ACM Awards 2004

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

* Kenny Chesney
* Alan Jackson
* Toby Keith
* Brad Paisley
* Keith Urban

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

* Sara Evans
* Alison Krauss
* Martina McBride
* Gretchen Wilson
* Lee Ann Womack

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

* Kenny Chesney
* Alan Jackson
* Brad Paisley
* George Strait
* Keith Urban

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

* Alison Krauss + Union Station Featuring Jerry Douglas
* Diamond Rio
* Lonestar
* Rascal Flatts
* Sugarland

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

* Big & Rich
* Brooks & Dunn
* Montgomery Gentry
* Van Zant
* The Warren Brothers

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

* George Strait (Duet with Lee Ann Womack) “Good News, Bad News” MCA Nashville
* Willie Nelson with Lee Ann Womack “I’ll Never Be Free” Lost Highway Records
* Brad Paisley/Sara Evans “New Again” Wind Up Records
* Shania Twain (with Billy Currington) “Party For Two” Mercury Records Nashville
* Jimmy Buffett with Martina McBride “Trip Around The Sun” RCA Records

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

* Jerry Douglas – Dobro
* Paul Franklin – Steel Guitar
* Dann Huff – Electric Guitar
* Brent Mason – Guitar/Electric Guitar
* Randy Scruggs – Guitar/Mandolin

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to artist and producer)

* “Alcohol” Brad Paisley Produced by Frank Rogers Arista Nashville
* “As Good As I Once Was” Toby Keith Produced by James Stroud/Toby Keith DreamWorks Records Nashville
* “Baby Girl” Sugarland Produced by Garth Fundis Mercury Records Nashville
* “Bless the Broken Road” Rascal Flatts Produced by Mark Bright/Marty Williams/Rascal Flatts Lyric Street Records
* “I May Hate Myself In The Morning” Lee Ann Womack Produced by Byron Gallimore MCA Nashville

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to artist and producer)

* Be Here Keith Urban Produced by Dann Huff/Keith Urban Capitol Records Nashville
* Feels Like Today Rascal Flatts Produced by Mark Bright/Marty Williams/Rascal Flatts Lyric Street Records
* Live Like You Were Dying Tim McGraw Produced by Tim McGraw/Byron Gallimore/Darran Smith Curb Records
* Somewhere Down In Texas George Strait Produced by Tony Brown/George Strait MCA Nashville
* There’s More Where That Came From Lee Ann Womack Produced by Byron Gallimore/Greg Droman MCA Nashville

SONG OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to songwriter and primary publisher)

* “Alcohol” Brad Paisley EMI April/Sea Gayle Music
* “As Good As I Once Was” Toby Keith/Scotty Emerick Tokeco Tunes/Sony/ATV Songs/Big Yellow Dog Music/Florida Cracker Music
* “Bless The Broken Road” Marcus Hummon/Bobby Boyd/Jeff Hanna Careers-BMG Music/Floyd’s Dream Music/Jeff Diggs Music
* “I May Hate Myself In The Morning” Odie Blackmon Cal IV Songs
* “Redneck Woman” Gretchen Wilson/John Rich Sony/ATV Cross Keys/Hoosiermama Music/WB Music Corp
* “Whiskey Lullaby” Bill Anderson/Jon Randall Sony/ATV/Mr. Bubba Music/Reynsong/Wha Ya Say Music

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to artist and director)

* “Alcohol” Brad Paisley Directed by Jim Shea
* “As Good As I Once Was” Toby Keith Directed by Michael Salomon
* “Days Go By” Keith Urban Directed by Wayne Isham
* “I May Hate Myself In The Morning” Lee Ann Womack Directed by Trey Fanjoy
* “When I Think About Cheatin’” Gretchen Wilson Directed by Robert Deaton/George J. Flanigen IV

HORIZON AWARD

* Dierks Bentley
* Big & Rich
* Miranda Lambert
* Julie Roberts
* Sugarland