02/13/2019

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® REVEALS MARQUEE EVENTS FOR 7TH ANNUAL ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE®

ENCINO, CA (February 13, 2019) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today the marquee events slated for the 7th Annual ACM Party for a Cause®, which is set to take place at select venues across the Las Vegas Strip on April 5-7, 2019. Back by popular demand, ACM Stories, Songs & Stars, ACM Lifting Lives Topgolf Tee-Off and the ACM Awards Official After Party presented by Security Benefit will return as marquee events for ACM Party for a Cause. Additionally, new to the jam-packed line-up on Sat
02/11/2019

ICONIC ENTERTAINER REBA McENTIRE RETURNS TO HOST 54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

ENCINO, CA (February 11, 2019) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today that iconic entertainer and 16-time ACM Award® winner Reba McEntire will return as host and executive producer of the 54th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®. The 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 7, 2019 at 8:00 PM ET / delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. T
02/04/2019

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR RADIO AWARDS CATEGORIES FOR THE 54th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

ENCINO, CA (February 4, 2019) – The Academy of Country Music® is announcing today Radio Awards nominees for the 54th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, including triple nominations for WYCD-FM in Detroit, MI and KUZZ-FM in Bakersfield, CA; and double nominations for KUBL-FM in Salt Lake City, UT, WMIL-FM in Milwaukee, WI, WYCT-FM in Pensacola, FL and KORA-FM in Bryan, TX.
01/31/2019

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES JORDAN DAVIS FOR A VISIT

Encino, CA (January 31, 2019) – The Academy of Country Music® welcomed MCA Nashville recording artist Jordan Davis to the office while he was in Los Angeles recently. While at the Academy, Davis performed his Top 10 current single, “Take It From Me,” and other songs from his latest album, Home State.
01/30/2019

DEANA CARTER, MORGAN EVANS AND GONE WEST FEATURING COLBIE CAILLAT ADDED TO PERFORMANCE LINEUP FOR ACM LIFTING LIVES® PRESENTS: BORDERLINE STRONG

ACM Lifting Lives® and Borderline Bar & Grill are teaming up to present a night of special music performances at ACM Lifting Lives Presents: Borderline Strong, an evening dedicated to Help, Hope and Healing, on Monday, February 11 in Thousand Oaks, California. In acknowledgement of the shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill which killed 12 people and injured many more in Thousand Oaks, the country music community, families of previous gun violence and the Hollywood entertainment community are uniting to su
01/23/2019

TRACE ADKINS, JIMMIE ALLEN, CHARLES ESTEN, CASSADEE POPE, TYLER RICH AND RUNAWAY JUNE TO PERFORM AT ACM LIFTING LIVES® PRESENTS: BORDERLINE STRONG

Encino, CA (January 23, 2019) – ACM Lifting Lives® and Borderline Bar & Grill are teaming up to present a night of special music performances at ACM Lifting Lives Presents: Borderline Strong, an evening dedicated to Help, Hope and Healing, on Monday, February 11 in Thousand Oaks, California. Hosted by Charles Esten, the one-night-only concert will feature Trace Adkins, Jimmie Allen, Charles Esten, Cassadee Pope, Tyler Rich, Runaway June and more to be announced at the Fred Kavli Theatre in the Thousand O
01/10/2019

ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES 2018 FALL GRANT CYCLE RECIPIENTS

ENCINO, CA (January 10, 2019) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced its 2018 fall grant cycle beneficiaries today with grants totaling more than $270,000 for a selection of organizations including Arts Wisconsin, Barefoot Republic, Inc., Camp Sunshine Inc., Carnegie Mellon University, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, COPD Foundation, Country Music Hall of Fame, Follow Your Heart Arts Program, Foundations of Music, Glenvar High School, High Hopes Development Center, Los Angeles Music and Art School (LAMusArt),
12/13/2018

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® WELCOMES TYLER RICH FOR A VISIT

Encino, CA (December 13, 2018) – The Academy of Country Music® welcomed Northern California charmer Tyler Rich to the office while he was in Los Angeles recently. While at the Academy, Tyler performed “The Difference,” his current single that already went No. 1 on SiriusXM, and other songs from his self-titled EP on The Valory Music Co. He is taking the songs on the road now opening for Brett Young on the CMT: HERE TONIGHT TOUR and has been named a Pandora 2019 Country Artists to Watch.
12/13/2018

ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR LYNDSAY CRUZ

Encino, CA (December 13, 2018) – The ACM Lifting Lives® Board of Directors and its Search Committee has completed the search in filling the ACM Lifting Lives Executive Director role, announcing today that Lyndsay Cruz will join the organization beginning January 2, 2019. This position is based out of the Academy of Country Music headquarters in Encino, CA and reports to ACM Lifting Lives President and Academy of Country Music CEO, Pete Fisher.