The Country world's in mourning following the passing of the genre's great Charley Pride - who passed away following a battle with Covid-19.
Maren Morris was the big winner at the 2020 Country Music Association Awards, taking home three prizes, including Female Vocalist of the Year.
Lambert is likely to return to form by winning best female vocalist, the category she has dominated for years. But Luke Combs could make a run for star of the night.
Entertainer of the year, the top ACM prize, was presented last and produced a surprise. Here's the full list of winners as well as photos from the night's festivities.
The first 10 minutes of the show were a whirlwind, as more than a dozen female artists took the stage for a medley of classics by female country stars.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Complete list of winners from the 2019 Country Music Association Awards, held Wednesday at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
All eyes are on the top prize, entertainer of the year, which hasn't been won by a woman since Taylor Swift in 2011.
About three years ago, songwriter Jonathan Singleton was at a bar in Nashville when a singer he didn't recognize took the stage. Suddenly, the crowd started buzzing, as though a superstar had just arrived. "What is happening?" Singleton asked his friends, but they didn't know, either. Singleton caught the singer's name and then discreetly took out his phone to Google: Who is "Luke Combs"?