Tuesday, March 2, 2010
– While most of the attention goes to Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney and Brad Paisley about who received Academy of Country Music nominations Tuesday, a slew of others in the country music field ranging from drummers to DJs also received nominations.
Top Bass Player
Jimmie Lee Sloas
Top Fiddle Player
Top Speciality Instrument(s)
Nashville String Machine
Top Steel Guitar
BOK Center - Tulsa, OK
Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavilion - Gilford, NH
Sommet Center - Nashville, TN (effective March 2, 2010, this venue was renamed the Bridgestone Arena)
Sprint Center - Kansas City, MO
Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion - Raleigh, NC
Billy Bob's Texas - Ft. Worth, TX
Buck Owens' Crystal Palace - Bakersfield, CA
Cotton Eyed Joe - Knoxville, TN
George's Majestic Lounge - Fayetteville, AR
Wild Bill's - Duluth, GA
Agua Caliente Casino - Rancho Mirage, CA
Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa and Casino - Las Vegas, NV
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel - Prior Lake, MN
Peppermill Casino - Wendover, NV
WinStar World Casino - Thackerville, OK
Don Romeo Talent Buyer
Todd Boltin - Variety Attractions, Inc.
Jimmy Jay - Jayson Promotions, Inc.
Gary Osier - Gary Osier Presents
David Snowden - Triangle Talent, Inc.
Suzanne Wilson - Wilson Events, Inc.
Brad Garett - Police Productions
Ali Harnell - AEG/The Messina Group
Darin Lashinsky - Outback Concerts of TN, Inc.
Brian O'Connell - LiveNation
John Ruffino - Red Mountain Entertainment
Due to time constraints, these awards will not be televised during the show on April 18. Industry awards are presented to honorees at "ACM Honors," an annual event held in Nashville in the fall.