Jason Aldean will potentially be Making History at 2019 ACM Awards
On Sunday night, April 7th, Jason Aldean will be in the position to make history at this year’s Academy of Country Music Awards ceremony.
The country crooner is nominated for entertainer of the year, which is the same exact award he has won for the past three years running. Jason’s also the recipient of the ACM’s artist of the decade honor, which is named in memory of the show’s longtime producer, Dick Clark.
If all goes well in his favor, Aldean will become the second person to take home entertainer of the year and artist of the decade on the same night. Garth Brooks achieved this double play 21 years ago. George Strait, who won artist of the decade for the 2000s in 2009, lost entertainer of the year that year to Carrie Underwood.
Aldean has amassed 14 ACM Awards and two CMA Awards. In 2011, he took CMA’s album of the year for My Kinda Party and musical event of the year for “Don’t You Wanna Stay,” a collaboration with Kelly Clarkson.
Aldean was the first person to win the ACM Award for entertainer of the year three times before even once winning the equivalent CMA Award. Underwood and Toby Keith have each won the ACM entertainer of the year prize twice but have yet to win the equivalent CMA Award.
The ACMs will air live from Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.
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