12/17/2015

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ANNOUNCES NEW HIRES

Encino, CA (December 17, 2015) – The Academy of Country Music is announcing new hires in two departments, including new videographer/editor Brandon Campbell, assistant Bree Lutjens, and junior publicist Melissa Moldovan. All positions are based out the Academy’s headquarters in Encino, CA.
12/16/2015

ARTISTS ADDED TO LINEUP FOR 2016 ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE® FESTIVAL

ENCINO, CA (December 16, 2015) – The Academy of Country Music is announcing the 4th ACM Party For A Cause® Festival in 2016 being headlined—with full set performances!—by superstars Carrie Underwood on Friday, April 1, Dierks Bentley on Saturday, April 2 and Kenny Chesney on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds, in the heart of the famous Las Vegas Strip. These ACM Award-winning artists will be joined on the Main Stage by some of the biggest and best names in country including Frankie Ba
12/15/2015

LUKE BRYAN AND DIERKS BENTLEY TO CO-HOST 51ST ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS®

ENCINO, CA (December 15, 2015) – Superstars Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley will co-host the 51st ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS®, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, returning to Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena and broadcast LIVE on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. The show, produced by dick clark productions, will mark reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan’s fourth consecutive turn hosting the Awards, and Bentley’s first time hosting a LIVE televise
12/10/2015

ACM LIFTING LIVES ANNOUNCES 2015 FALL GRANT CYCLE RECIPIENTS

ENCINO, CA (December 10, 2015) – ACM Lifting Lives announced its 2015 fall grant cycle beneficiaries today with grants totaling more than $180,000 for a selection of organizations including Alive Hospice, Abe’s Garden Alzheimer’s and Memory Care Center of Excellence, The Center for Courageous Kids, CreatiVets, Middle Tennessee State University Foundation, Musicians on Call, Notes for Notes, Porter’s Call, W.O. Smith Music School, The Quest Center for Art & Community Development and Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
11/24/2015

ACADEMY MAKES RECORD DONATION OF $1 MILLION TO ACM LIFTING LIVES

Encino, CA (November 24, 2015) – Superstar country artists played a key role in the success of the record setting 50th anniversary of the Academy of Country Music Awards held in April. The Awards telecast and ACM Presents: Superstar Duets in May, both on CBS, reached a massive 22.4 MILLION viewers, combined. The ACM Awards delivered its largest viewing audience since 1998 and set a Guinness World Record™ for the most attended live Awards telecast in history, with more than 70,252 in the live audience at A
10/29/2015

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES A THOUSAND HORSES FOR A VISIT

Encino, CA (Oct 29, 2015) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Republic Nashville recording artists A Thousand Horses to the office while they were in Los Angeles recently. While at the Academy, they performed songs from their current chart-climbing record, Southernality, and signed up for professional ACM membership, as part of the Academy’s complimentary one-year membership offered to support emerging artists.
10/28/2015

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES MAC McANALLY FOR A VISIT

Encino, CA (October 28, 2015) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed legendary singer/songwriter and Mailboat Records recording artist Mac McAnally to the office while he was in Los Angeles recently. While at the Academy, McAnally previewed songs from his new album, AKA Nobody, along with playing some of his hits recorded by superstars Alabama, Kenny Chesney and many more.
10/26/2015

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ANNOUNCES OPEN SUBMISSIONS DATE & CRITERIA CHANGES FOR THE 51st ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AWARDS COUNTRY MUSIC RADIO AWARDS CATEGORIES

ENCINO, CA (October 26, 2015) –The Academy of Country Music announced today that open submissions for the 51st Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will begin Monday, November 9, 2015 and will end at 4:00 PM CT on Tuesday, December 8, 2015. The 51st Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will air LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas at a date to be announced on the CBS Television Network. In addition, the Academy is announcing several criteria changes in radio categories.