Carrie Underwood Talks ‘Entertainer of the Year’ Miranda Lambert: “I Couldn’t Be More Proud of Her”

The 2022 ACM Awards were handed out on Monday (March 7) and the biggest award of the night, Entertainer of the Year, went to Miranda Lambert!

Miranda, who was in London, couldn’t be there in person to accept but was shown via a video message. It was the first time in 17 years that she missed the show and said in the taped video, “I’ve been waiting for this for a really long time…I actually thought it would never happen.” 

‘Ran then dedicated her award to all the women singer/songwriters “putting their blood, sweat and tears into their guitar strings.”

Carrrie Underwood, who was also nominated for Entertainer of the Year, spoke backstage about Miranda’s win. 

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Carrie took home an ACM award herself, for Single of the Year with Jason Aldean.  The pair performed it together with Carrie dropping in from the ceiling!

Carrie said backstage she wanted to add a little danger to the performance.

If you missed any of the show, the full ceremony will rebroadcast and will be available to stream on IMDB TV, Amazon’s free streaming service, starting March 8 at 8/7c.