RAC Clark, the president and Emmy nominated executive producer of Lion’s Heart Entertainment, has produced the ACM Awards since 1999. Under his tenure, the show moved from Los Angeles to Las Vegas to Dallas for the 50th anniversary, where it set a Guinness world record for the highest attendance at an awards show broadcast with 70,252 attendees at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on April 19, 2015. Clark has also produced the awards show in Nashville for the last two years, emerging as a visually stunning showcase for Country Music. The oldest child of American Bandstand host Dick Clark, RAC was in his 20s when he started producing music-related series such as Puttin' on the Hits. In the decades that followed, he cultivated a reputation as among the most sought-after producers of live music programming in television, with more than one thousand hours of live event broadcasts to his credit. Clark has worked on multiple network broadcasts for the Academy of Country Music including a series of all-star ACM Presents specials. He also produced 165 episodes of Prime Time Country for The Nashville Network. His projects have included GRAMMY specials, GRAMMY and Oscar Red Carpets, Miss Universe & Miss USA Pageants, the 2013 and 2021 Presidential Inauguration Committee and the Muscular Dystrophy Association telecast. In 2019, Clark served the Academy of Country Music as interim Executive Director. His Lion’s Heart Entertainment is based in Southern California.