The Academy of Country Music Announces The 6th Annual ACM Honors Winners
March 21, 2012 at 8:11 AM (PT)
The ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC announced today the winners of the off-camera awards for the 47th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS held at the MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA in LAS VEGAS on APRIL 1st at 8:00p (ET) on the CBS TELEVISION NETWORK. The 6th ANNUAL ACM HONORS event will be held on SEPTEMBER 24th 2012 in NASHVILLE, and will honor the winners for “Special,” “Industry,” “MBI” (Musician, Bandleader, and Instrumentalist) and “Songwriter of the Year” awards.
The winners are:
“CLIFFIE STONE Pioneer” Award
EMMYLOU HARRIS, BILLY SHERRILL, RICKY SKAGGS, and DWIGHT YOAKAM.
“Crystal Milestone” Award
“Career Achievement” Award
“JIM REEVES International” Award
“MAE BOREN AXTON” Award
BOBBY BRADDOCK and ROGER MILLER
“Songwriter of the Year”
“Casino of the Year”
MANDALAY BAY HOTEL & CASINO- LAS VEGAS, NV
“DON ROMEO Talent Buyer of the Year”
JIMMY RAY- JAYSON PRODUCTIONS, INC.
“Nightclub of the YEAR”
BILLY BOB’S TEXAS- FT. WORTH, TX
“Promoter of the Year”
BRIAN O’CONNELL- LIVE NATION
“Venue of the Year”
BRIDGESTONE ARENA- NASHVILLE, TN
MBI (MUSICIANS, BAND, INSTRUMENTAL) AWARDS
“Producer of the Year”
“Audio Engineer of the Year”
“Bass Player of the Year”
“Percussion/ Drummer of the Year”
“Guitarist of the Year”
“Fiddle Player of the Year”
“Piano/ Keyboard Player of the Year”
“Specialty Instrument(s) Player of the Year”
“Steel Guitar Player of the Year”
For more on the awards visit www.acmcountry.com.