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Toby Keith Leads Winners Pack at ACM Awards

Posted in News on May 27, 2004

BMI affiliates claimed victory in most categories at the 39th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards, held at the Mandelay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas (5/26). With trophies in hand for Entertainer of the Year, Top Male Vocalist, Album of the Year (Shock 'N Y'all) and ACM/Launch Video of the Year ("Beer For My Horses"), Toby Keith was the night's big winner.


Brooks & Dunn

Toby Keith

Martina McBride received her third consecutive Top Female Vocalist win along with the Home Depot Humanitarian Award. The #1 smash "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere" garnered Single Record and Vocal Event nods for Jimmy Buffett and producer Keith Stegall, while "Three Wooden Crosses" earned Song of the Year accolades for songwriter Doug Johnson and publishers Mike Curb Music and Sweet Radical Music.


Jimmy Buffett

Martina McBride

Keith Stegall

Willie Nelson was honored with the Gene Weed Special Achievement Award, which acknowledges unprecedented, unique and outstanding individual achievement in country music. Fellow Texan Ray Price received the Academy of Country Music Pioneer Award, which is presented to an outstanding country music pioneer. James Stroud, Tony Brown, Billy Sherrill, John Hobbs and Aubrey Haynie round out the list of BMI's ACM winners.


James Stroud

Willie Nelson

Aubrey Haynie

BMI's 2004 Academy of Country Music Award Winners

Entertainer of the Year
Toby Keith

Top Male Vocalist
Toby Keith

Top Female Vocalist
Martina McBride

Top Vocal Group
Rascal Flatts


Rascal Flatts

Doug Johnson

Top Vocal Duo
Brooks & Dunn

Home Depot Humanitarian Award
Martina McBride

Album of the Year
Shock 'N Y'all - Toby Keith
James Stroud, producer

Single Record of the Year
"It's Five O'Clock Somewhere"
Jimmy Buffett
Keith Stegall - producer

Song of the Year
"Three Wooden Crosses"
Doug Johnson - songwriter
Mike Curb Music - publisher
Sweet Radical Music - publisher

Vocal Event of the Year
"It's Five O'Clock Somewhere"
Jimmy Buffett
Keith Stegall - producer

ACM/Launch Video of the Year
"Beer For My Horses"
Toby Keith, Willie Nelson

Instrumentalists

Producer of the Year
Tony Brown

Audio Engineer of the Year
Billy Sherrill

Fiddle
Aubrey Haynie

Piano/Keyboards
John Hobbs

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