01/21/2011

MIRANDA LAMBERT AND RONNIE DUNN TO ANNOUNCE NOMINEES FOR THE 46TH ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS COUNTRY MUSIC’S PARTY

WHAT: A press conference announcing the nominees for the 46th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, Country Music’s Party of the Year™, a three-hour special produced by dick clark productions and broadcast LIVE from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network

WHO: Superstars of country music MIRANDA LAMBERT and RONNIE DUNN will read the Academy of Country Music Awards nominations. 

WHEN: Tuesday, February 1st, 2011
              7:00 a.m. CT – Press Check-In
              7:30 a.m. CT – Press Conference

WHERE: Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum                                               
                 222 Fifth Avenue South
                 Nashville, TN 37203

MORE: The 46th 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 be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.  Orly Adelson and R.A. Clark are executive producers.  Barry Adelman is producer, and Bob Bardo is the executive in charge of production. Bob Romeo is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.  For more information, please visit www.acmcountry.com.

Credential forms to cover the Awards show in Las Vegas will be available immediately following the nominations at www.acmcountry.com (click on “Media Center” tab).

Photos from the press conference can be accessed from GettyImages.com, and video will be available by request.

RSVP: Please complete the attached credential application for the Academy of Country Music Awards Nominations and submit to Lauren.McGee@pmkbnc.com  and Alicia.Mohr@pmkbnc.com by Thursday, January 27th.