ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES STUDIO RECORDING AWARD WINNERS; WINNERS TO BE CELEBRATED AT 11th ANNUAL ACM HONORS™ ON AUGUST 23, 2017 IN NASHVILLE, TN
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Encino, CA (June 29, 2017) – Today, the Academy of Country Music® announced the Studio Recording Award winners for the 52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™. The Studio Recording Award 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 Academy of Country Music Awards. The event will take place Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN.
The Studio Recording Awards are voted on by professional members of the Academy classified in the Artist-Entertainer/Musician-Bandleader-Instrumentalist category, and the Producer-Engineer-Studio Manager sub-category (contained within the Affiliated category). The categories honor the behind-the-scenes musicians, producers, engineers and industry professionals who contribute so much to the artistry, success and longevity of country music.
Below is a complete list of the Studio Recording Award winners for the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards:
STUDIO RECORDING AWARD WINNERS:
(Note: ** Indicates a tie.)
- BASS PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Glenn Worf
- DRUMMER OF THE YEAR – Miles McPherson
- GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Tom Bukovac & Danny Rader**
- PIANO/KEYBOARDS PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Dave Cohen
- SPECIALTY INSTRUMENT(S) PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Dan Dugmore
- STEEL GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Dan Dugmore
- AUDIO ENGINEER OF THE YEAR – Chuck Ainlay
- PRODUCER OF THE YEAR – Jay Joyce
For a complete list of past and present wins and nominations, please visit www.ACMcountry.com/winners to access the ACM Awards database.
Credentialing for the 11th ANNUAL ACM HONORS is now open and will close on Friday, August 11. To apply for media credentials please visit: http://bit.ly/11thACMHonors.
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 winners. The 11th Annual ACM Honors takes place Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and will be produced 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. For more information, visit www.ACMcountry.com.