03/16/2018

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES MICHAEL RAY FOR A VISIT

Encino, CA (March 16, 2018) – The Academy of Country Music® welcomed Atlantic Records Nashville/Warner Music Nashville recording artist Michael Ray to the office while he was in Los Angeles recently. While at the Academy, Ray performed his current single, “Get to You,” along with songs off his self-titled album, Michael Ray.
03/15/2018

ADDITIONAL TALENT ANNOUNCED FOR THE 6TH ANNUAL ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE® IN LAS VEGAS

ENCINO, CA (March 15, 2018) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today that Lauren Alaina, Rhett Akins, Rodney Atkins, Kristian Bush, Cam, Lindsay Ell, Chris Janson, LOCASH, Scotty McCreery, Midland, Parmalee, Eric Paslay, RaeLynn, Cole Swindell, Chris Young and more have been added to the musical lineup for the 6th Annual ACM Party for a Cause®. More than 80 of country music’s most celebrated artists and emerging talents will all perform at select venues across the Las Vegas Strip April 12-15, 2
03/13/2018

RADIO AWARD WINNERS REVEALED FOR THE 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

ENCINO, CA (March 13, 2018) – The Academy of Country Music® has revealed the full list of Radio Award winners for the 53rd ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®. Though not part of the telecast, the awards will be presented during the annual Radio Winners Reception. This year’s event will be held at Topgolf Las Vegas on Saturday, April 14, the day prior to the broadcast of the 53rd ACM Awards®, airing LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, Apri
03/09/2018

ELAINA D. SMITH JOINS "NASH NIGHTS LIVE" CO-HOST SHAWN PARR AS NEW VOICEOVER ANNOUNCING DUO FOR THE 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

ENCINO, CA (March 9, 2018) – The Academy of Country Music® revealed today that “Nash Nights Live” radio hosts Shawn Parr and Elaina D. Smith will comprise the live voiceover announcing team for the 53rd ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™. The show, produced by dick clark productions, will mark Shawn Parr’s 24th turn as voice of the telecast and Elaina D. Smith’s first year joining him for the televised event. Parr will also serve as host of this year’s ACM Awards® Official After Party, the big
03/08/2018

ACM AWARDS® NOMINEE DIERKS BENTLEY CALLS FOR FANS TO SUBMIT PHOTOS TO HAVE A CHANCE TO BE PART OF HIS LIVE PERFORMANCE OF "WOMAN, AMEN" DURING THE 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

ENCINO, CA (March 8, 2018) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today that ACM Awards® nominee and performer Dierks Bentley will provide fans with an incredible chance to be a part of the live broadcast performance of his hit, “Woman, Amen,” at the 53rd ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™. Starting today, fans are invited to submit images of their everyday female heroes (e.g., mom, sister, wife, relative, friend, co-worker, doctor, teammate, coach) for consideration to be featured on screens beh
03/07/2018

ACM AWARDS® NOMINEES JASON ALDEAN, KELSEA BALLERINI, DIERKS BENTLEY, LUKE BRYAN, FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, MIRANDA LAMBERT, MAREN MORRIS, AND THOMAS RHETT TO PERFORM ON THE 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ BEBE REXHA TO JOIN FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE FOR PERFORMANCE OF CHART-TOPPING CROSSOVER HIT "MEANT TO BE"

Encino, CA (March 7, 2018) – The Academy of Country Music® announced the first group of performers for the 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™. ACM® Award nominees Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, and Thomas Rhett will take the stage for must-see performances. Bebe Rexha will make her debut appearance at Country Music’s Party of the Year®, performing the chart-topping collaboration “Meant to Be” with Florida Georg
03/01/2018

ICONIC ENTERTAINER REBA McENTIRE RETURNS TO HOST COUNTRY MUSIC'S PARTY OF THE YEAR® NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE "53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™," TO BE BROADCAST LIVE ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK, SUNDAY, APRIL 15, FROM THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS

ENCINO, CA (March 1, 2018) – The Academy of Country Music announced today the host and nominations for the 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, honoring country music’s superstars and hottest emerging talent. Multimedia superstar and sixteen-time ACM Award® winner Reba McEntire will return to host LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM ET/PT on the CBS Television Network. This year’s show will mark Reba’s fif
02/28/2018

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES DYLAN SCOTT FOR A VISIT

Encino, CA (February 28, 2018) – The Academy of Country Music® welcomed Curb Records recording artist Dylan Scott to the office while he was in Los Angeles recently. While at the Academy, Scott performed his current chart-rising single, “Hooked,” and songs from his self-titled deluxe edition album, Dylan Scott, including PLATINUM-certified #1 breakout smash, “My Girl.”
02/26/2018

ACM LIFTING LIVES® TO DELIVER THE HEALING POWER OF MUSIC TO LAS VEGAS WITH A $150,000 GRANT TO MUSICIANS ON CALL

February 26, 2018 – Musicians On Call (MOC), a nonprofit that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities, has received a $150,000 grant from ACM Lifting Lives®, the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music, to bring its Bedside Performance Program to patients, families and caregivers in Las Vegas. Musicians On Call’s Bedside Performance Program brings live, in-room performances by Volunteer Musicians to patients undergoing treatment or unable to leave t
02/26/2018

ICONIC ENTERTAINER REBA MCENTIRE TO ANNOUNCE NOMINEES FOR THE 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS(TM) LIVE ON "CBS THIS MORNING" AND FACEBOOK LIVE THURSDAY, MARCH 1 DURING THE 8:00 AM ET HOUR

ENCINO, CA (February 26, 2018) – Multimedia superstar and 14-time ACM Award® winner Reba McEntire will appear LIVE on “CBS This Morning” to announce the nominees for the 53rd ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, on Thursday, March 1, 2018 in the 8:00 AM ET/PT hour. Prior to her appearance on “CBS This Morning,” Reba will go LIVE on Facebook to reveal the nominees for ACM Song of the Year. In addition, “Entertainment Tonight” host Nancy O’Dell will announce additional nominees on ETonline.com