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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC NAMED FINALIST IN PR NEWS’ SOCIAL MEDIA ICON AWARDS

03/12/2013
Encino, CA (March 12, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music has been named one of seven finalists for the Social Media Icon Awards presented by PR News, in the “Twitter: PR Campaign” category, in recognition of work done on the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in 2012.
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DARIUS RUCKER RETURNS TO HOST 2013 ACM LIFTING LIVES® CELEBRITY GOLF CLASSIC TO BENEFIT THE DIANE HOLCOMB EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND

03/11/2013
ENCINO, CA (March 11, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music announced today that chart-topping country music star Darius Rucker will host the ACM Lifting Lives® Celebrity Golf Classic at TPC Las Vegas for the second consecutive year on Saturday, April 6, 2013. The ACM Lifting Lives Celebrity Golf Classic, ACM Weekend at Fremont Street Experience, ACM Party for a Cause Festival, THE ACM EXPERIENCE and more will all be taking place in conjunction with “The Week Vegas Goes Country®,” leading up to the 48th ANNU
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LUKE BRYAN, KELLY CLARKSON, HUNTER HAYES, MIRANDA LAMBERT, BLAKE SHELTON, GEORGE STRAIT AND THE BAND PERRY TO PERFORM AT THE 48th ACM AWARDS

03/06/2013
ENCINO, CA (March 6, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music announced today that Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson, Hunter Hayes, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, George Strait and The Band Perry are scheduled to perform as part of the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS. This is the first round of artists announced as performers on this year’s broadcast. The ceremony, which will be co-hosted by Bryan and Shelton, honors country music’s top talent, as well as the industry’s hottest emerging artists, is produ
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES TATE STEVENS FOR A VISIT

03/01/2013
Encino, CA (March 1, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music recently welcomed Tate Stevens as a new ACM professional member as part of the Academy’s complimentary one-year membership offered to support emerging artists. The Missouri native was crowned the winner of The X Factor Season 2 and his debut single, “Power of a Love Song,” was released to radio earlier this month. His self-titled album, featuring three songs that he co-wrote, is set to be released on April 23rd on RCA Nashville.
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JASON ALDEAN, LUKE BRYAN, TAYLOR SWIFT & NE-YO TO PERFORM AT ACM PRESENTS: TIM McGRAW's SUPERSTAR SUMMER NIGHT

02/28/2013
Encino, CA (February 28, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced today that country music superstars Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Taylor Swift, and chart-topping R&B artist, Ne-Yo are the first to be added to the all-star lineup performing at the ACM PRESENTS: TIM McGRAW'S SUPERSTAR SUMMER NIGHT, taping Monday, April 8, 2013 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The special will be broadcast at a later date on the CBS Television Network.
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RADIO AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

02/27/2013
ENCINO, CA (February 27, 2013) – Today the Academy of Country Music is announcing the full list of radio award winners that will not be televised due to time constraints during the live telecast of the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS.
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ACM WEEKEND AT FREMONT STREET EXPERIENCE RETURNS APRIL 5-6, 2013

02/27/2013
Encino, CA (February 27, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music and Las Vegas announced today that for the seventh consecutive year, ACM Weekend at Fremont Street Experience will be taking place on Friday, April 5th and Saturday, April 6th. On the heels of the ACM Party for a Cause Festival at The Orleans Hotel and Casino, this ultimate ACM after party continues in downtown Las Vegas at Fremont Street with two nights of all-star concerts headlined by Gary Allan and Jake Owen and featuring performances by Ra
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THE BAND PERRY AND DIERKS BENTLEY TO HEADLINE ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE FESTIVAL

02/21/2013
Encino, CA (February 21, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music announces the addition of ACM Party for a Cause Festival, a 2-day outdoor music festival during The Week Vegas Goes Country® leading up to the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS on April 7, 2013. The ACM Party for a Cause Festival features a line-up of 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 B
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES TRIPLE ACM NOMINEES ELI YOUNG BAND FOR A VISIT

02/20/2013
Encino, CA (February 20, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed ACM Vocal Group of the Year nominees Eli Young Band to the office while they were in Los Angeles last week. While at the Academy they performed their latest number one single, “Even If It Breaks Your Heart.” The hit single is nominated for both Song of the Year and Single Record of the Year at the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. This marks the second consecutive year that the band has had a song nominated in both categories
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES WILL HOGE FOR A VISIT

02/18/2013
Encino, CA (February 18, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed singer-songwriter and first time ACM nominee Will Hoge to the office while he was in Los Angeles last week. While at the Academy he performed “Even If It Breaks Your Heart,” a song which earned Hoge his first ACM nomination as composer in the Song of the Year category. The most recent chart topping Eli Young Band single will compete in both Song of the Year and Single of the Year categories at the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music A
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