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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC REACHES 23 MILLION VIEWERS AND 160,000 FANS IN LAS VEGAS DURING THE WEEK VEGAS GOES COUNTRY®

06/20/2013
Encino, CA (June 20, 2013) – Superstar country artists, events such as THE ACM EXPERIENCE, ACM Fan Jam and the ACM Lifting Lives Celebrity Golf Classic, key sponsor support, record fan voting and consumer digital engagement and country music television and radio played key roles in the success of the Week Vegas Goes Country® during the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards week in Las Vegas.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ANNOUNCES STAFF PROMOTIONS, HIRES

06/19/2013
Encino, CA (June 19, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music is announcing staff promotions and a recent hire, including Alexa Fasheh upped to Vice President, Director of Finance, Kate Kramer promoted to Manager, Operations & Events, Tommy Moore has been promoted to Manager, Administration & Operations, and Addie Saloman advancing to Manager, Membership & Industry Relations. Kenzie Todd has been brought on as Assistant, Administration & Operations. All positions are based out the Academy’s headquarters in En
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ACM LIFTING LIVES® & VANDERBILT KENNEDY CENTER ANNOUNCE 4th ANNUAL ACM LIFTING LIVES MUSIC CAMP TO TAKE PLACE THIS SUMMER IN NASHVILLE, TN

06/13/2013
Country Superstars Lauren Alaina, Jerrod Niemann, Jake Owen, Love and Theft and Songwriter Dallas Davidson to Volunteer Time
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“MY CAUSE” WEB FEATURE FOR JUNE SPOTLIGHTS JANA KRAMER AND “ST. JUDE CHILDREN’S RESEARCH HOSPITAL”

06/07/2013
Encino, CA (June 7, 2013) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that the June “My Cause” web feature will spotlight Jana Kramer and the charity organization, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The web feature drives awareness of artist-supported charitable organizations and supports fundraising efforts for those philanthropies.
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SWEETWATER RAIN MAKES $10,000 DONATION TO ACM LIFTING LIVES®

05/23/2013
Sweetwater Rain recently stopped by Curb Records to present ACM Lifting Lives®, the charitable arm of the Academy, with a $10,000 donation.
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ACM LIFTING LIVES SERIES BEGINS AT VANDERBILT KENNEDY CENTER

05/17/2013
Encino, CA (May 17, 2013) - ACM Lifting Lives has partnered once again with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center to launch an innovative vocational experience for young adults with developmental disabilities. On a monthly basis, for the next eight months, this new “ACM Lifting Lives Series at Vanderbilt” will help participants learn vocational and social skills aimed at improving the potential for gaining employment in the entertainment industry.
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ACM LIFTING LIVES “MY CAUSE” FOR MAY SPOTLIGHTS ACM PRESENTS: TIM McGRAW’S SUPERSTAR SUMMER NIGHT

05/14/2013
Encino, CA (May 14, 2013) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that the May “My Cause” web feature will spotlight charities chosen by the artists performing on ACM PRESENTS: TIM McGRAW’S SUPERSTAR SUMMER NIGHT airing Sunday, May 19th on CBS at 9pm ET/PT. Each artist was given the opportunity to select a charity of their choice to receive a $10,000 donation from ACM Lifting Lives®.
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TUNE-IN REMINDER - ACM PRESENTS: TIM MCGRAW'S SUPERSTAR SUMMER NIGHT TO AIR SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2013 at 9PM ET/PT ON CBS

05/09/2013
ENCINO, CA (May 9, 2013) – Tune-in Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on the CBS Television Network to watch fifteen-time ACM Award winner and music superstar with more than 40 million in album sales, Tim McGraw spotlight the hottest music of the summer. McGraw called on some of his favorite performers and friends from country music and beyond to help kick off the 2013 touring season in ACM PRESENTS: TIM McGRAW’S SUPERSTAR SUMMER NIGHT.
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GLORIANA MAKES $10,000 DONATION TO ACM LIFTING LIVES

05/01/2013
Encino, CA (May 1, 2013) – Gloriana recently stopped by the Academy of Country Music offices to present ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy, with a $10,000 donation. The band was the featured performer at Brides magazine’s “Live Wedding” last month. As the featured performer of this event, Gloriana was given the opportunity to donate to their favorite charity and they selected ACM Lifting Lives.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC “ACM TEMPO” MAGAZINE NAMED FINALIST FOR 2012 MAGGIE AWARD

04/25/2013
ENCINO, CA (April 25, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music has been named a finalist for the prestigious Maggie Award in the “Best Quarterlies/Trade” category by the Western Publishing Association, an honor bestowed specifically for the Summer 2012 issue of ACM TEMPO, the in-house publication for members of the Academy of Country Music.
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