Faith Hill, Garth Brooks Win Country Awards

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Faith Hill won Top Female Vocalist and several other awards at

the 34th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held Wednesday (May 5)

at the Universal Amphitheatre in Universal City, Calif. Garth Brooks

was named Artist of the Decade, and the trio the Dixie Chicks won

Album of the Year for Wide Open Spaces (1998), along with the

award for Top New Vocal Duo or Group. Veteran singer/guitarist Glen

Campbell, of "Wichita Lineman" fame, won a Pioneer Award for career

achievement. Although nominated in several categories, Shania Twain

was shut out at the awards, but she was presented with a double diamond

award from the Recording Industry Association of America during the

ceremony, honoring 20 million copies shipped of her album Come On

Over (1997).