10 Best and Worst Moments from 2014's American Country Countdown Awards

From ham-it-up hosts to head-scratching performances, we single out the highs and lows of the live show

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Best: Florida Georgia Line's
Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley (left) and Tyler Hubbard Jonathan Leibson/GettyImages10/10

Best: Florida Georgia Line's "Go for It" Hosting Approach

Any viewers expecting even an ounce of subtlety from hosts Florida Georgia Line shouldn't have — that's not how FGL rolls. Like the lovable bro-countrified human cartoons they are, Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley hammed it up hard. Whether sauntering through the crowd in suit-and-tie only to have fawning female fans tear off their threads and reveal the pair in their trademark tank tops, or donning bad Santa suits so ill-fitting they'd put the Grinch to shame, Hubbard and Kelley were gleefully game for anything the producers could think up. The duo — who even introduced Hank Williams Jr. as "Brocephus" — catch boatloads of flak for its aggressively outsized bro-country antics and for taking the genre's most maligned tropes to the top of the charts. But some of their critics kind of miss the point: Florida Georgia Line's artlessness is their art. And, for better or worse, that's what made Hubbard and Kelley pitch-perfect hosts for this rather experimental, entirely goofy and totally 2014 awards show.