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10th Annual ACM Awards

10th Annual ACM Awards
  • Host:Roger Miller, Loretta Lynn
  • Venue:Knott's Berry Farm
  • City:Buena Park
  • Date:March 5, 1975

Winners

Pioneer Award

  • Johnny Bond, Merle Travis and Tennessee Ernie Ford

Jim Reeves Memorial Award

  • Merv Griffin

Top Female Vocalist of the Year

Top Male Vocalist of the Year

Top Vocal Group

Most Promising Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Linda Ronstadt

Most Promising Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Mickey Gilley

Band of the Year - Non-Touring

  • Palomino Riders

Band of the Year - Touring

  • Strangers

Song of the Year

  • Cal Smith
    Song Title: "Country Bumpkin"

Album of the Year

Single Record of the Year

  • Cal Smith
    Work Title: Country Bumpkin

Country Nightclub of the Year

  • Palomino - North Hollywood, California

Top Bass Player of the Year

  • Billy Graham

Top Drummer of the Year

  • Jerry Wiggins

Top Fiddle Player of the Year

  • Billy Armstrong

Top Piano Player of the Year

  • Floyd Cramer

Top Steel Guitar Player of the Year

  • J.D. Maness

Lead Guitar Player of the Year

  • Al Bruno

Entertainer of the Year

Radio Station

  • KLAC - Los Angeles, California

Radio Personality

  • Larry Scott

Nominees

Pioneer Award

    Jim Reeves Memorial Award

      Top Female Vocalist of the Year

      Top Male Vocalist of the Year

      Top Vocal Group

      Most Promising Female Vocalist of the Year

      • Crystal Gayle
      • Sharon Leighton
      • Kay Austin
      • La Costa
      • Marilyn Sellars

      Most Promising Male Vocalist of the Year

      Band of the Year - Non-Touring

      • Rebel Playboys
      • Country Sunshine
      • All Americans
      • Sound Company

      Band of the Year - Touring

      • Buckaroos
      • Brush Arbor
      • Coalminers
      • Asleep at the Wheel

      Song of the Year

      Album of the Year

      • Hags 30th Album - Merle Haggard
      • Country Bumpkin - Cal Smith
      • For The Last Time - Bob Wills
      • They Don't Make 'em Like My Daddy - Loretta Lynn

      Single Record of the Year

      • Things Aren't Funny Anymore - Merle Haggard
      • Back Home Again - John Denver
      • I Can Help - Billy Swan
      • Legend In My Time - Ronnie Milsap

      Country Nightclub of the Year

      • Nashville West - El Monte, California
      • Brandin' Iron - San Bernardino, California
      • Golden Nugget - Las Vegas, Nevada
      • Dodge Saloon - Norwalk, California

      Top Bass Player of the Year

      • Rod Cullpepper
      • Jack Armstrong
      • Bob Moore
      • Curly Harris

      Top Drummer of the Year

      • Buddy Harman
      • Archie Francis
      • Montie Paul
      • Biff Adams

      Top Fiddle Player of the Year

      • Zeke Dawson
      • Don Rich
      • Doug Kershaw
      • John Gimble

      Top Piano Player of the Year

      • Glen Hardin
      • Jerry Lee Lewis
      • Charlie Rich
      • Hargus "Pig" Robbins
      • Roscoe Horton

      Top Steel Guitar Player of the Year

      • Bobby Boyd
      • Buddy Emmons
      • Terry Kristofferson
      • Llyod Green

      Lead Guitar Player of the Year

      • Dave Thornhill
      • Danny Michaels
      • James Burton
      • Grady Martin

      Entertainer of the Year

      Radio Station

        Radio Personality

        • Billy Parker
        • Dick Haynes
        • Harry Newman
        • Jay Lawerence