CHARLES KELLEY OF LADY ANTEBELLUM TO HOST THE 2017 ACM LIFTING LIVES® GOLF CLASSIC ON SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2017 AT TPC LAS VEGAS DURING “THE WEEK VEGAS GOES COUNTRY®”

ENCINO, CA (March 15, 2017) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today that for the first time Charles Kelley, of multi-platinum trio Lady Antebellum and eleven-time ACM Award winner, will host the ACM Lifting Lives® Golf Classic at TPC Las Vegas on Saturday, April 1, 2017. The “scramble” style golf tournament, being held for the sixth consecutive year at TPC Las Vegas, was initially created to meet the need for a charitable event to connect fans, sponsors and donors with industry insiders and artists. Proceeds from the tournament benefit the ACM Lifting Lives’ Diane Holcomb Emergency Relief Fund, which provides immediate relief to those in need within the music industry.

ADDITIONAL EVENTS & SUPERSTAR ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR “THE WEEK VEGAS GOES COUNTRY®” 2017 INCLUDING 5TH ANNUAL ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE® TAKING PLACE MARCH 30 – APRIL 2, 2017 SURROUNDING THE 52ND ACM AWARDS®

ENCINO, CA (February 9, 2017) – The Academy of Country Music® revealed today exciting details including the musical lineup, additional industry and fan events, as well as ticket on-sale dates and hotel codes for The Week Vegas Goes Country®, including the 5th Annual ACM Party for a Cause® – along with the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, which will broadcast LIVE for the first time ever from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.