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GEORGE STRAIT & GARTH BROOKS TO PERFORM TOGETHER AS A TRIBUTE TO DICK CLARK AT THE 48TH ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

03/20/2013
ENCINO, CA (March 20, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced today that George Strait and Garth Brooks, the two most recent ACM Artist of the Decade Award recipients, will perform together for the first time in history to pay tribute to Dick Clark at the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, to be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 7 (8:00 PM-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. The ACM Artist of the Dec
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JASON ALDEAN, KENNY CHESNEY, ERIC CHURCH, TIM McGRAW, CARRIE UNDERWOOD, TAYLOR SWIFT, LADY ANTEBELLUM AND LITTLE BIG TOWN TO PERFORM AT THE 48th ANNUAL ACM AWARDS

03/18/2013
ENCINO, CA (March 18, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced today that Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum and Little Big Town are scheduled to perform as part of the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS. This is the second round of artists announced as performers on this year’s broadcast. The ceremony, which will be co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton, honors country music’s top talent, as we
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Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift & More Featured in Official 2013 Academy of Country Music Awards ‘ZinePak

03/15/2013
NEW YORK, NY (March 15, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music and ‘ZinePak are proud to announce the release of the Official 2013 ACM Awards ‘ZinePak, a limited-edition package spotlighting 2013’s biggest names and brightest new stars. The collection pairs a 120-page magazine with 35 songs on 2 CDs. It also includes a ballot with this year’s ACM Awards nominees and an ACM bumper sticker. Leading up to the LIVE broadcast of the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday April 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM l
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COUNTRY SUPERSTARS DIERKS BENTLEY, KEITH URBAN, LADY ANTEBELLUM AND INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SENSATION PITBULL

03/14/2013
Encino, CA (March 14, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced today that Country Superstars Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban and Lady Antebellum, along with International Music Sensation Pitbull have been added to the all-star lineup of artists scheduled to perform at the ACM PRESENTS: TIM McGRAW’S SUPERSTAR SUMMER NIGHT, taping Monday, April 8, 2013 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. These artists join previously announced performers Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Taylor S
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3rd ANNUAL ACM FAN JAM HEADLINER BRAD PAISLEY TO PERFORM ON ACM AWARDS ALONG WITH HIS SPECIAL GUESTS DIERKS BENTLEY AND HUNTER HAYES AND NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR NOMINEES

03/13/2013
LL COOL J TO MAKE A SPECIAL APPEARANCE & GAC HOST STORME WARREN TO EMCEE THE FAN JAM & POST-AWARD CONCERT THE 48TH ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AWARDS NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARD PRESENTED BY KOHL’S TO BE BESTOWED DURING LIVE REMOTE FROM ACM FAN JAM AT THE ORLEANS ARENA SUNDAY, APRIL 7, 2013
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“MY CAUSE” WEB FEATURE FOR MARCH SPOTLIGHTS THOMPSON SQUARE AND “CHILDFUND INTERNATIONAL”

03/12/2013
WEB FEATURE AVAILABLE ON ACMLIFTINGLIVES.ORG STARTING TODAY
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC NAMED FINALIST IN PR NEWS’ SOCIAL MEDIA ICON AWARDS

03/12/2013
Encino, CA (March 12, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music has been named one of seven finalists for the Social Media Icon Awards presented by PR News, in the “Twitter: PR Campaign” category, in recognition of work done on the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in 2012.
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DARIUS RUCKER RETURNS TO HOST 2013 ACM LIFTING LIVES® CELEBRITY GOLF CLASSIC TO BENEFIT THE DIANE HOLCOMB EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND

03/11/2013
ENCINO, CA (March 11, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music announced today that chart-topping country music star Darius Rucker will host the ACM Lifting Lives® Celebrity Golf Classic at TPC Las Vegas for the second consecutive year on Saturday, April 6, 2013. The ACM Lifting Lives Celebrity Golf Classic, ACM Weekend at Fremont Street Experience, ACM Party for a Cause Festival, THE ACM EXPERIENCE and more will all be taking place in conjunction with “The Week Vegas Goes Country®,” leading up to the 48th ANNU
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LUKE BRYAN, KELLY CLARKSON, HUNTER HAYES, MIRANDA LAMBERT, BLAKE SHELTON, GEORGE STRAIT AND THE BAND PERRY TO PERFORM AT THE 48th ACM AWARDS

03/06/2013
ENCINO, CA (March 6, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music announced today that Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson, Hunter Hayes, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, George Strait and The Band Perry are scheduled to perform as part of the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS. This is the first round of artists announced as performers on this year’s broadcast. The ceremony, which will be co-hosted by Bryan and Shelton, honors country music’s top talent, as well as the industry’s hottest emerging artists, is produ
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES TATE STEVENS FOR A VISIT

03/01/2013
Encino, CA (March 1, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music recently welcomed Tate Stevens as a new ACM professional member as part of the Academy’s complimentary one-year membership offered to support emerging artists. The Missouri native was crowned the winner of The X Factor Season 2 and his debut single, “Power of a Love Song,” was released to radio earlier this month. His self-titled album, featuring three songs that he co-wrote, is set to be released on April 23rd on RCA Nashville.
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