12 Top Moments from the ACMs [PHOTOS]

Oh, What a Night

The Academy of Country Music Awards rocked Vegas in so many ways. Let’s run down a few of the top moments that had everyone talking, starting with the queen of country.

  1. Dolly Parton and Katy Perry’s insane collab.

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  2. Blake Shelton crashing the co-hosts, Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan.

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  3. Carrie Underwood showing off her be-dazzled, circa 1978, Chris Stapleton shirt.

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  4. Thomas Rhett’s lipstick swap, and performance of “Die a Happy Man.”

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  5. Sam Hunt’s one-man band performance.

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  7. Carrie Underwood’s back-up drummers.

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  8. Chris Stapleton winning everything.

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  9. And of course, the amazing performances like Luke Bryan…

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  11. And, Carrie Underwood…

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  13. And, Chris Stapleton and his wife Morgane Stapleton, to name a few.

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