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25th Annual ACM Awards

25th Annual ACM Awards
  • Host:George Strait, Tammy Wynette, Alabama and The Judds
  • Venue:Pantages Theatre
  • City:Hollywood
  • Date:April 25, 1990

Winners

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

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

  • Jon Conlon

Country Music Video of the Year

Top Bass Player of the Year

  • Michael Rhodes

Top Drummer of the Year

  • Steve Duncan

Top Fiddle Player of the Year

  • Mark O'Connor

Top Keyboard Player of the Year

  • Skip Edwards

Top Steel Guitar Player of the Year

  • J.D. Maness

Lead Guitar Player of the Year

  • Brent Rowan

Specialty Instrument

  • Jerry Douglas

Entertainer of the Year

Radio Station of the Year

  • WSIX - Nashville

Nominees

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
  • Doo Wah Riders Band
  • Palomino Riders

Band of the Year - Touring

  • Highway 101
  • RT and Nashville

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
      • Rocky Thacker

      Top Drummer of the Year

      • Cactus Moser
      • Eddie Bayers
      • Tommy Rivelli

      Top Fiddle Player of the Year

      • Byron Berline
      • David Johnson

      Top Keyboard Player of the Year

      • John Hobbs
      • Matt Rollings
      • Monty Parkey

      Top Steel Guitar Player of the Year

      • Gary Carter
      • Paul Franklin

      Lead Guitar Player of the Year

      • Jack Daniels
      • John Jorgenson
      • Ronald Radford

      Specialty Instrument

      • Dave McKelvy
      • Tom Rutledge

      Radio Station of the Year