04/15/2018

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 53rd ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

LAS VEGAS, NV (April 15, 2018) – Winners have been announced for the 53rd ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, which aired LIVE earlier this evening on the CBS Television Network from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. Hosted by multimedia superstar, Reba McEntire, the ACM Awards named Jason Aldean as Entertainer of the Year, the evening’s biggest honor. This is the third consecutive win for Aldean in this category and his 13th overall ACM Award win.
04/13/2018

KANE BROWN TO DELIVER EXCLUSIVE ENCORE PERFORMANCE OF PLATINUM CURRENT SINGLE "HEAVEN" FOR COMCAST XFINITY TV CUSTOMERS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE "53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™"

Encino, CA (April 13, 2018) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today that ACM Award® nominee Kane Brown will deliver an encore performance of his Platinum current single “Heaven” for Comcast’s Xfinity TV customers exclusively on Xfinity On Demand in partnership with the 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, honoring country music’s superstars and hottest emerging talent. As previously announced, Kane Brown, who received two nominations this year including the New Male Vocalist of the Year
04/12/2018

ACM LIFTING LIVES® PARTNERS WITH AFLAC TO PRESENT FIRST-EVER AFLAC ACM LIFTING LIVES HONOR ACM AWARDS® NOMINEE CHRIS YOUNG TO PRESENT HONOR FROM WME'S BASH AT THE BEACH DURING THE WEEK VEGAS GOES COUNTRY

Encino, CA (April 10, 2018) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today a partnership between Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S. and exclusive insurance partner of the ACM Awards, and the charitable arm of the Academy of Country Music, ACM Lifting Lives®, to present the first-ever Aflac ACM Lifting Lives Honor. This honor will recognize someone for his or her remarkable and selfless dedication to bringing the healing power of music to those who are in need. Th
04/12/2018

ACM® NEW FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR LAUREN ALAINA AND MULTI-PLATINUM RISING STAR KANE BROWN DESIGNATED SOCIAL MEDIA CORRESPONDENTS FOR THE 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

Encino, CA (April 12, 2018) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today ACM® New Female Vocalist of the Year Lauren Alaina and multi-platinum rising star Kane Brown are the official social media correspondents for the 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™. While roving at ACM Party for a Cause® events and awards show rehearsals leading up to the annual broadcast, as well as backstage as the show airs, Alaina and Brown will bring fans a front-row seat and behind-the-scenes perspective of the ACM A
04/11/2018

SUPERSTAR COLLABORATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

Encino, CA (April 11, 2018) – The Academy of Country Music® revealed today an expanded lineup of superstar collaborations and must-see performances for the 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®. The 53rd ACM Awards®, hosted by Reba McEntire, will broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 15 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.
04/11/2018

The Academy of Country Music® and Change the Conversation Join Forces to Present Change the Conversation: ACM Edition, Featuring Cam in Las Vegas

Las Vegas (April 11, 2018) - The Academy of Country Music® and Change the Conversation are joining forces to present Change the Conversation: ACM Edition, a special open-to-the-public forum to discuss women in country music featuring singer/songwriter Cam, and Change the Conversation co-founders Leslie Fram, Tracy Gershon and Beverly Keel on Saturday, April 14 at the David Copperfield Theater at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
04/10/2018

MUSICIANS ON CALL AND ACM LIFTING LIVES® LAUNCH FIRST ONGOING BEDSIDE PERFORMANCE PROGRAM IN LAS VEGAS

Las Vegas, NV (April 10, 2018) - Officials from the national nonprofit Musicians On Call, ACM Lifting Lives® and Sunrise Health System will celebrate the launch of Musicians On Call’s first ongoing Bedside Performance Program at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas on Friday, April 13 at a special event featuring a performance by Warner Music Nashville’s Michael Ray.
04/09/2018

CARRIE UNDERWOOD TO PERFORM THE WORLD TELEVISION PREMIERE OF HER SOON-TO-BE-RELEASED SINGLE LIVE ON THE 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

Encino, CA (April 9, 2018) – The Academy of Country Music® revealed today that thirteen-time ACM Award® winner Carrie Underwood will perform the world television premiere of her soon-to-be-released single live on the 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, joining a star-studded lineup of performers and presenters. Underwood is nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year as well as Vocal Event of the Year for “The Fighter” with Keith Urban. The 53rd ACM Awards, hosted by Reba McEntire, will broadcast
04/06/2018

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® LAUNCHES OFFICIAL APP AND MERCHANDISE LINE IN ADVANCE OF THE 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

Encino, CA (April 6, 2018) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today the launch of the official 2018 ACM Awards® App and merchandise in advance of the 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, honoring country music’s superstars and hottest emerging talent. The 53rd ACM Awards®, hosted by Reba McEntire, will broadcast 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.
04/05/2018

***MEDIA ALERT*** ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® PRESENTS ACM STORIES, SONGS & STARS: A SONGWRITER'S EVENT BENEFITTING ACM LIFTING LIVES®

WHAT: The Academy of Country Music® will present a songwriter event, ACM Stories, Songs & Stars, on Friday, April 13, 2018 at The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino as part of the 6th Annual ACM Party for a Cause®. An upscale evening modeled after an old-fashioned guitar pull, ACM Stories, Songs & Stars will feature 53rd ACM Awards® Songwriter of the Year nominees – ranging from the most commercially successful to the most critically-acclaimed composers – alongside some of the biggest name

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