Nitty Gritty from Music City – Mon. April 8th

Here are the winners from Sunday night’s Academy of Country Music awards:
– Entertainer of the Year: Keith Urban
– Female Artist of the Year: Kacey Musgraves
– Male Artist of the Year: Thomas Rhett
– Duo of the Year: Dan + Shay
– Group of the Year: Old Dominion
– New Female Artist of the Year: Ashley McBryde
– New Male Artist of the Year: Luke Combs
– New Duo or Group of the Year: Lanco
– Album of the Year: Golden Hour, Kacey Musgraves
– Single of the Year: Tequila, Dan + Shay
– Song of the Year: Tequila Dan + Shay
– Video of the Year: Drunk Girl, Chris Janson
– Music Event of the Year: Burning Man, Dierks Bentley feat. Brothers Osborne

Miranda Lambert will reboot her Pink Guitars and Roadside Bars Tour this fall. Beginning September 13 in Connecticut, the tour will include various female artists as special guests such as Maren Morris, Pistol Annies, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Elle King and Caylee Hammack.

Midland’s latest music video will feature a pretty big Hollywood name. Dennis Quaid has taken the title role in Mr. Lonely, the first single and video from an upcoming sophomore album by Midland. The video won’t go up till later in April but a teaser was released over the weekend. • VIDEO

Brooks & Dunn and Midland will perform Boot Scootin’ Boogie tomorrow night on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon on NBC.

Little Big Town’s back with a new single, The Daughters, which is the first release from their upcoming ninth studio album.

Brett Young and wife Taylor are expecting their first baby sometime this fall. Brett and Taylor were married November 3 of last year.

Russell Dickerson’s debut single, Yours, has been certified double platinum, marking his first multi-platinum certification from the Recording Association of America.