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Greatest Albums All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked  

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Since 1965, the Academy of Country Music has recognized the greatest contemporary country artists making music. Typically, five artists are nominated for the ACM Album of the Year honor, but, of course, only one can take home the prize. Some years the ACM truly nails it and honors the best album with this revered prize, and other years you are left screaming at your television set. This is your chance to vote for the country music album that you think was the most deserving of the ACM Album of the Year award. Which country albums truly lived up to the spirit of the ACM awards and found themselves on heavy rotation in your house (or on your headphones!)?

This list includes gems like Taylor Swift's Fearless, Carrie Underwood's Some Hearts, and Keith Urban's Be Here. Vote up for the albums that you totally agree should have won, and vote down the country music albums that you feel were overrated or should not have won that year.

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Fearless is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Fearless Taylor Swift

2
26 11
Carrying Your Love With Me is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked

3
28 13
Some Hearts is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Some Hearts Carrie Underwood

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Don't Rock the Jukebox is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Don't Rock the Jukebox Alan Jackson

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Always on My Mind is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Always on My Mind Willie Nelson

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Miranda Lambert

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Drive is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Drive Alan Jackson

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21 9
A Lot About Livin' (And a Litt... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked

9
20 9
How Do You Like Me Now?! is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked

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22 11
Need You Now is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Need You Now Lady Antebellum

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18 8
No Fences is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
No Fences Garth Brooks

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O Brother, Where Art Thou? is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked

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18 9
Wide Open Spaces is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Wide Open Spaces Dixie Chicks

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Feels So Right is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Feels So Right Alabama

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Roll On is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Roll On Alabama

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The Closer You Get is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked

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Brand New Man is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Brand New Man Brooks & Dunn

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Okie From Muskogee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Okie From Muskogee Merle Haggard

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Blue Clear Sky is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Blue Clear Sky George Strait

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15 8
The Woman in Me is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
The Woman in Me Shania Twain

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15 8
Killin' Time is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Killin' Time Clint Black

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Chief is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Chief Eric Church

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Be Here is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Be Here Keith Urban

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13 7
Does Fort Worth Ever Cross You... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked

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Revolution is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Revolution Miranda Lambert

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Four the Record is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Four the Record Miranda Lambert

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14 9
Same Trailer Different Park is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Same Trailer Different Park Kacey Musgraves

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Fly is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Fly Dixie Chicks

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7 3
Gentle On My Mind is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Gentle On My Mind Glen Campbell

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7 3
Feelings is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Feelings Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn

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7 3
Behind Closed Doors is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Behind Closed Doors Charlie Rich

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Kenny Rogers is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Kenny Rogers Kenny Rogers

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Time Well Wasted is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Time Well Wasted Brad Paisley

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Trio is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Trio Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris

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7 5
Y'All Come Back Saloon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Y'all Come Back Saloon The Oak Ridge Boys

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6 4
For the Good Times is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
For the Good Times Ray Price

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Shock'n Y'all is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Shock'n Y'all Toby Keith

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6 5
Happiest Girl in the Whole USA is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked

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5 4
Storms of Life is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Storms of Life Randy Travis

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Not a Moment Too Soon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked

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5 5
Back Home Again is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Back Home Again John Denver

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4 4
Easy Lovin' is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Easy Lovin' Freddie Hart

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4 4
Glen Campbell & Bobbie Gen... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Glen Campbell & Bobbie Gentry Glen Campbell & Bobbie Gentry

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Urban Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Urban Cowboy Soundtrack

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Straight Ahead is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Straight Ahead Larry Gatlin

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4 5
Gilley's Smokin' is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Gilley's Smoking Mickey Gilley

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This Woman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
This Woman K.T. Oslin