12/01/2020

ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES $2 MILLION RE-OPEN OF ACM LIFTING LIVES COVID-19 RESPONSE FUND FOR GIVING TUESDAY, TO DATE THE FUND HAS RAISED A TOTAL OF $3.5 MILLION

LOS ANGELES, CA (December 1, 2020) – ACM Lifting Lives®, the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music® announced today the re-opening of the ACM Lifting Lives® COVID-19 Response Fund, which recently raised $2 million in funds before Giving Tuesday, to be disbursed ahead of the December holidays to those in the Country music community facing financial hardships. The ACM Lifting Lives COVID-19 Response Fund was created in early April 2020 to assist individuals working in the Country music indust
12/01/2020

TUNE-IN ALERT ACM NEW ARTISTS OF THE YEAR RILEY GREEN AND TENILLE TOWNES TO REVEAL ACM® INDUSTRY AWARD & STUDIO RECORDING AWARD WINNERS FOR THE 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ ON ACM FACEBOOK TUESDAY, DEC. 8 AT 10:00 AM CT

WHO: 55th ACM Awards® New Male Artist and New Female Artist of the Year winners Riley Green and Tenille Townes will reveal the ACM® Industry and Studio Recording Award winners via the Academy of Country Music® Facebook, on Tuesday, December 8 at 8:00am PT/10:00am CT/11:00am ET.
11/17/2020

ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES OFFICERS AND NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2020-2021

Los Angeles, CA (November 17, 2020) – ACM Lifting Lives® is announcing a second-year term for the ACM Lifting Lives Officers and announced the newly elected Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 term. Continuing their tenure in office includes Chairman Paul Barnabee, Vice-Chairman Troy Vollhoffer, Vice-President Lorie Lytle, Treasurer Dwight Wiles, and Secretary Taylor Wolf.
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

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