01/25/2016

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS

Encino, CA (January 25, 2016) – The Academy of Country Music is announcing staff promotions in several departments, including staffers Gentry Alverson, Janet Edbrooke, Kathryn Nauman, Taylor Payne, Lindsay Potts and Jon Sands. Positions are based out of the Academy’s headquarters in Encino, CA and out of the Nashville satellite office.
12/17/2015

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES JOSH ABBOTT BAND FOR A VISIT

Encino, CA (December 17, 2015) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Pretty Damn Tough/Thirty Tigers recording artists the Josh Abbott Band to the office while they were in Los Angeles recently. While at the Academy, they performed songs from their current album, Front Row Seat, and signed up for professional ACM membership, as part of the Academy’s complimentary one-year membership offered to support emerging artists.
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