ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ANNOUNCES VOTING TIMELINE FOR 2014 AWARDS
ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ANNOUNCES
VOTING TIMELINE FOR 2014 AWARDS
October 25th Deadline to Apply for New Memberships &
November1st Deadline to Renew Existing Memberships
To Be Eligible to Vote for the
49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in 2014
Encino, CA (October 7, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music announced today the ballot timeline for professional membership voting for the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, to be held in Spring 2014 on an as-yet-unannounced date. Details and timeline for fan voting will be announced at a later date.
In addition, the Academy is announcing that new membership applications must be completed by 5:00 PM CT on Friday, October 25, 2013 for members to be eligible to vote during the 2014 Awards cycle.
Existing membership renewals must be completed by 5:00 PM CT on Friday, November 1, 2013 for members to be eligible to vote during the 2014 Awards cycle.
The ballot timeline for professional members is as follows:
Nomination Round Ballot Opens – Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Nomination Round Ballot Closes – Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Second Round Ballot Opens – Monday, January 13, 2014
Second Round Ballot Closes – Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Final Round Ballot Opens – Monday, March 10, 2014
Final Round Ballot Closes – Monday, March 17, 2014
To apply online for membership with the Academy of Country Music, please visit https://membership.acmcountry.com/individual/application.
About the Academy of Country Music
Founded in Southern California in 1964, the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC (ACM) is a fan-focused artist and industry-driven organization, providing the financial resources to ensure the on-going philanthropic work of ACM LIFTING LIVES, the charitable arm of the Academy which works to improve lives through the power of music. The Academy has a rich history in the entertainment industry, having been founded when Southern California was a hotbed of emerging country music and when Westerns were a staple of television programing and film production. Comprised of more than 3,800 professional members nationwide, the ACM is headquartered in Encino, Calif. For more information, log onto www.ACMcountry.com or www.ACMLiftingLives.org.
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Brooke Primero / Jenelle Scott
Academy of Country Music