Today (June 29), the Academy of Country Music announced the winners of the Studio Recording Awards for the 52nd ACM Awards.
Voted on by the Academy’s professional members, the Studio Recording Awards honor the behind-the-scenes musicians, producers, engineers and industry professionals who contribute to the artistry, success and longevity of country music.
The Studio Recording winners will be recognized during the 11th annual ACM Honors, an evening dedicated to the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 52nd ACM Awards. The 11th annual ACM Honors will take place on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville and will be broadcast at a later date on CBS.
Below is a complete list of the Studio Recording Award winners for the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards.
- Bass Player of the Year: Glenn Worf
- Drummer of the Year: Miles McPherson
- Guitar Player of the Year: Tom Bukovac & Danny Rader (tie)
- Piano/Keyboards Player of the Year: Dave Cohen
- Specialty Instrument Player of the Year: Dan Dugmore
- Steel Guitar Player of the Year: Dan Dugmore
- Audio Engineer of the Year: Chuck Ainlay
- Producer of the Year: Jay Joyce