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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® UNVEILS 2019 HOLIDAY CAMPAIGN FEATURING GIFT-READY CUSTOM ACM® SWEATSHIRTS AND KOOZIES, INCLUDED WITH EACH TICKET PURCHASE STARTING BLACK FRIDAY, NOV 29 THROUGH SUNDAY, DEC 15

Encino, CA (November 29, 2019) – To kick off the holiday season, the Academy of Country Music® today unveiled a holiday campaign, encouraging fans to gear up for Country Music’s Party of the Year® by offering – for a limited time, while supplies last – FREE custom ACM holiday merchandise to wrap up for the country music lover on their gift list. Starting Black Friday, November 29 through Sunday, December 15, fans can purchase ACM Awards tickets and receive a custom ACM-branded sweatshirt and koozie, for each ticket purchased. Tickets to the 55TH ACM Awards are available at www.ACMawards.com. Details were revealed today, HERE.

ULTIMATE VIP PACKAGES FOR “55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™” & ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE® 2020 AVAILABLE VIA PRE-SALE TOMORROW WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18th & GENERAL ONSALE FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20th

Encino, CA (September 17, 2019) – Ultimate Fan VIP Packages go on sale tomorrow for the 55th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ on April 5 and the 8th Annual ACM Party for a Cause® events on April 4, with the return of ACM Lifting Lives® Topgolf Tee-Off hosted by Rascal Flatts and Darius Rucker, and the newly created ACM Beach Bash Presented by Dr Pepper at Mandalay Bay Beach, with performances by reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum and more to be announced. Country Music’s Party of the Year®, will broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on CBS. The 55TH ACM Awards, honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in country music, will feature exciting performances, unprecedented collaborations, surprising moments and more to be announced in the coming months.

55th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ TO BE BROADCAST LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS, SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 2020 ON CBS - PLUS - ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE® RETURNS SATURDAY, APRIL 4 WITH ACM LIFTING LIVES® TOPGOLF TEE-OFF HOSTED BY RASCAL FLATTS & DARIUS RUCKER + NEW ACM B

Encino, CA (September 10, 2019) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today that the 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS Country Music’s Party of the Year®, will broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on CBS. The 55TH ACM Awards, honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in country music, will feature exciting performances, unprecedented collaborations, surprising moments and more to be announced in the coming months.

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ADDS CODY ALAN, CLINT BLACK, HALEY & MICHAELS, HIGH VALLEY, HOME FREE, LUKE LAIRD, LITTLE BIG TOWN, THOMAS RHETT AND MARLEY SHERWOOD TO 7TH ANNUAL ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE® LINEUP

The 7th Annual ACM Party for a Cause®, taking place on Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 7, 2019 in Las Vegas, will consist of fan events and private parties leading up to and immediately following the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®. The Academy-hosted marquee events slated for this year’s Party for a Cause include ACM Stories, Songs & Stars, ACM Lifting Lives Topgolf Tee-Off, ACM Decades and the ACM Awards Official After Party presented by Security Benefit. Each event will feature performances by country music’s biggest names and hottest new talent.

LUKE COMBS, LANCO AND ASHLEY McBRYDE ANNOUNCED AS NEW ARTIST WINNERS FOR THE “54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™”

ENCINO, CA (March 25, 2019) – The Academy of Country Music® revealed the winners of the new artist categories for the 54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®. Luke Combs, LANCO and Ashley McBryde have been named New Male Artist of the Year, New Group of the Year and New Female Artist of the Year, respectively. The winners each received a surprise phone call from 14-time ACM Award® winner, two-time ACM Entertainer of the Year and current ACM Award nominee Carrie Underwood, who won the 2005 New Female Vocalist category at the 2006 ACM Awards.

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® PRESENTS THE 7TH ANNUAL ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE®

The 7th Annual ACM Party for a Cause®, taking place on Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 7, 2019 in Las Vegas, will consist of fan events and private parties leading up to and immediately following the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®. The Academy-hosted marquee events slated for this year’s Party for a Cause include ACM Stories, Songs & Stars, ACM Lifting Lives Topgolf Tee-Off, ACM Decades and the ACM Awards Official After Party presented by Security Benefit. Each event will feature performances by country music’s biggest names and hottest new talent.

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL PERFORMERS FOR 7TH ANNUAL ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE®

ENCINO, CA (March 8, 2019) – The Academy of Country Music® announced more than a dozen of country music’s biggest stars and hottest new talents have been added to the 7th Annual ACM Party for a Cause® performance lineup, including Jimmie AllenCarlton AndersonBig KennyJordan DavisBrantley GilbertAshley GorleyAdam HambrickCaylee HammackTracy LawrenceScotty McCreeryChase McGillAJ McLeanJamie O’NealJosh Osborne, Carly Pearce and Cassadee Pope. Additionally, it was announced that Shawn Parr and Big Kenny will host the ACM Awards Official After Party presented by Security Benefit. This year’s ACM Party for a Cause will take place as part of “The Week Vegas Goes Country” on Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 7, 2019 in Las Vegas.

ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES 2019 CLUB SHOWS

Encino, CA (March 7, 2019) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today Clare Dunn and Jackson Michelson will be part of this year’s nationwide ACM Lifting Lives Club Shows. Stoney’s Rockin’ Country in Las Vegas has agreed to donate a portion of each ticket sold from both shows to ACM Lifting Lives, and the money raised will go to help fund organizations that are improving lives through the power of music.

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES FAN PACKAGES FOR THE “54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™”

Encino, CA (February 28, 2019) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today the availability of Ultimate ACM Awards® VIP Experience and the Ultimate ACM Awards VIP Travel Package for the 54th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, Country Music’s Party of the Year® live from Las Vegas on Sunday April 7, 2019, available from CID Entertainment. In addition, the Academy is offering fan ticket packages for the ACM Party for a Cause® events leading up to the Awards.

NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE “54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™”

ENCINO, CA (February 20, 2019) – The Academy of Country Music announced today the nominees for the 54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, honoring country music’s superstars and hottest emerging talent. Iconic entertainer and sixteen-time ACM Award® winner Reba McEntire will return to host LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 8:00 PM ET/PT on the CBS Television Network.

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® REVEALS MARQUEE EVENTS FOR 7TH ANNUAL ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE®

ENCINO, CA (February 13, 2019) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today the marquee events slated for the 7th Annual ACM Party for a Cause®, which is set to take place at select venues across the Las Vegas Strip on April 5-7, 2019. Back by popular demand, ACM Stories, Songs & Stars, ACM Lifting Lives Topgolf Tee-Off and the ACM Awards Official After Party presented by Security Benefit will return as marquee events for ACM Party for a Cause. Additionally, new to the jam-packed line-up on Saturday night is ACM Decades.

54th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ TO BE BROADCAST LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS, SUNDAY, APRIL 7, 2019 ON CBS

Encino, CA (September 10, 2018) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today that the 54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, will broadcast LIVE from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on CBS. The 54TH ACM Awards, honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in country music, will feature exciting performances, unprecedented collaborations, surprising moments and more to be announced in the coming months.

DANIELLE BRADBERY AND CASSADEE POPE VISIT ACM LIFTING LIVES® MUSIC CAMP

The 9th Annual ACM Lifting Lives® Music Camp is in session this week in Nashville, Tenn. with campers from around the country participating in a week of activities and excursions around Music City. The residential camp has the dual purpose of studying Williams syndrome while providing music enrichment through performance and education.

ACM LIFTING LIVES® MUSIC CAMP 2018 KICKS OFF SONGWRITERS WORKSHOP WITH ROSS COPPERMAN, KIP MOORE AND JON NITE AND KARAOKE WITH BRANDON LAY

The 9th Annual ACM Lifting Lives® Music Camp is in session this week in Nashville, Tenn. with campers from around the country participating in a week of activities and excursions around Music City. The residential camp has the dual purpose of studying Williams syndrome while providing music enrichment through performance and education.