The announcement was a family affair, with Jason Aldean's daughters taking part.
The country star was onstage at when a gunman fired into the crowd. Here's how he feels about that night, the gun debate and more.
Jason Aldean, who won entertainer of the year, was performing on Oct. 1 when a gunman opened fire on a country music festival, killing 58 and wounding more than 850.
“Everybody just kind of panicked, and didn’t really know where to go, or what to do."
The city dimmed its lights for 11 minutes, marking one week since a gunman killed dozens attending a country music festival.
The country star said he was "struggling to understand what happened that night," before covering Tom Petty's "I Won't Back Down."
"All I could think was ‘I never even got to hold my baby,'" she wrote on Instagram.
Jonathan Smith says he's not a hero, he was just "trying to do the right thing.”
After witnessing Sunday’s tragic attack, the country singer called for unity on Instagram.
"I witnessed the most unimaginable event tonight. We are okay. Others aren't."
When you apologize, but don’t actually apologize.