Monday, April 7
(Las Vegas, NV) -- George Strait is once again the Academy of Country Music's Entertainer of the Year. The singer earned the event's top prize at the 49th annual ACM Awards, which took place Sunday night. The nod, which is now fan voted, marked Strait's first win in the category since 1989. Miranda Lambert also had a big night. She captured three awards at the event, including her record-setting fifth consecutive Female Vocalist of the Year title. Jason Aldean and Justin Moore are also among the winners. The performance-packed ceremony also featured a special tribute to country legend Merle Haggard. Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan hosted the 49th annual ACM Awards, which aired live from Las Vegas on CBS.