“Of course they had to make the ACM Awards a tie and make sure a man always wins, can’t let a well-deserved, hard-working woman have him alone this year,” one viewer said on Twitter. . “On that shit.”
“ACM Awards with a TIE for Artist of the Year ?! Generation of participation trophies at their best, ”said another. “The next step will be a World Series game where both teams win! Loser mentality. ”
“Seriously?!? “What are you going to tell him?”… When you can’t have Entertainer of the Year on your own… and he has to be shared with a man, ”one fan said angrily, referring to the Mickey Guyton’s pro-woman anthem “What Are You Are You Going To Tell Him?”
The viewer added, “You all know nobody compares to @carrieunderwood yet!
Another Twitter user responded and said the Academy of Country Music should be “ASHAMED”.
“They know @carrieunderwood is so gracious; I would have told them to take their prize and push it, ”they said.
” I am furious. You couldn’t let a woman win alone. It’s ridiculous and so embarrassing, ”said one spectator.
“I just don’t understand why they didn’t have another round of voting where people chose between Carrie and Thomas Rhett,” one fan suggested. “Imagine the Super Bowl or a World Series game ending in a tie. ”
However, there were a handful of people who were happy to see both artists win the award.
“CONGRATULATIONS x2 to our top favorites for EOTY, CARRIE & THOMAS !!! We love you both so much !! A fan gushed, adding a string of emojis.
“Sincerely, congratulations to @ThomasRhett as well. He always seemed like a nice, genuine guy, ”said another. “@Carrieunderwood and @ThomasRhett always make sure to give glory to God and tonight they both won. ”
A third said the tie was “well deserved”.
The winners of the ACM Prize 2020:
Artist of the year: Thomas Rhett and Carrie Underwood (equally)
Female Artist of the Year: Maren Morris
Male Artist of the Year: Luke Combs
Duo of the year: Dan + Shay
Group of the Year: Former Dominion
New Female Artist of the Year: Tenille Townes
New Male Artist of the Year: Riley Green
Album of the year: “What you see is what you get” – Luke Combs
Single of the year: “The land of God” – Blake Shelton
Song of the year: «One Man Band» – Old Dominion
Video of the year: “Remember Yourself Young” – Thomas Rhett
Songwriter of the Year: Hillary Lindsey
Musical event of the year: «Fooled Around and Fell in Love» – Miranda Lambert feat. Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack et Elle King