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Musician Miranda Lambert poses backstage with her Single Record of the Year Award for "Mama's Broken Heart", Female Vocalist of the Year Award and Vocal Event of the Year Award for "We Were Us" with Keith Urban, at the 49th Annual Academy of County Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada April 6, 2014. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

Strait, Lambert lead winners at Academy of Country Music Awards

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By Robert Galbraith

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Country music veteran George Strait and singer Miranda Lambert led the winners at the 49th Academy of CountryMusic awards, while the genre's biggest names, including Blake Shelton, Lady Antebellum, Eric Church and Keith Urban, sang their hits.


Strait, 61, won the night's top prize of Entertainer of the Year, beating out Lambert, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton and Taylor Swift. Bryan won the title last year.

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