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Musician Jason Aldean accepts the Artist of the (Credit: Getty Images)

Musician Jason Aldean accepts the Artist of the Year Award onstage at the American Country Awards 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

American Country Awards 2011

Country music stars get recognition in the second annual American Country Awards.

Hosts Trace Adkins (left) and Kristin Chenoweth speak
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Hosts Trace Adkins (left) and Kristin Chenoweth speak onstage at the American Country Awards 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. ( Dec. 5, 2011)

Co-Host Kristin Chenoweth speaks onstage at the American
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Co-Host Kristin Chenoweth speaks onstage at the American Country Awards 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

Lauren Alaina arrives at the American Country Awards
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Lauren Alaina arrives at the American Country Awards in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

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Co-host Kristin Chenoweth arrives at the American Country
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Co-host Kristin Chenoweth arrives at the American Country Awards 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

Kristin Chenoweth arrives at the American Country Awards
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Kristin Chenoweth arrives at the American Country Awards in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

TV Personality Storme Warren speaks onstage at the
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TV Personality Storme Warren speaks onstage at the American Country Awards 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

Co-host Kristin Chenoweth poses in the press room
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Co-host Kristin Chenoweth poses in the press room at the American Country Awards 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

Co-Host Kristin Chenoweth speaks onstage at the American
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Co-Host Kristin Chenoweth speaks onstage at the American Country Awards 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

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Co-Host Kristin Chenoweth speaks onstage at the American
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Co-Host Kristin Chenoweth speaks onstage at the American Country Awards 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

Co-host Kristin Chenoweth onstage at the American Country
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Co-host Kristin Chenoweth onstage at the American Country Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

Musicians Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry and Randy Owen
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Musicians Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry and Randy Owen of the band Alabama pose with the greatest hits award in the press room at the American Country Awards 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. ( Dec. 5, 2011)

Hosts Kristin Chenoweth (left) and Trace Adkins speak
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Hosts Kristin Chenoweth (left) and Trace Adkins speak onstage at the American Country Awards 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

Musician Toby Keith poses with the artist of
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Musician Toby Keith poses with the artist of the decade award in the press room at the American Country Awards 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

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Singer Jason Aldean poses in the press room
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Singer Jason Aldean poses in the press room with the awards for artist of the year, album of the year, male singer of the year, single of theyear: vocal collaboration, touring artist of the year and music video: group or collaboration at the American Country Awards 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

Musician Shawna Thompson of the band Thompson Square
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Musician Shawna Thompson of the band Thompson Square accepts the single of the year group award and the single of the year vocal collaboration award onstage at the American Country Awards 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

Singer Carrie Underwood accepts the artist of the
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Singer Carrie Underwood accepts the artist of the year award onstage at the American Country Awards 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

Host Trace Adkins (left) presents recording artist Toby
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Host Trace Adkins (left) presents recording artist Toby Keith with the artist of the decade award at the American Country Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

Singer Carrie Underwood poses in the press room
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Singer Carrie Underwood poses in the press room with the awards for female artist of the year, female single of the year and female music video at the American Country Awards 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

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Musician Jason Aldean accepts the Artist of the
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Musician Jason Aldean accepts the Artist of the Year Award onstage at the American Country Awards 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

Jordin Sparks arrives at the American Country Awards
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Jordin Sparks arrives at the American Country Awards in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

Scotty McCreery arrives at the American Country Awards
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Scotty McCreery arrives at the American Country Awards in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

Comedian Bill Engvall walks the red carpet at
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Comedian Bill Engvall walks the red carpet at the American Country Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

The JaneDear Girls, Susie Brown (left) and Danelle
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The JaneDear Girls, Susie Brown (left) and Danelle Leverett walk the red carpet at the American Country Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

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NASCAR driver Kyle Busch and his wife, Samantha,
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NASCAR driver Kyle Busch and his wife, Samantha, walk the red carpet at the American Country Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

The Band Perry, from left, Neil Perry, Kimberly
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The Band Perry, from left, Neil Perry, Kimberly Perry and Reid Perry walk the red carpet at the American Country Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

Carrie Underwood, pictured here at the American Country
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Carrie Underwood, pictured here at the American Country Awards, is scheduled to perform with Steven Tyler during Super Bowl XLVI's Pepsi Fan Jam. (Dec. 5, 2011)

In this photo provided by the Las Vegas
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In this photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, the Pistol Annies (from left) Ashley Monroe, Angaleena Pressley and Miranda Lambert walk the red carpet at the American Country Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Dec. 5, 2011)

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