06/14/2017

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® REVEALS STUDIO RECORDING AWARD NOMINEES

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® REVEALS STUDIO RECORDING AWARD NOMINEES

WINNERS TO BE CELEBRATED AT 11TH ANNUAL ACM HONORS™
ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2017
AT NASHVILLE’S HISTORIC RYMAN AUDITORIUM

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ENCINO, CA (June 14, 2017) – 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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Media Contacts:
Academy of Country Music                                        
Brooke Primero / Melissa Moldovan                                      
818.788.8000
Brooke@acmcountry.com
Melissa@acmcountry.com

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