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#ACMs ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC & DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS ANNOUNCE FAN ENGAGEMENT LEADING UP TO THE 48th ANNUAL ACM AWARDS

03/29/2013
Encino, CA (March 29, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions are revealing fan engagement initiatives for the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Fans will have multiple ways to interact and participate in the events leading up to and throughout the broadcast of the ACM Awards on Sunday, April 7 (8:00 – 11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Music fans are encouraged to check out the following interactive elements to participate in the ACM Awards:
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JEWEL, KATIE ARMIGER, EASTON CORBIN, JERROD NIEMANN, DANIELLE PECK, TATE STEVENS, CHARLIE WORSHAM, BLACKBERRY SMOKE, LOVE AND THEFT & MORE TO PERFORM AT THE ACM EXPERIENCE

03/29/2013
Encino, CA (March 29, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music announced today the line-up of free music performances and special events held during the open-to-the-public ACM EXPERIENCE,a family-friendly country music lifestyle event held April 5-7, 2013 at The Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Artists including Jewel, Katie Armiger, Easton Corbin, Jerrod Niemann, Danielle Peck, Tate Stevens, Charlie Worsham, Blackberry Smoke, Love and Theft and more will be featured.
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THE BAND PERRY AND DIERKS BENTLEY HEADLINE ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE FESTIVAL, HOSTED BY OUTNUMBER HUNGER ON APRIL 5TH & KIX BROOKS ON APRIL 6TH

03/28/2013
WHAT: ACM Party for a Cause Festival is a 2-day outdoor music festival taking place in the East Parking Lot of the Orleans Arena, featuring performances by country’s top hit makers and some of this year’s ACM Award nominees, all in the name of raising awareness and funds for a variety of charities. Donations on behalf of Big Machine Label Group, General Mills and ACM Lifting Lives® will be made to the charities represented during this celebratory weekend for fans. Friday’s line-up will be sponsored by Outn
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GAC’S “ACM RED CARPET LIVE” SUNDAY, APRIL 7 THE ONLY PLACE ON TELEVISION TO VIEW ALL THE ACM PRE-SHOW ACTION

03/27/2013
NASHVILLE, TENN. (March 27, 2013) – Great American Country (GAC) will be the only place on television to see all of the excitement of the Academy of Country Music Awards’ live red carpet arrivals in a format that has expanded to 90 minutes. ACM Red Carpet Live, Sunday, April 7, 6:30 p.m./EST will feature interviews with the top stars appearing on the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
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FAN VOTING FOR ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR AND NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARDS NOW OPEN FOR THE 48TH ANNUAL ACM AWARDS

03/25/2013
ENCINO, CA (March 25, 2013) — The Academy of Country Music, the Ram Truck brand and Kohl’s Department Stores announced today that fan voting is now open for the Entertainer of the Year award, which will be powered by Ram for the fourth year in a row, as well as the ACM New Artist of the Year award, which will be presented by Kohl’s. Country music fans everywhere have the power to choose the winners by casting their votes now at www.VoteACM.com. The awards will be given out during the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF
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JASON ALDEAN, GUY CLARK, BLAKE SHELTON, KEITH WHITLEY, TOMMY WIGGINS, HANK WILLIAMS, THE JUDDS & LADY ANTEBELLUM ANNOUNCED AS OFF-CAMERA WINNERS

03/22/2013
ENCINO, CA (March 22, 2013) – Today, the Academy of Country Music is announcing the winners of awards that will not be televised during the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, due to time constraints. The ceremony will be telecast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. Special Awards, Industry Awards, MBI (Musician, Bandleader, Instrumentalist) and Songwriter of the Year honorees will be feted at the 7t
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THE ACM ANNOUNCES BRAND PARTNERSHIPS WITH CABELA’S, DR PEPPER, KRAFT, RAM TRUCKS & MORE TO ENRICH FAN PARTICIPATION AT THE 2nd ANNUAL ACM EXPERIENCE

03/22/2013
Encino, CA (March 22, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music announced today four high-profile brand partnerships with Cabela’s, Dr Pepper, Kraft and RAM Trucks that will enhance fan participation and attendance at the free, open-to-the-public ACM EXPERIENCE, a family-friendly country music lifestyle event held April 5-7, 2013 at The Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
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GEORGE STRAIT & GARTH BROOKS TO PERFORM TOGETHER AS A TRIBUTE TO DICK CLARK AT THE 48TH ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

03/20/2013
ENCINO, CA (March 20, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced today that George Strait and Garth Brooks, the two most recent ACM Artist of the Decade Award recipients, will perform together for the first time in history to pay tribute to Dick Clark at the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, to be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 7 (8:00 PM-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. The ACM Artist of the Dec
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JASON ALDEAN, KENNY CHESNEY, ERIC CHURCH, TIM McGRAW, CARRIE UNDERWOOD, TAYLOR SWIFT, LADY ANTEBELLUM AND LITTLE BIG TOWN TO PERFORM AT THE 48th ANNUAL ACM AWARDS

03/18/2013
ENCINO, CA (March 18, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced today that Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum and Little Big Town are scheduled to perform as part of the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS. This is the second round of artists announced as performers on this year’s broadcast. The ceremony, which will be co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton, honors country music’s top talent, as we
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Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift & More Featured in Official 2013 Academy of Country Music Awards ‘ZinePak

03/15/2013
NEW YORK, NY (March 15, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music and ‘ZinePak are proud to announce the release of the Official 2013 ACM Awards ‘ZinePak, a limited-edition package spotlighting 2013’s biggest names and brightest new stars. The collection pairs a 120-page magazine with 35 songs on 2 CDs. It also includes a ballot with this year’s ACM Awards nominees and an ACM bumper sticker. Leading up to the LIVE broadcast of the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday April 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM l
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