Carrie Underwood, Danny Gokey at the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards – VIDEOS and PHOTOS

Videos and Photos after the jump…

8th Update: CARRIE UNDERWOOD WINS ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR!!!!! She’s the only woman to capture the prize twice. Congrats Carrie!

7th Update: Miranda Lambert wins Top Female Vocalist. Carrie’s getting shut out! Miranda can sing! In other words, glad it wasn’t Swift…

6th Update: Carrie Underwood and Randy Travis present Top Vocal Duo award to Brooks and Dunn.

5th Update: Brad Paisley won Top Male Vocalist of the year, after singing “Water” and dunking himself in a hot tub! It’s his 4th consecutive win.

4th Update:  Carrie, dressed in flowing lavender dress, sang a gorgeous, emotional “Temporary Home” and got choked up after  Reba presented her with a special “Triple Crown” award for winning Best New Artist, Best Female Vocalist and Entertainer of the year.

3rd Update: Album of the Year goes to: Miranda Lambert for Revolution

2nd Update: Song of the Year goes to “Need You Now” – Lady Antebellum (Lady A also won Single of the Year and Vocal Group of the Year. They’re killing it)

Update:: Vocal Event of the Year goes to: Blake Shelton, Trace Adkins, producer Scott Hendricks and Reprise Records/Warner Music Nashville for “Hillbilly Bone.” (awarded before the telecast)

Will Carrie Underwood snag Entertainer of the Year award for a second year in a row at tonight’s Academy of Country Music Awards? If she does, she’ll be the only woman to capture the prize twice.

Carrie is up for 6 awards altogether: Entertainer of the Year, as artist and composer for Song of the Year for “Cowboy Casanova”, Vocal Event of the Year with Randy Travis for “I Told You So”, Top Female Vocalist of the Year, and Album of the Year for Play On.

Check out the list of nominations HERE.

Rival Taylor Swift is nominated for five awards, including her first nod for Entertainer of the Year. Artist and composer for Song of the Year for “You Belong With Me, ” for which she is also nominated for Video of the Year and she also received a nomination for Top Female Vocalist.

Danny Gokey will attend the ceremony after working the Orange Carpet for GAC TV.  Felicia Barton just tweeted that Season 9 Top 24 contestant, Haeley Vaughn is in the audience.

ETA Tons of Videos and Photos after the jump including: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, John Fogerty and Charlie Daniels performing CCR’s “Travelin’ Band”, Carrie performing “Temporary Home” and choking up as Reba gives her the “Triple Crown” award, funny bit with Matthew Mcconaughey and boots, and Carrie winning the Entertainer of the Year award.

Photos and Videos after the JUMP…

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Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, John Fogerty and Charlie Daniels sing Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Travelin’ Band”

Carrie Underwood sings “Temporary Home”. Reba McEntire presents her with the “Triple Crown” award

Matthew Mcconaughey brings his boots for Carrie! Read the backstory HERE.

Carrie Underwood Wins Entertainer of the Year

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