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.
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 Allen, Carlton Anderson, Big Kenny, Jordan Davis, Brantley Gilbert, Ashley Gorley, Adam Hambrick, Caylee Hammack, Tracy Lawrence, Scotty McCreery, Chase McGill, AJ McLean, Jamie O’Neal, Josh 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.