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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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“MY CAUSE” WEB FEATURE FOR OCTOBER SPOTLIGHTS SCOTTY McCREERY AND THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY’S RELAY FOR LIFE

10/10/2012
Encino, CA (October 10, 2012) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that the October “My Cause” web feature will spotlight Scotty McCreery and the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life in Garner, NC. 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 ARTISTS, INDUSTRY AND COUNTRY FANS AT 6th ANNUAL ACM HONORS HELD SEPTEMBER 24, 2012 IN NASHVILLE

09/25/2012
NASHVILLE, TN (September 24, 2012) – Country music fans, superstar Music City talent and industry elite turned out in force tonight for the Academy of Country Music’s 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. The sold-out event, hosted by Dierks Bentley for the first time, was held in Nashville at the historic Ryman Auditorium. The evening was presented by City National Bank.
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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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