ACM Awards 2002

Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Terri Clark
  • Alison Krauss
  • Patty Loveless
  • Martina McBride
  • Dolly Parton

Album of the Year

  • American IV: The Man Comes Around - Johnny Cash
  • Home - Dixie Chicks
  • Man With a Memory - Joe Nichols
  • Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors - Tim McGraw
  • Unleashed - Toby Keith

Male Vocalist of the Year

Vocal Group of the Year

  • Alabama
  • Diamond Rio
  • Dixie Chicks
  • Lonestar
  • Rascal Flatts

Musician of the Year

  • Jerry Douglas - dobro
  • Paul Franklin - steel guitar
  • Aubrie Haynie - fiddle/mandolin
  • Brent Mason - guitar
  • Randy Scruggs - guitar

Vocal Duo of the Year

  • Bellamy Brothers
  • Brooks & Dunn
  • Montgomery Gentry
  • Sons of the Desert
  • The Warren Brothers

Song of the Year

  • "Beer For My Horses" Toby Keith/Scotty Emerick
    Tokeco Tunes/Big Yellow Dog Music
  • "Celebrity" Brad Paisley
    EMI April Music/Sea Gayle Music
  • "Have You Forgotten?" Darryl Worley/Wynn Varble
    EMI April Music/Pittsburg Landing Songs/Warner-Tamerlane Pub.
  • "Red Dirt Road" Kix Brooks/Ronnie Dunn, Sony/ATV
  • "Three Wooden Crosses" Doug Johnson/Kim Williams
    Mike Curb Music/Sweet Radical Music/Sony/ATV Tune

Single of the Year

  • "Beer For My Horses" - Toby Keith duet with Willie Nelson
    Produced by James Stroud/Toby Keith, DreamWorks Records Nashville
  • "Celebrity" - Brad Paisley
    Produced by Frank Rogers, Arista Nashville
  • "Have You Forgotten?" - Darryl Worley
    Produced by Frank Rogers/James Stroud, DreamWorks Records Nashville
  • "Hurt" - Johnny Cash
    Produced by Rick Rubin, Lost Highway Records
  • "Three Wooden Crosses" - Randy Travis
    Produced by Kyle Lehning, Word/Curb/Warner Bros. Records

Horizon Award

  • Gary Allan
  • Buddy Jewell
  • Joe Nichols
  • Blake Shelton
  • Darryl Worley

Vocal Event of the Year

  • Toby Keith duet with Willie Nelson - "Beer For My Horses," DreamWorks Records Nashville
  • Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett - "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere," Arista Nashville
  • Kid Rock featuring Sheryl Crow - "Picture," Lava/Atlantic Records
  • Nitty Gritty Dirt Band featuring Johnny Cash - "Tears in the Holston River," Capitol Nashville
  • Tracy Byrd (with Andy Griggs, Montgomery Gentry and Blake Shelton) - "The Truth About Men," RCA Records

Music Video of the Year

  • "Beer For My Horses" - Toby Keith duet with Willie Nelson, Directed by Michael Salomon
  • "Celebrity"- Brad Paisley, Directed by Peter Zavadil
  • "Concrete Angel" - Martina McBride, Directed by Robert Deaton/George J. Flanigen IV
  • "Hurt" - Johnny Cash, Directed by Mark Romanek
  • "Red Dirt Road" - Brooks & Dunn, Directed by Steven Goldmann

Entertainer of the Year