Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based musician and music journalist. He is the author of two books: 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar' and 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx.' He has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio and radio all over North America. Whitaker is also very involved in animal rescue.
Chris Stapleton Wins 2021 ACM Awards Album of the Year for ‘Starting Over’
He gave a typically low-key acceptance speech.
Brothers Osborne Admit ‘I’m Not for Everyone’ at 2021 ACM Awards
The song celebrates individuality.
Dan + Shay Take Home Duo of the Year at the 2021 ACM Awards
They gave a heartfelt acceptance speech.
Blake Shelton Brings Old and New Hits to the 2021 ACM Awards
It's a real cross-section of his career.
Carly Pearce, Lee Brice Win 2021 ACM Single of the Year for ‘I Hope You’re Happy Now’
It's their second ACM Awards win for the same song.
Maren Morris Wins 2021 ACM Awards Song of the Year With ‘The Bones’
The triumphant moment was "bittersweet" for her.
Gabby Barrett Slays With ‘The Good Ones’ at 2021 ACM Awards
It showed off her powerful voice.
Old Dominion Take Home Group of the Year at 2021 ACM Awards
They seemed genuinely surprised at the honor.
Lady A Deliver Sassy ‘Like a Lady’ at 2021 ACM Awards
Lady A performed from the Nashville waterfront, near Nissan Stadium. As the sun set, the Music City skyline lit up behind them -- and so did their stage, decorated with poles of shifting and color-changing light.
2021 ACM Awards Winners: See the Full List
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Elle King Is ‘Super Nervous’ to Open 2021 ACM Awards With Miranda Lambert
It's her first time performing at the ACM Awards.
Miranda Lambert Working on New Record, ‘Crossing My Fingers’ for a Tour in 2021
She's ready to get back into the full swing of things.