ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES NEW 2018-2019 OFFICERS AND 2018 CONTRIBUTION TO ACM LIFTING LIVES®

Encino, CA (September 27, 2018) – The Academy of Country Music® is announcing its newly elected officers for the 2018-2019 term and a total $800,000 contribution to ACM Lifting Lives® in 2018. Academy of Country Music contributions serve ACM Lifting Lives® ongoing mission to improve lives through the power of music and to fund the Diane Holcomb Emergency Relief Fund. Past philanthropic works have ranged from disaster relief and helping communities in need, to music education in schools and music camps for those with disabilities, to supporting programs that use music therapy as a means to help our veterans and wounded warriors, while providing grants to help them ease back into life – and much, much more. Newly elected officers of the board become effective in November.

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.