The Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM) was founded in 1964 in order to promote country music in the Western States. The first ceremony was celebrated in 1965 and Buck Owens and Bonnie Owens won in turn Top Male Vocalist and Top Female Vocalist.
As an appointment, the 46th annual Academy of Country Music Awards is held in Las Vegas, California on Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 8pm to honor the America's hottest talent in country music and the top emerging stars in entertainment industry. The Awards this year has a whopping nine nominations. Miranda Lambert has seven nominations including Entertainer of the Year while she was also nominated the Female Vocalist of the Year.
In the 46th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, Taylor Swift won the evening's top prize Entertainer of the Year, Miranda Lambert won the Female Vocalist of the Year honor and the single of the year trophies for "The House That Built Me". Brad Paisley goes for the Top Male Vocalist. On this occasion, Las Vegas lights up with stars of country music shining on the red carpet of Academy of Country Music Awards.
Nicole Kidman arrives at the 46th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas with a sexy black dress.
Nicole Kidman escorts Keith Urban to the event who was beaten to country award by Taylor Swift.
Taylor Swift, who ruled The Academy of Country Music Awards, wears a long golden-yellow embroidered gown by designer Elie Saab teamed with diamond ring and diamond chandelier earrings.
Carrie Underwood shows off her length purple gown designed by Jean Fares Couture accessorized with a single coordinating purple ring.
Julianne Hough makes the trip to Sin City with a daring and backless orange design.
Miranda Lambert attends the event with a low-cut white Grecian dress with daring curves.
AnnaSophia Robb shows off a lovely white dress
Musician Emily West arrives on the red carpet with a strapless dress.
Laura Bell Bundy is seen in an eye-catching long dress.
TV personality Nancy O'Dell rocks Las Vegas with a length gleaming gold dress.
Actress and bikini model Brooklyn Decker looks stunning in a form-fitting pink dress