04/01/2016

FINAL PERFORMERS AND PRESENTERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 51ST ACM AWARDS®

WHAT: The 51ST ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, is dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry. It is produced for television by dick clark productions and will broadcast LIVE from MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.
03/31/2016

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Announces Content Creator Studio to Provide Backstage Coverage of the 2016 ACM Party For A Cause® Festival

LEBANON, Tenn. (March 31, 2016) – This week, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® will share coverage from backstage at the 4th Annual ACM Party For A Cause® Festival through its Content Creator Studio. The Content Creator Studio, part of the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Spotlight Music program, will host several of today’s most popular social media stars as they conduct exclusive interviews with some of country music’s top artists during the Festival from Friday, April 1 – Sunday, April 3, 2016 in Las Veg
03/30/2016

51st ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS HOSTS LUKE BRYAN & DIERKS BENTLEY SCHEDULED TO APPEAR ON “THE TALK,” “ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT” & “THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN” THURSDAY, MARCH 31

WHAT: On Thursday, March 31, 51st Academy Of Country Music Awards™ hosts Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley will take over CBS with appearances on “The Talk,” “Entertainment Tonight” and “The Late Late Show with James Corden” in support of the 51st ACM Awards® airing on Sunday, April 3 at 8:00PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. Both Bryan and Bentley will appear on “The Talk” and “Entertainment Tonight” for a sit down interview. Later in the evening, Bryan will join James Corden on “The Late Lat
03/30/2016

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC & CABELA’S CELEBRITY TIC-TAC-TOE ARCHERY TOURNAMENT HOSTED BY LUKE BRYAN AND JUSTIN MOORE ON SATURDAY APRIL 2, 2016 AT LAS VEGAS FESTIVAL GROUNDS

WHAT: Luke Bryan and Justin Moore will return to host the ACM & Cabela’s Celebrity Tic-Tac-Toe Archery Tournament event taking place on Saturday, April 2 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT. Watch country music stars Luke Bryan, Chris Janson, Dustin Lynch, Justin Moore, Eric Paslay, Chris Rice, and Granger Smith, former MLB player Adam LaRoche, plus Cabela’s pro staff Wade Middleton and Kristy Titus participate in an archery tournament featuring Cabela’s state-of-the-art archery equipment. Team Luke and Team Justin
03/29/2016

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® PROUDLY ANNOUNCES THE WINNERS OF THE SPECIAL AWARDS, STUDIO RECORDING AWARDS AND SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR AWARD

ENCINO, CA (March 29, 2016) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today the Special Awards, Studio Recording Awards and Songwriter of the Year Award winners for the 51ST ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™. Honorees and winners will be celebrated during the 10th ANNUAL ACM HONORS™, an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards. The event will take place in the fall at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN.
03/29/2016

51ST ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ PRODUCERS AND EXECUTIVES REVEAL MORE EXCITING PERFORMANCES ADDED TO COUNTRY MUSIC’S PARTY OF THE YEAR®

Encino, CA (March 29, 2016) – This morning, producers and executives of the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards participated in a press conference call to announce several exciting moments on this year’s show, to be broadcast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 3 at 8:00PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. Participating in the call were Barry Adelman, Executive Producer, R.A. Clark, Executive Producer, Bob Romeo, CEO of the Academy of Country Music and Jack Sussman, E
03/29/2016

MIRANDA LAMBERT TO PERFORM WITH BILLY GIBBONS AND KEITH URBAN ON THE 51ST ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

Encino, CA (March 29, 2016) – Miranda Lambert, six-time reigning ACM Female Vocalist of the Year, current three-time nominee and the only female nominee for Entertainer of the Year, will perform with the legendary Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top and Keith Urban, current three-time ACM Award nominee and this year’s Mae Boren Axton Award recipient, will perform “Tush” on the 51ST ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, to be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 3 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/
03/28/2016

ACM AWARD® WINNING ARTISTS CHARLES KELLEY, BLAKE SHELTON, LITTLE BIG TOWN & OLD DOMINION ADDED AS PERFORMERS FOR THE 51ST ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™!

Encino, CA (March 28, 2016) – The Academy of Country Music® and dick clark productions revealed additional performers and presenters for Country Music’s Party of the Year®! Multi-ACM Award winning artists Charles Kelley, Blake Shelton and Little Big Town, plus this year’s New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year winners Old Dominion have been added to the stellar line-up of live performances for the 51st ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™. It was also announced Miss America Betty Cantrell, Chris Janson, Jana Kramer
03/25/2016

ACM LIFTING LIVES® PARTNERS WITH COPD FOUNDATION & SPOKESPERSON CHRIS JANSON TO LAUNCH HARMONICAS FOR HEALTH

Encino, CA (March 25, 2016) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today a new partnership with the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) Foundation to start a pilot program called Harmonicas for Health. This program is part of the COPD Foundation’s Pulmonary Education Program (PEP) and works to encourage COPD patients to exercise their lungs and improve their lives through the power of music.
03/24/2016

THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES ACTIVATIONS & BRAND PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE 4TH ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE® FESTIVAL

Encino, CA (March 24, 2016) – The Academy of Country Music® announced the partners, activities and special events taking place during the 4th ACM Party for a Cause® Festival, a three-day music festival from Friday, April 1st – Sunday, April 3rd at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds. The festival will feature two stages for ongoing LIVE country music performances, interactive games, and a country marketplace. New and returning attractions such as the inaugural Cause Way, Cabela’s & ACM Tic-Tac-Toe Archery Event,