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List Rules Vote for the best country music artist to win an ACM. Can be any ACM award, as long as they've won.

If you're familiar with country music, then you should know how important the ACM Awards are to a country singer's career. A singer or band can see their profile grow and become mainstream stars, allowing them to continue making music for years to come - all thanks to an ACM win. Some country musicians who win an ACM can even obtain widespread, mainstream success. While this doesn't happen often, many country singers have reaped the benefits of winning a prestigious ACM. 

Usually, if a musician wins big at the Academy of Country Music Awards, they've either cemented their status as a country star or are touted as the next big thing. So, who are the best artists to win an ACM? With country music's rich history, it should come as no surprise to see legends like Johnny Cash, Glen Campbell, Loretta Lynn, and Willie Nelson on this list. The same goes for up-and-comers like Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, The Band Perry, and Kacey Musgraves. All of these country musicians are the shining examples of how important winning an ACM can be to an artist's career.

That said, it's up to you determine which of these country singers (some are even considered the greatest country artists of all time) are the best to have ever taken home an ACM. Remember, only musicians who have won an ACM are eligible on this list.
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George Strait is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
George Strait Country

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2
119 30
Johnny Cash is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Johnny Cash Outlaw country, Christian music, Americana

3
113 35
Reba McEntire is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Reba McEntire Country pop, Country rock, Country

4
89 29
Brooks & Dunn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Brooks & Dunn Country

5
83 30
Loretta Lynn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Loretta Lynn Honky-tonk, Alternative country, Gospel music

6
87 33
Loretta Lynn & Conway Twitty is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award

7
89 35
Garth Brooks is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Garth Brooks Country pop, Rock music, Country rock

8
92 40
Shania Twain is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Shania Twain Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

9
81 37
Kenny Rogers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Kenny Rogers Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

10
77 43
Dierks Bentley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Dierks Bentley Country

11
67 41
Kenny Chesney is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Kenny Chesney Country

12
60 40
Glen Campbell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Glen Campbell Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

13
88 66
Taylor Swift is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Taylor Swift Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

14
64 46
Lady Antebellum is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Lady Antebellum Country pop, Pop music, Country

15
64 46
Eric Church is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Eric Church Outlaw country, Country rock, Country

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74 57
Kacey Musgraves is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Kacey Musgraves Country

17
57 43
Keith Urban is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Keith Urban Country pop, Contemporary Country, Country rock

18
96 81
Miranda Lambert is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Miranda Lambert Western music, Country rock, Acoustic music

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14 4
Alabama is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
steve-attison added Alabama Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

20
52 42
Clint Black is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Clint Black Country

21
70 60
John Denver is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
John Denver Western music, Pop music, Traditional music

22
55 46
Little Big Town is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Little Big Town Country

23
99 91
Carrie Underwood is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Carrie Underwood Country pop, Pop music, Contemporary Christian music

24
72 67
Dixie Chicks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Dixie Chicks Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

25
72 69
Toby Keith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Toby Keith Country

26
48 50
The Band Perry is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
The Band Perry Country pop, Rock music, Bluegrass

27
58 74
Luke Bryan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Luke Bryan Country

28
43 71
Florida Georgia Line is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award
Florida Georgia Line Country pop, Country