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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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26 8
Carrying Your Love With Me is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked

2
27 11
Some Hearts is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Some Hearts Carrie Underwood

3
21 7
Don't Rock the Jukebox is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Don't Rock the Jukebox Alan Jackson

4
22 8
Always on My Mind is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Always on My Mind Willie Nelson

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Fearless is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Fearless Taylor Swift

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21 9
A Lot About Livin' (And a Litt... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked

7
21 9
Drive is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Drive Alan Jackson

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22 10
Need You Now is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Need You Now Lady Antebellum

9
23 11
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Miranda Lambert

10
18 7
No Fences is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
No Fences Garth Brooks

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19 9
How Do You Like Me Now?! is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked

12
19 10
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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Roll On is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Roll On Alabama

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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

The Greatest Guitar Rock Albums of All Time

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13 5
The Closer You Get is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked

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Okie From Muskogee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Okie From Muskogee Merle Haggard

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15 7
The Woman in Me is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
The Woman in Me Shania Twain

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17 9
Wide Open Spaces is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Wide Open Spaces Dixie Chicks

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Brand New Man is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Brand New Man Brooks & Dunn

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13 6
Blue Clear Sky is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Blue Clear Sky George Strait

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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

The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

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13 7
Does Fort Worth Ever Cross You... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked

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Chief is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Chief Eric Church

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Four the Record is listed (or ranked) 24 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) 25 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Same Trailer Different Park Kacey Musgraves

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12 7
Be Here is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Be Here Keith Urban

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15 10
Revolution is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Revolution Miranda Lambert

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7 3
Gentle On My Mind is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Gentle On My Mind Glen Campbell

The Best Albums of the 2000s

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7 3
Feelings is listed (or ranked) 29 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) 30 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Behind Closed Doors Charlie Rich

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12 9
Fly is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Fly Dixie Chicks

32
11 8
Time Well Wasted is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Time Well Wasted Brad Paisley

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7 4
Kenny Rogers is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Kenny Rogers Kenny Rogers

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7 5
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

The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders

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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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9 8
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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7 6
Not a Moment Too Soon is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked

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6 5
Happiest Girl in the Whole USA is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked

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5 4
Storms of Life is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Storms of Life Randy Travis

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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
Glen Campbell & Bobbie Gen... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Glen Campbell & Bobbie Gentry Glen Campbell & Bobbie Gentry

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4 4
Easy Lovin' is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Easy Lovin' Freddie Hart

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6 7
Urban Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Urban Cowboy Soundtrack

45
5 6
Straight Ahead is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list All ACM Album of the Year Winners, Ranked
Straight Ahead Larry Gatlin

46
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