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Carrie Underwood Wins Entertainer of the Year

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Paisley, after a performance of his single “Water” where he fell backward into a pool of water on stage, won top male vocalist of the year for the fourth consecutive time.

And Brooks Dunn, who are retiring after a summer tour, won best vocal duo for the 10th time in their two decade long career.

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“That’s how you start a television show, son!” shouted Daniels, who recently recovered from a stroke.

Swift, who won album of the year last year, was shut out this year, despite being nominated for five awards; it might have been the first awards show since her pop superstardom where she didn’t take home a trophy. But she had a big performance: She began her rendition of “Change” while soaring over the crowd on a platform. She ripped off her white dress and reveal a black outfit underneath, made her way through the crowd and joined the Tritones, a college a capella group on stage for a spirited chorus. She then fell backward into a crowd of fans.

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The show also had its share of non country celebrities, including LL Cool J, Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn and Las Vegas staple Cher, who goofed when she announced that Blake Shelton had already won a CMA Award instead of an ACM the previous evening.