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BRETT ELDREDGE, JUSTIN MOORE AND KIP MOORE TO COMPETE FOR ACM NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

02/11/2014
Encino, CA (February 11, 2014) - The Academy of Country Music and Kohl’s Department Stores announced today that Brett Eldredge, Justin Moore and Kip Moore have been named nominees for this year’s ACM New Artist of the Year Award Presented By Kohl’s. The winner will be named on the LIVE broadcast of the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, co-hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television N
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LUKE BRYAN TO PERFORM WITH FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE

02/07/2014
Encino, CA (February 7, 2014) - The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced today that the reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year, Luke Bryan, will make a special performance at the 4th Annual ACM Fan Jam live remote at the Mandalay Bay Events Center Sunday, April 6, 2014. The performance is in addition to his co-hosting duties with Blake Shelton at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.
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“MY CAUSE” WEB FEATURE FOR FEBRUARY SPOTLIGHTS AMERICAN YOUNG AND “WORLD VISION”

02/04/2014
Encino, CA (February 4, 2014) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that the February “My Cause” web feature will spotlight American Young and the charity organization, World Vision. The web feature drives awareness of artist-supported charitable organizations and supports fundraising efforts for those philanthropies.
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NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 49th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AWARDS COUNTRY MUSIC’S PARTY OF THE YEAR®

01/29/2014
ENCINO, CA (January 29, 2014) – Nominations were announced today for the 49th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, honoring country music’s superstars and hottest emerging talent. Hosted by four-time ACM Award winner Blake Shelton and reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan, the ACM Awards are produced for television by dick clark productions and will be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM live ET/dela
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ERIN ANDREWS, BETH BEHRS, DALLAS DAVIDSON, KEVIN FRAZIER, LUCY HALE, GAYLE KING, JERROD NIEMANN, NANCY O’DELL, WILLIE & KORIE ROBERTSON, DARIUS RUCKER AND CBS’ THE TALK

01/24/2014
WHAT: The third 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 49th 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 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.
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SAVE THE DATE

01/23/2014
WHAT: The 8th Annual ACM HONORS is an evening of musical tribute performances and award presentations celebrating the non-televised award recipients and winners from the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards.
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THE ACM ANNOUNCES CURATOR PARTNERSHIP WITH BEATS MUSIC

01/21/2014
ENCINO, CA (January 21, 2014) – The Academy of Country Music has partnered with Beats Music as a curator partner for the new music streaming subscription service, which officially launches TODAY, January 21, 2014. As one of only three designated country music curator partners, the Academy of Country Music joins 30 of the most respected brands in the world to create playlists of editorialized music, including esteemed brands such as Ellen DeGeneres, Target, the Grand Ole Opry, Country Weekly, Rolling Stone,
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SUPERSTARS RASCAL FLATTS & KEITH URBAN TO HEADLINE TWO-DAY ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE® FESTIVAL

01/16/2014
HOSTED BY OUTNUMBER HUNGER AND ACM LIFTING LIVES, FULL LINE-UP INCLUDES JOE NICHOLS, JERROD NIEMANN, THOMAS RHETT, CHRIS YOUNG, THE CADILLAC THREE, ACM NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR NOMINEES AND MORE
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ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES 2014 CLUB BENEFIT SHOWS

01/14/2014
Encino, CA (January 14, 2014) – Tickets are available NOW for a string of benefit shows across the country to raise money for ACM Lifting Lives® the charitable arm of the Academy of Country Music. Participating clubs for every show have agreed to donate a portion of each ticket sold to ACM Lifting Lives, and the money raised will go to help fund organizations that are improving lives through the power of music.
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ACM & GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY ONCE AGAIN PARTNER TO LET THE FANS DECIDE NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR NOMINEES

01/09/2014
Encino, CA (January 9, 2014) – The Academy of Country Music and Great American Country announced today that for the sixth consecutive year, the newcomer category for the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will be voted on by the fans through VoteACM.com and GACtv.com/ACM, beginning Tuesday, January 21, 2014.
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