12/12/2017

53rd ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS (TM) TO BE BROADCAST LIVE FROM MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS, SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2018 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK

53rd ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

TO BE BROADCAST LIVE FROM MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS,

SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2018 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
 

TICKETS FOR ACM AWARDS ON SALE DECEMBER 13th AT AXS.COM

Telecast to Air Live at 8:00 PM Live ET/Delayed PT on the CBS Television Network
                         

TWEET: Just announced! 53rd @ACMawards will air LIVE from Las Vegas’ @MGMGrand April 15 at 8pm on #CBS!

 

Encino, CA (December 12, 2017) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today that the 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, will broadcast LIVE from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. The 53rd ACM Awards, honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in country music, will feature exciting performances, unprecedented collaborations, surprising moments and more to be announced in the coming months.  

 

Details about The Week Vegas Goes Country®, including information on the ACM Party for a Cause® events, activities, and official ACM after parties, is forthcoming. For event updates, ticket on-sale dates and hotel information, please visit www.ACMcountry.com. Fans may sign up for the ACM A-List for FREE at www.ACMcountry.com. ACM A-Listers will receive the ticket purchase pre-sale code and information on discounted room rates.

 

ACM PROFESSIONAL MEMBER TICKET ON-SALE: Professional Members of the ACM can purchase tickets beginning at 10:00 AM (PT) on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by visiting www.ACMcountry.com

 

ACM A-LIST MEMBER TICKET PRE-SALE:  ACM A-List Members can purchase tickets in a special pre-sale beginning at 10:00 AM (PT) on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by visiting www.axs.com. The pre-sale code will be emailed to all A-List Members prior to the on-sale date. 

 

GENERAL PUBLIC TICKET ON-SALE: Tickets will go on-sale to the general public at 10:00 AM (PT) on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at www.axs.com.

 

Media credential applications to cover the Awards in Las Vegas will become available in early February, details to be posted at www.ACMcountry.com.

 

About the Academy of Country Music Awards

The 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards™ is dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry. The show is produced for television by dick clark productions and will broadcast LIVE from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, R.A. Clark, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are executive producers. Pete Fisher is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.

 

For more information on the ACM Awards and all ACM events, visit www.ACMcountry.com, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter at @ACMawards for more immediate updates!

 

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Academy of Country Music Contacts:

Brooke Primero                                brooke@acmcountry.com                            818-788-8000

Melissa Moldovan                           melissa@acmcountry.com                            818-788-8000   

 

CBS Press Contacts:

Andrea Ballas                                     andrea.ballas@cbs.com                                818-655-1581

Kate Fisher                                          khfisher@cbs.com                                         212-975-3818 

 

dick clark productions Contacts:

Kelly Striewski                                   kstriewski@dickclark.com                            310-255-4602

Gina Sorial                                          GSorial@dickclark.com                                310-255-0308

 

MGM Resorts International Public Relations Contacts:

Scott Ghertner                                  sghertner@mgmresorts.com                      702-692-6750

Katharine Sherrer                            ksherrer@mgmresorts.com                          702-692-6724

 

PMKBNC Contacts:

Brian Rubin                                         Brian.Rubin@pmkbnc.com                          310-854-4800

Christina Canseco                             Christina.canseco@pmkbnc.com                 310-854-4800

Pipere Boggio                                    Pipere.Boggio@pmkbnc.com                        310-854-4800
Hallie Sawyer                                     Hallie.Sawyer@pmkbnc.com                        212-582-1111