07:00 AM EDT 07/06/2014
Originally posted 04/06/2014 08:25PM
There's no question George Strait is the sure bet in the entertainer of the year category at the Academy of Country Music Awards, right?
Originally posted 04/06/2014 08:00PM
The accessory of the weekend: a cowboy hat.
But an adorable dog comes in at a close second. As Las Vegas goes country for the ACM Awards, here's what you missed:
5. Miley Cyrus Welcomes a New Furry FanAs Cyrus grieves over the loss of her dog Floyd, she's found herself a cutie who's happy to lend a paw. The singer took to Twitter to introduce fans to Moonie, her new dog from her mother, Tish.
Originally posted 04/06/2014 07:35PM
Britney Spears rules Vegas with her star-studded show, but little sister Jamie Lynn Spears isn't far behind.
Originally posted 04/06/2014 04:55PM
Luke Bryan is the leading man of this year's Academy of Country Music Awards – nominated for entertainer of the year, male vocalist of the year, album of the year and he's also co-hosting the show – but thanks to Justin Moore and his teammates, Bryan can't add bow and arrow champion to his list of credits this time around.
Originally posted 04/06/2014 02:55PM
It's a good thing that what happens in Vegas doesn't stay in Vegas when Nashville's finest hit Sin City for the weekend.
PEOPLE headed to Las Vegas for the Academy of Country Music Awards, which take over the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday.
Not to brag, but we hung out with Keith Urban (swoon!), Miranda Lambert (hey, girl!) and more of your favorite country stars. From rehearsals to the ACM Party for a Cause Festival to the best cowboy hats in the business, here's your all-access pass to all of the down-home, downright awesome fun.
Originally posted 04/06/2014 02:10PM
Forgive Dierks Bentley if he's looks relieved when winner's keep their speeches short at Sunday's Academy of Country Music Awards.
Originally posted 04/06/2014 11:30AM
With all of Nashville seemingly descending on Las Vegas for Sunday's Academy of Country Music Awards, a new phrase is making its way down the Strip: "Getting Leemann'd."
Originally posted 04/06/2014 10:30AM
Blake Shelton has a gift that, by her own admission, his wife, Miranda Lambert, just doesn't have.
Originally posted 04/05/2014 05:45PM
Lee Brice is not only a crooner as a single, he's quite a gentleman in the bedroom. No, it's not what you think.
Originally posted 04/03/2014 05:10PM
Dan + Shay are on a roll, to say the least.
The newest faces on the country scene – the super-talented (and really easy on the eyes) Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney – met and started writing songs together just 16 months ago. You wouldn't know it from their already impressive catalog, though: the prolific pair has written more than 90 songs, and one, "19 You + Me," is already a bonafide hit single. Meanwhile, Dan + Shay's debut album, Where It All Began, hit stores this week, and the pair might just take home the ACM award for vocal duo of the year this Sunday. Whew!
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