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ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES 2014 GRANT CYCLE RECIPIENTS

12/17/2014
ENCINO, CA (December 17, 2014) – ACM Lifting Lives,® dedicated to improving lives through the power of music, announced its 2014 beneficiaries today, including new grants for CreatiVets, LiveBeyond, Notes for Notes, Inc., Porter’s Call, The Quest Center for Arts & Community Development, Rochelle Center, Shepherd Center Music Therapy for Veterans, Tapping Individual Potential (T.I.P.), W.O. Smith/Nashville Community Music School and Youth For Tomorrow – New Life Center, Inc. This brings the organization's to
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ACM GETS A LITTLE MORE COUNTRY AS PIONEER FOR .country TOP-LEVEL DOMAIN

12/11/2014
ENCINO, CA (December 11, 2014) – The Academy of Country Music has joined a growing list of country music artists such as Dolly Parton, Eli Young Band, and Sam Hunt to partner with Minds + Machines and become a Pioneer for the new .country top-level domain. The Academy has registered numerous .country domains including ACM.country, ACMawards.country, and Academy.country and more.
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BARNES & NOBLE TO HOST BOOK SIGNING WITH ARKANSAS NATIVES

12/04/2014
WHAT: Barnes & Noble will host a special signing of, This Is Country: A Backstage Pass to the Academy of Country Music Awards with two Arkansas natives – the book’s author LISA LEE from Cabot and reigning ACM New Artist of the Year, JUSTIN MOORE, who is originally from Poyen and now resides outside Little Rock - on Thursday, December 18th at 12:00pm at Barnes & Noble in Little Rock located at 11500 Financial Center Parkway.
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BARNES & NOBLE TO HOST BOOK SIGNING WITH ARKANSAS NATIVES

12/04/2014
WHAT: Barnes & Noble will host a special signing of This Is Country: A Backstage Pass to the Academy of Country Music Awards with two Arkansas natives – the book’s author LISA LEE from Cabot and reigning ACM New Artist of the Year, JUSTIN MOORE, who is originally from Poyen and now resides outside Little Rock - on Thursday, December 18th at 12:00pm at Barnes & Noble in Little Rock located at 11500 Financial Center Parkway.
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ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES OFFICERS AND NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2014-2015

11/12/2014
ENCINO, CA (November 12, 2014) – ACM Lifting Lives is announcing its board of directors for the 2014 - 2015 term, including newly elected Vice-President Ed Warm.
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TYLER FARR TO KICK OFF THE RETURN OF ACM LIFTING LIVES® CLUB SHOWS AT JOE’S BAR IN JANUARY 2015

10/28/2014
Encino, CA (October 28, 2014) – ACM Lifting Lives announced today that for the second consecutive year, the ACM Lifting Lives Club Shows will kick off with two dates headlined by Tyler Farr in January 2015. More clubs and artists will be announced in the coming months with dates through Spring of 2015.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES OFFICERS AND NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2014-2015

10/22/2014
ENCINO, CA (October 22, 2014) – The Academy of Country Music is announcing the newly elected Board of Directors for the 2014-2015 term, along with an additional Officer position of Sergeant-at-Arms. Tim DuBois of Artist Management Partners has been selected for this new position, by current ACM officers, as previously announced, including Treasurer Duane Clark, Parliamentarian Paul Moore and Secretary Tiffany Moon.
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ACM ANNOUNCES OPEN SUBMISSIONS DATE FOR 50th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AWARDS COUNTRY MUSIC RADIO AWARDS CATEGORIES

10/20/2014
ENCINO, CA (October 20, 2014) –The Academy of Country Music announced today that open submissions for the 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will begin Monday, November 10, 2014 and will end at 4:00 PM CT on Monday, December 8, 2014. The 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will air LIVE from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 8:00PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.
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Gigi’s Cupcakes Makes Generous Contribution to ACM Lifting Lives®

10/17/2014
NASHVILLE, TN (October 17, 2014) – Gigi Butler, founder of Gigi’s Cupcakes, recently attended ACM Honors in Nashville, TN to present ACM Lifting Lives with a generous $10,000 donation. ACM Lifting Lives’ Hannah Martin and Wes Perry accepted the gift on behalf of the charity which works to improve lives through the power of music. With the help of supporters such as Gigi’s Cupcakes, the Academy gives back by funding worthy organizations that advance healing through music therapy and education.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES THE SWON BROTHERS FOR A VISIT

10/15/2014
Encino, CA (October 15, 2014) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Arista Nashville recording artists The Swon Brothers to the office while they were in Los Angeles recently. While at the Academy, they performed their first Top 15 hit “Later On” as well as “Pray For You,” the new single from their self-titled major-label debut album released earlier this week.
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