Accepting the award, Carrie said, "I was getting misty-eyed sitting in the audience. I had all kinds of stuff to say, you guys, and it's all gone. I am so honored and so thankful and so blessed."
The 31-year-old singer made light of her emotions after accepting the award saying on Instagram, "Had such a great night at the ACM Honors! Now everyone can go back to making fun of me for crying during my speech!"
During a performance this past weekend, Underwood's baby bump was in full view.