05/20/2019

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES INDUSTRY AWARD AND STUDIO RECORDING AWARD WINNERS

Encino, CA (May 20, 2019) – Today, the Academy of Country Music® announced the Industry Award and Studio Recording Award winners for the 54th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™. Industry Award, Studio Recording Award and soon to be announced Special Award recipients will be honored during the 13th ANNUAL ACM HONORS™, an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 54th ACM Awards. ACM Honors will take place on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at the historic
05/20/2019

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES NEW INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, RAC CLARK

Encino, CA (May 20, 2019) – It has been decided that CEO Pete Fisher is stepping down after almost two and a half years as the head of the organization, which includes his duties with the Academy of Country Music Awards™ show and ACM Lifting Lives®, the charitable arm of the Academy. Fisher plans to pursue new opportunities. R.A. (RAC) Clark, Executive Producer of the Academy of Country Music Awards, has been appointed the interim Executive Director of the Academy, effective immediately.
04/08/2019

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE "54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™"

LAS VEGAS, NV (April 7, 2019) – Winners have been announced for the 54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, which aired LIVE earlier this evening, hosted by iconic entertainer and 16-time ACM Award® winner, Reba McEntire, on the CBS Television Network from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The ACM Awards named Keith Urban as Entertainer of the Year, his first win in the category and the evening’s biggest honor. With this win, he will receive the prestigious ACM Triple Crown Award, as he pr
04/07/2019

DIERKS BENTLEY AND BROTHERS OSBORNE WIN ACM AWARD® MUSIC EVENT OF THE YEAR

ENCINO, CA (April 7, 2019) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today that Dierks Bentley and Brothers Osborne were announced as winners of the ACM Award Music Event of the Year category for “Burning Man” produced by Ross Copperman, Jon Randall Stewart and Arturo Buenahora Jr. and Capitol Records Nashville. The award was announced in advance of the 54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, airing LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 8:00 PM ET / delayed PT
04/05/2019

ACM LIFTING LIVES® PARTNERS WITH AFLAC AND CARLY PEARCE TO PRESENT AFLAC ACM LIFTING LIVES HONOR FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

ENCINO, CA (April 5, 2019) – The Academy of Country Music® announced a return of the partnership between Aflac, the leader in supplemental insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S. and exclusive insurance partner of the ACM Awards®, and ACM Lifting Lives®, the charitable arm of the Academy of Country Music, to present the Aflac ACM Lifting Lives Honor for the second consecutive year. This year’s recognition will be given to an individual for his or her outstanding support in the music community.
04/05/2019

CHRISSY METZ TO PERFORM WITH LAUREN ALAINA, MICKEY GUYTON, MADDIE & TAE AND CARRIE UNDERWOOD AT THE "54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™" IN MUST-SEE COLLABORATION TO SPOTLIGHT ACM LIFTING LIVES®

ENCINO, CA (April 5, 2019) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today that Chrissy Metz, star of the upcoming movie BREAKTHROUGH being released by 20th Century Fox this Easter, will make her live television performance debut at the “54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™,” and be joined on stage by Lauren Alaina, Mickey Guyton, Maddie & Tae and Carrie Underwood for a must-see collaboration. The artists, who are each featured on the film’s soundtrack will perform a special rendition of the
04/04/2019

ACM AWARD® WINNING ARTIST LAUREN ALAINA NAMED OFFICIAL SOCIAL MEDIA CORRESPONDENT FOR THE 54th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

Encino, CA (April 4, 2019) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today ACM Award® winning artist Lauren Alaina has been named the official social media correspondent for the 54th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™. During The Week Vegas Goes Country®, Alaina will bring fans a front-row seat and behind-the-scenes perspective of the ACM Awards experience in real-time. Fans can watch for content posted across the ACM and CBS social platforms, as well as Alaina’s personal handles.