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Chance McKinney at Watershed Festival in August of 2013

Chance McKinney at Watershed Festival in August of 2013

I just thought I’d throw out my PREDICTIONS (in BOLD) for the winners… Feel free to post your GUESSES as well.  We’ll agree to disagree on some of ’em… okay?

Entertainer of the Year

Luke Bryan
Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton
George Strait
Taylor Swift

Male Vocalist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Lee Brice
Luke Bryan
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year
Sheryl Crow
Miranda Lambert
Kacey Musgraves
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Vocal Duo of the Year
Big & Rich
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Love and Theft
Thompson Square

Vocal Group of the Year
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

New Artist of the Year (previously announced semi-finalists)
Lee Brice
Brett Eldredge
Tyler Farr
Justin Moore
Kip Moore
Kacey Musgraves
Thomas Rhett
Parmalee
First round fan voting for New Artist of the Year is going on at http://www.VoteACM.com and http://www.GACTV.com/ACM through Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 3 pm ET. Final round fan voting begins on Monday, March 24 and will close on April 6, with the winner being announced live during the ACM Awards.

Album of the Year [Award To Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company]
Based On A True Story… – Blake Shelton
Producer: Scott Hendricks; Record Label: Warner Bros. Records

Crash My Party – Luke Bryan
Producer: Jeff Stevens; Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville

Here’s To The Good Times – Florida Georgia Line
Producer: Joey Moi; Record Label: Republic Nashville

Same Trailer Different Park – Kacey Musgraves
Producers: Luke Laird, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves; Record Label: Mercury Records

Two Lanes Of Freedom – Tim McGraw
Producers: Byron Gallimore, Tim McGraw; Record Label: Big Machine Records

Single Record of the Year [Award To Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company]
“Cruise” – Florida Georgia Line
Producer: Joey Moi; Record Label: Republic Nashville

“Highway Don’t Care” – Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban
Producers: Byron Gallimore, Tim McGraw; Record Label: Big Machine Records

“I Drive Your Truck” – Lee Brice
Producers: Lee Brice, Kyle Jacobs, Matt McClure; Record Label: Curb Records

“Mama’s Broken Heart” – Miranda Lambert
Producers: Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf; Record Label: RCA Nashville

“Wagon Wheel” – Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum
Producer: Frank Rogers; Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville

Song of the Year [Award To Composer(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)]
“Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain)” – Gary Allan
Songwriters: Gary Allan, Hillary Lindsey, Matthew Warren
Publishers: Always Alone Songs (ASCAP), Crystal Beach Music (BMI), Raylene Music (ASCAP)

“I Drive Your Truck” – Lee Brice
Songwriters: Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington, Jimmy Yeary
Publishers: Beattyville Music (BMI), EMI Blackwood Music, Inc. (BMI), Great Day At This Music (BMI), Happy Tears Music (ASCAP), Vistaville Music (ASCAP), Watch This Girl Publishing (BMI)

“Mama’s Broken Heart” – Miranda Lambert
Songwriters: Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves
Publishers: 351 Music (BMI), Crazy Water Music (ASCAP), Little Blue Egg (ASCAP), Songs of Parallel (ASCAP), Vista Loma Music (ASCAP), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

“Mine Would Be You” – Blake Shelton
Songwriters: Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington, Deric Ruttan
Publishers: Doc and Maggie Music (ASCAP), EMI Blackwood Music, Inc. (BMI), Get A Load Of This Music (ASCAP), Great Day At This Music (BMI), Hopeless Rose Music (ASCAP), Vistaville Music (ASCAP), Watch This Girl Publishing (BMI), WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)

“Wagon Wheel” – Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum
Songwriters: Bob Dylan, Ketch Secor
Publishers: Blood Donor Music (BMI), Special Rider Music (SESAC)

Video of the Year [Award To Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)] *(Off Camera Award)
“Better Dig Two” – The Band Perry
Producer: Eric Williams
Director: Declan Whitebloom

“Blowin’ Smoke” – Kacey Musgraves
Producer: Josh Goldstein
Director: Honey

“Highway Don’t Care” – Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban
Producers: Tameron Hedge, Chandra LaPlume
Director: Shane Drake

“I Drive Your Truck” – Lee Brice
Producer: Karen Martin
Director: Eric Welch

“Mama’s Broken Heart” – Miranda Lambert
Producer: Reagan Rosson
Director: Trey Fanjoy

“Two Black Cadillacs” – Carrie Underwood
Producer: Steve Lamar
Director: P.R. Brown

Vocal Event of the Year [Award To Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company] *(Off Camera Award)
“Boys ‘Round Here” – Blake Shelton Featuring Pistol Annies & Friends
Producer: Scott Hendricks; Record Label: Warner Bros. Records

“Cruise (Remix)” – Florida Georgia Line Featuring Nelly
Producers: Joey Moi, Jason Nevins; Record Label: Republic Nashville

“Highway Don’t Care” – Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban
Producers: Byron Gallimore, Tim McGraw; Record Label: Big Machine Records

“Wagon Wheel” – Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum
Producer: Frank Rogers; Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville

“We Were Us” – Keith Urban And Miranda Lambert
Producers: Nathan Chapman, Keith Urban; Record Labels: Capitol Records Nashville, Hit Red Records, RCA Nashville

 

Off Camera Awards (to be presented during the 8th Annual ACM Honors Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 in Nashville)

Songwriter of the Year
Rhett Akins
Rodney Clawson
Ashley Gorley
Luke Laird
Shane McAnally

Industry Awards:
Nightclub of the Year
Billy Bob’s Texas—Fort Worth, TX
Bub City—Chicago, IL
Floore’s Country Store—Helotes, TX
The Dusty Armadillo—Rootstown, OH
Wild Bills—Duluth, GA

Casino of the Year – Small Capacity (maximum capacity 4,000 seats)
Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa—Rancho Mirage, CA
Deadwood Mountain Grand—Deadwood, SD
Mohegan Sun Wolf Den—Uncasville, CT
Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort—Mount Pleasant, MI
The Joint at Hard Rock Casino—Catoosa, OK

Casino of the Year – Medium Capacity (capacity 4,001 seats to 11,000 seats)
Caesars Windsor Hotel & Casino—Windsor, ON‎, Canada
Casino Rama—Rama, ON, Canada
Mohegan Sun Arena—Uncasville, CT
Star of the Desert Arena—Primm, NV
The Colosseum at Caesars Palace—Las Vegas, NV

Venue of the Year – Small Capacity (maximum capacity of 4,000 seats)
American Music Theatre—Lancaster, PA
Cape Cod Melody Tent—Hyannis, MA
Georgia Theatre—Athens, GA
House of Blues—Boston, MA
The Moody Theater—Austin, TX

Venue of the Year – Medium Capacity (capacity 4,001 seats to 11,000 seats)
Amphitheater at The Wharf—Orange Beach, AL
Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook—Gilford, NH
Big Sandy Superstore Arena—Huntington, WV
Grand Ole Opry House—Nashville, TN
Red Rocks Amphitheatre—Golden, CO

Venue of the Year – Large Capacity (venues of any type, including casinos, with a minimum of 11,001 seats)
BOK Center—Tulsa, OK
Bridgestone Arena—Nashville, TN
Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion—Bangor, ME
Gorge Amphitheatre—George, WA
Hollywood Bowl—Hollywood, CA

Don Romeo Talent Buyer of the Year
Billy Brill—Billy Alan Productions
Brock Jones—Global Spectrum
Nicole More—Neste Event Marketing
Fran Romeo—Romeo Entertainment Group
R.J. Romeo—Romeo Entertainment Group

Promoter of the Year
Brent Fedrizzi—AEG Live
Brad Garrett—Police Productions
Billy Minick—Billy Bob’s Texas
Brian O’Connell—Live Nation
Ron Sakamoto—Gold & Gold Productions

The Studio Recording Awards: (formerly the The Musician-Bandleader-Instrumentalist MBI Awards)
Bass Player of the Year
Mike Brignardello
Kevin “Swine” Grantt
Mark Hill
Michael Rhodes
Glenn Worf

Drummer of the Year
Chad Cromwell
Fred Eltringham
Shannon Forrest
Greg Morrow
Lonnie Wilson

Guitar Player of the Year
Jeff King
Troy Lancaster
Brent Mason
Rob McNelley
Jerry McPherson

Piano/Keyboards Player of the Year
Tony Harrell
John Jarvis
Charlie Judge
Tim Lauer
Gordon Mote

Specialty Instrument(s) Player of the Year
Glen Duncan
Larry Franklin
Jim Hoke
Danny Rader
Bryan Sutton

Steel Guitar Player of the Year
Dan Dugmore
Paul Franklin
Steve Hinson
Russ Pahl
Scotty Sanders

Audio Engineer of the Year
Derek Bason
Ben Fowler
Mills Logan
Steve Marcantonio
Justin Niebank

Producer of the Year
Mark Bright
Dann Huff
Michael Knox
Frank Liddell
Paul Worley

Radio Awards: (To be presented during the annual Radio Winners Reception held the day prior to the ACM Awards telecast, on Saturday, April 5 in Las Vegas.) 
On-Air Personality of the Year – National
Bobby Bones, Amy, Lunchbox —The Bobby Bones Show
Crook & Chase—Crook & Chase Countdown
Kix Brooks—American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks
Lia—The Lia Show
Lon Helton—Country Countdown USA

On-Air Personality of the Year – Major Market
Dave and Veronica; WQYK-FM—St. Petersburg, FL
Donna & “Muss”; KEEY-FM—Minneapolis, MN
Dr. Don Carpenter, Rachael Hunter, Grunwald, Jason the 300lb. Cowboy; WYCD-FM—Detroit, MI
Edwards & Lee – Chuck Edwards & Linda Lee; WYCD-FM—Detroit, MI
Paul Schadt and Meg Geof; WKKT-FM—Charlotte, NC

On-Air Personality of the Year – Large Market
Big Dave & Chelsie; WUBE-FM—Cincinnati, OH
Dave O’Brien; WLHK-FM—Indianapolis, IN
Jim Denny, Deborah Honeycutt & Kevin Freeman; WFMS-FM—Indianapolis, IN
Lisa McKay; WQDR-FM—Raleigh, NC
Randy Carroll and Jamie Martin; KAJA-FM—San Antonio, TX

On-Air Personality of the Year – Medium Market
Andy Ritchie, Alison West, Jimmy Holt; WIVK-FM—Knoxville, TN
Dan Brennan & Shelby Mitchell; WKSJ-FM—Mobile, AL
Kevin Richards; WGNA-FM—Schenectady, NY
Scott Wynn & Sue Wilson; WQMX-FM—Akron, OH
Steve Lundy and Gina Melton; KXKT-FM—Omaha, NE

On-Air Personality of the Year – Small Market
Bill Barrett, Tim Fox and Tracy Berry; KKNU-FM—Eugene, OR
Brian Gary, Todd Harding, and Susan Moore; KUAD-FM—Windsor, CO
Dex and Mo; WUSY- FM—Chattanooga, TN
Mark Ericson, Karen Kiley; WOKQ-FM/WPKQ-FM—Portsmouth, NH
Scotty Cox, Cara Denis; KCLR-FM—Columbia, MO

Radio Station of the Year – Major Market
KUPL-FM—Portland, OR
WIL-FM—St. Louis, MO
WKLB-FM—Boston, MA
WSOC-FM—Charlotte, NC
WXTU FM—Philadelphia, PA

Radio Station of the Year – Large Market
WCTK-FM—Providence, RI
WFMS-FM—Indianapolis, IN
WLHK-FM—Indianapolis, IN
WMIL-FM—Greenfield, WI
WQDR-FM—Raleigh, NC

Radio Station of the Year – Medium Market
KXKT-FM—Omaha, NE
WBBS-FM—Syracuse, NY
WCYQ FM—Knoxville, TN
WDXB-FM—Birmingham, AL
WKMK FM—Neptune, NJ

Radio Station of the Year – Small Market
KSJJ-FM—Bend, OR
WGSQ-FM—Cookeville, TN
WUSY-FM—Chattanooga, TN
WXFL-FM—Florence, AL
WYCT-FM—Pensacola, FL

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