10/06/2015

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ANNOUNCES VOTING TIMELINE FOR 2016 AWARDS

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ANNOUNCES

VOTING TIMELINE FOR 2016 AWARDS

October 30th Deadline to Apply for

New Memberships & Renew Existing Memberships

To Be Eligible to Vote for the

51st Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in 2016

Encino, CA (October 6, 2015) – The Academy of Country Music announced today the ballot timeline for professional membership voting for the 51st Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, to be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas next April, 2016 (date announcement is forthcoming).  

New membership applications and existing membership renewals must be completed by 3:00 PM PT / 5:00 PM CT on Friday, October 30, 2015 for members to be eligible to vote during the 2016 Awards cycle. 

The ballot timeline for professional members is as follows:

  • Nomination Round Ballot Opens – Wednesday, December 2, 2015
  • Nomination Round Ballot Closes – Wednesday, December 9, 2015
  • Second Round Ballot Opens – Monday, January 11, 2016
  • Second Round Ballot Closes – Tuesday, January 19, 2016
  • Final Round Ballot Opens – Monday, March 7, 2016
  • Final Round Ballot Closes – Monday, March 14, 2016

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

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Media Contact: 
Brooke Primero
Academy of Country Music
(818) 815-4219
brooke@acmcountry.com