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Luke Combs, LANCO, and Ashley McBryde all received calls they will never forget from Carrie Underwood on March 25th! Carrie Underwood made the phone calls to inform the artists that they had won the ACM Award for New Artist in their respective categories!


The 54th Academy of Country Music Awards are on April 7th, but the Academy announced the first three winners with a surprise call from none other than 14-time ACM winner, Carrie Underwood. Making the call even more special, the awards mark the first ACM award won by each artist, and their reactions show it! The exciting news was announced by the Academy with a video of the winners’ reactions, as well as all three artists sharing the news with their fans on social media. 


Luke Combs

It was just a normal morning for Luke Combs when he got the call from Carrie that he won the ACM for New Male Artist of the Year. According to Luke, he got the news in the middle of making his morning toaster strudel. Watch Luke’s reaction below [WATCH]. Luke is also nominated for Male Artist of the Year.