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Over the years, there have been a number of times that the Academy of Country Music Awards voters have gotten it right with their selections in the major categories. However, there are still a bunch of albums that have not taken home the trophy. Some of the greatest country albums of all time, you'd be surprised to learn, haven't been honored. While this might seem obvious, there are still a number of egregious snubs and top, acclaimed albums that weren't recognized. There are plenty of critical darlings, and even best selling albums on this list that weren't nominated for country music's biggest award.

A number of outstanding albums are on this list of Album of the Year snubs. After all, people generally consider albums like Dixie Chicks's Home, Keith Urban's Get Closer, and Shania Twain's Come on Over to be classics. Yet, these distinctly different albums - many of which are widely considered the artist's seminal album - didn't win an ACM award.

So, it's up to you to pick the best album that didn't win Best Album at the ACM awards. All of these albums should have won something, so you can't go wrong. It will be interesting to see what other great records don't take home the hardware in the years to come.

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Need You Now is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award
Need You Now Lady Antebellum

The Greatest Guitar Rock Albums of All Time The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

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Own the Night is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award
Own the Night Lady Antebellum

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Come on Over is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award
Come on Over Shania Twain

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Tailgates & Tanlines is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award

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American IV: The Man Comes Aro... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award

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Precious Memories is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award
Precious Memories Alan Jackson

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The Band Perry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award
The Band Perry The Band Perry

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90 71
Tough All Over is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award
Tough All Over Gary Allan

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93 75
Tornado is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award
Tornado Little Big Town

10
85 69
Get Closer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award
Get Closer Keith Urban

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Carolina is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award

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True Believers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award
True Believers Darius Rucker

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Love on the Inside is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award
Love on the Inside Sugarland

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Here's to the Good Times is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award
Here's to the Good Times

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Home is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award
Home Dixie Chicks

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Life At Best is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award
Life At Best Eli Young Band

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Everything's Gonna Be Alright is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award

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Kerosene is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award
brian-james added Kerosene Miranda Lambert

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5 4
Blown Away is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award
aria2000 added Blown Away Carrie Underwood

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I'll Stay Me is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award

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The Guitar Song is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award
The Guitar Song Jamey Johnson

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Mescalito is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award
Mescalito Ryan Bingham