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ACM Winners - Find out who won at the 2008 ACM Awards.

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Kenny Chesney backstage at the 2008 ACM Awards

Kenny Chesney backstage at the 2008 ACM Awards

Shelly Fabian

I have marked the winners with ** WINNER ** after the nominee.
For the fan-voted winners, I have marked the nominee with ** FAN'S CHOICE **
For nominees that were both actual winners and fan-voted winners, I've marked the nominee with ** WINNER & FAN'S CHOICE **

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

TOP MALE VOCALIST

  • Rodney Atkins
  • Kenny Chesney
  • Brad Paisley ** WINNER **
  • George Strait
  • Keith Urban ** FAN'S CHOICE **

TOP FEMALE VOCALIST

TOP VOCAL GROUP

TOP VOCAL DUO

TOP NEW MALE VOCALIST

TOP NEW FEMALE VOCALIST

  • Sarah Buxton
  • Kellie Pickler
  • Taylor Swift ** WINNER & FAN'S CHOICE **

TOP NEW DUO OR VOCAL GROUP

ALBUM OF THE YEAR


[Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company]
  • 5th Gear - Brad Paisley (Arista Nashville) Read review
    Produced by Frank Rogers
  • Crazy Ex-Girlfriend - Miranda Lambert (Columbia) Read review ** WINNER & FAN'S CHOICE **
    Produced by Frank Liddell, Mike Wrucke
  • Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates - Kenny Chesney (BNA) Read review
    Produced by Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney
  • If You're Going Through Hell - Rodney Atkins (Curb) Read review
    Produced by Rodney Atkins, Ted Hewitt
  • Taylor Swift - Taylor Swift (Big Machine) Read review
    Produced by Scott Borchetta, Nathan Chapman
    # 6 Produced by Robert Ellis Orrall

SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR


[Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company]
  • Don't Blink
    Kenny Chesney, Produced by Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney
    BNA
  • Famous In A Small Town ** FAN'S CHOICE **
    Miranda Lambert, Produced by Frank Liddell, Mike Wrucke
    Columbia
  • Lost In This Moment Listen
    Big & Rich, Produced by Big Kenny, John Rich
    Warner Bros/WRN
  • Stay Listen ** WINNER **
    Sugarland, Produced by Kristian Bush, Byron Gallimore, Jennifer Nettles
    Mercury
  • Watching Airplanes
    Gary Allan, Produced by Gary Allan , Mark Wright
    MCA Nashville

SONG OF THE YEAR


[Award to Composer(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)]
  • Don't Blink
    Kenny Chesney
    Writers: Casey Beathard, Chris Wallin
    Publishers: Lavender Zoo Music (BMI), Mama's Dream Music (ASCAP), Sony/ATV
    Acuff Rose (BMI), WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)
  • Lost In This Moment
    Big & Rich
    Writers: Keith Anderson, Rodney Clawson, John Rich
    Publishers: EMI April Music, Inc. (ASCAP), Romeo Cowboy Music
    (ASCAP), WB Music Corp. (ASCAP), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI), Writer's Extreme Music (BMI)
  • Moments
    Emerson Drive
    Writers: Dave Berg, Annie Tate, Sam Tate
    Publishers: Gravitron (SESAC), WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)
  • Watching You
    Rodney Atkins
    Writers: Rodney Atkins, Steve Dean, Brian White
    Publishers: Bethar Music (BMI), Mike Curb Music (BMI), Multisongs (SESAC), Songs From The White House (SESAC)
  • Stay ** WINNER & FAN'S CHOICE **
    Sugarland
    Writer: Jennifer Nettles
    Publishers: Jennifer Nettles Publishing (ASCAP)

VIDEO OF THE YEAR


[Award to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)]
  • Don't Blink - Kenny Chesney
    Producer: Tacklebox Films
    Director: Shaun Silva
  • Lost In This Moment - Big & Rich
    Producer: Big Kenny, Steve Lamar, Marc Oswald
    Director: Robert Deaton and George Flanigen
  • Online - Brad Paisley ** WINNER **
    Producer: Frames Per Second
    Director: Jason Alexander
  • Stay - Sugarland
    Producer: Kristian Bush, Byron Gallimore, Jennifer Nettles
    Director: Shaun Silva
  • Watching You - Rodney Atkins Watch Video ** FAN'S CHOICE **
    Producer: Broken Poet Production
    Director: Eric Welch

VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR


[Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company]
  • Because Of You - Reba McEntire Duet With Kelly Clarkson Listen ** FAN'S CHOICE **
    Produced by Tony Brown, Reba McEntire
    MCA Nashville
  • Find Out Who Your Friends Are - Tracy Lawrence With Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney ** WINNER **
    Produced by Julian King, Tracy Lawrence
    Rocky Comfort/CO5
  • Shiftwork - Kenny Chesney Duet With George Strait
    Produced by Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney
    BNA
  • Till We Ain't Strangers Anymore - Bon Jovi Featuring LeAnn Rimes
    Produced by Dann Huff
    Mecury
  • What You Give Away - Vince Gill With Sheryl Crow
    Produced by Vince Gill, John Hobbs, Justin Niebank
    MCA Nashville

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