HOLLYWOOD, FL – The Academy of Country Music (ACM) announced the winners of the ACM Industry Awards and Studio Recording Awards, and Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood received Casino of the Year – Theater Award. This marks a first-time ACM Award win for the venue.
The award winners were presented from the 58th Academy of Country Music Awards through a video announcement featuring Mickey Guyton, Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch, Ashley McBryde, Jon Pardi, Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell and Lainey Wilson. All ACM Industry Award, Studio Recording Award and Special Award recipients will be celebrated during the 16th Academy of Country Music Honors on Wednesday, Aug. 23 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN.
Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood’s 7,000-capacity concert venue Hard Rock Live has hosted major names in country music. Since it’s reopening in 2019 at the iconic Guitar Hotel, Hard Rock Live has become a destination for music lovers and casino enthusiasts alike, offering a unique and immersive experience.
“Hard Rock has been a brand synonymous with premium entertainment for over five decades,” said Jim Allen, Chairman of Hard Rock International and CEO of Seminole Gaming. “This prestigious recognition by the Academy of Country Music is an honor and testament to the incredible work by our team members to provide the most incredible experience to all visitors, artists and fans alike.”
ACM Industry Awards recognize venues and talent buyers/promoters who have bought or promoted a predetermined number of country music concerts and helped promote country music ticket sales. Nominees are selected by a professional panel of judges approved by the ACM Officers, with ACM members classified in the artist/musician/producer/engineer, venue, manager, talent agent, and talent buyer/promoter categories voting to decide the winner.