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ACM AND CBS ANNOUNCE NEW “ACM SESSIONS” WITH JUSTIN MOORE AND BRETT ELDREDGE

11/26/2013

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AND CBS ANNOUNCE NEW “ACM SESSIONS”

WITH JUSTIN MOORE AND BRETT ELDREDGE

“ACM Sessions” Online Concert Series

Now Available On-Demand on CBS.com

November 26, 2013 – The Academy of Country Music and CBS today announced the launch of two new performances in the “ACM Sessions” online concert series. “ACM Sessions” with Justin Moore and Brett Eldredge are now available on-demand exclusively on CBS.com and CBS Audience Network partner sites.

“ACM Sessions” feature some of country music’s biggest stars and rising talent performing their hits and participating in Q&A sessions hosted by the Academy of Country Music's Lisa Lee. The performances were taped in front of a live audience at the legendary live music venue The Stage on Broadway in Nashville.

“’ACM Sessions’ brings fans regular access to the country music superstars we feature annually during the ‘Academy of Country Music Awards,’” said Marc DeBevoise, EVP and GM, Entertainment, Sports and News, CBS Interactive. “The series is a great opportunity to expand our partnership with the Academy of Country Music and further support musicians throughout the year alongside our other long-running music programs like ‘Live On Letterman’ and ‘GRAMMY® Live.’”

Fans can watch “ACM Sessions” on-demand on CBS.com. Justin Moore’s performance is available at: http://www.cbs.com/shows/acm-sessions/justin-moore/ and Brett Eldredge is available at: http://www.cbs.com/shows/acm-sessions/brett-eldredge/. Additionally, the show is available on-demand through CBS properties and select CBS Audience Network partners.

About Justin Moore

For a second consecutive time, Justin Moore debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and #2 album on the all-genre chart with OFF THE BEATEN PATH. The project has already produced Justin’s fourth #1, “Point At You,” and current single “Lettin’ The Night Roll.” With this release and his previous GOLD-certified albums – JUSTIN MOORE and OUTLAWS LIKE ME – Justin has sold over 5 million digital downloads. Justin’s music has been featured on the ABC hit drama “Nashville,” “Hannity & Colmes” and “NFL Rewind,” while he has been profiled by publications from The Washington Post and People Country to Billboard and USA Today. The Arkansas native recently kicked off his OFF THE BEATEN PATH TOUR with special guests Randy Houser and Josh Thompson. Visit www.moorejustinmusic.com for tour dates and more.

About Brett Eldredge

Atlantic Records’ powerhouse vocalist Brett Eldredge released his debut album, Bring You Back, on August 6. It features his No. 1 hit song, “Don’t Ya,” his current single, “Beat of the Music,” and his emotionally powerful debut single, “Raymond.” Earlier this year he opened 19 dates for superstar Taylor Swift on “The RED Tour” and joined Dierks Bentley and Miranda Lambert on their “Locked & Reloaded Tour.” Eldredge can currently be seen throughout the country on his first headlining club tour, “The Bring You Back Fall 2013 Tour,” and will hit the road in the new year with Keith Urban and Billy Currington.  In addition to his vocal abilities, his writing chops are also gaining recognition with the hit TV show “Nashville” using the Eldredge-penned song “Adios Old Friend,” country star Trace Adkins cutting his song “Watch the World End” (feat. Colbie Caillat) and Hank Williams’ Jr. recording his song “Thirsty” for the feature film “Country Strong.” For further information and a list of complete tour dates please visit: www.bretteldredge.com.  

About CBS Interactive

CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the premier online content network for information and entertainment.  With more than 280 million people visiting its properties each month, CBS Interactive is a top Web property globally. Its portfolio of leading brands, which include CNET, CBS.com, CBSNews.com,CBSSports.com, GameSpot, TV.com TVGuide.com, and Last.fm, span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.  Follow CBS Interactive on Twitter: twitter.com/cbsi and on Facebook.

About the Academy of Country Music

Founded in Southern California in 1964, the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC (ACM) is a fan-focused artist and industry-driven organization, providing the financial resources to ensure the on-going philanthropic work of ACM LIFTING LIVES, the charitable arm of the Academy which works to improve lives through the power of music. The Academy has a rich history in the entertainment industry, having been founded when Southern California was a hotbed of emerging country music and when Westerns were a staple of television programing and film production.  Comprised of more than 3,800 professional members nationwide, the ACM is headquartered in Encino, Calif. For more information, log onto www.ACMcountry.com or www.ACMLiftingLives.org.

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CBS Interactive Press Contact:

Morgan Seal                                       646-424-4321                    morgan.seal@cbsi.com

Matthew Hutchison                        415-344-2368                    matthew.hutchison@cbsi.com

Academy of Country Music Press Contact: 

Brooke Primero                                818-815-4219                    brooke@acmcountry.com


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