Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett Named Co-Winners Of ACM’s Entertainer Of The Year Award

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Musicians Carrie Underwood and Thomas Rhett both took home the American Country Music Award for Entertainer of the Year on Wednesday night.

Underwood and Rhett are now the first people to share the award.


“We have a tie,” host Keith Urban said before announcing the winners of the award. “This has got to be the first in ACM history.”

“2020 man,” Underwood said during her acceptance speech. “I am more than happy to share this with Thomas Rhett.” (RELATED: Carrie Underwood Is CMT Music Award’s Most Decorated Artist)

The win marks Rhett’s first in the category and Underwood’s third, according to Fox News. A woman has reportedly not won Entertainer of the Year since Taylor Swift last won the award in 2011, the outlet reported.

I’m really happy for Rhett and Underwood because they are both such deserving country music artists, but it’s kind of weird to have the award go to two people. There definitely should have been some kind of tie-breaker.

2020 has already been a weird year and now we’re just giving awards out to everyone.

Also, Underwood shouldn’t have been the first female to win this award since 2011. Has anyone heard of Kacey Musgraves? She’s newer to the country music scene, but she has put out multiple amazing albums.