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BLAKE SHELTON AND LUKE BRYAN RETURN TO CO-HOST 49th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AWARDS

12/02/2013
ENCINO, CA (December 2, 2013) – Four-time ACM Award winner Blake Shelton and reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan will return to co-host Country Music’s Party of the Year®, the 49th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, produced by dick clark productions and broadcast LIVE 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. This year’s show will be Shelton’s fourth consecutive turn and Bryan’s second time hosting the Aw
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ACM AND CBS ANNOUNCE NEW “ACM SESSIONS” WITH JUSTIN MOORE AND BRETT ELDREDGE

11/26/2013
November 26, 2013 – The Academy of Country Music and CBS today announced the launch of two new performances in the “ACM Sessions” online concert series. “ACM Sessions” with Justin Moore and Brett Eldredge are now available on-demand exclusively on CBS.com and CBS Audience Network partner sites.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES AMERICAN YOUNG FOR A VISIT

11/14/2013
Encino, CA (November 14, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Curb Records recording artists American Young to the office while they were in Los Angeles last month. While at the Academy, they performed their debut single, “Love is War.”
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES PARMALEE FOR A VISIT

11/13/2013
Encino, CA (November 13, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Stoney Creek Records recording artists Parmalee to the office while they were in Los Angeles last month. While at the Academy, they performed their current Top 10 single “Carolina” and several new songs from their upcoming debut album, Feels Like Carolina, which will be released on December 10th.
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ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES OFFICERS AND NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2013-2014

11/12/2013
ENCINO, CA (November 12, 2013) – ACM Lifting Lives is announcing the newly elected Board of Directors members for the 2013-2014 term.
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“MY CAUSE” WEB FEATURE FOR NOVEMBER SPOTLIGHTS THE HENNINGSENS AND “ELIJAH’S HEART”

11/07/2013
Encino, CA (November 7, 2013) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that the November “My Cause” web feature will spotlight The Henningsens and the charity organization, Elijah’s Heart. The web feature drives awareness of artist-supported charitable organizations and supports fundraising efforts for those philanthropies.
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ACM PARTNERS WITH ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY CAMP FOR FIRST-EVER ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY CAMP GOES COUNTRY

10/31/2013
Encino, CA (October 31, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music is announcing a new partnership with Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp for the first-ever Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp Goes Country, a country music version of the famous interactive music camps that provides campers with the ultimate “rock star” experience. A portion of Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp Goes Country proceeds (camp registrations) will go to ACM Lifting Lives, the Academy’s charitable arm, which works to improve lives through the power of music.
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ACM ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO AWARDS CATEGORIES FOR 2014

10/30/2013
Encino, CA (October 30, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music is announcing today category changes to the Musician-Bandleaders-Instrumentalists awards, and Casino of the Year and Venue of the Year categories, which will go into effect beginning with the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, to be held in 2014 on an as-yet-unannounced date.
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DIERKS BENTLEY, THE CBS NETWORK AND THE ACM PARTNER FOR THE MUSIC VIDEO PREMIERE OF “I HOLD ON”

10/29/2013
Nashville, TN – Oct. 29, 2013 – Award-winning singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley has teamed up with CBS to premiere the music video for his emotional and autobiographical new single “I Hold On” across multiple CBS properties. Today, omg! Insider will take fans behind the scenes of the shoot for a sneak peek of the video before it officially premieres tomorrow morning across CBS digital properties including all local country CBS radio stations’ websites, Radio.com, MetroLyrics.com and ACMCountry.com.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES DAVID NAIL FOR A VISIT

10/22/2013
Encino, CA (October 22, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed MCA recording artist David Nail to the office while he was in Los Angeles last week on his fall tour. While at the Academy, Nail performed “Whatever She’s Got,” the debut single off his forthcoming 2014 album.
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