STRAIT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STRAIT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Gallery: The 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57782840-223/music-award-awards-won.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57782840-223/music-award-awards-won.html.csp">Gallery: The 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRIS TALBOTT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Music Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T08:52:47.666-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 08:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">George Strait won the top honor, entertainer of the year, at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night in Las Vegas. He took the fan-voted award for the second time — 25 years after he first won it in 1989. The win comes five months after the 61-year-old singer won the same award at the rival Country Music Association Awards, an industry-voted show. Strait is a few months from finishing his final tour in June, spurring a round of nostalgia that’s come with a handful of trophies. Fans s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577828402014-04-07T08:52:47.666-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T08:52:47.666-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57782840@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 08:52:47 MDT Strait wins entertainer of the year at ACM Awards http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57783405-68/won-lambert-shelton-strait.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57783405-68/won-lambert-shelton-strait.html.csp">Strait wins entertainer of the year at ACM Awards</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRIS TALBOTT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T23:14:01.773-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 11:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">George Strait won his second entertainer of the year — 25 years after he won his first — and Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban teamed up to earn top honors Sunday night at a jam-packed Academy of Country Music Awards that had a little something for everyone. Strait’s victory was not unexpected. He’s a few months from retiring from the road and won the same trophy at the rival Country Music Association Awards five months ago. But the ACMs entertainer award is fan-voted and some wondered if Strait’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577834052014-04-06T23:14:01.773-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-06T23:14:01.773-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57783405@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 23:14:01 MDT