Night to End", Luke Bryan - Winner
  • "Reality", Kenny Chesney
  • "Drink in My Hand", Eric Church
  • "You", Chris Young

Single by a Female Artist

Single by a Duo/Group

  • "We Owned the Night", Lady Antebellum - Winner
  • "Keep Me Mind", Zac Brown Band
  • "Banjo", Rascal Flatts
  • "All Your Life", The Band Perry
  • "Even If It Breaks Your Heart", Eli Young Band

Single by a Breakthrough Artist

  • "A Woman Like You", Lee Brice
  • "You Don't Know Her Like I Do", Brantley Gilbert - Winner
  • "(Kissed You) Good Night", Gloriana
  • "Let It Rain", David Nail
  • "Alone with You", Jake Owen

Single by a New Artist

  • "Home Sweet Home", The Farm
  • "Hunter Hayes", Hunter Hayes - Winner
  • "Why Ya Wanna", Jana Kramer
  • "Cowboys and Angels", Dustin Lynch
  • "Somethin' 'Bout a Truck", Kip Moore

Single by a Vocal Collaboration

  • "New to This Town", Kix Brooks feat. Joe Walsh
  • "Knee Deep", Zac Brown Band feat. Jimmy Buffett
  • "Feel Like a Rock Star", Kenny Chesney (Duet with Tim McGraw)
  • "Easy", Rascal Flatts feat. Natasha Bedingfield
  • "Remind Me", Brad Paisley (Duet with Carrie Underwood) - Winner

Music Video of the Year

  • "I Don't Want This Night to End", Luke Bryan - Winner
  • "Alone With You", Jake Owen
  • "God Gave Me You", Blake Shelton
  • "For You", Keith Urban
  • "You", Chris Young

Music Video by a Male Artist

  • "I Don't Want This Night to End", Luke Bryan - Winner
  • "Alone With You", Jake Owen
  • "God Gave Me You", Blake Shelton
  • "For You", Keith Urban
  • "You", Chris Young

Music Video by a Female Artist

  • "My Heart Can't Tell You No, Sara Evans
  • "Over You", Miranda Lambert - Winner
  • "I'm Gonna Love You Through It", Martina McBrid
  • "Ours", Taylor Swift
  • Good Girl", Carrie Underwod

Music Video by a Duo/Group/Collaboration

  • "Dancin' Away with My Heart", Lady Antebellum
  • "All Your Life", The Band Perry
  • "(Kissed You) Good Night", Gloriana
  • "Pontoon", Little Big Town - Winner
  • "Angel Eyes", Love and Theft

Music Video by a New Artist

  • "Wanted", Hunter Hayes - Winner
  • "Let's Don't Call It a Night", Casey James
  • "Why Ya Wanna", Jana Kramer
  • "Cowboys and Angles", Dustin Lynch
  • "Somethin' 'Bout a Truck, Kip Moore

Song of the Year

  • "Just Fishin'",
  • "Fly Over States",
  • "Tattoos On This Town",
  • "A Woman Like You",
  • "You and Tequila",
  • "Springsteen", - Winner
  • "Cost of Livin',
  • "Red Solo Cup",
  • "Better Than I Used to Be",
  • "Even If It Breaks Your Heart",

Touring Artist of the Year