The band Alabama was also honored with a Guinness World Record for most consecutive wins at entertainer of the year at the ACM Awards, at five.
[UPDATE at noon April 20, 2015: According to Nielsen data, the show was the most-watched ACM Awards since 1998. It ranked No. 1 as "most social broadcast of the day," too, reports Nielson Social.]
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