The Academy of Country Music announce the ACM Song of the Decade has been awarded to Miranda Lambert and songwriters Tom Douglas and Allen Shamblin for “The House That Built Me.” The tune earned Miranda her first # 1 single in 2010.
The ACM Song of the Decade Award recognizes a song that has impacted country music over the decade. The factors considered include success at radio, commercial media, sales and streaming, creative integrity, artistic merit, ACM Award recognition and more. Miranda is the most-awarded artist in ACM history, with a total of 34 wins. “The House That Build Me” won three ACM categories, including Single Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Video of the Year.
Recipients of the other categories – ACM Album of the Decade, ACM Artist-Songwriter of the Decade, ACM Breakout Artist of the Decade, ACM Single of the Decade, ACM Songwriter of the Decade and ACM Music Event of the Decade – will be announced in the coming weeks.