Brothers Osborne, Maren Morris, Jon Pardi Win 2017 ACM Awards New Artist Trophies
The Brothers Osborne, Maren Morris and Jon Pardi are early 2017 ACM Awards winners! They’ve been named New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year, New Female Vocalist of the Year and New Male Vocalist of the Year, respectively.
The Academy of Country Music announced the Brothers Osborne, Morris and Pardi’s wins in a press release on Tuesday (March 14). In the same press release, the ACM also revealed that all three acts will be performing during the 2017 ACM Awards in early April.
“Holy s–t!!!” Brothers Osborne tweeted after the news was announced. Pardi, meanwhile, tweeted, “WOW! This is freaking awesome!!!” and Morris shared that she was in Amsterdam when she learned of her win.
These wins are the Brothers Osborne, Morris and Pardi’s first at the ACM Awards. The Brothers Osborne are also nominated for Vocal Duo of the Year, while Morris is also up for Female Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year and Single Record of the Year.
In addition to the Brothers Osborne, Morris and Pardi, already-announced 2017 ACM Awards performers include Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town and Florida Georgia Line with the Backstreet Boys. More performers will be announced in the coming weeks.
The 2017 ACM Awards are set to take place in Las Vegas, Nev., on April 2, and air live on CBS beginning at 8PM ET. For the first time ever, the show will take place at T-Mobile Arena; Bentley and Bryan will return as co-hosts.
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