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
03/11/2020

Statement from The Academy of Country Music®

The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions remain committed to serving fans and our Country Music community by producing THE 55th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ live from Las Vegas on April 5 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. We are closely monitoring the situation along with the MGM team, who are in continuous contact with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Southern Nevada Health District, and other agencies and experts for guidance. We will take every precaution to en
02/27/2020

REIGNING ACM® ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR KEITH URBAN TO HOST THE 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ LIVE FROM THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS ON SUNDAY, APRIL 5 ON CBS

ENCINO, CA (February 27, 2020) – CBS and the Academy of Country Music® today announced that reigning ACM® Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM Award®-winner Keith Urban will host 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. The awards show will be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 5 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Netwo
02/27/2020

NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

ENCINO, CA (February 27, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today the nominations 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. Reigning ACM® Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM Award®-winner Keith Urban will host the show for the first time. The 55th ACM Awards® will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 5 (live 8:00-11:00 PM
02/26/2020

55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ TO ANNOUNCE HOST AND NOMINATIONS ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27

The Academy of Country Music® will announce this year’s host and full list of nominees for the 55th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, on Thursday, February 27. The host will be announced via Academy of Country Music’s social media accounts at 8:00 AM ET, followed by the 55th ACM Awards® Nominations Digital Press Conference at 8:30 AM ET.
02/18/2020

CARLY PEARCE TO REVEAL ACM® RADIO AWARDS WINNERS FOR THE 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ ON ACM FACEBOOK & IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CRS 2020 ON FEB. 19 AT 11:30 AM CT

Two-time ACM Award nominee Carly Pearce will reveal the ACM® Radio Award winners via the Academy of Country Music® Facebook, which will also be revealed on February 19 at 9:30am PT/11:30am CT/12:30pm ET at CRS (Country Music Seminar) 2020. The chart-topping singer/songwriter will also return for a second time to host the annual ACM Radio Awards Reception on Saturday, April 4 at 4:00 PM PT in the MGM Vista Ballroom, leading up to the 55th ACM Awards® in Las Vegas.
02/14/2020

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES STAFF PROMOTIONS & NEW HIRES

Encino, CA (February 14, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® is announcing a promotion within the Events department and two new additions to join the Academy staff. Danielle Bardier has been promoted to Coordinator, Events; Gloria Chavez has joined the staff as Assistant, Finance & Operations; and Hannah Kellis has joined the staff as Assistant, Creative & Content Production. All positions are based out of the Academy’s office in Encino, CA.
02/03/2020

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR RADIO AWARDS CATEGORIES FOR THE 55th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

ENCINO, CA (February 3, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® is announcing today Radio Awards nominees for the 55th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, including triple nominations for KUZZ-AM/FM in Bakersfield, CA; and double nominations for WIL-FM in St. Louis, MO, WNSH-FM in New York, NY, CKRY-FM in Calgary, AB, WUBE-FM in Cincinnati, OH, KXKT-FM in Omaha, NE and WUSY-FM in Chattanooga, TN.
12/18/2019

ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES 2020 GRANT CYCLE RECIPIENTS

ENCINO, CA (December 18, 2019) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced its 2020 grant cycle beneficiaries today with grants for a selection of organizations including Camp Sunshine Inc., CreatiVets, California State University Northridge Foundation, GRAMMY Museum Foundation Inc., The KEYS Program, The Miracle Project, Multiple Sclerosis Achievement Center at Kansas University, Operation Song, Personal Counseling Services, Project C.A.M.P., and Save The Music Foundation. Partnerships with artists and generous givi

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