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40th Annual ACM Awards

40th Annual ACM Awards
  • Host:No Host
  • Venue:Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
  • City:Las Vegas
  • Date:May 17, 2005

Winners

Entertainer of The Year

Top Vocal Group

Top New Artist

Top Vocal Duo

Top Female Vocalist

Top Male Vocalist

Video of The Year

Vocal Event of The Year

Song of The Year

  • Tim McGraw
    Song Title: "Live Like You Were Dying"

Single Record of The Year

Album of The Year

Casino of The Year

  • Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino -- Las Vegas, Nev.

Nightclub of The Year

  • Buck Owen's Crystal Palace -- Bakersfield, Calif.

Don Romeo Talent Buyer-Promoter of The Year

  • Brian O'Connell

Radio Station of The Year

  • WIVK -- Knoxville, Tenn.

On-Air Personality of The Year

  • Tim & Willy

Producer of The Year

  • James Stroud

Engineer of The Year

  • Ron "Snake" Reynolds

Musicians of The Year - Guitar

  • Brent Mason

Musicians of The Year - Bass

  • Glenn Worf

Musicians of The Year - Drums

  • Lonnie Wilson

Musicians of The Year - Steel

  • Dan Dugmore

Musicians of The Year - Piano/Keyboards

  • Steve Nathan

Musicians of The Year - Fiddle

  • Stuart Duncan

Musicians of The Year - Specialty Instrument

  • Randy Scruggs

Nominees

Video of The Year

Vocal Event of The Year

Song of The Year

Single Record of The Year

Album of The Year

Casino of The Year

  • Belterra -- Belterra, Ind.
  • Casino Rama -- Orilla, Ontario
  • Mohegan Sun Casino -- Uncasville, Conn.
  • Turning Stone Casino -- Verona, N.Y.

Nightclub of The Year

  • Billy Bob's -- Fort Worth, Texas
  • Grizzly Rose -- Denver, Colo.
  • Pepsi Roadhouse -- Burgettstown, Pa.
  • Tumbleweed Dancehall -- Stillwater, Okla.

Don Romeo Talent Buyer-Promoter of The Year

  • Louis Messina
  • Mike Smardak
  • Rich Mischell
  • Suzanne Wilson

Radio Station of The Year

  • KPLX -- Dallas, Texas
  • KTTS -- Springfield, Mo.
  • KUZZ -- Bakersfield, Calif.
  • WIXY -- Champaign, Ill.

On-Air Personality of The Year

  • Lisa Dent
  • Dex & Kim
  • Gunner
  • Skip Mahaffey

Producer of The Year

  • Buddy Cannon
  • Byron Gallimore
  • Paul Worley
  • Mark Wright

Engineer of The Year

  • John Kelton
  • Julian King
  • Justin Niebank
  • Gary Paczoza

Musicians of The Year - Guitar

  • Tom Bukovac
  • J.T. Corenflos
  • Jon Jorgenson
  • Bryan Sutton

Musicians of The Year - Bass

  • Mike Brignardello
  • David Hungate
  • Larry Paxton
  • Alison Prestwood

Musicians of The Year - Drums

  • Eric Darken
  • Shannon Forrest
  • Paul Leim
  • Greg Morrow

Musicians of The Year - Steel

  • Sonny Garrish
  • John Hughey
  • Mike Johnson
  • Robbie Turner

Musicians of The Year - Piano/Keyboards

  • Jim Brown
  • Gordon Mote
  • Michael Omartian
  • Mike Rojas

Musicians of The Year - Fiddle

  • Glen Duncan
  • Larry Franklin
  • Rob Hajacos
  • Jonathan Yudkin

Musicians of The Year - Specialty Instrument

  • Jim Hoke
  • Jim Horn
  • Rob Ickes
  • Russ Pahl