Riley Green & Tenille Townes to Reveal Winners of the ACM Industry/Recording Awards

Riley Green & Tenille Townes to Reveal Winners of the ACM Industry/Recording Awards

The Academy of Country Music announced that Riley Green and Tenille Townes will reveal the 2020 ACM Industry Award and Studio Recording Award winners via Facebook on Dec. 8 at 10 a.m. CT.

The winners are usually announced at the ACM Honors ceremony, which was cancelled this summer due to the ongoing pandemic. This year’s online ceremony will recognize the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 55th ACM Awards.

Riley was named New Male Artist of the Year at the ACM Awards, while Tenille was named New Female Artist of the Year.

INDUSTRY AWARDS

CASINO OF THE YEAR – THEATER

  • The Colosseum at Caesars Palace – Las Vegas, NV
  • The Joint: Tulsa – Tulsa, OK
  • Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort – Mt. Pleasant, MI
  • The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino – Las Vegas, NV
  • WinStar Global Event Center – Thackerville, OK

CASINO OF THE YEAR – ARENA

  • Mark G. Etess Arena – Atlantic City, NJ
  • MGM Grand Garden Arena – Las Vegas, NV
  • Sandia Amphitheater – Albuquerque, NM
  • Stir Concert Cove – Council Bluffs, IA
  • T Mobile Arena – Las Vegas, NV

FAIR/RODEO OF THE YEAR

  • California Mid-State Fair – Paso Robles, CA
  • Cheyenne Frontier Days – Cheyenne, WY
  • Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo – Houston, TX
  • Minnesota State Fair – St. Paul, MN
  • San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo – San Antonio, TX

FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR

  • Boots and Hearts Music Festival – Oro-Medonte, ON
  • Stagecoach – Indio, CA
  • Tortuga Music Festival – Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Watershed Festival – George, WA
  • Windy City Smokeout – Chicago, IL

CLUB OF THE YEAR

  • Billy Bob’s Texas – Fort Worth, TX
  • Coyote Joe’s – Charlotte, NC
  • Grizzly Rose – Denver, CO
  • Joe’s Live – Rosemont, IL
  • Losers Bar & Grill – Nashville, TN

THEATER OF THE YEAR

  • The Beacon Theatre – New York, NY
  • The Chicago Theatre – Chicago, IL
  • DeJoria Center – Salt Lake City, UT
  • Rialto Square Theatre – Joliet, IL
  • Ruth Eckerd Hall – Clearwater, FL

OUTDOOR VENUE OF THE YEAR

  • Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion – Gilford, NH
  • Greek Theatre – Los Angeles, CA
  • Innsbrook After Hours – Glen Allen, VA
  • Red Rocks Amphitheatre – Morrison, CO
  • Rose Music Center – Huber Heights, OH
  • The Wharf at Orange Beach – Orange Beach, AL

ARENA OF THE YEAR

  • Infinite Energy Center – Duluth, GA
  • Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
  • Staples Center – Los Angeles, CA
  • Van Andel Arena – Grand Rapids, MI
  • VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena – Jacksonville, FL

DON ROMEO TALENT BUYER OF THE YEAR

  • Clay Campbell – Triangle Talent
  • Gary Osier – Gary Osier Presents
  • Gil Cunningham – Neste Live!
  • Kell Houston – Houston Productions
  • Nina Rojas – Neste Live!
  • Todd Boltin – Variety Attractions

PROMOTER OF THE YEAR

  • Adam Weiser – AEG Presents
  • Brian O’Connell – Live Nation
  • Jered Johnson – Pepper Productions
  • Stacy Vee – Goldenvoice, MTG
  • Troy Vollhoffer – Country Thunder

STUDIO RECORDING AWARDS

BASS PLAYER OF THE YEAR

  • Eli Beaird
  • Mike Brignardello
  • Tim Marks
  • Michael Rhodes
  • Jimmie Lee Sloas

DRUMMER OF THE YEAR

  • Fred Eltringham
  • Miles McPherson
  • Greg Morrow
  • Jerry Roe
  • Nir Zidkyahu

GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR

  • Tom Bukovac
  • Dann Huff
  • Rob McNelley
  • Adam Shoenfeld
  • Ilya Toshinskiy

PIANO/KEYBOARDS PLAYER OF THE YEAR

  • David Dorn
  • Tony Harrell
  • Charlie Judge
  • Tim Lauer
  • Gordon Mote
  • Mike Rojas

SPECIALTY INSTRUMENT(S) PLAYER OF THE YEAR

  • Stuart Duncan
  • Jenee Fleenor
  • Jim Hoke
  • Danny Rader
  • Joe Spivey
  • Charlie Worsham

STEEL GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR

  • Dan Dugmore
  • Paul Franklin
  • Josh Grange
  • Russ Pahl
  • Justin Schipper

AUDIO ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

  • Chuck Ainlay
  • Jeff Balding
  • Tony Castle
  • Julian King
  • Steve Marcantonio
  • Justin Niebank

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

  • busbee
  • Buddy Cannon
  • Dann Huff
  • Michael Knox
  • Joey Moi

photos by Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com

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