Watch Keith Urban Surprise Jimmie Allen And Gabby Barrett With Big News!

Keith Urban surprised Gabby Barett and Jimmie Allen with big news this morning!  Gabby won New Female Artist of the Year while Jimmie Allen was named New Male Artist of the Year.

The 56th Academy of Country Music Awards will air live from Nashville on Sunday, April 18th.

Jimmie Allen was up against Travis Denning, Hardy, Cody Johnson and Parker McCollum. He was in the studio when he received the news and after watching the video of Keith Urban he shouted, “Stop playin’!” before going back to watch it again.

Take a look:

Gabby was visibly shocked saying “This made the whole year for me.”

Both artists will now perform on the show.