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“MY CAUSE” WEB FEATURE FOR JANUARY SPOTLIGHTS MIRANDA LAMBERT AND “MUTTNATION FOUNDATION”

01/10/2013
Encino, CA (January 10, 2013) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that the January “My Cause” web feature will spotlight Miranda Lambert and her charity organization, Muttnation Foundation. The web feature drives awareness of artist-supported charitable organizations and supports fundraising efforts for those philanthropies.
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FANS INVITED TO TWEET TO UNLOCK EXCLUSIVE VIDEO MESSAGE FROM 3rd ANNUAL ACM FAN JAM HOST BRAD PAISLEY

01/09/2013
ENCINO, CA (January 8, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music has announced that starting today, fans can tweet to unlock a special message from Brad Paisley, host of the 3rd Annual ACM Fan Jam, delivered immediately after tweeting by visiting the ACM Social Splash page at www.ACMsocialsplash.com.
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2013 ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARD EVENTS ANNOUNCED!

01/08/2013
ENCINO, CA (January 8, 2013) – Superstars Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan will co-host Country Music’s Party of the Year®, the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, honoring country music’s best and introducing the industry’s hottest emerging talent, broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 7th, 2013 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. The show is produced by dick clark productions, inc. This year’s show will mark reigning ACM Male Vocalist of t
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GARY ALLAN AND JOE’S BAR DONATE MONEY RAISED AT DECEMBER 15TH SHOW TO ACM LIFTING LIVES®

01/03/2013
Encino, CA (January 3, 2013) – Singer-songwriter Gary Allan headlined Joe’s Bar on Saturday, December 15th with a portion of the proceeds benefitting ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy of Country Music. The show raised more than $11,000 for ACM Lifting Lives, which will go to help fund organizations that are improving lives through the power of music. Gary Allan has previously been involved as a volunteer artist in ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp, held annually for campers with developmenta
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THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC PARTNERED WITH WRANGLER NATIONAL FINALS RODEO AND COWBOY FANFEST

12/19/2012
HELD DECEMBER 6-15, 2012 AT THE LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER IN LAS VEGAS - THE “RODEO LIVE” STAGE FEATURED ACM SPONSORED PERFORMANCES
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES CHARLIE WORSHAM FOR A VISIT

12/10/2012
Encino, CA (December 10, 2012) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Warner Music Nashville recording artist Charlie Worsham to the office while he was in Los Angeles last week. While at the Academy he performed his new single “Could It Be” and signed up for professional ACM membership, as part of the Academy’s complimentary one-year membership offered to support emerging artists.
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“MY CAUSE” WEB FEATURE FOR DECEMBER SPOTLIGHTS LADY ANTEBELLUM AND “LadyAID™”

12/07/2012
Encino, CA (December 7, 2012) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that the December “My Cause” web feature will spotlight Lady Antebellum and their charity organization, LadyAID™. The web feature drives awareness of artist-supported charitable organizations and supports fundraising efforts for those philanthropies.
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ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS

12/04/2012
ENCINO, CA (December 4, 2012) – ACM Lifting Lives is announcing its newly elected Officers and Board of Directors for the 2012-2013 term.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO THE NEW ARTIST CATEGORY FOR 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

11/30/2012
Encino, CA (November 30, 2012) – The Academy of Country Music announced today that it will award trophies in three individual newcomer categories of New Male Vocalist, New Female Vocalist and New Vocal Duo or Group, the winners of which will compete for the overall New Artist of the Year award to be revealed on the LIVE telecast of the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The Awards are to be held next spring on an as-yet-unannounced date.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES JASON STURGEON FOR A VISIT

11/29/2012
Encino, CA (November 29, 2012) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Jason Sturgeon to the office while he was in Los Angeles last week. While at the Academy he performed his current single “Time Bomb” and was welcomed to the ACM as a professional member.
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