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41st Annual ACM Awards

41st Annual ACM Awards
  • Host:Reba McEntire
  • Venue:MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • City:Las Vegas
  • Date:May 23, 2006

Winners

Entertainer of the Year

Top Male Vocalist

Top Female Vocalist

Top Vocal Group

Top Vocal Duo

Top New Male Vocalist

Top New Female Vocalist

Top New Duo or Vocal Group

Vocal Event of the Year

Song of the Year

Single Record of the Year

Album of the Year

Video of the Year

Producer of the Year

  • Buddy Cannon

Audio Engineer of the Year

  • Justin Niebank

Top Bass Player of the Year

  • Michael Rhodes

Top Percussionist/Drummer of the Year

  • Shannon Forrest

Top Fiddle Player of the Year

  • Jonathan Yudkin

Top Guitar of the Year

  • Pat Buchanan

Top Piano/Keyboards Player of the Year

  • Mike Rojas

Top Steel Guitar Player of the Year

  • Paul Franklin

Radio Station of the Year -- Major Market

  • WFMS Indianapolis

Radio Station of the Year -- Medium Market

  • WUSY Chattanooga, Tenn.

Radio Station of the Year -- Small Market

  • WGSQ Cookeville, Tenn.
  • WYCT Pensacola, Fla.

On-Air Personality of the Year -- National

  • Blair Garner

On-Air Personality of the Year -- Major Market

  • Gerry House and the House Foundation

On-Air Personality of the Year -- Medium Market

  • Scott Innes

On-Air Personality of the Year -- Small Market

  • Becky Austin and Brad Austin

Venue of the Year

  • Mohegan Sun Casion -- Uncasville, Conn.

Nightclub of the Year

  • Billy Bob's -- Fort Worth, Texas

Don Romeo Talent Buyer of the Year

  • Suzanne Wilson

Promoter of the Year

  • Louis Messina

Nominees

Top New Male Vocalist

Top New Female Vocalist

Top New Duo or Vocal Group

Vocal Event of the Year

Song of the Year

Single Record of the Year

Album of the Year

Video of the Year

Producer of the Year

  • Mark Bright
  • Byron Gallimore
  • Frank Rogers
  • Dann Huff

Audio Engineer of the Year

  • Chuck Ainlay
  • Steve Marcantonio
  • Gary Paczoza
  • Julian King

Top Bass Player of the Year

  • Mike Brignardello
  • Larry Paxton
  • Jimmy Lee Sloas
  • David Hungate

Top Percussionist/Drummer of the Year

  • Steve Brewster
  • Greg Morrow
  • Chad Cromwell
  • Paul Leim

Top Fiddle Player of the Year

  • Glen Duncan
  • Rob Hajacos
  • Larry Franklin
  • Aubrey Haynie

Top Guitar of the Year

  • Richard Bennett
  • Tom Bukovac
  • Kenny Greenberg
  • J.T. Corenflos

Top Piano/Keyboards Player of the Year

  • Jim Brown
  • Michael Omartian
  • Reese Wynans
  • Gordon Mote

Top Steel Guitar Player of the Year

  • John Hughey
  • Russ Pahl
  • Sonny Garrish
  • Mike Johnson

Radio Station of the Year -- Major Market

  • KNIX Phoenix
  • WUSN Chicago
  • KYGO Denver
  • WPOC Baltimore

Radio Station of the Year -- Medium Market

  • KIZN Boise, Idaho
  • WBBS Syracuse, N.Y.
  • KTTS Springfield, Mo.
  • WGNA Schenectady, N.Y.

Radio Station of the Year -- Small Market

  • WTCR Huntington, W.Va.
  • WIXY Champaign, Ill.
  • WPAP Panama City, Fla.

On-Air Personality of the Year -- National

  • Jon Anthony
  • Lia Knight
  • Danny Wright
  • Darren Tandy

On-Air Personality of the Year -- Major Market

  • JD Cannon
  • Lisa Dent
  • Kelly, Jonathan and Mudflap
  • Jim Denny, Deborah Honeycutt and Kevin Freeman

On-Air Personality of the Year -- Medium Market

  • Bill Barrett, Tim Fox and Tracy Berry
  • Gunner
  • Buzz Jackson
  • Mark Ericson and Danielle Carrier

On-Air Personality of the Year -- Small Market

  • Marty McFly and Stew James
  • Buddy Baron and Allyson Scott
  • Carrie and Uncle
  • Scott Schuler and Angie Foster

Venue of the Year

  • Ameristar Casino -- Kansas City, Mo.
  • Turning Stone Casino -- Verona, N.Y.
  • Casino Rama Resort -- Orilla, Ontario
  • Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort -- Mt. Pleasant, Mich.

Nightclub of the Year

  • 8 Seconds -- Indianapolis
  • Cowboy's -- Atlanta
  • Grizzly Rose -- Denver
  • Coyote's -- Louisville, Ky.
  • Joe's Bar -- Chicago

Don Romeo Talent Buyer of the Year

  • Brad Combs
  • David Snowden
  • Gary Osier
  • Terrye Seigel

Promoter of the Year

  • Ben Farrell
  • Gary Marx
  • Mike Smardak
  • Brad Garrett