Winners of the 36th annual Academy of Country Music Awards presented Wednesday night at the Universal Amphitheatre:
Entertainer of the year: Dixie Chicks.
Album: Toby Keith, How Do You Like Me Now?!
Single record: I Hope You Dance, Lee Ann Womack and Sons of the Desert.
Song: "I Hope You Dance," written by Mark D. Sanders and Tia Sellers, performed by Lee Ann Womack and Sons of the Desert.
Male vocalist: Toby Keith.
Female vocalist: Faith Hill.
Group: Dixie Chicks.
Duo: Brooks & Dunn.
New male vocalist: Keith Urban.
New female vocalist: Jamie O'Neal.
New group: Rascal Flatts.
Vocal event of the year: "I Hope You Dance," performed by Lee Ann Womack and Sons of the Desert.
Video: Dixie Chicks, "Goodbye Earl."
Pioneer: Barbara Mandrell.
Career Achievement: Kenny Rogers.
Instrumentalist: Michael Rhodes, bass; Mark O'Connor, fiddle; Eddie Bayers, drums; Paul Franklin, steel guitar; Brent Mason, guitar; John Hobbs, keyboard; and Jerry Douglas, special instrument (dobro).
Radio station: WVIK, Knoxville, Tenn.
Disc jockey: WKDF Nashville's Carl P. Mayfield & P Team
Nightclub: Billy Bob's in Fort Worth, Texas
Casino: Sam's Town, Robinsonville, Miss.
Talent buyer/promoter: Bob Romero of Romeo Entertainment in Crescent, Iowa