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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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HUNTER HAYES TO HEADLINE ACM WEEK KICK OFF PARTY WITH 95.5 THE BULL TO OFFICIALLY KICK OFF “THE WEEK VEGAS GOES COUNTRY®”

03/18/2014
WHAT: ACM Week Kick Off Party with 95.5 The Bull is a free open-to-the-public concert event headlined by Hunter Hayes on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at The LINQ. The event will officially kick off The Week Vegas Goes Country® and serve as a preview to the previously announced 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, respectively, also being held at The LINQ. The events are all a part of The
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49TH ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS TO BE BROADCAST FOR THE FIRST TIME LIVE IN AUSTRALIA

03/17/2014
ENCINO, CA (March 17, 2014) — The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced this weekend at the CMC Rocks the Hunter Festival that the 49th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, will broadcast LIVE for the first time in Australia on Monday, April 7, 2014 at 10:00AM AEST on Foxtel’s Country Music Channel (CMC) and again in primetime at 8:00PM AEST (Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 8:00PM, live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network in the United States).
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Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Taylor Swift & More Featured in Official 2014 ACM Awards ZinePak

03/12/2014
2014 ACM Awards ZinePak highlights Awards Nominees and New Artists in a 120-Page Magazine with exclusive interviews, two compilation CDs, six collectible guitar picks, an ACM Awards nominee ballot, and exclusive mobile content; Available March 18, 2014 at Walmart.
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SUPERSTARS RASCAL FLATTS & KEITH URBAN HEADLINE TWO-DAY ND ANNUAL ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE® FESTIVAL AT THE LINQ IN LAS VEGAS

03/10/2014
WHO/WHAT: The 2nd Annual ACM Party for a Cause® Festival is a two-day outdoor music festival headlined by Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5, respectively. The festival will be the first-ever special event held at The LINQ, Caesars Entertainment’s new open-air shopping, dining and entertainment district at the heart of the famous Las Vegas Strip, and will transform into a country music fan’s paradise featuring multiple stages for ongoing LIVE country music performances
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES LUCY HALE FOR A VISIT

03/07/2014
Encino, CA (March 7, 2014) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed singer/actress Lucy Hale to the office earlier this year. While at the Academy, she performed her current chart-climbing single, “You Sound Good To Me” and signed up for professional ACM membership, as part of the Academy’s complimentary one-year membership offered to support emerging artists. Hale will release her country debut album, Road Between, June 3 on DMG Nashville/Bigger Picture Group.
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JASON ALDEAN, LUKE BRYAN, MIRANDA LAMBERT, BLAKE SHELTON, GEORGE STRAIT, KEITH URBAN AND THE BAND PERRY TO PERFORM ON THE 49TH ANNUAL ACM AWARDS

03/06/2014
Encino, CA (March 6, 2014) - The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced ACM Award nominees Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Keith Urban and The Band Perry are scheduled to perform on the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The ceremony, which will be co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton, is produced for television by dick clark productions and will be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 6, 201
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