2016 ACM AWARDS

ACM 2016

CONGRATULATIONS,  STUDIO RECORDING AWARD WINNERS & NOMINEES

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
• Nathan Chapman
Dave Cobb – WINNER
• Ross Copperman
• Dann Huff
• Michael Knox

AUDIO ENGINEER OF THE YEAR
• Derek Bason
• Steve Marcantonio
• Justin Niebank – WINNER
• Vance Powell
• Reid Shippen

BASS PLAYER OF THE YEAR
• Mark Hill
• Tully Kennedy
• Tony Lucido
• Michael Rhodes – WINNER
• Jimmie Lee Sloas

DRUMMER OF THE YEAR
• Chad Cromwell
• Fred Eltringham
• Shannon Forrest – WINNER
• Chris McHugh
• Nir Zidkyahu

GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR
• JT Corenflos
• Kenny Greenberg
• Jerry McPherson
• Danny Rader
• Derek Wells – WINNER

PIANO/KEYBOARDS PLAYER OF THE YEAR
• Jim ‘Moose’ Brown – WINNER
• Charlie Judge
• Gordon Mote
• Steve Nathan
• Matt Rollings

SPECIALTY INSTRUMENT(S) PLAYER OF THE YEAR
• Dan Dugmore
• Glen Duncan
• Larry Franklin
• Aubrey Haney
• Danny Rader – WINNER

STEEL GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR
• Steve Fishell
• Paul Franklin – WINNER
• Steve Hinson
• Mike Johnson
• Russ Pahl

 

Entertainer of the Year

Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Jason Aldean
  • Eric Church
  • Brett Eldredge
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Dierks Bentley

Female Vocalist of the Year

New Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Brett Eldredge
  • Chris Janson
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Chase Rice
  • Chris Stapleton

New Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Cam
  • Mickey Guyton
  • RaeLynn

Album of the Year

  • “I’m Comin’ Over” – Chris Young
  • “Montevallo” – Sam Hunt
  • “Mr. Misunderstood” – Eric Church
  • “Tangled Up” – Thomas Rhett
  • “Traveller” – Chris Stapleton

Vocal Group of the Year

  • Eli Young Band
  • Little Big Town
  • Old Dominion
  • Rascal Flatts
  • Zac Brown Band

Vocal Duo of the Year

  • Brothers Osbourne
  • Dan + Shay
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Joey + Rory
  • Maddie & Tae

New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year

  • A Thousand Horses
  • Brothers Osborne
  • Maddie & Tae
  • Old Dominion
  • Parmalee

Single Record of the Year

  • “Burning House” – Cam
  • “Buy Me a Boat” – Chris Janson
  • “Die A Happy Man” – Thomas Rhett
  • “Girl Crush” – Little Big Town
  • “I’m Comin’ Over” – Chris Young
  • “Take Your Time” – Sam Hunt

Video of the Year

  • “Biscuits” – Kacey Musgraves
  • “Burning House” – Cam
  • “Girl Crush” – Little Big Town
  • “Mr. Misunderstood” – Eric Church
  • “Riser” – Dierks Bentley

Vocal Event of the Year

  • “Hangover Tonight” – Gary Allan Featuring Chris Stapleton
  • “Home Alone Tonight” – Luke Bryan Featuring Karen Fairchild
  • “Raise ‘Em Up” – Keith Urban Featuring Eric Church
  • “Smokin’ And Drinkin'” – Miranda Lambert Featuring Little Big Town
  • “Wild Child” – Kenny Chesney With Grace Potter

 

SONG OF THE YEAR NOMINEES (Awarded to Songwriter(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s):

Burning House – Cam
Songwriters: Jeffrey Bhasker, Tyler Johnson, Cam
Publishers: Marvelous Oaks Records (ASCAP), Creative Pulse Music (BMI), One Year Yesterday Publishing (BMI), Sony/ATV Songs LLC (BMI), These Are Pulse Songs (BMI), Way Above Music (BMI)

Girl Crush – Little Big Town
Songwriters: Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna, Liz Rose
Publishers: HillarodyRathbone Music (ASCAP), Hoodie Songs (BMI), Songs of Crazy Girl Music (BMI), Songs of Universal Inc (BMI), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

Nobody To Blame – Chris Stapleton
Songwriters: Chris Stapleton, Barry Bales, Ronnie Bowman
Publishers: House of Sea Gayle Music (ASCAP), WB Music Corp (ASCAP), Quackhead Music (BMI), RayLynn Publishing (BMI)

Raise ‘Em Up – Keith Urban Featuring Eric Church
Songwriters: Tom Douglas, Jaren Johnston, Jeffrey Steele
Publishers: Jeffrey Steele Music (BMI), Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI), TomDouglasMusic (BMI), Sony/ATV Harmony (ASCAP), Texa Rae Music (ASCAP)

She Don’t Love You – Eric Paslay
Songwriters: Eric Paslay, Jennifer Wayne
Publishers: Five Stone Publishing (ASCAP), Spirit Two Nashville (ASCAP), Songwriters of Platinum Pen Publishing (BMI)

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR *(OFF CAMERA AWARD)

Rodney Clawson
Ross Copperman
Ashley Gorley
Shane McAnally
Josh Osborne