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#ACMs ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC & DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS ANNOUNCE FAN ENGAGEMENT LEADING UP TO THE 49th ANNUAL ACM AWARDS

04/02/2014
Encino, CA (April 2, 2014) – The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions are revealing fan engagement initiatives for the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Fans will have multiple ways to interact and participate in the events leading up to and throughout the broadcast of the ACM Awards on Sunday, April 6 (8:00 – 11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Music fans are encouraged to check out the following interactive elements to participate in the ACM Awards:
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SHAKIRA AND BLAKE SHELTON TO PERFORM TOGETHER ON THE 49TH ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

03/31/2014
Encino, CA (March 31, 2014) - The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced today that multi-platinum singer/songwriter and global recording artist, Shakira, will perform her single “Medicine,” from her new album Shakira, featuring ACM Awards co-host and five-time nominee including a nod for Entertainer of the Year, ACM’s most prestigious award, Blake Shelton LIVE on the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The ceremony, which will be co-hosted by Luke Bryan along with Blake Shel
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ACM AWARDS ANNOUNCE: THE BAND PERRY TO OPEN THE SHOW WITH EXPLOSIVE PERFORMANCE

03/28/2014
Encino, CA (March 28, 2014) - The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will open with an explosive performance by The Band Perry, and feature a slate of special performances by artists including Luke Bryan, Hunter Hayes, Miranda Lambert, George Strait, and Florida Georgia Line on the LIVE broadcast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.
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THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ANNOUNCES FAN ACTIVITIES & BRAND PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE 2ND ANNUAL ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE® FESTIVAL

03/28/2014
Encino, CA (March 28, 2014) – The Academy of Country Music announced today the partners, activities and special events taking place during the 2nd Annual ACM Party for a Cause® Festival, a two-day outdoor music festival headlined by Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5. The festival will be the first-ever special event held at the The LINQ in Las Vegas and will transform into a country music fan’s paradise featuring multiple stages for ongoing LIVE country music performance
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LL COOL J AND CHRIS O’DONNELL TO CO-HOST “ACM PRESENTS: AN ALL-STAR SALUTE TO THE TROOPS,” TO BE BROADCAST TUESDAY, MAY 20 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK

03/27/2014
Encino, CA (March 27, 2014) – The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions have announced LL COOL J and Chris O’Donnell, stars of the hit CBS drama series “NCIS: Los Angeles,” will co-host ACM PRESENTS: AN ALL-STAR SALUTE TO THE TROOPS, a concert event featuring some of the biggest names in country music paying tribute to our armed forces. Additionally, Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice, Luke Bryan, Hunter Hayes, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Kellie Pickler, and Keith Urban have been added to the star-studde
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NATIONWIDE CLUB CONCERTS RAISE MORE THAN $36,000 FOR ACM LIFTING LIVES®

03/26/2014
Encino, CA (March 26, 2014) – During the past three months, club shows around the country have collectively raised more than $36,000 for ACM Lifting Lives®, the charitable arm of the Academy of Country Music. Shows featuring Josh Abbott, Wade Bowen, Kristian Bush, Tyler Farr, Kyle Park, Chase Rice, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton, Josh Thompson, Randy Rogers Band and The Swon Brothers donated a portion of ticket sales to ACM Lifting Lives, which will go to help fund organizations that are improving lives th
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FAN VOTING FOR ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR AND NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARDS NOW OPEN

03/24/2014
ENCINO, CA (March 24, 2014) — The Academy of Country Music, the Ram Truck brand and Kohl’s Department Stores announced today that fan voting is now open for the Entertainer of the Year award,which will be powered by Ram for the fifth year in a row, as well as the ACM New Artist of the Year award, which will be presented by Kohl’s. Country music fans have the power to choose the winners by casting their votes now at www.VoteACM.com. The awards will be given out during the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music
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ACM AWARDS NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR NOMINEES BRETT ELDREDGE, JUSTIN MOORE & KIP MOORE TO PERFORM ON THE 49TH ANNUAL ACM AWARDS

03/23/2014
Encino, CA (March 24, 2014) - The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced ACM New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s Department Stores nominees Brett Eldredge, Justin Moore, and Kip Moore will perform via live remote from the 4th Annual ACM Fan Jam during the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, Sunday, April 6 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. The ACM Fan Jam, the fans-only, live concert event, will take place in Las Vegas at the Mandalay
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MERLE HAGGARD TO BE HONORED WITH THE CRYSTAL MILESTONE AWARD AT THE 49TH ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

03/20/2014
ENCINO, CA (March 20, 2014) – Broken Bow Records is pleased to announce the April 1st release of a star-studded tribute compilation honoring one of the greatest Country music icons of our time – Merle Haggard. Additionally, the Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced today that Merle Haggard,will be honored with the Crystal Milestone Awardat the 49th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS to commemorate Haggard’s prolific 50 years in country music. The ceremony, which will be co-hoste
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DARIUS RUCKER RETURNS TO HOST 2014 ACM LIFTING LIVES® CELEBRITY GOLF CLASSIC ON SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014 AT TPC LAS VEGAS AS PART OF “THE WEEK VEGAS GOES COUNTRY®”

03/19/2014
FRANKIE BALLARD, CHARLES KELLEY, SCOTTY MCCREERY, JAKE OWEN AND COLE SWINDELL TO PARTICIPATE IN STAR-STUDDED TOURNAMENT BENEFITS ACM LIFTING LIVES’ DIANE HOLCOMB EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND
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