07/17/2017

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® APPOINTS NICK DI FRUSCIA, VICE PRESIDENT, AWARDS & MEMBERSHIP

Encino, CA (July 17, 2017) – The Academy of Country Music® today announced the appointment of Nick Di Fruscia, named Vice President, Awards & Membership. In this newly created role, Di Fruscia will oversee all Awards voting and processes, and lead membership initiatives, while also contributing to the Academy’s artist and industry relations efforts both in Nashville and on the West Coast. The position is based out of the Academy’s headquarters in Encino and reports to Pete Fisher, Chief Executive Officer of
07/13/2017

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES MIDLAND FOR A VISIT

Encino, CA (July 13, 2017) – The Academy of Country Music® welcomed Big Machine Label Group recording trio Midland to the office while they were in Los Angeles recently. While at the Academy, Midland performed their current single, “Drinkin’ Problem,” and other songs from their self-titled EP, Midland.
07/12/2017

ACM LIFTING LIVES® RECEIVES $17K+ DONATION FROM STONEY’S ROCKIN’ COUNTRY PROCEEDS FROM 2017 ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE® EVENTS IN LAS VEGAS

Encino, CA (July 12, 2017) – Representatives from Stoney’s Rockin’ Country recently stopped by the Academy of Country Music® office in Los Angeles with a surprise $17,819 contribution to ACM Lifting Lives® from the ACM Party for a Cause® events held in March and April in Las Vegas. Ticket proceeds from the Stoney’s Rockin’ Country events, including the ACM After Party for a Cause at Stoney’s Rockin’ Country and the ACM Party for a Cause: Tailgate Party presented by Country Rebel at Stoney's Rockin’ Country,
07/06/2017

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES JILLIAN JACQUELINE FOR A VISIT

Encino, CA (July 6, 2017) – The Academy of Country Music® welcomed Big Loud Records recording artist Jillian Jacqueline to the office while she was in Los Angeles recently. While at the Academy, Jacqueline performed new songs, “Hate Me” and “Reasons,” that she co-wrote and will be featured on her forthcoming debut project produced by Tofer Brown.
06/29/2017

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES STUDIO RECORDING AWARD WINNERS

Encino, CA (June 29, 2017) – Today, the Academy of Country Music® announced the Studio Recording Award winners for the 52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™. The Studio Recording Award winners will be honored during the 11th ANNUAL ACM HONORS™, an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards. The event will take place Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN.
06/28/2017

KELSEA BALLERINI AND PRODUCER ROSS COPPERMAN BRING MUSIC TO LIFE IN STUDIO DURING 2017 ACM LIFTING LIVES® MUSIC CAMP CHRIS YOUNG PERFORMS WITH CAMPERS IN MUSIC CAMP FINALE AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY®

Encino, CA (June 28, 2017) – The 8th Annual ACM Lifting Lives® Music Camp was in session this week in Nashville, Tenn. with campers from around the country participating in a week of activities and excursions around Music City. Closing out the last few days of Music Camp, the campers enjoyed an unforgettable experience with Kelsea Ballerini, Ross Copperman, and a huge grand finale performance with Chris Young at the Grand Ole Opry®.
06/27/2017

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES INDUSTRY AWARD WINNERS

Encino, CA (June 27, 2017) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today the Industry Award winners for the 52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™. The ACM Industry Awards, voted on by the Academy's professional members, honor the behind-the-scenes industry professionals and venues who contribute so much to the artistry, success and longevity of country music.
06/26/2017

ACM LIFTING LIVES® MUSIC CAMP 2017 KICK OFF SONGWRITERS WORKSHOP WITH DIERKS BENTLEY AND ROSS COPPERMAN, SEACREST STUDIOS VISIT WITH BOBBY BONES AND KARAOKE WITH JERROD NIEMANN

The 8th Annual ACM Lifting Lives® Music Camp is in session this week in Nashville, Tenn. with campers from around the country participating in a week of activities and excursions around Music City. The residential camp has the dual purpose of studying Williams syndrome while providing music enrichment through performance and education.
06/20/2017

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES BRETT YOUNG FOR A VISIT

Encino, CA (June 20, 2017) – The Academy of Country Music® welcomed Big Machine Label Group recording artist Brett Young to the office while he was in Los Angeles recently. While at the Academy, Young performed his current No. 1 Platinum-certified single “In Case You Didn’t Know,” his debut No. 1 Gold-certified single “Sleep Without You” and other songs from his self-titled album, Brett Young.
06/19/2017

ACM LIFTING LIVES® AND VANDERBILT KENNEDY CENTER 8th ANNUAL ACM LIFTING LIVES® MUSIC CAMP JUNE 21-JUNE 28, 2017 IN NASHVILLE, TN

WHAT: 8th Annual ACM Lifting Lives® Music Camp, a week-long residential program open to campers nationwide, talented in music, with Williams syndrome. The Camp has a dual purpose of studying Williams syndrome while providing music enrichment through performance and education. ACM Lifting Lives funds the costs of the Camp, enabling the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities to advance its mission of improving the lives of individuals with Williams syndrome and their families t