ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES 2014 CLUB BENEFIT SHOWS

Encino, CA (January 14, 2014) – Tickets are available NOW for a string of benefit shows across the country to raise money for ACM Lifting Lives® the charitable arm of the Academy of Country Music. Participating clubs for every show have agreed to donate a portion of each ticket sold to ACM Lifting Lives, and the money raised will go to help fund organizations that are improving lives through the power of music.

“MY CAUSE” WEB FEATURE FOR JANUARY SPOTLIGHTS SARA EVANS AND “ALABAMA FOREVER”

Encino, CA (January 7, 2013) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that the January “My Cause” web feature will spotlightmulti-platinum-selling RCA Nashville recording artist Sara Evans and the charity organization, Alabama Forever. The web feature drives awareness of artist-supported charitable organizations and supports fundraising efforts for those philanthropies. Evans, who has enjoyed a prolific recording career with nearly 6 million records sold and 5 #1 country singles, is scheduled to release her hi

ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES 2013 GRANT CYCLE RECIPIENTS

ENCINO, CA (December 17, 2013) – ACM Lifting Lives,® dedicated to improving lives through the power of music, announced its 2013 beneficiaries today, including new grants for Alive Hospice, Notes for Notes, Porter’s Call, Possibilities!, Rock For Kids, Tapping Individual Potential (T.I.P.) and W.O. Smith Nashville Community Music School. This brings the organization's total giving for the 2013 grant cycle to $135,000, which includes funding for the 4th Annual ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp that took place in

“MY CAUSE” WEB FEATURE FOR DECEMBER SPOTLIGHTS ROSS COPPERMAN AND “ACM LIFTING LIVES MUSIC CAMP”

Encino, CA (December 6, 2013) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that the December “My Cause” web feature will spotlight producer/songwriter Ross Copperman and the charity organization, ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp. Copperman’s passion for the program began after participating in the 2013 ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp recording session at Ocean Way Studios in Nashville. Serving as guest producer, Copperman helped the developmentally disabled campers record a song that they penned earlier in the week with

“MY CAUSE” WEB FEATURE FOR OCTOBER SPOTLIGHTS LAUREN ALAINA AND “PROJECT UNIFY”

Encino, CA (October 9, 2013) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that the October “My Cause” web feature will spotlight Lauren Alaina and the charity organization, Special Olympics Project UNIFY. Alaina is a Special Ambassador for Project Unify, and traveled to PyeongChang, South Korea last January for the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games. The web feature drives awareness of artist-supported charitable organizations and supports fundraising efforts for those philanthropies.

JERROD NIEMANN HELPS WRAP UP ACM LIFTING LIVES MUSIC CAMP 2013

Encino, CA (July 1, 2013) – ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp was in session last 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.

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.