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Apr042011

Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert Win Big at 46th ACM Awards

Jordan Strauss/WireImage(LAS VEGAS) -- It was ladies night at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held Sunday night in Las Vegas, as the girls -- plus Lady Antebellum -- walked off with all the top prizes.

Taylor Swift captured the ACM's Entertainer of the Year top trophy for the very first time, and the surprised superstar said at the podium, "This is the first time that I've ever won this, and I am just losing my mind!"

Noting that the award was fan-voted, she added, "The fact that his from the fans makes it so beautiful...you are the best thing that has ever happened to me.  Thank you so much!"

In addition to winning the top award, Swift also debuted her new single, "Mean," during the telecast, while playing banjo, and received a standing ovation.

But it was really Miranda Lambert's night, overall.  She took home the Top Female Vocalist trophy, as well as the Single, Song and Video of the Year awards for "The House that Built Me."  On top of her wins, Lambert also performed her new single, "Heart Like Mine."

As for Lady Antebellum, they took home the awards for Album of the Year and Top Vocal Group. 

Here are the winners from Sunday night's ACM Awards:

Entertainer of the Year
Taylor Swift

Top Male Vocalist
Brad Paisley

Top Female Vocalist
Miranda Lambert

Album of the Year
Lady Antebellum, Need You Now

Top Vocal Duo
Sugarland

Top Vocal Group
Lady Antebellum

Single of the Year
Miranda Lambert, "The House that Built Me"

Song of the Year
Miranda Lambert, "The House that Built Me"

Video of the Year

"The House that Built Me," Miranda Lambert

Vocal Event of the Year
Zac Brown Band and Alan Jackson, "As She's Walking Away"

Top New Artist
The Band Perry 

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