10/15/2020

TAYLOR SWIFT'S GIBSON ACOUSTIC GUITAR JOINS DOLLY PARTON'S DULCIMER IN STAR-STUDDED COUNTRY MUSIC AUCTION CHRISTIE'S ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF 'NASHVILLE: AN AUCTION TO BENEFIT ACM LIFTING LIVES® COVID-19 RESPONSE FUND'

Los Angeles, CA (October 15, 2020) - Christie’s announces the full star-studded Country Music line-up for the online auction entitled “NASHVILLE: An Auction to Benefit ACM Lifting Lives® COVID-19 Response Fund” open for bidding October 15-29 on christies.com/Nashville. In addition to the previously announced Swarovski-crystal bedazzled four-string dulcimer owned by Dolly Parton for 30 years, the sale features a stunning black 2018 Gibson acoustic guitar personally inscribed and dated by global supers
10/14/2020

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES OFFICERS AND NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2020-2021

Los Angeles, CA (October 14, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® is announcing a second-year term for the Academy Officers and the newly elected Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 term. Continuing their tenure in office are Chairman Ed Warm, President Lori Badgett, Vice-President Chuck Aly, Treasurer Carmen Romano, Sergeant-at-Arms Gayle Holcomb, Parliamentarian Paul Moore and Secretary Tommy Moore.
10/01/2020

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® NEW MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION & RENEWALS OPEN, SUBMISSIONS & VOTING TIMELINE FOR 2021 ACM AWARDS® ANNOUNCED

Los Angeles, CA (October 1, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today the submissions and ballot timeline for professional membership voting for the 56th Academy of Country Music Awards™ and the ACM Membership application and renewal process is now open. The 56th Academy of Country Music Awards™ will broadcast LIVE on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on CBS.
09/16/2020

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE "55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™"

NASHVILLE, TN (September 16, 2020) – Winners have been announced for the 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, a Night of Heart and Hits Live from Nashville. 15-time ACM Award®-winning artist Keith Urban hosted the show featuring three iconic Nashville venues including Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe. For the first time in ACM Awards history, Thomas Rhett and Carrie Underwood tied for the Academy’s highest honor Entertainer of the Year Award – th
09/15/2020

PEOPLE, ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® & DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS PARTNER FOR OFFICIAL PRE-SHOW PRECEDING THE "55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™"

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 15, 2020) – PEOPLE, in partnership with the Academy of Country Music® and dick clark productions, announced today that it will be producing and exclusively live-streaming PeopleTV Red Carpet Live: 55th ACM Awards, the official pre-show for the 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ on Wednesday, September 16 beginning at 7:00PM ET/6:00PM CT/4:00PM PT. The 55th ACM Awards®, hosted by reigning ACM® Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM Award winner Keith Urban, will be broad
09/15/2020

CHRISTIE'S TO OFFER DOLLY PARTON'S SWAROVSKI CRYSTAL-STUDDED DULCIMER LEADING A SALE TO BENEFIT ACM LIFTING LIVES® COVID-19 RESPONSE FUND

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 15, 2020) – ACM Lifting Lives® and Christie’s announced today an exciting online-only charity auction entitled ‘NASHVILLE: An Auction to benefit ACM Lifting Lives® COVID-19 Response Fund” led by a Swarovski-crystal bedazzled four-string dulcimer owned by Dolly Parton for 30 years accompanied by its original stand and used by the artist as she celebrated her 50th Anniversary performing at the Grand Ole Opry in 2019. The dulcimer is estimated at $50,000 100,000, and lead
09/14/2020

KEITH URBAN AND P!NK TO PERFORM WORLD TELEVISION PREMIERE OF THEIR NEW SINGLE "ONE TOO MANY" ON THE "55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™," THIS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 ON CBS

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 14, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music®, dick clark productions and CBS announced today that reigning ACM® Entertainer of the Year, 15-time ACM Award winner and 55th ACM Awards® host Keith Urban, and international pop icon P!NK will perform the world television premiere of their new single, “One Too Many,” on the 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, a night of heart and hits live from Nashville. The 55th ACM Awards will be broadcast live Wednesday, Sept. 16 (8:00-11
09/14/2020

OFF-CAMERA ACM AWARDS® WINNERS ANNOUNCED AHEAD OF THE "55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™" TO BE BROADCAST LIVE FROM NASHVILLE, WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 16 ON CBS MIRANDA LAMBERT WINS MUSIC EVENT OF THE YEAR WITH MAREN MORRIS, ASHLEY MCBRYDE, TENILLE TOWNES, CAYLEE HAMMACK & ELLE KING; THOMAS RHETT WINS VIDEO OF THE YEAR; HILLARY LINDSEY WINS SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR FOR THE FIRST TIME

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 14, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today the winners for the Music Event of the Year, Video of the Year and Songwriter of the Year categories in advance of the 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, a Night of Heart and Hits Live from Nashville, airing on Wednesday, September 16 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network, and will be available to stream live and on demand on CBS All Access.
09/14/2020

AN EPIC PERFORMANCE FEATURING ALL ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR NOMINEES LUKE BRYAN, ERIC CHURCH, LUKE COMBS, THOMAS RHETT AND CARRIE UNDERWOOD, TO OPEN THE "55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARD™" THIS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 AT 8 PM ET/PT ON CBS CeCe Winans Added as Presenter

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 14, 2020) – Academy of Country Music®, dick clark productions and CBS today announced this year’s ACM Entertainer of the Year nominees Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett and Carrie Underwood will kick off the 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ with a can’t-miss performance featuring a medley of each of their greatest hits. Multiplatinum-selling artist CeCe Winans has been added as presenter. The 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, a Night of Heart a

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