Country's Best Quotes of the Night

From Blake Shelton's digs at Miley Cyrus and Jake Gyllenhaal to Robert Pattinson's southern speak, check out the award show's best gags

01 of 08
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"Eric Church has a big hit this year with 'Smoke a Little Smoke.' I heard it was about Miley Cyrus."
Blake Shelton, opening the show with a little fire, alongside co-host Reba McEntire

02 of 08
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"Thank you, Miranda Lambert, for winning this last year and not being in the category this year. That really helps a lot."
– Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley, giving a shout-out to the seven-time nominee during the band's acceptance speech for album of the year

03 of 08
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"I know what to do. I've been watching you do this for years, and years, and years."
Blake Shelton, ribbing co-host Reba McEntire, whose emcee duties marked her 13th year helming the ACM Awards

04 of 08
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"It's like when you say hello to everybody, 'Hey ya ya all.'"
Robert Pattinson, on that silly thing Southerners say when they walk into a room

"You mean, 'Hi all ya'll?' ... It's probably funnier when you're drinking moonshine."
Reese Witherspoon, correcting her British co-presenter

05 of 08
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"Wait a minute, he was in Brokeback Mountain."
Blake Shelton, speculating about why Jake Gyllenhaal would want to break up with "beautiful" Taylor Swift

06 of 08
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"If it's not one thing, it's your mother."
Wynonna Judd, joking about working as a team while presenting the ACM Award for vocal duo of the year with mom Naomi Judd

07 of 08
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"I bet it would take Charlie Sheen like 12 years to trash every room in here."
Blake Shelton, marveling at the size of the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas

08 of 08
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"We've never been presented these nice trophies by people with such big feathers before."
– Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles, after winning for vocal duo of the year

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