[Photos] Past ACM Winners: Entertainer Of The Year

1980 Entertainer of the Year - Barbara Mandrell
1980 Entertainer of the Year - Barbara Mandrell
arrives at the 40th Annual Academy Country Music Awards at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on May 17, 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
1981Entertainer of the Year - Alabama
1981Entertainer of the Year - Alabama
arrives at the American Country Awards 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 5, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
1982 Entertainer of the Year - Alabama
1982 Entertainer of the Year - Alabama
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 03: Recording artist Brad Paisley (C) performs with (L-R) Jeff Cook, Randy Owen and Teddy Gentry of the band Alabama during the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena April 3, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
1983 Entertainer of the Year - Alabama
1983 Entertainer of the Year - Alabama
arrives at the 46th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards RAM Red Carpet held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 3, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
1984 Entertainer of the Year - Alabama
1984 Entertainer of the Year - Alabama
performs during rehearsals for the 46th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 2, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
1985 Entertainer of the Year - Alabama
1985 Entertainer of the Year - Alabama
arrives at the 46th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards RAM Red Carpet held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 3, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
1986 Entertainer of the Year - Hank Williams Jr.
1986 Entertainer of the Year - Hank Williams Jr.
during a game at Sun Life Stadium on September 12, 2011 in Miami Gardens, Florida.
1987 Entertainer of the Year - Hank Williams Jr.
1987 Entertainer of the Year - Hank Williams Jr.
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1988 Entertainer of the Year - Hank Williams Jr.
1988 Entertainer of the Year - Hank Williams Jr.
405643 85: Singer Hank Williams Jr. poses backstage during the 37th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards May 22, 2002 at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
1989 Entertainer of the Year - George Strait
1989 Entertainer of the Year - George Strait
George Strait performs at The 37th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards held at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, Ca., May 22, 2002. (photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
1990 Entertainer of the Year - Garth Brooks
1990 Entertainer of the Year - Garth Brooks
attends the Songwriters Hall of Fame 42nd Annual Induction and Awards at The New York Marriott Marquis Hotel - Shubert Alley on June 16, 2011 in New York City.
1991 Entertainer of the Year - Garth Brooks
1991 Entertainer of the Year - Garth Brooks
performs onstage at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 42nd Annual Induction and Awards at The New York Marriott Marquis Hotel - Shubert Alley on June 16, 2011 in New York City.
1992 Entertainer of the Year - Garth Brooks
1992 Entertainer of the Year - Garth Brooks
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES: US Country singer Garth Brooks raises his hat as he accepts the Award of Merit at the 29th Annual American Music Awards 09 January 2002 in Los Angeles. AFP PHOTO/Hector Mata (Photo credit should read HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)
1993 Entertainer of the Year - Garth Brooks
1993 Entertainer of the Year - Garth Brooks
Garth Brooks performing at the 12th Annual MusiCares Tribute honoring Billy Joel at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, Ca. 2/25/02. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect)
1994 Entertainer of the Year - Reba McEntire
1994 Entertainer of the Year - Reba McEntire
performs during rehearsals for the 46th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards on March 31, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
1995 Entertainer of the Year - Brooks & Dunn
1995 Entertainer of the Year - Brooks & Dunn
LAS VEGAS - MAY 23: Musicians Ronnie Dunn (L) and Kix Brooks of the band Brooks & Dunn pose with their awards in the press room at the 41st Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 23, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Mark Mainz/Getty Images)
1996 Entertainer of the Year - Brooks & Dunn
1996 Entertainer of the Year - Brooks & Dunn
LAS VEGAS - MAY 26: Musical Group Brooks and Dunn attend the "39th Annual Country Music Awards" on May 26, 2004 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
1997 Entertainer of the Year - Garth Brooks
1997 Entertainer of the Year - Garth Brooks
Favorite Male Musical Performer winner, Garth Brooks at the 28th Annual People's Choice Awards held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Los Angeles, Ca., Jan. 13, 2001. (photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
1998 Entertainer of the Year - Garth Brooks
1998 Entertainer of the Year - Garth Brooks
Garth Brooks with the award for Favorite Male Musical Performer at the 27th Annual People's Choice Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, Sunday January 7, 2001. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images
1999 Entertainer of the Year - Shania Twain
1999 Entertainer of the Year - Shania Twain
LAS VEGAS - MAY 21: Singer Shania Twain poses backstage at the 38th Annual Country Music Awards held at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino on May 21st, 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
2000 Entertainer of the Year - Dixie Chicks
2000 Entertainer of the Year - Dixie Chicks
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES: Winners of Best Record of the Year, Best Album of the Year, Best Song of the Year, Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal and Best Country Album, the Dixie Chicks: Emily Robison (L), Natalie Maines (C) and Martie Magure (R) pose with the trophies at the 49th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles 11 February 2007. Outspoken country trio the Dixie Chicks swept the 49th Grammy awards with their hit single "Not Ready To Make Nice," a song that tackles their vocal criticism of US President George W. Bush. AFP PHOTO/Gabriel BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)
2001 Entertainer of the Year - Brooks & Dunn
2001 Entertainer of the Year - Brooks & Dunn
LAS VEGAS - MAY 26: Musical Group Brooks & Dunn accept their award for Top Vocal Duo on stage at the "39th Annual Country Music Awards" at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino on May 26, 2004 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
2002 Entertainer of the Year - Toby Keith
2002 Entertainer of the Year - Toby Keith
poses in the press room during the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 18, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
2003 Entertainer of the Year - Toby Keith
2003 Entertainer of the Year - Toby Keith
LAS VEGAS - MAY 26: Winner of four Country Music awards, singer Toby Keith poses backstage at the "39th Annual Country Music Awards" at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino on May 26, 2004 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
2004 Entertainer of the Year - Kenny Chesney
2004 Entertainer of the Year - Kenny Chesney
poses in the press room during the 43rd annual Academy Of Country Music Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 18, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
2005 Entertainer of the Year - Kenny Chesney
2005 Entertainer of the Year - Kenny Chesney
poses in the press room during the 43rd annual Academy Of Country Music Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 18, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
2006 Entertainer of the Year - Kenny Chesney
2006 Entertainer of the Year - Kenny Chesney
onstage during the 42nd Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 15, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
2008 Entertainer of the Year - Carrie Underwood
2008 Entertainer of the Year - Carrie Underwood
Singer Carrie Underwood poses with her awards in the photo room of the 45th Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada, Ln April 18, 2010. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)
2009 Entertainer of the Year - Carrie Underwood
2009 Entertainer of the Year - Carrie Underwood
<> on April 3, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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