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Academy Of Country Music® Reveals Studio Recording Award Nominees Winners To Be Celebrated At 11th Annual ACM Honors™ On August 23

The Academy of Country Music® has revealed the Studio Recording Award nominees for the 52nd ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™.  Winners will be honored during the 11th ANNUAL ACM HONORS™, an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 52nd ACM Awards. The 11th Annual ACM Honors will take place on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN and will be broadcast at a later date on the CBS Television Network.

 

The Studio Recording Awards are voted on by professional members of the Academy to honor the behind-the-scenes musicians, producers, engineers and industry professionals who contribute so much to the artistry, success and longevity of country music.

 

STUDIO RECORDING AWARD NOMINEES:

BASS PLAYER OF THE YEAR

  • Mike Brignardello
  • Mark Hill
  • Tony Lucido
  • Jimmie Lee Sloas
  • Glenn Worf

 

DRUMMER OF THE YEAR

  • Chad Cromwell
  • Fred Eltringham
  • Miles McPherson
  • Greg Morrow
  • Nir “Z” Zidkyahu

 

GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR

  • Tom Bukovac
  • Kenny Greenberg
  • Rob McNelly
  • Danny Rader
  • Ilya Toshinskiy

 

PIANO/KEYBOARDS PLAYER OF THE YEAR

  • Dave Cohen
  • Tony Harrell
  • Charlie Judge
  • Gordon Mote
  • Michael Rojas

 

SPECIALTY INSTRUMENT(S) PLAYER OF THE YEAR

  • Dan Dugmore
  • Stuart Duncan
  • Carl Miner
  • Bryan Sutton
  • Ilya Toshinskiy

 

STEEL GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR

  • Dan Dugmore
  • Steve Hinson
  • Mike Johnson
  • Russ Pahl
  • Justin Schipper

 

AUDIO ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

  • Chuck Ainlay
  • Jeff Balding
  • Joe Baldridge
  • Steve Marcantonio
  • Reid Shippen

 

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

  • Ross Copperman
  • Byron Gallimore
  • Scott Hendricks
  • Dann Huff
  • Jay Joyce

 

About ACM Honors:

ACM Honors™ is an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the Academy of Country Music Awards, including the Special Awards, Studio Recording Awards and Songwriter of the Year Award winners. The 11th Annual ACM Honors takes place Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and will be produced for television by dick clark productions to be broadcast at a later date (date to be announced) on the CBS Television Network. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, R.A. Clark, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are executive producers. Pete Fisher and Tiffany Moon are executive producers for the Academy of Country Music.

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MULTI-ACM AWARD® WINNING GROUP LADY ANTEBELLUM TO HOST 10TH ANNUAL ACM HONORS™ ON AUGUST 30 AT THE RYMAN IN NASHVILLE

 The Academy of Country Music® announced today ten-time ACM Award-winning group, Lady Antebellum will host the 10TH ANNUAL ACM HONORS™, an evening dedicated to celebrating the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards. For the first time ever, ACM Honors will be produced for television by dick clark productions and broadcast at a later date on the CBS Television Network. The 10th Annual ACM Honors will be held on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN. ACM Honors performers and airdate for the primetime special will be announced in the coming weeks.

Honorees include Special Awards recipients Glen Campbell, Crystal Gayle, Eddie Rabbitt (awarded posthumously), Tanya Tucker, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Jeff Walker (awarded posthumously), Jimmy Webb, Little Big Town and The Statler Brothers. Studio Recording Awards recipients include Jim ‘Moose’ Brown, Dave Cobb, Shannon Forrest, Paul Franklin, Justin Niebank, Danny Rader, Michael Rhodes and Derek Wells. In addition, Ross Copperman will be honored as Songwriter of the Year.

For more information on specific awards, please visit www.acmcountry.com. Ticket on-sale information to be announced soon! For more information on the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC and the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, please visit www.acmcountry.com. For information on ACM LIFTING LIVES, please visit www.acmliftinglives.org.

About Lady Antebellum

The seven-time GRAMMY award-winning group Lady Antebellum has secured nine chart-topping hits while earning six PLATINUM singles and selling over 11 million albums worldwide. The trio has earned “Vocal Group of the Year” honors from both the ACM Awards and CMA Awards three years in a row. It’s their universal appeal that continues to resonate across the globe, and fans in North America can next catch the multi-Platinum trio on their 2016 Summer Tour beginning May 27 in Baton Rouge, LA. For a full list of upcoming tour dates visit www.ladyantebellum.com.

About ACM Honors

ACM Honors™ is an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the Academy of Country Music Awards, including the Special Awards, Studio Recording Awards and Songwriter of the Year Award winners. The 10th Annual ACM Honors takes place Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville and – for the first time ever – will be produced for television by dick clark productions to be broadcast at a later date (to be announced) on the CBS Television Network. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, R.A. Clark, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are executive producers. For more information, visit www.ACMcountry.com. – See more by clicking HERE.

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9th Annual ACM Honors

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The 9th Annual ACM Honors was an intimate evening at the Ryman Auditorium to recognize special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards.

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Jake Owen Announced As Host For ACM Honors; Tickets For Sale

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Today the Academy of Country Music® is announcing that country music star Jake Owen will host the 9th Annual ACM HONORS™, an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Performers include Jason Aldean, Roy Clark, Randy Houser, Miranda Lambert, Jake Owen and Restless Heart. Presenters include Kelsea Ballerini, RAC Clark and The Swon Brothers. The event will take place on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 7:00pm at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.  Tickets priced at $42.00 will go on sale to the general public at Ticketmaster.com and the Ryman box office at 10:00 AM CST on Friday, July 31, 2015. The evening is sponsored by City National Bank.

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Get Your Tickets Now For The 8th Annual ACM Honors On Sept. 9th

ACM HonorsWHAT:  The 8th Annual ACM HONORS, as previously announced, is an evening of musical tribute performances and award presentations celebrating the non-televised special honorees and winners from the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held earlier this year.  Tickets priced at $40.00 are available at Ticketmaster.com and the Ryman box office. Continue Reading →

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Lorrie Morgan And Children Join To Honor Late-Husband, Father And Country Legend Keith Whitley

(L-R) Morgan Whitley, Lorrie Morgan, and Jesse Keith Whitley
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In a special, deserving and long-awaited family gathering, Lorrie Morgan and her children, Jesse Keith Whitley and Morgan Whitley, accepted the Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award in recognition of the late Keith Whitley for his contributions to the history and future of country music as part of the Academy of Country Music’s Seventh Annual ACM Honors on Tuesday evening, September 10, 2013. Continue Reading →

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VIDEO | ACM Honors Red Carpet 2013

Video only of Red Carpet interviews at the 7th annual ACM Honors held at the Ryman Auditorium. Enjoy!

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Legends Honored, Superstars Perform at 6th Annual ACM Honors

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Country music fans are aware that the genre has no shortage of awards shows (at least four and counting). Arguably the most prestigious of these, however, is the Academy of Country Music Awards (ACMs) held in Las Vegas in April. What fewer country fans may know is the Academy holds an annual awards show for non-televised industry and specialty awards called the ACM Honors, which took place Monday at The Ryman Auditorium. Continue Reading →

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