PERFORMERS ADDED TO GIRLS' NIGHT OUT CONCERT SPECIAL, BENEFITING LIFTING LIVES

The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced today that The Band Perry, Sara Evans, John Fogerty, the JaneDear girls, Little Big Town, Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley will join the slate of previously announced country superstars at Girls’ Night Out: Superstar Women of Country - The Concert of the Year taping on Monday, April 4, 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, which will air on Friday, April 22, 2011 from 9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT on the CBS Television Network...

"MY CAUSE" WEB FEATURE THEME FOR MARCH IS "COUNTRY FOR KIDS"

ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that the March theme for its monthly "My Cause" web feature is "Country for Kids." The web feature, which launched in August 2010, will continue to drive awareness of artist-supported charitable organizations and support fundraising efforts for those philanthropies.

ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ACM Lifting Lives has announced its new board of directors following elections held this month. The ACM Lifting Lives board of directors is made up of ACM board members, called representative directors, as well as leaders in non-profit and corporate affairs, called public directors. This election brings the ACM Lifting Lives board total to 20 directors...

ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES FALL 2010 BENEFICIARIES

ACM Lifting Lives® which is dedicated to improving lives through the power of music, announced its 2010 beneficiaries today, including new grants for Beth Israel Medical Center Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine, Conscious Alliance/Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Grounded In Music, Grooves On The Move, Nashville Symphony, Pattison's Academy, Sing for Hope, Sophia's Heart Foundation and Stars for Stripes...

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ANNOUNCES $1 MILLION DONATION TO ACM LIFTING LIVES

The Academy of Country Music announced a $1 million endowment to ACM Lifting Lives, made on behalf of the artists who participated in the taping of "ACM Presents: Brooks & Dunn - The Last Rodeo" in Las Vegas in April. Ticket proceeds from the taping went to ACM Lifting Lives, which in turn quickly earmarked funding for those affected by the recent floods in Middle Tennessee. The gift successfully completes a three-year funding commitment and fundraising campaign the Academy initiated in 2008...