Sunday is a day Chris Stapleton will always remember: His wife gave birth to twin boys, he celebrated his 40th birthday and he won album of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards.

Stapleton didn't attend the show in Las Vegas, but host Reba McEntire announced the birth of the boys when his album, "From a Room: Volume 1," was named album of the year.

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Later in the show, Stapleton also won male vocalist of the year.

Stapleton, who released two top-selling albums last year, is the top nominee with eight. This year marks his first nomination for entertainer of the year, where he will battle Garth Brooks, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean, who has won the honor the last two years.