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Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert each take three ACM Awards; George Strait wins entertainer of the year

Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert were tied for the most trophies at the Academy of Country Music Awards with three, but it was Lambert's husband, Blake Shelton, and co-host Luke Bryan who were on a winning streak on Sunday night.Bryan and Shelton deftly stole the show with a mix of self-deprecating, celebrity-skewering jokes and two performances apiece. And as Shelton noted, he also gets to share Lambert's bed."Honestly, I think we're the biggest celebrities in the room," Shelton said during the show's funniest moment — a recreation of Ellen DeGeneres' selfie moment at the Oscars — and it may just be true.Shelton is the star of "The Voice" and a platinum-selling hitmaker with 11 straight No. 1s. Bryan is the reigning entertainer of the year, and both were up for that award again this year with Lambert, Taylor Swift and George Strait, the genre's top stars.They zinged Eric Church over the likelihood of finding marijuana in his dressing room, poked fun at Britney Spears (who performs on t...

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