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Blake Shelton accepts American Country Awards via satellite

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On Tuesday, December 10, Blake Shelton won the American Country Award for Album of the Year. Blake Shelton’s album “Based On A True Story” was released in the spring of 2013 and has sold over 1,000,000 copies.

“Based On A True Story” features the #1 song “Sure Be Cool If You Did” as well as the mega-popular hits, “Boys ‘Round Here” and “Mine Would Be You.”

Though Blake Shelton couldn’t be in Las Vegas for the American Country Awards, he did take time away from filming The Voice, to accept the award for Album of the Year, via satellite.

Blake Shelton said:

Thank y’all so much. I’m beyond honored and blessed. This particular album seemed the hardest to create... Thank you to fans who voted. You’re the reason I have a job and the ones who keep deciding for me. Thank you for this trophy and thanks to the ACAs.

“Based On A True Story” won after competing against the following:

"Night Train" - Jason Aldean
"Here's To The Good Times" - Florida Georgia Line
"Two Lanes of Freedom" - Tim McGraw
"Pioneer -" The Band Perry

Blake Shelton also took home the awards for Great American Country (GAC) Music Video of the Year and Music Video of the Year: Male.

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