ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® NEW MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION & RENEWALS OPEN, SUBMISSIONS & VOTING TIMELINE FOR 2021 ACM AWARDS® ANNOUNCED
ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC®
NEW MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION & RENEWALS OPEN,
SUBMISSIONS & VOTING TIMELINE
FOR 2021 ACM AWARDS® ANNOUNCED
December 1, 2020 Deadline to Apply for New Memberships & Renew Memberships
For Voting Eligibility for the 56th Academy of Country Music Awards™ in 2021
Los Angeles, CA (October 1, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today the submissions and ballot timeline for professional membership voting for the 56th Academy of Country Music Awards™ and the ACM Membership application and renewal process is now open. The 56th Academy of Country Music Awards™ will broadcast LIVE on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on CBS.
The Academy of Country Music is updating voting security by implementing a new double-authentication process through a mobile number versus a member’s email address. Members are encouraged to update their mobile phone number during the renewal window, as they pay their dues.
The submissions eligibility period for the 56th Academy of Country Music Awards is January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. Key dates for Academy professional members for the 2020 ACM Awards cycle are as follows:
- New Membership/Membership Renewals Opens: October 1, 2020
- DEADLINE for New Membership/Renewals Closing: December 1, 2020
- Submissions Period Opens: December 1, 2020
- Submissions Period Closes: January 8, 2021
- First Round Voting: January 19, 2021 – January 26, 2021
- Second Round Voting: February 10, 2021 – February 17, 2021
- Final Round Voting: March 17, 2021 – March 24, 2021
New membership applications and existing membership renewals open today, Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM PT / 11:00 AM CT with a deadline to apply by Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 5:00 PM PT / 7:00 PM CT for members to be eligible to vote during the 2021 Awards cycle. To apply online for a membership with the Academy of Country Music, please visit the ACM Membership platform at: https://www.acmcountry.com/membership.
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