The Band Perry to Open ACM Awards; George Strait & Miranda Lambert to Sing Merle Haggard Medley

The Band Perry will open the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards with an explosive performance of their new single, “Chainsaw.” Co-hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, the ACM Awards will air live on CBS on Sunday, April 6 at 8/7c. Additionally, Miranda Lambert and George Strait will perform a tribute medley in [...] Read More

LL COOL J & Chris O’Donnell to Co-Host ACM Presents: An All-Star Salue To The Troops

The Academy of Country Music has announced LL Cool J and Chris O’Donnell, stars of the CBS Drama series NCIS: Los Angeles, will co-host ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute To The Troops, a concert event featuring some of the biggest names in country music paying tribute to our armed forces. The event will tape Monday, [...] Read More

ACM Announces Off Camera Award Winners

The Academy of Country Music has announced the winners of the non-televised awards. The recipients of the ACM Special Awards, Industry Awards, Studio Recording Awards and Songwriter of the Year honorees will be honored at the 8th Annual ACM Honors event on September 9, 2014 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. SPECIAL AWARDS Career [...] Read More

Country Stars Honor Merle Haggard with Tribute Album; ACM to Give Haggard Crystal Milestone Award

Broken Bow Records will release Working Man’s Poet: A Tribute To Merle Haggard on April 1. The project will include many of Merle Haggard’s biggest hits, recorded by Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Kristy Lee Cook, Ben Haggard, Randy Houser, Toby Keith, Dustin Lynch, Joe Nichols, Jake Owen, Parmalee, Thompson Square and [...] Read More

Eric Church, Toby Keith & Lady Antebellum Added to ACM Awards

Eric Church, Toby Keith and Lady Antebellum with Stevie Nicks have been added to the list of artists scheduled to perform during the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton, the ACM Awards will air live from Las Vegas on April 6 at 8/7c on CBS. Previously-announced performers [...] Read More