LAUREN ALAINA VISITS ACM LIFTING LIVES MUSIC CAMP 2013

Encino, CA (June 26, 2013) – 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.

JERROD NIEMANN AND LANCE MILLER KICK OFF ACM LIFTING LIVES MUSIC CAMP 2013

Encino, CA (June 24, 2013) – ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp is in session this week in Nashville, 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 SERIES BEGINS AT VANDERBILT KENNEDY CENTER

Encino, CA (May 17, 2013) - ACM Lifting Lives has partnered once again with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center to launch an innovative vocational experience for young adults with developmental disabilities. On a monthly basis, for the next eight months, this new “ACM Lifting Lives Series at Vanderbilt” will help participants learn vocational and social skills aimed at improving the potential for gaining employment in the entertainment industry.

ACM LIFTING LIVES “MY CAUSE” FOR MAY SPOTLIGHTS ACM PRESENTS: TIM McGRAW’S SUPERSTAR SUMMER NIGHT

Encino, CA (May 14, 2013) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that the May “My Cause” web feature will spotlight charities chosen by the artists performing on ACM PRESENTS: TIM McGRAW’S SUPERSTAR SUMMER NIGHT airing Sunday, May 19th on CBS at 9pm ET/PT. Each artist was given the opportunity to select a charity of their choice to receive a $10,000 donation from ACM Lifting Lives®.

TUNE-IN REMINDER ACM PRESENTS: TIM MCGRAW'S SUPERSTAR SUMMER NIGHT TO AIR SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2013 AT 9PM ET/PT

ENCINO, CA (May 9, 2013) – Tune-in Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on the CBS Television Network to watch fifteen-time ACM Award winner and music superstar with more than 40 million in album sales, Tim McGraw spotlight the hottest music of the summer. McGraw called on some of his favorite performers and friends from country music and beyond to help kick off the 2013 touring season in ACM PRESENTS: TIM McGRAW’S SUPERSTAR SUMMER NIGHT.

GLORIANA MAKES $10,000 DONATION TO ACM LIFTING LIVES

Encino, CA (May 1, 2013) – Gloriana recently stopped by the Academy of Country Music offices to present ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy, with a $10,000 donation. The band was the featured performer at Brides magazine’s “Live Wedding” last month. As the featured performer of this event, Gloriana was given the opportunity to donate to their favorite charity and they selected ACM Lifting Lives.

JEWEL PARTNERS WITH ACM LIFTING LIVES® TO RAISE AWARENESS OF CHILD HUNGER IN THE U.S. DURING SPECIAL MOMENT ON THE ACM AWARDS

ENCINO, CA (April 1, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music announced today that Jewel will partner with ACM Lifting Lives® to perform a live mash-up of her chart-topping hit “Hands” combined with “Fill a Heart,” an original song written by singer-songwriter Tori Kelly. This special musical moment, presented by ConAgra Foods’ Child Hunger Ends Here campaign, will be performed at the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, to be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 7

DARIUS RUCKER RETURNS TO HOST 2013 ACM LIFTING LIVES® CELEBRITY GOLF CLASSIC

ENCINO, CA (March 11, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music announced today that chart-topping country music star Darius Rucker will host the ACM Lifting Lives® Celebrity Golf Classic at TPC Las Vegas for the second consecutive year on Saturday, April 6, 2013. The ACM Lifting Lives Celebrity Golf Classic, ACM Weekend at Fremont Street Experience, ACM Party for a Cause Festival, THE ACM EXPERIENCE and more will all be taking place in conjunction with “The Week Vegas Goes Country®,” leading up to the 48th ANNU

GARY ALLAN AND JOE’S BAR DONATE MONEY RAISED AT DECEMBER 15TH SHOW TO ACM LIFTING LIVES®

Encino, CA (January 3, 2013) – Singer-songwriter Gary Allan headlined Joe’s Bar on Saturday, December 15th with a portion of the proceeds benefitting ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy of Country Music. The show raised more than $11,000 for ACM Lifting Lives, which will go to help fund organizations that are improving lives through the power of music. Gary Allan has previously been involved as a volunteer artist in ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp, held annually for campers with developmenta