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Chris Stapleton & Kelsea Ballerini Are Big Winners

The Academy of Country Music has announced its winners in the New Female Artist, New Male Artist and New Duo/Group categories for its 51st Academy of Country Music Awards presentation, coming up on Sunday, April 3.

The winners are, respectively, Kelsea Ballerini, Chris Stapleton and Old Dominion.

New Male Vocalist

Chris Stapleton
Brett Eldredge
Chris Janson
Thomas Rhett
Chase Rice

New Female Vocalist

Kelsea Ballerini
Mickey Guyton

New Vocal Duo or Group

Old Dominion
A Thousand Horses
Brothers Osborne
Maddie & Tae

This year marks the first ACM wins for all three artists, who are nominated for additional ACM awards when the ceremony takes place at the Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena, co-hosted Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley.

The live broadcast will be held at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.


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