03/27/2012

THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ANNOUNCES DETAILS FOR THE ACM BBQ THROWDOWN AND OTHER BBQ EVENTS AT THE ACM EXPERIENCE

WHAT: Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society, the ACM BBQ Throwdown Presented by BULL, will bring together some of the most recognizable names in the competitive barbeque circuit, all competing for more than $50,000 in prizes - one of the world?s richest BBQ contests. In addition to the actual competition, there will be world champion vendors selling their famous barbecue, tastings, cooking demonstrations and much more. Visit www.ACMcountry.com to learn more.
03/27/2012

MARTINA McBRIDE AND TRAIN’S PAT MONAHAN TO PERFORM “MARRY ME” AT THE 47th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AWARDS LIVE WEDDING C

ENCINO, CA (March 27, 2012) ? The Academy of Country Music announced today that Martina McBride, along with Train frontman Pat Monahan, is scheduled to perform her new single ?Marry Me? on the 47th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS. To celebrate the message of the song, McBride and Monahan will perform the duet during a very special moment in the show when a couple will get married live onstage. The show, which honors country music?s top talent as well as the industry?s hottest emerging artists, is pro
03/26/2012

DARIUS RUCKER TO HOST 2012 ACM LIFTING LIVES® CELEBRITY GOLF CLASSIC TO BENEFIT THE DIANE HOLCOMB EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND

ENCINO, CA (March 26, 2012) ? The Academy of Country Music announced today that chart-topping country music star Darius Rucker will host the ACM Lifting Lives® Celebrity Golf Classic on Saturday, March 31, 2012 as part of The Week Vegas Goes Country® ? the week leading up to the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, a star-studded event produced for television by dick clark productions that will be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 8:00 PM live ET/
03/23/2012

LITTLE BIG TOWN PARTNERS WITH ACM LIFTING LIVES® DURING SPECIAL MOMENT TO RAISE AWARENESS OF CHILD HUNGER IN THE U.S.

ENCINO, CA (March 23, 2012) ? The Academy of Country Music (ACM) announced today that ACM Award winners Little Big Town will partner with ACM Lifting Lives® to perform ?Here?s Hope,? an original song co-written by singer-songwriter and ACM New Artist of the Year nominee Hunter Hayes, to shed light on child hunger in the United States. This special musical moment, presented by ConAgra Foods? Child Hunger Ends Here campaign, will be performed at the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, to be broadcas
03/22/2012

SARA EVANS, CARRIE UNDERWOOD & KEITH URBAN TO PERFORM AT THE 47th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AWARDS COUNTRY MUSIC’S PARTY

ENCINO, CA (March 22, 2012) ? The Academy of Country Music announced today that Sara Evans, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are scheduled to perform as part of the 47th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS. In addition, 2 Broke Girls? Beth Behrs and Entertainment Tonight?s Nancy O?Dell are scheduled as presenters.The ceremony, which honors country music?s top talent as well as the industry?s hottest emerging artists, is produced for television by dick clark productions and will be broadcast LIVE from th
03/22/2012

LEE BRICE, LARRY GATLIN & THE GATLIN BROTHERS, JT HODGES, KIP MOORE, CRAIG MORGAN & THOMPSON SQUARE, ANNOUNCED TO PERFORM AT ACM

ACM Concert ? Salute to the Military Presented by NRA Country is a free, open-to-the-public celebration for military families and country music fans, and is part of THE ACM EXPERIENCE weekend of special events at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. Military ID holders will be invited to a special reserved section for the concert, which will include special onstage moments such as the presentation of charitable donations to three worthy military-inspired charitable organizations: Folds of Honor Foundation, Nellis
03/21/2012

BOBBY BRADDOCK, KENNY CHESNEY, VINCE GILL, EMMYLOU HARRIS,GAYLE HOLCOMB, ALAN JACKSON, ROGER MILLER, BILLY SHERRILL,RICKY SKAGGS

ENCINO, CA (March 21, 2012) ? Today the Academy of Country Music is announcing the winners of awards that will not be televised during the live telecast of the 47th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, telecast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network, due to time constraints. Special Awards, Industry Awards, MBI (Musician, Bandleader, Instrumentalist) and Songwriter of the Year honorees will be feted at the 6
03/19/2012

FAN VOTING FOR ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR AND NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARDS IS NOW OPEN FOR THE 47th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSI

ENCINO, CA (March 19, 2012) ? The Ram Truck brand and the Academy of Country Music announced today that Entertainer of the Year fan voting will be powered by Ram Trucks, for the third year in a row. Country music fans everywhere have the power to choose the Academy of Country Music?s Entertainer of the Year as well as New Artist of the Year by casting their votes now on www.VoteACM.com. The winners will be announced live on the 47th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, to be broadcast from the MGM Grand