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LL COOL J AND CHRIS O’DONNELL TO CO-HOST “ACM PRESENTS: AN ALL-STAR SALUTE TO THE TROOPS,” TO BE BROADCAST TUESDAY, MAY 20 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK

03/27/2014
Encino, CA (March 27, 2014) – The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions have announced LL COOL J and Chris O’Donnell, stars of the hit CBS drama series “NCIS: Los Angeles,” will co-host ACM PRESENTS: AN ALL-STAR SALUTE TO THE TROOPS, a concert event featuring some of the biggest names in country music paying tribute to our armed forces. Additionally, Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice, Luke Bryan, Hunter Hayes, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Kellie Pickler, and Keith Urban have been added to the star-studde
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NATIONWIDE CLUB CONCERTS RAISE MORE THAN $36,000 FOR ACM LIFTING LIVES®

03/26/2014
Encino, CA (March 26, 2014) – During the past three months, club shows around the country have collectively raised more than $36,000 for ACM Lifting Lives®, the charitable arm of the Academy of Country Music. Shows featuring Josh Abbott, Wade Bowen, Kristian Bush, Tyler Farr, Kyle Park, Chase Rice, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton, Josh Thompson, Randy Rogers Band and The Swon Brothers donated a portion of ticket sales to ACM Lifting Lives, which will go to help fund organizations that are improving lives th
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FAN VOTING FOR ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR AND NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARDS NOW OPEN

03/24/2014
ENCINO, CA (March 24, 2014) — 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 fifth 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 have the power to choose the winners by casting their votes now at www.VoteACM.com. The awards will be given out during the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music
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ACM AWARDS NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR NOMINEES BRETT ELDREDGE, JUSTIN MOORE & KIP MOORE TO PERFORM ON THE 49TH ANNUAL ACM AWARDS

03/23/2014
Encino, CA (March 24, 2014) - The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced ACM New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s Department Stores nominees Brett Eldredge, Justin Moore, and Kip Moore will perform via live remote from the 4th Annual ACM Fan Jam during the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, Sunday, April 6 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. The ACM Fan Jam, the fans-only, live concert event, will take place in Las Vegas at the Mandalay
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BOB BECKHAM, STEVE BUCHANAN, JACK CLEMENT, DEAN DILLON, MERLE HAGGARD, TOBY KEITH, KRIS KRISTOFFERSON, RONNIE MILSAP, PAUL MOORE, BUCK OWENS, CARRIE UNDERWOOD & RASCAL FLATT

03/21/2014
Special Award Recipients, Studio Recording Awards, Industry Awards and Songwriter of the Year Award Winners Announced
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MERLE HAGGARD TO BE HONORED WITH THE CRYSTAL MILESTONE AWARD AT THE 49TH ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

03/20/2014
ENCINO, CA (March 20, 2014) – Broken Bow Records is pleased to announce the April 1st release of a star-studded tribute compilation honoring one of the greatest Country music icons of our time – Merle Haggard. Additionally, the Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced today that Merle Haggard,will be honored with the Crystal Milestone Awardat the 49th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS to commemorate Haggard’s prolific 50 years in country music. The ceremony, which will be co-hoste
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DARIUS RUCKER RETURNS TO HOST 2014 ACM LIFTING LIVES® CELEBRITY GOLF CLASSIC ON SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014 AT TPC LAS VEGAS AS PART OF “THE WEEK VEGAS GOES COUNTRY®”

03/19/2014
FRANKIE BALLARD, CHARLES KELLEY, SCOTTY MCCREERY, JAKE OWEN AND COLE SWINDELL TO PARTICIPATE IN STAR-STUDDED TOURNAMENT BENEFITS ACM LIFTING LIVES’ DIANE HOLCOMB EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND
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HUNTER HAYES TO HEADLINE ACM WEEK KICK OFF PARTY WITH 95.5 THE BULL TO OFFICIALLY KICK OFF “THE WEEK VEGAS GOES COUNTRY®”

03/18/2014
WHAT: ACM Week Kick Off Party with 95.5 The Bull is a free open-to-the-public concert event headlined by Hunter Hayes on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at The LINQ. The event will officially kick off The Week Vegas Goes Country® and serve as a preview to the previously announced 2nd Annual ACM Party for a Cause® Festival, a two-day outdoor music festival headlined by Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5, respectively, also being held at The LINQ. The events are all a part of The
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49TH ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS TO BE BROADCAST FOR THE FIRST TIME LIVE IN AUSTRALIA

03/17/2014
ENCINO, CA (March 17, 2014) — The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced this weekend at the CMC Rocks the Hunter Festival that the 49th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, will broadcast LIVE for the first time in Australia on Monday, April 7, 2014 at 10:00AM AEST on Foxtel’s Country Music Channel (CMC) and again in primetime at 8:00PM AEST (Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 8:00PM, live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network in the United States).
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ERIC CHURCH, TOBY KEITH AND LADY ANTEBELLUM WITH STEVIE NICKS ADDED TO LINEUP OF PERFORMERS ON THE 49TH ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

03/14/2014
BROADCAST LIVE FROM THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS SUNDAY, APRIL 6, 2014 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
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