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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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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES ALANA SPRINGSTEEN FOR A VISIT

10/25/2012
Encino, CA (October 25, 2012) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Alana Springsteen to the office while she was in Los Angeles this week. The Virginia native was welcomed to the Academy as a professional member and performed several songs which she co-wrote with some of Nashville’s top talent including “Invincible” and “What I Wouldn’t Give.”
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES LAUREN ALAINA FOR A VISIT

10/19/2012
Encino, CA (October 19, 2012) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Mercury Nashville/19 Recordings/Interscope recording artist Lauren Alaina to the office while she was in Los Angeles this week. While at the Academy she performed her latest single “Eighteen Inches” as well as her top 30 hit “Georgia Peaches” and was welcomed to the ACM as a professional member.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES OFFICERS AND NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2012-2013

10/17/2012
ENCINO, CA (October 17, 2012) – The Academy of Country Music is announcing its newly elected officers and Board of Directors for the 2012-2013 term.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ANNOUNCES VOTING TIMELINE FOR 2013 AWARDS

10/11/2012
Encino, CA (October 11, 2012) – The Academy of Country Music announced today the ballot timeline for professional membership voting for the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, to be held in Spring 2013 on an as-yet-unannounced date. Details and timeline for fan voting will be announced at a later date.
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