10/19/2016

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES OPEN SUBMISSIONS DATE FOR 52nd ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AWARDS COUNTRY MUSIC RADIO AWARDS CATEGORIES

ENCINO, CA (October 19, 2016) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today that open submissions for the 52nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards® will begin Monday, November 7, 2016 and will end at 4:00 PM CT on Friday, Dec 9, 2016. The 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards will air LIVE next spring from Las Vegas on a date to be announced, on the CBS Television Network.
10/06/2016

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES VOTING TIMELINE FOR 2017 AWARDS

Encino, CA (October 6, 2016) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today the ballot timeline for professional membership voting for the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards™, to be broadcast LIVE from Las Vegas next April, 2017 (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 28, 2016 for members to be eligible to vote during the 2017 Awards cycle.
09/27/2016

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES RUSSELL DICKERSON FOR A VISIT

Encino, CA (September 27, 2016) – The Academy of Country Music® welcomed Russell Dickerson to the office while he was in Los Angeles last week. While at the Academy, Dickerson performed his current single “Yours” which has reached over 20 million streams on Spotify, along with songs off his independent EP Yours.
09/22/2016

ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL 2016 CLUB SHOW

Encino, CA (September 22, 2016) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that Montgomery Gentry has been added to the string of nationwide ACM Lifting Lives Club Shows. Participating clubs have agreed to donate a portion of each ticket sold to ACM Lifting Lives, and the money raised will go to help fund organizations that are improving lives through the power of music. Stoney’s Rockin’ Country in Las Vegas will host Montgomery Gentry for this club benefit show on November 4, 2016. Tickets are available at http:
09/20/2016

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES TUCKER BEATHARD FOR A VISIT

Encino, CA (September 20, 2016) – The Academy of Country Music® welcomed Big Machine Label Group recording artist Tucker Beathard to the office while he was in Los Angeles last week. While at the Academy, Beathard performed songs off his upcoming EP Fight Like Hell slated for release on Oct. 7, including his debut single “Rock On” which is currently closing in on the Top 5 at Country Radio.
09/01/2016

ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES 2016 GRANT CYCLE

ENCINO, CA (September 1, 2016) – ACM Lifting Lives® today announced a call for submissions for the 2016 Grant Cycle. ACM Lifting Lives, the Academy of Country Music’s philanthropic arm, is dedicated to improving lives through the power of music. Through grant cycles, ACM Lifting Lives is able to provide funding to programs that promote education and healing with a musical connection.
08/30/2016

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® PAYS TRIBUTE TO ARTISTS, MUSICIANS & MORE AT 10TH ANNUAL ACM HONORS™ HELD TONIGHT IN NASHVILLE

NASHVILLE, TN (August 30, 2016) – Tonight, the Academy of Country Music hosted the 10th Annual ACM Honors™, an evening dedicated to celebrating special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards. Portions of the event, which was held at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN, were taped for a two-hour special that will air on Friday, September 9, 2016 at 9pm ET/PT on the CBS Television Network.
08/29/2016

MIRANDA LAMBERT TO RECEIVE ACM MERLE HAGGARD SPIRIT AWARD

ENCINO, CA (August 29, 2016) – The Academy of Country Music® (ACM) announced today that Miranda Lambert will receive the inaugural ACM Merle Haggard Spirit Award at the 10th Annual ACM Honors™. Approved by the ACM Special Awards Panel and voted on by the ACM Board, this new award will honor uncompromising artists in the spirit of Merle Haggard, while acknowledging a man who has figured prominently in ACM history.