KELSEA BALLERINI, GABBY BARRETT, MAREN MORRIS, OLD DOMINION AND THOMAS RHETT FEATURING JON PARDI TO PERFORM FROM RYMAN AUDITORIUM, AND JIMMIE ALLEN, LUKE COMBS, MIRANDA LAMBERT AND TIM MCGRAW TO PERFORM FROM THE BLUEBIRD CAFE, ON THE 55TH ACADEMY OF

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 26, 2020) – CBS, Academy of Country Music® and dick clark productions today announced Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, Old Dominion and Thomas Rhett featuring Jon Pardi as performers for the 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, a night of heart and hits live from Nashville. Hosted by reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM Award winner Keith Urban, the 55th ACM Awards® will be broadcast on Wednesday, September 16 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network, and will be available to stream on demand on CBS All Access.

THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® TO FEATURE HAILEY WHITTERS WITH SPECIAL GUEST NICOLLE GALYON IN “ACM WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY” THIS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26 AT 6 PM CT UPCOMING EPISODE OF “THE ACM WEEKLY” HIGHLIGHTS NEW PERFORMANCES BY INGRID ANDRESS, LEE BRICE,

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 24, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today the lineup for the upcoming episode of “ACM Wine Down Wednesday” Series and “The ACM Weekly.” As previously announced, the latest episode of “ACM Wine Down Wednesday” Series, presented by 1000 Stories® Wine, will feature wine provided by 1000 Stories® Wine, a performance, conversation and stories with rising recording artist, Hailey Whitters and special guest Nicolle Galyon. The “ACM Wine Down Wednesday” Series will be live on Hailey Whitters’ official Facebook page, as well as the Academy of Country Music® and 1000 Stories® Wine official Facebook pages on Wednesday, August 26 at 6 PM CT. Following Whitter’s performance on Facebook, the latest episode will be featured and available to watch at TheHub.ACMcountry.com for 30 days.

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