07/13/2020

THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® TO HIGHLIGHT NEW FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR NOMINEE TENILLE TOWNES IN SECOND EPISODE OF ACM WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY WEEKLY SERIES WEDNESDAY, JULY 15 AT 6PM CT PRESENTED BY 1000 STORIES® BOURBON BARREL-AGED WINE, THE ACADEMY'S OFFICIAL WINE PARTNER

LOS ANGELES, CA (July 13, 2020) – As previously announced, the Academy of Country Music®, in partnership with 1000 Stories® Bourbon Barrel-Aged Wine, will feature ACM New Female Artist of the Year nominee, Tenille Townes, on the second episode of the ACM Wine Down Wednesday Series. The second episode of the five-week series will be live via Townes’ official Facebook page, and can also be streamed via the Academy of Country Music® and 1000 Stories® Wine official Facebook pages on Wednesday, July 15 a
07/09/2020

56TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ TO BROADCAST LIVE ON SUNDAY, APRIL 18, 2021 ON CBS

LOS ANGELES, CA (July 9, 2020) – CBS, Academy of Country Music® and dick clark productions announced today that the 56TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ will broadcast LIVE on Sunday, April 18, 2021 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network, and will stream live and on demand on CBS All Access. The 56TH ACM Awards®, dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in the Country Music industry, will feature exciting performances, unprecedented collabor
07/06/2020

THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES FIRST EVER ACM WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY WEEKLY SERIES FEATURING WOMEN IN COUNTRY, INCLUDING MADDIE & TAE, CARLY PEARCE, MACKENZIE PORTER, TENILLE TOWNES AND LAINEY WILSON PRESENTED BY 1000 STORIES® BOURBON BARREL-AGED WINE, THE ACADEMY'S OFFICIAL WINE PARTNER

LOS ANGELES, CA (July 6, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today, the first ever ACM Wine Down Wednesday Series presented by 1000 Stories® Bourbon Barrel-Aged Wine, the Academy’s official wine partner since 2019. The five-week “happy hour” virtual event series beginning Wednesday, July 8th through Wednesday, August 5th, brings fans weekly entertainment filled with intimate Country Music experiences.
06/23/2020

ACM LIFTING LIVES® BRINGS MUSIC TO LIFE FOR 2020 VIRTUAL ACM LIFTING LIVES® MUSIC CAMP

LOS ANGELES, CA (June 23, 2020) – ACM Lifting Lives®, the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music® hosted the 11th Annual ACM Lifting Lives® Music Camp with Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Wednesday, June 10 through Wednesday, June 17 via videoconference, with campers from all over the world including the U.S., Canada and Australia. Campers participated in a week of virtual activities and workshops joined by producer/songwriter Ross Copperman, Frankie Ba
04/27/2020

55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, HOSTED BY KEITH URBAN, TO BROADCAST LIVE FROM NASHVILLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SHOW'S HISTORY ON WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 16 AT 8:00 PM ET / 7:00 PM CT ON CBS

LOS ANGELES, CA (April 27, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® and dick clark productions announced today that the 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ will take place in Nashville, TN for the first time in the show’s 55-year history. In an unprecedented move, the 55th ACM AWARDS® will be the first awards show to broadcast from three iconic Country Music venues including the Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe. The announcement was made this morning
04/08/2020

ACM LIFTING LIVES® MAKES ADDITIONAL $250,000 CONTRIBUTION TO ITS COVID-19 RESPONSE FUND REACHING $1 MILLION AND HAS DISTRIBUTED MORE THAN $500,000 DIRECTLY TO IMPACTED INDIVIDUALS IN ITS FIRST WEEK, FOLLOWING THE FUND'S ANNOUNCEMENT BY BOBBY BONES IN ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY APRIL 5 TELECAST

LOS ANGELES, CA (April 8, 2020) – ACM Lifting Lives®, the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music® announced today the ACM Lifting Lives® COVID-19 Response Fund allocated $1 million in less than a week following the ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY special that aired Sunday, April 5 on CBS. Nearly 8 million music fans around the country united for an evening of music and togetherness on Sunday, featuring at-home acoustic performances by Country Music’s biggest stars, along with clips from past A
04/03/2020

SONGS REVEALED FOR ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY, A NEW TWO-HOUR SPECIAL AIRING SUNDAY, APRIL 5 AT 8:00 PM ET/7:00 PM CT ON CBS

LOS ANGELES, CA (April 3, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® and dick clark productions revealed today the complete list of chart-topping hits and fan-favorite songs that will be performed during ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY, a new two-hour special hosted by CBS THIS MORNING’s Gayle King, to be broadcast Sunday, April 5 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT and 7:00-9:00 PM CT) on the CBS Television Network and on CBS All Access. The special will feature intimate conversations and at-home acoustic performances with
04/01/2020

BOBBY BONES TO INTRODUCE THE ACM LIFTING LIVES® COVID-19 RESPONSE FUND DURING ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY, A NEW TWO-HOUR SPECIAL AIRING SUNDAY, APRIL 5 AT 8:00 PM ET/7:00 PM CT ON CBS

LOS ANGELES, CA (April 1, 2020) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today the creation of the ACM Lifting Lives® COVID-19 Response Fund. In response to the growing need due to COVID-19, this fund was created to assist individuals working in the Country Music industry who are suffering a financial crisis as a result of the pandemic. iHeartMedia’s leading country radio host and ACM® Radio Award National On-Air Personality of the Year Bobby Bones, a long-time ACM Lifting Lives supporter, will introduce the f
03/31/2020

TUNE-IN: GAYLE KING TO HOST STAR-STUDDED ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY, A NEW TWO-HOUR SPECIAL AIRING SUNDAY, APRIL 5 AT 8:00 PM ET/7:00 PM CT ON CBS

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 31, 2020) – Gayle King announced this morning on CBS THIS MORNING that she will host ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY, a new two-hour special to be broadcast Sunday, April 5 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT and 7:00-9:00 PM CT) on the CBS Television Network and on CBS All Access. The special will feature intimate conversations and at-home acoustic performances with Country Music’s biggest stars, along with clips from past ACM Awards® moments. It will be a night filled with entertainment, hope an
03/26/2020

STAR-STUDDED LINEUP ANNOUNCED FOR ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY, A NEW TWO-HOUR SPECIAL AIRING SUNDAY, APRIL 5 AT 8:00 PM ET/7:00 PM CT ON CBS

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 26, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® and dick clark productions announced today the all-star lineup of performers for ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY, a two-hour special featuring intimate conversations and at-home acoustic performances with Country Music’s biggest stars, along with clips from the Academy of Country Music Awards’™ 55-year history. Confirmed performers include Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Kane Brown & John Legend, Luke Bryan, Brandi Carlile, Eric Church,