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ACM LIFTING LIVES ANNOUNCES 2014 GRANT CYCLE

07/29/2014
ENCINO, CA (July 29, 2014) – ACM Lifting Lives™ today announced a call for submissions for the 2014 Grant Cycle. ACM Lifting Lives, the Academy of Country Music’s philanthropic arm, is dedicated to improving lives through the power of music. Through grant cycles, ACM Lifting Lives is able to provide funding to programs that promote education and healing with a musical connection.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES NATALIE STOVALL AND THE DRIVE FOR A VISIT

07/28/2014
Encino, CA (July 28, 2014) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed HitShop recording artists Natalie Stovall and The Drive to the office while they were in Los Angeles recently. While at the Academy, they performed their hit, “Baby Come On With It” and debuted their new single “Mason Jar.”
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8th ANNUAL ACM HONORS TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 9, 2014 AT HISTORIC RYMAN AUDITORIUM IN NASHVILLE

07/28/2014
WHAT: The 8th Annual ACM HONORS, as previously announced, is an evening of musical tribute performances and award presentations celebrating the non-televised special honorees and winners from the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held earlier this year. For the fourth year in a row, limited tickets for purchase will be available for fans to experience a memorable night in country music. Tickets priced at $40.00 will go on sale to the general public at Ticketmaster.com and the Ryman box office at
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CBSSPORTS.COM LAUNCHES CELEBRITY FANTASY FOOTBALL SWEEPSTAKES BENEFITTING ACM LIFTING LIVES®

07/23/2014
Encino, CA (July 23, 2014) – CBSSports.com and ACM Lifting Lives® are partnering to create a celebrity fantasy football sweepstakes benefitting ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy of Country Music. By making a donation to the charity, country music fans nationwide can enter to win the opportunity to play in a CBSSports.com Fantasy Football Commissioner league with a country music star, including Sara Evans, Jana Kramer, Darius Rucker, Little Big Town’s Jimi Westbrook, Chris Young, Florida
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES DEANA CARTER FOR A VISIT

07/18/2014
Encino, CA (July 18, 2014) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Deana Carter to the office recently. While at the Academy, she performed her hit “Strawberry Wine” and “You and Tequila,” a song made famous by Kenny Chesney that Carter co-wrote with Nashville songwriter Matraca Berg.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES DAILEY & VINCENT FOR A VISIT

07/15/2014
Encino, CA (July 15, 2014) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Bluegrass superstar duo Dailey & Vincent to the office while they were in Los Angeles recently. While at the Academy, they performed their hits, “Steel Drivin’ Man,” “Big River,” and “River of Time.” The duo is currently on the road for their “Musical Landmarks of America” tour, which includes stops at iconic venues such as the legendary Carnegie Hall, the Library of Congress’ Coolidge Auditorium and the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashvil
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES ROBBY JOHNSON FOR A VISIT

07/09/2014
Encino, CA (July 9, 2014) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed rising singer/songwriter Robby Johnson to the office while he was in Los Angeles recently. While at the Academy, he performed his debut single, “South of Me,” previewed his current single, "Feel Good Song," and signed up for professional ACM membership, as part of the Academy’s complimentary one-year membership offered to support emerging artists.
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CHRIS JANSON HELPS WRAP UP ACM LIFTING LIVES MUSIC CAMP 2014 AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY

06/30/2014
Encino, CA (June 30, 2014) – ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp was in session last 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.
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LEE BRICE, BRETT ELDREDGE, WYNONNA & PRODUCER ROSS COPPERMAN BRING MUSIC TO LIFE WITH ACM LIFTING LIVES MUSIC CAMP 2014

06/26/2014
Encino, CA (June 26, 2014) – 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.
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THE BAND PERRY KICKS OFF ACM LIFTING LIVES MUSIC CAMP 2014

06/24/2014
Encino, CA (June 24, 2014) – 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.
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