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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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NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AWARDS COUNTRY MUSIC’S PARTY OF THE YEAR®

02/13/2013
ENCINO, CA (February 13, 2013) – Nominations were announced today for the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS­, a star-studded event honoring country music’s best and introducing the industry’s hottest emerging talent. Produced for television by dick clark productions, the ACM Awards will be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7th, 2013 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.
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BRANTLEY GILBERT, JANA KRAMER AND FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE CHOSEN BY COUNTRY FANS AT GACTV.COM AS NEWCOMER WINNERS FOR THE 48th ACM AWARDS

02/13/2013
Encino, CA (February 13, 2013) - The Academy of Country Music and Kohl’s Department Stores announced today that Brantley Gilbert, Jana Kramer and Florida Georgia Line have been named nominees for this year’s ACM New Artist of the Year Presented By Kohl’s Department Stores, which will be given out during the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.
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“MY CAUSE” WEB FEATURE FOR FEBRUARY SPOTLIGHTS JEWEL AND “PROJECT CLEAN WATER”

02/08/2013
Encino, CA (February 8, 2013) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that the February “My Cause” web feature will spotlight Jewel and her charity organization, Project Clean Water. The web feature drives awareness of artist-supported charitable organizations and supports fundraising efforts for those philanthropies.
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RYAN SEACREST, LITTLE BIG TOWN, THE BAND PERRY, BETH BEHRS, SCOTTY McCREERY, NANCY O’DELL & ROB MARCIANO, AND MORE TO ANNOUNCE NOMINEES

02/05/2013
The second annual ACM digital press conference, hosted by the Academy of Country Music, CBS Television and dick clark productions via ACM social media channels, to announce the nominees for the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, Country Music’s Party of the Year® to be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.
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Carrie Underwood Joins Tickets-for-Charity® to Give Fans Great Tickets for Great Causes on Tour

01/30/2013
Carrie Underwood is teaming up with Tickets-for-Charity.com® to offer fans some of the best seats in the house on her Blown Away Tour while also benefiting the ACM Lifting Lives® and the C.A.T.S. Foundation at www.TicketsforCharity.com/ACMLiftingLives.
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ACM PRESENTS: TIM McGRAW’S SUPERSTAR SUMMER NIGHT TO BE TAPED MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2013

01/23/2013
Encino, CA (January 23, 2013) –The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions have announced they will tape an all-star concert special, ACM Presents: Tim McGraw’s Superstar Summer Night, on Monday, April 8, 2013 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will be broadcast at a later date on the CBS Television Network.
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Bob Romeo Announced As 2013 CRS President’s Award Recipient

01/23/2013
(Nashville, TN – Jan 23, 2013) Country Radio Seminar has announced music industry executive and Academy of Country Music CEO Bob Romeo as the recipient of the 2013 CRS President's Award.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ANNOUNCES 2-NIGHT OUTDOOR MUSIC FESTIVAL HEADLINED BY DIERKS BENTLEY AND THE BAND PERRY

01/18/2013
Encino, CA (January 18, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music is announcing the addition of a 2-night outdoor music festival as part of the THE ACM EXPERIENCE, the country music lifestyle event created for fans during The Week Vegas Goes Country®. The ACM Experience is a fan-focused three-day event including the ACM EXPO, outdoor music festival and much more, to be held April 5-April 7, 2013 at The Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The events will culminate in the already-announced ACM Fan Jam, a tick
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NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR ACM NEWCOMER CATEGORIES

01/14/2013
Encino, CA (January 14, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music and Great American Country (GAC) announced today that for the fifth consecutive year, the newcomer categories for the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards — New Female Vocalist, New Male Vocalist and New Vocal Duo or Group —will be opened up to interactive fan voting through VoteACM.com and GACtv.com/ACM, beginning Monday, January 21, 2013.
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