Academy of Country Music Announces Studio Recording Award Nominees for 52nd ACM Awards

Academy of Country Music Announces Studio Recording Award Nominees for 52nd ACM Awards

The Academy of Country Music announced the Studio Recording Award nominees for the 52nd ACM Awards.

Winners will be announced 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 Ryman Auditorium in Nashville and will be broadcast at a later date on CBS.

52nd ACM Awards Studio Recording Nominees

Producer of the Year

  • Ross Copperman
  • Byron Gallimore
  • Scott Hendricks
  • Dann Huff
  • Jay Joyce

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/Keyboard Player of the Year

  • Dave Cohen
  • Tony Harrell
  • Charlie Judge
  • Gordon Mote
  • Michael Rojas

Specialty Instrument 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

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