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Joyce, Dugmore take ACM honors

Thursday, June 29, 2017 – The Academy of Country Music announced the Studio Recording Award winners for the 52ND ACMs today with Jay Joyce named Producer of the Year, while Dan Dugmore took two honors.

Since 2015, Joyce produced Eric Church's "Mir. Misunderstood," Carrie Underwood's "Storyteller" and Brandy Clark's "Big Day in a Small Town."

The Guitar Player of the Year award produced a tie with Tom Bukovac and Danny Rader.

Other winners were:
Bass Player of the Year - Glenn Worf
Drummer Player of the Year - Miles McPherson
Piano/Keyboard Player of the Year - Dave Cohen
Specialty Instrument Player of the Year - Dan Dugmore
Steel Guitar Player of the Year - Dan Dugmore
Audio Engineer of the Year - Chuck Ainlay

The winners will be honored during the 11annual ACM Honors, an evening dedicated to recognizing off-camera category winners. The event will be Aug. 23 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

The awards are voted on by professional members of the ACM classified in the Artist-Entertainer/Musician-Bandleader-Instrumentalist category, and the Producer-Engineer-Studio Manager sub-category.

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