Encino, CA (May 20, 2019) – Today, the Academy of Country Music® announced the Industry Award and Studio Recording Award winners for the 54th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™. Industry Award, Studio Recording Award and soon to be announced Special Award recipients will be honored during the 13th ANNUAL ACM HONORS™, an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 54th ACM Awards. ACM Honors will take place on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN. Ticket information will be available in the coming weeks.
Below is a complete list of the Industry Awards and Studio Recording Award winners for the 54thAcademy of Country Music Awards:
INDUSTRY AWARD WINNERS:
- CASINO OF THE YEAR - SMALL CAPACITY: Choctaw Casino & Resort - Durant, OK
- CASINO OF THE YEAR - LARGE CAPACITY: Mohegan Sun Arena - Uncasville, CT
- DON ROMEO TALENT BUYER OF THE YEAR: Nicole More - Wilson Events, Inc.
- FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR: Faster Horses - Brooklyn, MI
- NIGHTCLUB OF THE YEAR: Joe's on Weed St - Chicago, IL
- PROMOTER OF THE YEAR: Ed Warm - Joe's Bar
- VENUE OF THE YEAR - SMALL CAPACITY: Ryman Auditorium - Nashville, TN
- VENUE OF THE YEAR - MEDIUM CAPACITY: Ascend Amphitheater - Nashville, TN
- VENUE OF THE YEAR - LARGE CAPACITY: Bridgestone Arena - Nashville, TN
STUDIO RECORDING AWARD WINNERS:
- BASS PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Glenn Worf
- DRUMMER OF THE YEAR – Matt Chamberlain
- GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Derek Wells
- PIANO/KEYBOARDS PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Dave Cohen
- SPECIALTY INSTRUMENT(S) PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Ilya Toshinskiy
- STEEL GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Mike Johnson
- AUDIO ENGINEER OF THE YEAR – F Reid Shippen
- PRODUCER OF THE YEAR – Jay Joyce
The Academy of Country Music Industry Awards are voted on by all professional members of the Academy. The Studio Recording Awards are voted on by professional members of the Academy classified in the artist-entertainer/musician-bandleader-instrumentalist categories and the producer-engineer-studio manager sub-category.
For more information on the ACM Awards and all ACM events, visit www.ACMcountry.com. You can like Academy of Country Music on Facebook or follow on Twitter at @ACMawards and Instagram @ACMAwards for more immediate updates.
For a complete list of past and present wins and nominations, please visit www.ACMcountry.com/winners to access the ACM Awards database.
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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, Industry Awards and Songwriter of the Year Award. The 13th Annual ACM Honors will take place Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. The show is executive produced by Pete Fisher and written and produced by Lisa Lee. For more information, visit www.ACMcountry.com.