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Luke Bryan: Singer cleans up at American Country Awards

  • Luke Bryan accepts the award for Artist of the Year during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)Luke Bryan accepts the award for Artist of the Year during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
  • Lauren Alaina accepts the award for New Artist of the Year during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)Lauren Alaina accepts the award for New Artist of the Year during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
  • Dierks Bentley performs during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)Dierks Bentley performs during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
  • Kristin Chenoweth and Trace Adkins perform during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)Kristin Chenoweth and Trace Adkins perform during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd and Trace Adkins perform during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)Lynyrd Skynyrd and Trace Adkins perform during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
  • Jake Owen performs during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)Jake Owen performs during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
  • The Rascal Flatts perform during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)The Rascal Flatts perform during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
  • Luke Bryan accepts the award for Artist of the Year during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)Luke Bryan accepts the award for Artist of the Year during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
  • Jason Aldean performs during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)Jason Aldean performs during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
  • Jewel and Ty Murray appear onstage during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)Jewel and Ty Murray appear onstage during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
  • Kristin Chenoweth and Trace Adkins perform during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)Kristin Chenoweth and Trace Adkins perform during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
  • Lady Antebellum accepting award for Group of the Year during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)Lady Antebellum accepting award for Group of the Year during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
  • Kristin Chenoweth performs during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)Kristin Chenoweth performs during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
  • Kip Moore performs during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)Kip Moore performs during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
  • Miranda Lambert accepts the award for Single of the Year by a Female Artist during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)Miranda Lambert accepts the award for Single of the Year by a Female Artist during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
  • Keith Urban and the Grammy Camp Band perform during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)Keith Urban and the Grammy Camp Band perform during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
  • The Rascal Flatts perform during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)The Rascal Flatts perform during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
  • Lady Antebellum performs with Kristin Chenoweth during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)Lady Antebellum performs with Kristin Chenoweth during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
  • Little Big Town performs during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)Little Big Town performs during the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Las Vegas. (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
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Luke Bryan didn't want the American Country Awards to end Monday night.

He cleaned up during the fan-voted show, earning nine awards, including Artist of the Year and Album of the Year. His smash hit "I Don't Want This Night to End" was named Single of the Year and Music Video of the Year.

Miranda Lambert took home the second most guitar trophies with three. Jason Aldean was named Touring Artist of the Year. Carrie Underwood won Female Artist of the Year, and a tearful Lauren Alaina won New Artist of the Year.

Mr. Bryan, Mr. Aldean, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum and Trace Adkins with Lynyrd Skynrd were among the high-energy performances.

The third annual ACAs were held at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

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