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.
08/25/2016

ALICIA KEYS, MIRANDA LAMBERT, CHRIS YOUNG, DAN + SHAY, AND THE BAND PERRY ADDED AS PERFORMERS AT 10TH ANNUAL ACM HONORS

ENCINO, CA (August 25, 2016) – The Academy of Country Music® (ACM) announced that Alicia Keys, Miranda Lambert, Chris Young, Dan + Shay and The Band Perry will all perform at the 10TH ANNUAL ACM HONORS™ rounding out the star-studded lineup. It was also announced that Mike Fisher, Emmylou Harris, Martina McBride and Thomas Rhett will present at the ceremony taking place Tuesday, August 30 at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium.
08/23/2016

DIERKS BENTLEY, TOBY KEITH, BLAKE SHELTON & KEITH URBAN TO PERFORM ALL-STAR MEDLEY HONORING GLEN CAMPBELL

ENCINO, CA (August 23, 2016) – The Academy of Country Music® (ACM) announced that Dierks Bentley, Toby Keith, Blake Shelton and Keith Urban will take the stage at the 10TH ANNUAL ACM HONORS™ for a special tribute to Glen Campbell, who as previously announced will be honored with the ACM Career Achievement Award. The country music luminaries will perform an all-star medley of Campbell’s greatest hits, culminating to an ensemble performance of the iconic “Rhinestone Cowboy.” Kim Campbell will accept the award
08/22/2016

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES THE ACM MERLE HAGGARD SPIRIT AWARD TO CELEBRATE HAGGARD’S INFLUENCE & LEGACY

ENCINO, CA (August 22, 2016) – The Academy of Country Music® (ACM) announced today the inception of the ACM Merle Haggard Spirit Award. 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. The Academy will bestow the inaugural ACM Merle Haggard Spirit Award at the 10th Annual ACM Honors™ to a recipient still to be announced. Hosted by multi
08/16/2016

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES MAREN MORRIS FOR A VISIT

Encino, CA (August 16, 2016) – The Academy of Country Music® welcomed Columbia Nashville recording artist Maren Morris to the office while she was in Los Angeles recently. While at the Academy, Morris performed songs off her brand new album Hero, along with her current single, “80s Mercedes.”
08/10/2016

PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 10TH ANNUAL ACM HONORS™; JASON ALDEAN TO ACCEPT PRESTIGIOUS ACM TRIPLE CROWN AWARD

ENCINO, CA (August 10, 2016) – The Academy of Country Music® (ACM) announced today that music superstars Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Cam, Maren Morris, Cole Swindell, honoree Keith Urban and hosts Lady Antebellum will take the stage to perform at the 10TH ANNUAL ACM HONORS™, an evening dedicated to celebrating the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards. Hosted by multi-ACM Award-winning group Lady Antebellum, the two-hou
07/12/2016

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES CAM FOR A VISIT

Encino, CA (July 12, 2016) – The Academy of Country Music® welcomed Arista Nashville/RCA Records artist Cam to the office while she was in Los Angeles recently. While at the Academy, Cam performed her #1 hit “Burning House,” “Mayday,” and other songs from her debut album, Untamed.