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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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“THE 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS” POSTS BIGGEST AUDIENCE IN 15 YEARS

04/08/2013
LAS VEGAS, NV (April 8, 2013) – The 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS led CBS to a Sunday night victory as the night’s top program in viewers and demographics with the event’s highest measures in viewers since 1998, in households and adults 18-49 since 2001, and in adults 25-54 since 2000, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for April 7. Sunday night’s broadcast also marked the first time that the ACM Awards have beaten the same season’s Country Music Awards (CMAs) in thes
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WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS Luke Bryan Named Entertainer of the Year, Miranda Lambert Evening’s Most-Awarded Artist with 4 Wins

04/07/2013
LAS VEGAS, NV (April 7, 2013) – Winners have been announced for the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, a star-studded ceremony broadcast LIVE tonight on the CBS Television Network from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Fans named Luke Bryan, Entertainer of the Year, the evening’s biggest honor and his first win in that category. This year marked a record breaking year with 1.1 million fans casting their vote for Entertainer of the Year and New Artist of the Year categories, combined.
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FINAL LINE-UP OF PERFORMERS AND PRESENTERS FOR THE 48TH ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

04/06/2013
ACM RED CARPET LIVE TO AIR ON GAC RED CARPET SHOW & PRESS ROOM FEED TO STREAM LIVE ON ACMCOUNTRY.COM
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JOHN MAYER TO PERFORM WITH BRAD PAISLEY AT THE 48TH ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

04/05/2013
GARY ALLAN, FAITH HILL, SHANIA TWAIN, TRISHA YEARWOOD, CHRIS YOUNG AND ELI YOUNG BAND ADDED AS PRESENTERS
TELECAST TO AIR LIVE FROM MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS SUNDAY, APRIL 7th AT 8:00 PM LIVE ET/ DELAYED PT ON CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
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