The 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards begin at 7 p.m. on Sunday, but several winners were announced before the show. Rhett Akins won Songwriter of the Year and Brothers Osborne's "It Ain't My Fault" won Video of the Year. In late March, Lauren Alaina was named New Female Vocalist of the Year, Brett Young the New Male Vocalist of the Year, and the trio Midland the New Vocal Group of the Year.

This year's winners (in bold) and a full list of nominees are below.

53rd ACM Awards (winners in bold)

NEW FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Lauren Alaina

Danielle Bradbery

Carly Pearce

Raelynn

NEW MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Kane Brown

Luke Combs

Devin Dawson

Russell Dickerson

Brett Young

NEW VOCAL DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR

High Valley

LANCO

LOCASH

Midland

Runaway June

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Jason Aldean

Garth Brooks

Luke Bryan

Chris Stapleton

Keith Urban

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Kelsea Ballerini

Miranda Lambert

Reba McEntire

Maren Morris

Carrie Underwood

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Jason Aldean

Thomas Rhett

Chris Stapleton

Keith Urban

Chris Young

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

Brothers Osborne

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

LOCASH

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

Lady Antebellum

LANCO

Little Big Town

Midland

Old Dominion

ALBUM OF THE YEAR (Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s))

"Breaker," Little Big Town with producer Jay Joyce

Record label: Capitol Records Nashville

"California Sunrise," Jon Pardi with producers Bart Butler and Jon Pardi

Record label: Capitol Records Nashville

"From A Room Vol. 1," Chris Stapleton with producers Dave Cobb and Chris Stapleton

Record label: Mercury Records

"Happy Endings," Old Dominion with producer Shane McAnally

Record label: RCA

"Life Changes," Thomas Rhett with producers Julian Bunetta, Jesse Frasure, Dann Huff, Joe London and Thomas Rhett

Record label: The Valory Music Co.

SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR(Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s))

"Better Man," Little Big Town with producer Jay Joyce

Record label: Capitol Records Nashville

"Body Like a Back Road," Sam Hunt with producer Zach Crowell

Record label: MCA Nashville

"Broken Halos," Chris Stapleton with producers Dave Cobb and Chris Stapleton

Record label: Mercury Records

"Drinkin’ Problem," Midland with producers Dann Huff, Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne

Record label: Big Machine Records

"I’ll Name the Dogs," Blake Shelton with producer Scott Hendricks

Record label: Warner Bros.

SONG OF THE YEAR (Awarded to Songwriter(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s))

"Body Like a Back Road," Sam Hunt

Songwriters: Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne

Publishers: Universal Music Corp./Sam Hunt Publishing, Highly Combustible Music/I Love Pizza Music,/Songs of Southside Independent Music Publishing/Who Wants to Buy My Publishing/Atlas Music Publishing, Anderson Fork in the Road Music/Smackville Music/Smack Songs LLC, Smack Hits

"Female," Keith Urban

Songwriters: Ross Copperman, Nicolle Galyon and Shane McAnally

Publishers: EMI Blackwood Music Inc./Rezolant Music/Plain Jane Songs, Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp./A Girl Named Charlie (BMI), Smack Hits/Smack Songs LLC (GMR)

"Tin Man," Miranda Lambert

Songwriters: Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert and Jon Randall

Publishers: Sony/ATV Tree Publishing/Pink Dog Publishing (BMI), Beat Up Ford Publishing (BMI), BMG Platinum Songs (BMI)/SWMBMGBMI/Lonesome Vinyl Music

"Whiskey and You," Chris Stapleton

Songwriters: Lee Thomas Miller and Chris Stapleton

Publishers: WB Music Corp./New Sea Gayle Music (ASCAP), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp./New Sea Gayle Music (BMI)

VIDEO OF THE YEAR (Awarded to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s))

"Black," Dierks Bentley

Director: Wes Edwards

Producer: Max A. Butler

"It Ain’t My Fault," Brothers Osborne

Director: Wes Edwards, Ryan Silver

Producer: Tiffany Davies

"Legends," Kelsea Ballerini

Director: Jeff Venable

Producer: Ben Skipworth

"Marry Me," Thomas Rhett

Director: TK McKamy

Producer: Dan Atchison

"We Should Be Friends," Miranda Lambert

Director: Trey Fanjoy

Producer: April Dace

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Rhett Akins

Ashley Gorley

Hillary Lindsey

Shane McAnally

Josh Osborne

VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR (Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s))

"Craving You," Thomas Rhett featuring Maren Morris

Producers: Julian Bunetta, Dann Huff, Joe London, Thomas Rhett

Record label: The Valory Music Co.

"Dear Hate," Maren Morris featuring Vince Gill

Producers: Brad Hill, Maren Morris

Record label: Columbia Nashville

"Funny (How Time Slips Away)," Glen Campbell and Willie Nelson

Producer: Carl Jackson

Record Label: Universal Music Enterprises

"The Fighter," Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood

Producers: Busbee, Keith Urban

Record label: Capitol Nashville

"What Ifs," Kane Brown featuring Lauren Alaina

Producer: Dann Huff

Record label: RCA Nashville