Carrie Underwood was the big winner at last night's inaugural American Country Awards.   Carrie  swept every category in which she was nominated, including the highly coveted "Artist of the Year" title.

Lady Antebellum and Easton Corbin were also big winners.

All in all, it was a banner night for the brand new, fan-based awards show held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.  The atmosphere was electric with great performances turned in by the likes of The Band Perry, Blake Shelton, Reba McEntire, Toby Keith, and many more, including the show's host Trace Adkins, who made no apologies for his love of "Trophy Girls."

Here is a run-down of the night's winners:

  • Artist of the Year--Carrie Underwood
  • Artist of the Year, Male--Brad Paisley
  • Artist of the Year, Female--Carrie Underwood
  • Artist of the Year, Duo or Group--Lady Antebellum
  • Artist of the Year, Breakthrough--Easton Corbin
  • Album of the Year--Play On, Carrie Underwood
  • Single of the Year--"Need You Now," Lady Antebellum
  • Single of the Year, Male--"Why Don't We Just Dance," Josh Turner
  • Single of the Year, Female--"Cowboy Casanova," Carrie Underwood
  • Single of the Year, Duo or Group--"Need You Now," Lady Antebellum
  • Single of the Year, Breakthrough Artist--"A Little More Country Than That, Easton Corbin
  • Touring Headline Package of the Year--Carrie Underwood
  • Music Video of the Year--"Need You Now," Lady Antebellum
  • Music Video, Male--"Hillbilly Bone," Blake Shelton with Trace Adkins
  • Music Video, Female--"Cowboy Casanova," Carrie Underwood
  • Music Video, Duo or Group--"Need You Now," Lady Antebellum
  • Music Video, Breakthrough Artist--"A Little More Country Than That," Easton Corbin
  • Decade Award--Rascal Flatts
  • Video Visionary Award--Toby Keith
  • Greatest Hits Award--Alan Jackson

Carrie also won "Album of the Year" and "Touring Headline Package of the Year" for "Play On," which is sure to further entice fans when she brings her act to the Casper Events Center on Wednesday, December 8th, 2010.
Be sure to check out our photo gallery of the ACA winners!