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As we gear up for the 58th Annual ACM Awards tonight (5/11), our minds are on who will win the top award of the night, Entertainer of the Year. This year (2023), there are seven nominees for the top honor, including Kane Brown, Jason Aldean, Luke Combs, Morgan Wallen, Chris Stapleton, and two women, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood.

The show will play out live in Allen, Texas, and it could be a big night for native Texan Miranda, a top nominee with nods for Album of the Year (Palamino), Female Artist, and Singer/ Songwriter of the Year.

Lambert is just one of a handful of women who have won the coveted Entertainer of the Year award. Carrie Underwood, Shania Twain, and Taylor Swift have also won the award. Paving the road for more women to win Entertainer of the Year, we look at the Top Five country music superstar women who have taken home the night’s biggest honor.

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  • Miranda Lambert - One Entertainer Win - 2021

    Miranda Lambert

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    The artist with the most ACM wins in the award show’s history, Miranda was not in attendance when she finally won the Entertainer of the Year Award. She accepted the award live via video from where she performed in London.

  • Shania Twain - One Entertainer Win - 2000

    Shania Twain
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    No one was bigger in country music than Shania was in 2000, and her win for the top award that night was well-deserved.

  • Reba McEntire - One Entertainer Win - 1994

    Reba
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    Reba won her one and only Entertainer of the Year trophy from the ACM in 1994.

  • Taylor Swift - Two Entertainer Wins - 2010. 2011

    Taylor Swift
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    Taylor won Entertainer at the ACM twice and is the youngest person ever to win the honor. She was 21 years old in 2010 the first time she won.

  • Carrie Underwood - Three Entertainer Wins - 2008, 2009, 2019

    Carrie Underwood
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    Carrie is the only woman to win the Entertainer Honor three times. She was the first to win twice in a row in 2008 and 2009.

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