How did Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton do as ACMs hosts?

Co-hosts Luke Bryan, left, and Blake Shelton speak onstage during the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas. Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Co-hosts and buddies Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan took the spotlight Sunday at the 49th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, which aired on CBS.

Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert tied for the most trophies, and George Strait won entertainer of the year -- but it was Lambert's husband, Shelton, and Bryan who were on a winning streak.

They deftly stole the show with a mix of self-deprecating, celebrity-skewering jokes and two performances apiece. And as Shelton noted, he also gets to share Lambert's bed.

"Honestly, I think we're the biggest celebrities in the room," Shelton said during the show's funniest moment -- a recreation of Ellen DeGeneres' selfie moment at the Oscars -- and it may just be true.

They zinged Eric Church over the likelihood of finding marijuana in his dressing room, poked fun at Britney Spears (who performs on the Las Vegas strip) and ribbed Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, in the audience, about his team's disappointing playoff record (Shelton and Bryan announced the 50th edition of the ACM Awards will be held at the Dallas Cowboys' AT&T Stadium next year). At one point they even dressed up as Daft Punk.

ACM Awards 2014 hosts

How did Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton do?


Each performed twice with Shelton offering a subdued but powerful version of his song "My Eyes," playing an acoustic guitar while seated with Gwen Sebastian at his side, before returning flanked by Shakira on their duet "Medicine." Bryan performed "Play It Again" while standing on a revolving replica of a vinyl album, then teamed with vocal duo of the year winner Florida Georgia Line on "This is How We Roll."

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