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Congratulations to our Academy of Country Music Award Winners and Performers

Zildjian Artists Rock the 47th Annual ACM Awards

The 47th Academy of Country Music Awards, held Sunday, April 1st, were filled with fantastic performances, and surprises at every turn. Zildjian artists performing at the show were Boone Daughdrill with The Band Perry, Tracy Broussard with Blake Shelton, Craig Wright with Eric Church, Sean Paddock with Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw, Steve Misamore with Dierks Bentley, Kent Slucher with Luke Bryan, and Chris Fryar who performed twice with Zac Brown Band.
 
Award presenters came from many other musical genres, and included LL Cool J, the band Kiss (with Zildjian artist Eric Singer), Marc Anthony, and Lionel Richie. Bono even appeared via satellite introducing Dierks Bentley’s performance of the song “Home”. A highlight of the night was Steve Martin playing banjo with Rascal Flatts to honor the great Earl Scruggs.
 
Here is the complete list of Zildjian Artists who were nominated for or won an ACM Award:
 
Song of the Year:
“Home”- Dierks Bentley (Steve Misamore)
“Just a Kiss”- Lady Antebellum (Chad Cromwell)
“You and Tequila”- Kenny Chesney (Sean Paddock)
 
Album of the Year:
Chief- Eric Church (Craig Wright)
Hemingway's Whiskey- Kenny Chesney (Sean Paddock)
Own the night- Lady Antebellum (Chad Cromwell)
 
Vocal Group:
The Band Perry (Boone Daughdrill)
**WINNER Lady Antebellum (Chad Cromwell)
Zac Brown Band (Chris Fryar)
 
Record of the Year:
“You and Tequila”- Kenny Chesney (Sean Paddock)
 
Male Vocalist:
Kenny Chesney (Sean Paddock)
**WINNER: Blake Shelton (Tracy Broussard)
 
Entertainer of the Year:
Kenny Chesney (Sean Paddock)
Blake Shelton (Tracy Broussard)
 
Vocal Event of the Year:
“You and Tequila” Kenny Chesney feat. Grace Potter (Sean Paddock)
 
Video of the Year:
“Homeboy” Eric Church (Craig Wright)
“Just A Kiss” Lady Antebellum (Chad Cromwell)

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