Carrie Underwood Makes History

April 19, 2010 By:
Carrie Underwood Makes History

Carrie Underwood made history on Sunday night at the Academy of Country Music Awards by becoming the first woman to win entertainer of the year twice. What an accomplishment!

Carrie beat out Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney, the Zac Brown Band, Toby Keith, Brad Paisley, George Strait and Keith Urban for the award for the second year in a row. She also won the Triple Crown Award: Entertainer Of The Year, Top Female Vocalist and Top Newcomer.

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"Thank you, God, praise the Lord," the excited singer said as she accepted her trophy.

Lady Antebellum racked up five awards Sunday at the awards in Las Vegas, winning vocal group of the year, as well as song and single for crossover hit Need You Now. Lady Antebellum also crushed Rascal Flatts' seven-year run as best vocal group.

Here is the full list of winners of the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards from Las Vegas:

Entertainer of the year: Carrie Underwood

Top male vocalist: Brad Paisley

Top female vocalist: Miranda Lambert

Top vocal group: Lady Antebellum

Top vocal duo: Brooks & Dunn

Top new artist: Luke Bryan

Top new solo vocalist: Luke Bryan

Top new vocal duo: Joey + Rory

Top new vocal group: Gloriana

Album of the year: "Revolution," Miranda Lambert

Single record of the year: "Need You Now," Lady Antebellum

Song of the year: "Need You Now," Lady Antebellum

Video of the year: White Liar," Miranda Lambert

Vocal event of the year: "Hillbilly Bone," Blake Shelton featuring Trace Adkins