ACM Awards in photos

Highlights from the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas April 6.

  • Blake Shelton and Gwen Sebastian perform "My Eyes" at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • Miranda Lambert poses backstage with her three awards at the 49th Annual Academy of County Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • The Band Perry performs "Chainsaw" during the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • Singer Lee Brice holds his award for song of the year for "I Drive Your Truck" backstage at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • Eric Church performs "Give Me Back My Hometown" at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • Show hosts Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton talk onstage at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • George Strait poses with his Entertainer of the Year Award at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • Dierks Bentley and Sheryl Crow perform at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • Merle Haggard accepts the Crystal Milestone Award at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • Kacey Musgraves poses with the Album of the Year Award at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • George Strait and Miranda Lambert perform at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • Garth Brooks, Miranda Lambert and George Strait sing "Happy Birthday" to Merle Haggard before presenting him with the Crystal Milestone Award at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • Singer Darius Rucker performs "Wagon Wheel" with Lady Antebellum at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • Miranda Lambert accepts the award for female vocalist of the year at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • The Band Perry accept the award for vocal group of the year at the 49th annual Academy of County Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • Hunter Hayes performs at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • The Band Perry poses backstage with their award for Vocal Group of the Year during the 49th annual Academy of County Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • Jason Aldean poses with his Male Vocalist of the Year Award at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • Justin Moore poses backstage with his New Artist of the Year Award at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • Toby Keith waves after performing "Shut Up and Hold On" at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • Jason Aldean accepts the award for Male Vocalist of the Year at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Mike Fiala Reuters

  • Faith Hill and Tim McGraw perform at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Mike Fiala Reuters

  • Country singer Lee Brice and songwriter Connie Harrington accept the award for song of the year for "I Drive Your Truck" at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • Singer Miranda Lambert accepts the award for single record of the year at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • Jason Aldean performs "When She Says Baby" at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • Luke Bryan performs at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Mike Fiala Reuters

  • Stevie Nicks (r) performs "Golden" with Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • Keith Urban performs at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Mike Fiala Reuters

  • Blake Shelton and Shakira perform "Medicine" at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters

  • George Strait performs "I Got a Car" at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas Reuters