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ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS

12/04/2012
ENCINO, CA (December 4, 2012) – ACM Lifting Lives is announcing its newly elected Officers and Board of Directors for the 2012-2013 term.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO THE NEW ARTIST CATEGORY FOR 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

11/30/2012
Encino, CA (November 30, 2012) – The Academy of Country Music announced today that it will award trophies in three individual newcomer categories of New Male Vocalist, New Female Vocalist and New Vocal Duo or Group, the winners of which will compete for the overall New Artist of the Year award to be revealed on the LIVE telecast of the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The Awards are to be held next spring on an as-yet-unannounced date.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES JASON STURGEON FOR A VISIT

11/29/2012
Encino, CA (November 29, 2012) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Jason Sturgeon to the office while he was in Los Angeles last week. While at the Academy he performed his current single “Time Bomb” and was welcomed to the ACM as a professional member.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES JEWEL FOR A VISIT

11/26/2012
Encino, CA (November 26, 2012) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Jewel to the office while she was in Los Angeles last week. While at the Academy she performed several of her greatest hits and signed up for professional ACM membership. Jewel recently spent time in Atlanta filming a new movie, The June Carter Cash Story, which will premiere in early 2013 on the Lifetime Movie Network. The movie, produced by Asylum Entertainment, depicts the life of June Carter as based on a narrative written by John
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TRACY LAWRENCE SET TO OPEN THE ACM CONCERT STAGE AT COWBOY FANFEST

11/20/2012
COWBOY FANFEST TO BE HELD DECEMBER 6-15, 2012 AT THE LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER IN LAS VEGAS AS PART OF WRANGLER NATIONAL FINALS RODEO
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES CHRIS JANSON FOR A VISIT

11/13/2012
Encino, CA (November 13, 2012) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Bigger Picture recording artist Chris Janson to the office while he was in Los Angeles this week. While at the Academy he performed his new single “Better I Don’t” and signed up for professional ACM membership, as part of the Academy’s complimentary one-year membership offered to support emerging artists.
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THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC PARTNERS WITH WRANGLER NATIONAL FINALS RODEO AND COWBOY FANFEST TO BE HELD DECEMBER 6-15, 2012 AT THE LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER IN LAS VEGAS

11/12/2012
LAS VEGAS – November 12, 2012 – For the seventh consecutive year, the Academy of Country Music will host musical performances at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) held in Las Vegas from Thursday, December 6th through Saturday, December 15th. Country artists will take the Rodeo Live Stage at Cowboy Fanfest, a new, fully interactive area that will feature the best of the Western lifestyle at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The event is open to the public with free admission.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES LISA MATASSA FOR A VISIT

11/08/2012
Encino, CA (November 8, 2012) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Lisa Matassa to the office while she was in Los Angeles this week. Matassa was welcomed to the Academy as a professional member and performed several songs including her new single, “Somebody’s Baby.”
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“MY CAUSE” WEB FEATURE FOR NOVEMBER SPOTLIGHTS AARON LEWIS AND “IT TAKES A COMMUNITY”

11/06/2012
Encino, CA (November 6, 2012) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that the November “My Cause” web feature will spotlight Aaron Lewis and his charity organization, It Takes A Community. The web feature drives awareness of artist-supported charitable organizations and supports fundraising efforts for those philanthropies.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ANNOUNCES OPEN SUBMISSIONS DATE FOR 48th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AWARDS COUNTRY MUSIC RADIO AWARDS CATEGORIES

11/05/2012
ENCINO, CA (November 5, 2012) –The Academy of Country Music announced today that open submissions for the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will begin next week for the radio awards categories. Submissions will be accepted starting, Wednesday, November 14, 2012 and will end at 12noon PT on Friday, December 7, 2012. The 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will air LIVE on CBS Television next spring, date to be announced soon.
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