02/26/2020

55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ TO ANNOUNCE HOST AND NOMINATIONS ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27

 

TUNE-IN ALERT

 

55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ TO ANNOUNCE

HOST AND NOMINATIONS ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27

 

LAUREN ALAINA, BOBBY BONES, CASSIE DiLAURA, KEVIN FRAZIER, GAYLE KING, ASHLEY McBRYDE AND MORE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 55TH ACM AWARDS® NOMINATIONS DIGITAL PRESS CONFERENCE AT 8:30 AM ET

 

Digital Press Conference to be Hosted on Academy of Country Music’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter Accounts

 

WHAT:   The Academy of Country Music® will announce this year’s host and full list of nominees for the 55th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, on Thursday, February 27. The host will be announced via Academy of Country Music’s social media accounts at 8:00 AM ET, followed by the 55th ACM Awards® Nominations Digital Press Conference at 8:30 AM ET.

 

The ACM Awards telecast, honoring Country music’s superstars and hottest emerging talent, will air LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 5 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network and be available to stream live and on-demand across digital platforms on the CBS All Access subscription service.

 

WHO:   ACM Award-winning artist Lauren Alaina, this year’s ACM Radio Award National On-Air Personality of the Year winner Bobby Bones, Entertainment Tonight’s Cassie DiLaura and Kevin Frazier, CBS This Morning’s Gayle King, reigning ACM New Female Artist of the Year Ashley McBryde and more will announce select ACM Awards nominations categories via videos posted in real time to fans and media, simultaneously.

 

WHEN:                 Thursday, February 27, 2020

  • 8:00 AM ET - Host Announcement via social media 
  • 8:30 AM ET - ACM Awards Nominations Digital Press Conference via social media followed by a press release on ACMcountry.com at 9:00 AM ET. 


WHERE:               ACM AWARDS SOCIAL MEDIA


MORE:    The 55th ACM Awards will feature exciting performances, unprecedented collaborations, surprising moments and more to be announced in the coming weeks. Tickets for the 55th ACM Awards are available for purchase now at ACMawards.com.

 

Media credential applications to cover the Awards in Las Vegas are available now at ACMcountry.com/press.

 

For more information on the ACM Awards and all ACM events, visit www.ACMcountry.com. You can like Academy of Country Music on Facebook or follow on Twitter at @ACMawards, follow on Instagram at @ACMawards and sign up for the FREE ACM A-List for more immediate updates.

 

About the Academy of Country Music Awards

The 55th Academy of Country Music Awards™ is dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in the Country Music industry. The show is produced for television by dick clark productions and will broadcast LIVE from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network, and be available to stream live and on-demand across digital platforms on the CBS All Access subscription service. R.A. Clark, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are executive producers. Damon Whiteside is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.

 

CONTACT:
Academy of Country Music Contacts:

Brooke Primero / Melissa Moldovan

[email protected] / 818-788-8000           

[email protected] / 818-788-8000

 

CBS Press Contacts:
Andrea Ballas / Kate Fisher                                         

[email protected] / 818-655-1581

[email protected] / 212-975-3818 

 

Valence Media / dick clark productions Contacts:

Gina Sorial / Ligia Mallmann           

[email protected] / 310-255-0308

[email protected] / 310-255-0321

 

Rogers & Cowan PMK Contacts:
Christina Canseco / Hallie Sawyer                            

[email protected] / 310-854-4800

[email protected] / 310-854-4800