2016 American Country Countdown Awards – Full Winners’ List!

And that’s a wrap for the 2016 American Country Countdown Awards!

2016 American Country Countdown Awards – Red Carpet Arrivals 

Held at the “Fabulous” Forum in Los Angeles, CA, the second-annual award show featured star-studded performances by Kelsea Ballerini, Brooks & Dunn, Luke Bryan, Cam, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt, Chris Janson, Martina McBride, Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell, and Carrie Underwood. 

Luke Bryan and Sam Hunt were the big winners of the evening, each winning two awards. Other winners included Kelsea BalleriniGarth Brooks, Florida Georgia Line, Chris Stapleton, and Carrie Underwood. 

Following is the list of winners in the 12 categories for the 2016 AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN AWARDS:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Luke Bryan

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Luke Bryan

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Carrie Underwood

GROUP/DUO OF THE YEAR
Florida Georgia Line

BREAKTHROUGH MALE OF THE YEAR
Sam Hunt

BREAKTHROUGH FEMALE OF THE YEAR
Kelsea Ballerini

BREAKTHROUGH GROUP/DUO OF THE YEAR
Old Dominion

SONG OF THE YEAR
“Die A Happy Man” – Thomas Rhett

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“Traveller” – Chris Stapleton

DIGITAL SONG OF THE YEAR
“Girl Crush” – Little Big Town

DIGITAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“Montevallo” – Sam Hunt

TOURING ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Garth Brooks

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.