IMPACT Artist: Kenny Chesney

Fans And Celebrities Announce Nominations For The 47th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards (page 5)

2011 Stagecoach: California's Country Music Festival - Day 1

Video of the Year [Award to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)] *(Off Camera Award)

  • Homeboy - Eric Church

Producer: Brandon Arolfo

Director: Peter Zavadil

  • Just A Kiss - Lady Antebellum

Producer: Don Lepore

Director: Shawn Silva

  •  Mean – Taylor Swift

Producer: Oualid Mouaness

Director: Declan Whitebloom

  • Red Solo Cup – Toby Keith

Producer: Mark Kalbfeld

Director: Michael Salomon

  • Tattoos On This Town – Jason Aldean

Producer: John Burke

Director:  Wes Edwards

 

Vocal Event of the Year [Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company] *(Off Camera Award)

  • Country Boy – Aaron Lewis Featuring George Jones & Charlie Daniels (R&J Records)

Produced by: Aaron Lewis, James Stroud

  • Don’t You Wanna Stay - Jason Aldean With Kelly Clarkson (Broken Bow Records)

Produced by: Michael Knox

  • Old Alabama - Brad Paisley Featuring Alabama (Arista Nashville)

Produced by:  Frank Rogers

  • Remind Me – Brad Paisley Duet With Carrie Underwood (Arista Nashville)

Produced by:  Frank Rogers

  • You And Tequila – Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter (BNA)

Produced by: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney

 

 

OFF CAMERA AWARDS – The following off-camera awards will be presented during the annual ACM Honors event held in Nashville this fall.

songwriter of the year

  • Rhett Akins
  • Dallas Davidson
  • Ben Hayslip
  • Luke Laird
  • David Lee Murphy

INDUSTRY AWARDS:

 

CASINO OF THE YEAR

  • Agua Caliente Casino ‐ Rancho Mirage, CA
  • IP Casino ‐ Biloxi, MS
  • Island Resort Casino ‐ Harris, MI
  • Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino ‐ Las Vegas, NV
  • WinStar World Casino ‐ Thackerville, OK

 

NIGHTCLUB OF THE YEAR

  • Billy Bob’s Texas ‐ Ft. Worth, TX
  • Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace ‐ Bakersfield, CA
  • Grizzly Rose ‐ Denver, CO
  • Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill ‐ Minneapolis, MN
  • Wormy Dog ‐ Oklahoma City, OK

VENUE OF THE YEAR

  • BOK Center ‐ Tulsa, OK
  • Bridgestone Arena ‐ Nashville, TN
  • First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre ‐ Chicago, IL
  • Jiffy Lube Live ‐ Bristow, VA
  • Sprint Center ‐ Kansas City, MO

 

DON ROMEO TALENT BUYER OF THE YEAR

  • Ethan Hirsch ‐ Wilson Events
  • Jimmy Jay ‐ Jayson Promotions, Inc.
  • R.J. Kaltenbach ‐ Klein’s Attractions
  • Gary Osier ‐ Gary Osier Presents
  • Huston Powell ‐ C3 Presents

PROMOTER OF THE YEAR

  • Ben Ferrell ‐ Varnell Enterprises, Inc.
  • Brad Garrett ‐ Police Productions
  • Brian O’Connell ‐ Live Nation
  • Glenn Smith ‐ Glenn & Linda Present
  • Ed Warm ‐ Joe’s Bar

MUSICIAN/BANDLEADER/INSTRUMENTALIST (MBI) AWARDS:

 

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

  • Mark Bright
  • Buddy Cannon
  • Nathan Chapman
  • Jay Joyce
  • Frank Liddell

AUDIO ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

  • Jeff Balding
  • Derek Bason
  • John Kelton
  • Mills Logan
  • Justin Niebank

BASS PLAYER OF THE YEAR

  • Mike Brignardello
  • Kevin “Swine” Grantt
  • Mark Hill
  • Michael Rhodes
  • Jimmy Lee Sloas

PERCUSSIONIST/DRUMMER OF THE YEAR

  • Matt Chamberlain
  • Chad Cromwell
  • Shannon Forrest
  • Chris McHugh
  • Greg Morrow

FIDDLE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

  • Glen Duncan
  • Stuart Duncan
  • Larry Franklin
  • Joe Spivey
  • Jonathan Yudkin

GUITARIST OF THE YEAR

  • J.T. Corenflos
  • Kenny Greenberg
  • Jay Joyce
  • Brent Mason
  • Adam Shoenfeld

PIANO/KEYBOARD PLAYER OF THE YEAR

  • Tony Harrell
  • John Hobbs
  • John Jarvis
  • Charlie Judge
  • Michael Rojas

 

SPECIALTY INSTRUMENT(S) PLAYER OF THE YEAR

  • Eric Darken
  • Aubrey Haynie
  • Ilya Toshinsky
  • John Willis
  • Jonathan Yudkin

STEEL GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR

  • Paul Franklin
  • Mike Johnson
  • Greg Leisz
  • Russ Pahl
  • Scotty Sanders
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