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“MY CAUSE” WEB FEATURE FOR OCTOBER SPOTLIGHTS LAUREN ALAINA AND “PROJECT UNIFY”

10/09/2013
Encino, CA (October 9, 2013) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that the October “My Cause” web feature will spotlight Lauren Alaina and the charity organization, Special Olympics Project UNIFY. Alaina is a Special Ambassador for Project Unify, and traveled to PyeongChang, South Korea last January for the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games. 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 SARA EVANS FOR A VISIT

10/08/2013
Encino, CA (October 8, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed RCA Nashville Records recording artist Sara Evans to the office while she was in Los Angeles. The ACM award winner is gearing up for the release of her 7th studio album, a follow up to Stronger which was released in 2011. While at the Academy, Evans previewed songs from her upcoming album including the lead single, “Slow Me Down,” which gave the ACM Top Female Vocalist the biggest add date of her career last week. Already receiving rave
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ANNOUNCES VOTING TIMELINE FOR 2014 AWARDS

10/07/2013
Encino, CA (October 7, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music announced today the ballot timeline for professional membership voting for the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, to be held in Spring 2014 on an as-yet-unannounced date. Details and timeline for fan voting will be announced at a later date.
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES THE HENNINGSENS FOR A VISIT

10/03/2013
Encino, CA (October 3, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Arista Nashville recording artists The Hennginsens to the office while they were in Los Angeles last month. While at the Academy they performed their Top-15 debut hit “American Beautiful” as well as their current single, “I Miss You.”
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES THOMPSON SQUARE FOR A VISIT

09/30/2013
Encino, CA (September 30, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music welcomed Stoney Creek Records recording artists Thompson Square to the office while they were in Los Angeles for several media appearances. The ACM Vocal Duo of the Year and ACM staff celebrated the duo’s recent success including their current Top 40 hit, “Everything I Shouldn’t Be Thinking About” as well as GOLD RIAA certification for the recent #1 "If I Didn't Have You."
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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES OFFICERS AND NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2013-2014

09/24/2013
ENCINO, CA (September 24, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music is announcing the newly elected Board of Directors for the 2013-2014 term.
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DAVE HAYWOOD, CHARLES KELLEY, DON SCHLITZ, BIG & RICH AND THE MAVERICKS ADDED TO LINEUP AT 7th ANNUAL ACM HONORS

09/06/2013
WHAT: The 7th Annual ACM HONORS, as previously announced, is an evening of musical tribute performances and award presentations celebrating the non-televised special honorees and winners from the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held earlier this year. Tickets priced at $40.00 are available at Ticketmaster.com and the Ryman box office. The evening is sponsored in part by American Airlines, City National Bank and Spot Shot®.
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“MY CAUSE” WEB FEATURE FOR SEPTEMBER SPOTLIGHTS FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE AND “OUTNUMBER HUNGER”

09/05/2013
Encino, CA (September 5, 2013) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that the September “My Cause” web feature will spotlight Florida Georgia Line and the charity organization, Outnumber Hunger. The web feature drives awareness of artist-supported charitable organizations and supports fundraising efforts for those philanthropies.
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DIERKS BENTLEY, DEANA CARTER, RODNEY CROWELL, PAUL FRANKLIN, VINCE GILL, EMMYLOU HARRIS, KREE HARRISON, ROBERT EARL KEEN, LORRIE MORGAN, DAVID NAIL, DARIUS RUCKER...AND MORE

08/27/2013
WHAT: The 7th Annual ACM HONORS, as previously announced, is an evening of musical tribute performances and award presentations celebrating the non-televised special honorees and winners from the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held earlier this year. Tickets priced at $40.00 are available at Ticketmaster.com and the Ryman box office. The evening is sponsored in part by American Airlines, City National Bank and Spot Shot®.
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ACM ANNOUNCES 2013 CONTRIBUTION TO ACM LIFTING LIVES ON BEHALF OF ARTISTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN “ACM PRESENTS: TIM McGRAW’S SUPERSTAR SUIMMER NIGHT” SPECIAL

08/26/2013
Encino, CA (August 26, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music recently announced a $700,000 contribution to ACM Lifting Lives, made on behalf of the artists who participated in the taping of “ACM Presents: Tim McGraw’s Superstar Summer Night” in Las Vegas in April. Ticket proceeds from the taping went to ACM Lifting Lives®.
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