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45th Annual ACM Awards

45th Annual ACM Awards
  • Host:
  • Venue:MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • City:Las Vegas
  • Date:April 18, 2010

Winners

Entertainer of the Year

Top Male Vocalist

Top Female Vocalist

Top Vocal Group

Top Vocal Duo

Top New Solo Vocalist

Top New Vocal Duo

Top New Vocal Group

Top New Artist

Album of the Year

Single Record of the Year

Song of the Year

Video of the Year

Vocal Event of the Year

On-Air Personality of the Year - National

  • Cody Alan - CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan

On-Air Personality of the Year - Major Market

  • Ben Campbell & Matt McAllister KNIX-FM - Phoenix

On-Air Personality of the Year - Large Market

  • Gerry House, Mike Bohan, Al Voecks, Duncan Stewart, Richard Falken WSIX-FM - Nashville

On-Air Personality of the Year - Medium Market

  • Buzz Jackson KIIM-FM - Tucson, Ariz.

On-Air Personality of the Year - Small Market

  • Jess Wright WFRE-FM - Frederick, Md.

Radio Station of the Year - Major Market

  • KMPS-FM - Seattle
  • KSCS-FM - Dallas

Radio Station of the Year - Large Market

  • WQDR-FM - Raleigh, N.C.

Radio Station of the Year - Medium Market

  • KIZN-FM - Boise, Idaho
  • KUZZ AM/FM - Bakersfield, Calif.

Radio Station of the Year - Small Market

  • WGSQ-FM - Cookeville, Tenn.
  • WUSY-FM - Chattanooga, Tenn.

Producer of the Year

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

Top Guitarist of the Year

Top Piano/Keyboard Player of the Year

  • Michael Rojas

Top Specialty Instrument(s) Player of the Year

Top Steel Guitar Player of the Year

Venue of the Year

  • Sommet Center - Nashville, Tenn.

Nightclub of the Year

  • Billy Bob's Texas - Fort Worth, Tex.

Casino of the Year

  • Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa and Casino - Las Vegas

Don Romeo Talent Buyer of the Year

  • Todd Boltin - Variety Attractions, Inc.

Promoter of the Year

  • Brian O'Connell - LiveNation

Nominees

Top New Solo Vocalist

Top New Vocal Duo

Top New Vocal Group

Top New Artist

Album of the Year

Single Record of the Year

Song of the Year

Video of the Year

Vocal Event of the Year

On-Air Personality of the Year - National

  • Blair Garner - After MidNite with Blair Garner
  • Crook & Chase - Crook and Chase Countdown
  • Kix Brooks - American Country Countdown With Kix Brooks
  • Lia - The Lia Show

On-Air Personality of the Year - Major Market

  • Cliff & Company: Cliff, Morgan, Tanner and Tori KSON-FM - San Diego
  • Kelly Ford & Rider KYGO-FM - Denver
  • The Cornbread Show featuring: Cornbread, Pat James, Annie Henson, Harry Schroeder, Mac Douglas WIL -FM - St. Louis
  • Catherine Lane WSOC-FM - Charlotte

On-Air Personality of the Year - Large Market

  • Tommy & Joe Johnson KUBL-FM - Salt Lake City
  • Jim Denny, Deborah Honeycutt & Kevin Freeman (Jim, Deb & Kevin) WFMS-FM - Indianapolis
  • Jeff Roper in the Morning Show - Jeff Roper, Angie Ward & Adam "Flash" Dellinger WTQR-FM - Greensboro, N.C.
  • Chris Carr & Company (Chris Carr, Statt & Maverick) WUBE-FM - Cincinnati

On-Air Personality of the Year - Medium Market

  • Tom and Becky - B104.7 Morning Show (Tom Owens and Becky Palmer) WBBS-FM - Syracuse, N.Y.
  • Dan Brennan & Shelby Mitchell, The 95 KSJ Breakfast Club WKSJ-FM - Mobile, Ala.
  • Roger Todd, Tom O'Brien & Melissa Moran WPCV-FM - Lakeland, Fla.
  • Clay and Dale WYRK-FM - Buffalo, N.Y.

On-Air Personality of the Year - Small Market

  • Scotty & Carissa in the Morning KCLR-FM - Columbia, Mo.
  • Barrett, Fox & Berry KKNU-FM - Eugene, Ore.
  • Gator & The Styckman WGSQ-FM - Cookeville, Tenn.
  • Eddie Foxx and Sharon Green WKSF-FM - Asheville, N.C.

Radio Station of the Year - Major Market

  • KKGO-FM - Los Angeles
  • KYGO-FM - Denver
  • WUSN-FM - Chicago

Radio Station of the Year - Large Market

  • KNCI-FM - Sacramento, Calif.
  • WFMS-FM - Indianapolis
  • WUBE-FM - Cincinnati

Radio Station of the Year - Medium Market

  • WGNA-FM - Albany, N.Y.
  • WKSJ-FM - Mobile, Ala.
  • WYRK-FM - Buffalo, N.Y.

Radio Station of the Year - Small Market

  • KMDL-FM - Lafayette, La.
  • WKSF-FM - Asheville, N.C.
  • WKXC-FM - Augusta, Ga.

Producer of the Year

Audio Engineer of the Year

  • Ben Fowler
  • Steve Marcantonio
  • Ed Seay
  • Clarke Schleicher

Top Bass Player of the Year

Top Percussionist/Drummer of the Year

Top Fiddle Player of the Year

Top Guitarist of the Year

Top Piano/Keyboard Player of the Year

  • Tim Akers
  • John Hobbs
  • Charles Judges
  • Steve Nathan

Top Specialty Instrument(s) Player of the Year

  • Nashville String Machine
  • Bryan Sutton
  • Ilya Toshinsky
  • Jonathan Yudkin

Top Steel Guitar Player of the Year

Venue of the Year

  • BOK Center - Tulsa, Okla.
  • Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavilion - Gilford, N.H.
  • Sprint Center - Kansas City, Mo.
  • Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion - Raleigh, N.C.

Nightclub of the Year

  • Buck Owens' Crystal Palace - Bakersfield, Calif.
  • Cotton Eyed Joe - Knoxville, Tenn.
  • George's Majestic Lounge - Fayetteville, Ark.
  • Wild Bill's - Duluth, Ga.

Casino of the Year

  • Agua Caliente Casino - Rancho Mirage, Calif.
  • Mystic Lake Casino Hotel - Prior Lake, Minn.
  • Peppermill Casino - Wendover, Nev.
  • WinStar World Casino - Thackerville, Okla.

Don Romeo Talent Buyer of the Year

  • Jimmy Jay - Jayson Promotions, Inc.
  • Gary Osier - Gary Osier Presents
  • David Snowden - Triangle Talent, Inc.
  • Suzanne Wilson - Wilson Events, Inc.

Promoter of the Year

  • Brad Garett - Police Productions
  • Ali Harnell - AEG/The Messina Group
  • Darin Lashinsky - Outback Concerts of TN, Inc.
  • John Ruffino - Red Mountain Entertainment