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47th Annual ACM Awards

47th Annual ACM Awards
  • Host:Reba and Blake Shelton
  • Venue:MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • City:Las Vegas
  • Date:April 1, 2012

Winners

Entertainer of the Year

Male Vocalist of the Year

Female Vocalist of the Year

Vocal Duo of the Year

Vocal Group of the Year

New Artist of the Year

Album of the Year

Single Record of the Year

Song of the Year

Songwriter of the Year

  • Dallas Davidson

Video of the Year

Vocal Event of the Year

On-Air Personality of the Year - National

  • Lon Helton - CMT Country Countdown USA

On-Air Personality of the Year - Major Market

  • Kelly Ford & Rider - KYGO-FM Denver

On-Air Personality of the Year - Large Market

  • Big Dave and Chelsie - WUBE-FM Cincinnati

On-Air Personality of the Year - Medium Market

  • Steve & Geoff in the Morning - KUZZ AM/FM Bakersfield, Calif.

On-Air Personality of the Year - Small Market

  • Bill Barrett, Tim Fox and Tracy Berry - KKNU-FM Eugene, Ore.

Radio Station of the Year - Major Market

  • WQYK-FM St. Petersburg, Fla.

Radio Station of the Year - Large Market

  • WQDR-FM Raleigh, N.C.

Radio Station of the Year - Medium Market

  • KATM-FM Stockton, Calif.

Radio Station of the Year - Small Market

  • WUSY-FM Chattanooga, Tenn.

Casino of the Year

  • Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas

Nightclub of the Year

  • Billy Bob's Texas - Fort Worth, Texas

Venue of the Year

  • Bridgestone Arena - Nashville

Don Romeo Talent Buyer of the Year

  • Jimmy Jay - Jayson Promotions, Inc.

Promoter of the Year

  • Brian O'Connell - Live Nation

Producer of the Year

  • Frank Liddell

Audio Engineer of the Year

  • Justin Niebank

Bass Player of the Year

  • Michael Rhodes

Percussionist/Drummer of the Year

  • Shannon Forrest

Fiddle Player of the Year

  • Stuart Duncan

Guitarist of the Year

  • Kenny Greenberg

Piano/Keyboard Player of the Year

  • John Hobbs

Specialty Instrument(s) Player of the Year

  • Aubrey Haynie

Steel Guitar Player of the Year

  • Paul Franklin

Nominees

New Artist of the Year

Album of the Year

Single Record of the Year

Song of the Year

Songwriter 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
  • Kix Brooks - American Country Countdown With Kix Brooks
  • Crook and Chase - Crook and Chase Countdown
  • Lia - The Lia Show

On-Air Personality of the Year - Major Market

  • Cledus T. Judd, Dave McKay, Veronica - WQYK-FM St. Petersburg, Fla.
  • Lisa Dent and Ramblin' Ray - WUSN-FM Chicago
  • Trish Biondo - WUSN-FM Chicago
  • Edwards & Lee (Chuck Edwards & Linda Lee) - WYCD-FM Detroit

On-Air Personality of the Year - Large Market

  • Randy Carroll & Jamie Martin - KAJA-FM San Antonio
  • Dave O'Brien - WLHK-FM Indianapolis
  • Mike, Marty and Janie - WQDR-FM Raleigh, N.C.
  • Bill Cody - WSM-AM Nashville

On-Air Personality of the Year - Medium Market

  • Cash and Carey (Natalie Cash and Jim Carey) - KWEN-FM Tulsa, Okla.
  • Tom & Becky - WBBS-FM Syracuse, N.Y.
  • Roger, Tom & Melissa - WPCV-FM Lakeland, Fla.
  • Scott Wynn & Sue Wilson (Wynn and Wilson in the Morning) - WQMX-FM Akron, Ohio

On-Air Personality of the Year - Small Market

  • Scotty & Carissa in the Morning - KCLR-FM Columbia, Mo.
  • Philip Gibbons - WGSQ-FM Cookeville, Tenn.
  • Bearman and Ken in the Morning - WUSY-FM Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • Brent Lane - WYCT-FM Pensacola, Fla.

Radio Station of the Year - Major Market

  • KUPL-FM Portland, Ore.
  • KYGO-FM Denver
  • WXTU-FM Philadelphia
  • WYCD-FM Detroit

Radio Station of the Year - Large Market

  • KAJA-FM San Antonio
  • WLHK-FM Indianapolis
  • WUBE-FM Cincinnati

Radio Station of the Year - Medium Market

  • KUZZ-AM/FM Bakersfield, Calif.
  • WBBS-FM Syracuse, N.Y.
  • WYRK-FM Buffalo, N.Y.

Radio Station of the Year - Small Market

  • KCLR-FM Columbia, Mo.
  • KUAD-FM Windsor, Colo.
  • WXFL-FM Florence, Ala.

Casino of the Year

  • Agua Caliente Casino - Rancho Mirage, Calif.
  • IP Casino - Biloxi, Miss.
  • Island Resort Casino - Harris, Mich.
  • WinStar World Casino - Thackerville, Okla.

Nightclub of the Year

  • Buck Owens' Crystal Palace - Bakersfield, Calif.
  • Grizzly Rose - Denver
  • Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill - Minneapolis
  • Wormy Dog - Oklahoma City

Venue of the Year

  • BOK Center - Tulsa, Okla.
  • First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre - Chicago
  • Jiffy Lube Live - Bristow, Va.
  • Sprint Center - Kansas City, Mo.

Don Romeo Talent Buyer of the Year

  • Ethan Hirsch - Wilson Events
  • Gary Osier - Gary Osier Presents
  • Huston Powell - C3 Presents
  • RJ Kaltenbach - Klein's Attractions

Promoter of the Year

  • Ben Farrell - Varnell Enterprises, Inc.
  • Brad Garrett - Police Productions
  • Glenn Smith - Glenn & Linda Present
  • Ed Warm - Joe's Bar

Producer of the Year

  • Mark Bright
  • Buddy Cannon
  • Nathan Chapman
  • Jay Joyce

Audio Engineer of the Year

  • Jeff Balding
  • Derek Bason
  • John Kelton
  • Mills Logan

Bass Player of the Year

  • Mike Brignardello
  • Kevin "Swine" Grantt
  • Mark Hill
  • Jimmy Lee Sloas

Percussionist/Drummer of the Year

  • Matt Chamberlain
  • Chad Cromwell
  • Chris McHugh
  • Greg Morrow

Fiddle Player of the Year

  • Glen Duncan
  • Larry Franklin
  • Joe Spivey
  • Jonathan Yudkin

Guitarist of the Year

  • J.T. Corenflos
  • Jay Joyce
  • Brent Mason
  • Adam Shoenfeld

Piano/Keyboard Player of the Year

  • Tony Harrell
  • John Jarvis
  • Charlie Judge
  • Michael Rojas

Specialty Instrument(s) Player of the Year

  • Eric Darken
  • Ilya Toshinsky
  • John Willis
  • Jonathan Yudkin

Steel Guitar Player of the Year

  • Mike Johnson
  • Greg Leisz
  • Russ Pahl
  • Scotty Sanders