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,
03/23/2020

NEW AIR DATE ANNOUNCED FOR THE 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 16 ON CBS

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 23, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® and dick clark productions announced today that the 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ has set a new air date, Wednesday, Sept. 16 (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. As previously announced, the 55th ACM Awards® that honors the biggest names and emerging talent in the Country Music industry, will be hosted by reigning ACM® Entertainer of the Year and
03/19/2020

COUNTRY MUSIC'S BIGGEST STARS PERFORM FROM HOME ON ACM PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY, A TWO-HOUR SPECIAL AIRING SUNDAY, APRIL 5 AT 8PM ET/PT ON CBS

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 19, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® and dick clark productions announced today, with appearances and concerts canceled, Country Music’s biggest stars are practicing social distancing by staying home – and inviting fans to join them for a new kind of entertainment special. ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY will feature intimate conversations and at-home acoustic performances with top Country artists along with clips of their favorite moments from the Academy of Country Music Aw
03/15/2020

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ APRIL 5 IN LAS VEGAS POSTPONED

Encino, CA (March 15, 2020) – The 55th Academy of Country Music Awards™ scheduled to air live on the CBS Television Network on Sunday, April 5th from Las Vegas is postponed and will be rescheduled to air on CBS in September, at a date, time and venue to be determined. The health and safety of our artists, fans, industry, staff and partners is our number one priority.
03/11/2020

55TH ACM AWARDS® HOST KEITH URBAN AND MIRANDA LAMBERT TO PERFORM ON THE 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

ENCINO, CA (March 11, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today the first round of performers for the 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, honoring the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry. 55th ACM Awards® Host and nominee Keith Urban and nominee Miranda Lambert have been added as performers. Lambert will also perform with ACM Award nominated artists Lindsay Ell, Caylee Hammack, Elle King, Ashley McBryde and Tenille Towne

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