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24th Annual ACM Awards

24th Annual ACM Awards
  • Host:George Strait, K.T. Oslin and Patrick Duffy
  • Venue:Disney Studios
  • City:Burbank
  • Date:April 10, 1989

Winners

Pioneer Award

Top Female Vocalist of the Year

Top Male Vocalist of the Year

Top Vocal Group

Top New Female Vocalist of the Year

Top New Male Vocalist of the Year

Top Vocal Duet of the Year

Band of the Year - Non-Touring

  • Nashville Now

Band of the Year - Touring

  • Desert Rose Band

Song of the Year

  • Kathy Mattea
    Song Title: "Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses"

Album of the Year

Single Record of the Year

Country Nightclub of the Year

  • Crazy Horse Steak House & Saloon - Santa Ana, California

Disc Jockey of the Year

  • Dandalion
  • Jon Conlon

Country Music Video of the Year

Top Bass Player of the Year

  • Curtis Stone

Top Drummer of the Year

  • Steve Duncan

Top Fiddle Player of the Year

  • Mark O'Connor

Top Keyboard Player of the Year

  • John Hobbs

Top Steel Guitar Player of the Year

  • J.D. Maness

Lead Guitar Player of the Year

  • Al Bruno

Specialty Instrument

  • Charlie McCoy

Entertainer of the Year

Radio Station of the Year

  • WSIX - Nashville

Nominees

Pioneer Award

    Top Female Vocalist of the Year

    Top New Female Vocalist of the Year

    Top New Male Vocalist of the Year

    Band of the Year - Non-Touring

    • Bull Durham Band
    • Western Union

    Band of the Year - Touring

    • RT and Nashville
    • Strangers

    Song of the Year

    Album of the Year

    Single Record of the Year

    Country Nightclub of the Year

      Disc Jockey of the Year

        Country Music Video of the Year

        Top Bass Player of the Year

        • Bill Bryson
        • Bob Wray
        • David Hungate
        • Mike Leech

        Top Drummer of the Year

        • Archie Francis
        • Eddie Bayers

        Top Fiddle Player of the Year

        • Byron Berline
        • Doug Atwell
        • Johnny Gimble

        Top Keyboard Player of the Year

        • Earl Ball
        • Matt Rollings
        • Skip Edwards

        Top Steel Guitar Player of the Year

        • Bruce Bouton
        • Gary Carter
        • Norman Hamlett
        • Paul Franklin
        • Red Rhodes
        • Sonny Garrish

        Lead Guitar Player of the Year

        • Jack Daniels
        • John Jorgenson

        Specialty Instrument

        • Archie Francis
        • Bela Fleck
        • Flaco Jimenez
        • Herb Pedersen
        • Jerry Douglas
        • Jerry McKinney
        • Jo-El Sonnier
        • Ricky Skaggs
        • Terry McMillan

        Entertainer of the Year

        Radio Station of the Year