Hillary Lindsey Wins ACM Award Songwriter of the Year

Hillary Lindsey Wins ACM Award Songwriter of the Year

On Sept. 14, the Academy of Country Music announced the “early” winner of the ACM Award for Songwriter of the Year: Hillary Lindsey.

The win marks Hillary’s first ACM Award for Songwriter of the Year. Her recent credits include Carly Pearce’s “Hide the Wine,” Luke Bryan’s “Knockin’ Boots,” Kelsea Ballerini’s “Hole in the Bottle,” Cam’s “Till There’s Nothing Left,” Miranda Lambert’s “It All Comes Out in the Wash” and more.

The ACM Awards will air live from Nashville on Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS. The show will take place at three iconic Nashville institutions: the Grand Ole Opry House, The Bluebird Cafe and Ryman Auditorium. Keith Urban will host the show for the first time. 

Previously announced winners from the ACM Awards include:

Songwriter of the Year

  • Ashley Gorley
  • Michael Hardy
  • Hillary Lindsey WINNER
  • Shane McAnally
  • Josh Osborne

Video of the Year [Awarded to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)]

  • “10,000 Hours” – Dan + Shay featuring Justin Bieber
  • “God’s Country” – Blake Shelton
  • “One Man Band” – Old Dominion
  • “Remember You Young” – Thomas Rhett WINNER
  • “Sugarcoat” – Little Big Town

Music Event of the Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]

  • “10,000 Hours” – Dan + Shay featuring Justin Bieber
  • “Dive Bar” – Garth Brooks featuring Blake Shelton
  • “Fooled Around and Fell in Love” – Miranda Lambert featuring Maren Morris, Elle King, Tenille Townes, Ashley McBryde and Caylee Hammack WINNER
  • Old Town Road” – Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus
  • “What Happens in a Small Town” – Brantley Gilbert featuring Lindsay Ell

New Female Artist of the Year

  • Ingrid Andress
  • Gabby Barrett
  • Lindsay Ell
  • Caylee Hammack
  • Tenille Townes WINNER

New Male Artist of the Year

  • Jordan Davis
  • Russell Dickerson
  • Riley Green WINNER
  • Cody Johnson
  • Morgan Wallen

photo by JPA, AFF-USA.com

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