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4th Annual ACM Awards

4th Annual ACM Awards
  • Host:Dick Clark
  • Venue:The Palladium
  • City:Hollywood
  • Date:April 28, 1969

Winners

Man of the Year

  • Tom Smothers

Top Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Cathie Taylor

Top Male Vocalist of the Year

Top Vocal Group

Most Promising Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Cheryl Poole

Most Promising Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Ray Sanders

Band of the Year - Club

  • Tennesseans

Band of the Year - Touring

  • Buckaroos

Song of the Year

Album of the Year

  • Bobbie Gentry and Glen Campbell
    Album Title: Glen Campbell & Bobbie Gentry

Single Record of the Year

  • Roger Miller
    Work Title: Little Green Apples

Country Nightclub of the Year - Metropolitan

  • Palomino - North Hollywood, California

Country Nightclub of the Year - Regional

  • Golden Nugget - Las Vegas, Nevada

Top Radio Personality of the Year - Los Angeles

  • Larry Scott

Top Radio Personality of the Year - Regional

  • Tex Williams

Top Television Personality of the Year

  • Glen Campbell

Top Bass Player of the Year

  • Red Wooten

Top Drummer of the Year

  • Jerry Wiggins

Top Fiddle Player of the Year

  • Billy Armstrong

Top Lead Guitar Player of the Year

  • Jimmy Bryant

Top Steel Guitar Player of the Year

  • Red Rhodes

Top Piano Player of the Year

  • Earl Ball

Pioneer Award

  • Art Satherly

Nominees

Man of the Year

    Top Female Vocalist of the Year

    Top Male Vocalist of the Year

    Top Vocal Group

    Most Promising Female Vocalist of the Year

    Most Promising Male Vocalist of the Year

    Band of the Year - Club

    • Detours
    • Carl Cotner
    • Eddie Drake Band
    • Starrouters

    Band of the Year - Touring

    • Tourists
    • Strangers
    • Sandy Knox's Showcases
    • Judy Lynn Band
    • Jimmy Bryant Trio

    Song of the Year

    • "I Take A Lot Of Pride" - Merle Haggard
    • "Mama Tried" - Merle Haggard
    • "Only Daddy That'll Walk The Line" - Ivy J. Bryant
    • "Wichita Lineman" - Jim Webb

    Album of the Year

    Single Record of the Year

    Country Nightclub of the Year - Metropolitan

    • Nashville West - El Monte, California
    • George's Roundup
    • Foothill Club - Long Beach, California
    • Aces Club - City of Industry, California

    Country Nightclub of the Year - Regional

    • Mr. Lucky's - Phoenix, Arizona
    • Nashville West - El Monte, California
    • Nashville Nevada
    • The Mint

    Top Radio Personality of the Year - Los Angeles

    • Hugh Jarrett
    • Biff Collie
    • Dick Haynes
    • Bob Jackson

    Top Radio Personality of the Year - Regional

    • Lee Ross
    • Jimmy Wakely
    • Eddie Briggs
    • Cotton Seed Clark

    Top Television Personality of the Year

    Top Bass Player of the Year

    • Bob Morris
    • Cliff Crofford
    • Doyle Holly
    • Dale Bennett
    • Hal Southern

    Top Drummer of the Year

    • Muddy Berry
    • Pee Wee Adams
    • Junior Nichols
    • Biff Adams

    Top Fiddle Player of the Year

    Top Lead Guitar Player of the Year

    • Phil Baugh
    • Glen Campbell
    • Al Bruno
    • James Burton

    Top Steel Guitar Player of the Year

    • Noel Boggs
    • Bud Isaacs
    • Buddy Emmons
    • Ralph Mooney

    Top Piano Player of the Year

    • Billy Liebert
    • Glen Hardin
    • Clyde Griffin
    • Jimmy Pruett

    Pioneer Award