Luke Bryan won Entertainer of the Year at the Academy of Country Music Awards last night, and no one was more surprised by this than Luke himself.
Bryan upset Miranda Lambert and her husband Blake Shelton, Jason Aldean and two-time Entertainer of the Year Taylor Swift to claim the top prize.
The 36-year-old Georgia native, who is relatively new to the spotlight, recently began headlining his first arena tour, making his win a shock to many.
"I don't know what to say guys," Bryan said. "Thank you so much, fans, for doing this to me. Thank you so much for making my life what it is."
"What I always wanted to be was just a country singer who got to ride on a tour bus and show up on a new stage and play music every night."
After an emotional speech, ACMA co-host Blake Shelton held his partner up and joked that he won in his "first and last year as co-host" of the awards.
Bryan is the first male winner of the award since 2007 when Kenny Chesney claimed it. Swift and Carrie Underwood have won two apiece since then.
Bryan's win was the talk of Las Vegas Sunday night but Lambert again walked away as the academy's trophy magnet, claiming three major honors.
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