Academy of Country Music Announces Contribution to ACM Lifting Lives

The Academy of Country Music has made a $750,000 contribution to ACM Lifting Lives on behalf of the artists who participated in the taping of ACM Presents: Lionel Richie and Friends – In Concert. The special was filmed in Las Vegas in April, wrapping up ACM Awards week. Ticket proceeds from the taping also went [...] Read More

Tune In to ACM Presents: Lionel Richie and Friends – In Concert Tomorrow on CBS

Country music superstars like Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw and Martina McBride will pay tribute to the legendary Lionel Richie in ACM Presents: Lionel Richie and Friends – In Concert. The concert special airs Friday, April 13 at 9/8 p.m. Central on CBS. During the show, country stars will perform some of Lionel’s biggest hits as well [...] Read More

Lionel Richie’s Tuskegee Debuts at No. 1

Lionel Richie’s new album, Tuskegee, a collection of 13 of his biggest hits performed as duets with country stars, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart this week. This marks Lionel’s highest-charting album since 1986 and is the best-selling debut by a country artist so far this year. Tuskegee debuted at No. [...] Read More

Darius Rucker, Big & Rich, Marc Anthony Added to Lineup for ACM Lionel Richie Concert

The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced today that Marc Anthony, Darius Rucker and Big & Rich will complete the all-star lineup of artists scheduled to perform at the ACM PRESENTS: Lionel Richie and Friends – In Concert taping Monday, April 2, 2012 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. [...] Read More

Darius Rucker Hosts ACM Lifting Lives Celebrity Golf Classic

The Academy of Country Music announced today that chart-topping country music star Darius Rucker will host the ACM Lifting Lives® Celebrity Golf Classic on Saturday, March 31, 2012 as part of The Week Vegas Goes Country® – the week leading up to the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, a star-studded event produced for [...] Read More