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T BONE BURNETT, HUNTER HAYES, WILL HOGE, BUDDY MILLER, BIG KENNY ADDED TO LINEUP 6TH ANNUAL ACM HONORS TO BE HELD SEPT.24, 2012 AT THE HISTORIC RYMAN AUDITORIUM IN NASHVILLE

09/20/2012
WHAT: The 6th Annual ACM HONORS, an evening of musical tribute performances and special presentations celebrating the special honorees and non-televised category winners from the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held earlier this year. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com for $37 each. The evening is presented by City National Bank.
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DIERKS BENTLEY, CLINT BLACK, LUKE BRYAN, RODNEY CROWELL, RANDY HOUSER, JANA KRAMER, ASHLEY MONROE, KELLIE PICKLER, DAILEY & VINCENT AND LOVE AND THEFT EXPECTED AT ACM HONORS

09/13/2012
WHAT: The 6th Annual ACM HONORS, an evening of musical tribute performances and special presentations celebrating the special honorees and non-televised category winners from the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held earlier this year. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com for $37 each. The evening is presented by City National Bank.
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ACM ANNOUNCES 2012 CONTRIBUTION TO ACM LIFTING LIVES ON BEHALF OF ARTISTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN “ACM PRESENTS: LIONEL RICHIE AND FRIENDS – IN CONCERT” SPECIAL

09/12/2012
Encino, CA (September 12, 2012) – The Academy of Country Music is announcing a $750,000 contribution to ACM Lifting Lives, made on behalf of the artists who participated in the taping of “ACM Presents: Lionel Richie and Friends – In Concert” special in Las Vegas in April. Ticket proceeds from the taping went to ACM Lifting Lives®.
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“MY CAUSE” WEB FEATURE FOR SEPTEMBER SPOTLIGHTS HUNTER HAYES AND THE CHILD HUNGER ENDS HERE CAMPAIGN

09/07/2012
Encino, CA (September 7, 2012) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that the September “My Cause” web feature will spotlight Hunter Hayes and the Child Hunger Ends Here campaign. 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® WELCOMES KELLEIGH BANNEN FOR A VISIT

09/07/2012
Encino, CA (September 7, 2012) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed EMI Records Nashville recording artist Kelleigh Bannen to the office while she was in Los Angeles this week. While at the Academy she performed her single “Sorry On The Rocks” 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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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES HEIDI NEWFIELD FOR A VISIT

08/30/2012
Encino, CA (August 31, 2012) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Heidi Newfield to the office while she was in Los Angeles this week. While at the Academy she performed her new single “Why’d You Have To Be So Good” as well as her 2009 break-out solo debut “Johnny and June.” Newfield was recently announced as the flagship artist on Sidewalk Records and is currently working on her upcoming album to be released in 2013.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES RACHELE LYNAE FOR A VISIT

08/21/2012
Encino, CA (August 21, 2012) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Rachele Lynae to the office while she was in Los Angeles last week. Lynae is the flagship artist on country star Jamie O’Neal’s newly launched label, Momentum Label Group. She is currently working on her debut album to be released October 23. While at the Academy she performed her hit song “Party 'Til The Cows Come Home” and signed up for professional ACM membership, as part of the Academy’s complimentary one-year membership offered to
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TICKETS ON SALE STARTING TODAY FOR 6th ANNUAL ACM HONORS HOSTED BY DIERKS BENTLEY TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 24, 2012 AT THE RYMAN AUDITORIUM IN NASHVILLE

08/17/2012
ENCINO, CA (August 17, 2012) – Tickets are on sale TODAY for the 6th Annual ACM HONORS, an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Country music superstar Dierks Bentley will host and perform at the event which will take place on Monday, September 24, 2012 at 7:00pm at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Tickets priced at $37 are on sale NOW to the public at the Ryman box office, Ryman.com, Ticketma
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Cowboy FanFest to Join the Parade of Events Surrounding the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

08/15/2012
LAS VEGAS (August 15, 2012) – Las Vegas Events announced today that it will create Cowboy FanFest, a fully interactive area that will feature the best of the Western lifestyle. Cowboy FanFest will be located adjacent to the Cowboy Christmas Gift Show and will run concurrently with the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and the Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, from Thursday, Dec. 6 through Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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TIM MCGRAW /HOMEFRONT UPDATE: 18 HOMES AWARDED TO VETERANS SO FAR DURING BROTHERS OF THE SUN SUMMER TOUR

08/02/2012
Encino, CA (August 2, 2012) – In a new exclusive interview, country superstar and 15-time ACM Award winner Tim McGraw talks about giving mortgage-free homes to deserving military families through HomeFront, a nationwide program he has launched in partnership with Chase, ACM Lifting Lives and the non-profit Operation Homefront. ACM Lifting Lives has donated $125,000 to the initiative, allowing families to purchase what they need for their new home.
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