10/21/2013

ACM ANNOUNCES OPEN SUBMISSIONS DATE FOR 49th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AWARDS COUNTRY MUSIC RADIO AWARDS CATEGORIES

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ANNOUNCES

OPEN SUBMISSIONS DATE

FOR 49th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AWARDS

COUNTRY MUSIC RADIO AWARDS CATEGORIES

Starting Monday, November 11th Current Academy Radio Members May

Submit Nominations at www.acmcountry.com

Application Deadline for New Memberships is THIS FRIDAY, October 25, 2013

ENCINO, CA (October 21, 2013) –The Academy of Country Music announced today that open submissions for the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will begin Monday, November 11, 2013 and will end at 2pm PT on Friday, December 6, 2013. The 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will air LIVE on CBS Television next spring, date to be announced soon.

The Academy of Country Music Awards telecast recognizes winners for the previous calendar year; the radio submission period is between January 1, 2013 and December 6, 2013.  

Only current ACM members may submit for Station or On-Air Personality category consideration; the application deadline for new memberships is THIS FRIDAY, October 25, 2013 and for renewal of existing memberships is Friday, November 1, 2013.  For more information on how to become a member, radio professionals may email membership@acmcountry.com.

To apply online for membership with the Academy of Country Music, please visit https://membership.acmcountry.com/individual/application.

Nominees for the Academy of Country Music radio awards categories, outlined below, will be announced in the spring of 2014.

  • On-Air Personality of the Year – National
  • On-Air Personality of the Year – Major (Markets 1-25)
  • On-Air Personality of the Year – Large (Markets 26-50)
  • On-Air Personality of the Year – Medium (Markets 51-100)
  • On-Air Personality of the Year – Small (Markets 101+)
  • Radio Station of the Year – Major (Markets 1-25)
  • Radio Station of the Year – Large (Markets 26-50)
  • Radio Station of the Year – Medium (Markets 51-100)
  • Radio Station of the Year – Small (Markets 101+)

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Media Contact:

Jenelle Scott

Ph 818.815.4218

jenelle@acmcountry.com