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Brooks & Dunn, Alan Jackson, Little Big Town & More Join ACM Award Performance Roster!

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The Academy of Country Music announced the next round of star-studded artists that will perform at the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards, Country Music’s Party of the Year®. Alan Jackson, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, Brooks & Dunn, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Rascal Flatts, plus special duets by Christina Aguilera with surprise artists as well as Nick Jonas with Dan + Shay have all been added to this year’s incredible lineup. Brooks & Dunn will take the stage for a historic reunion in honor of the Academy’s golden anniversary, marking their first televised performance together since 2010. The ceremony, co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton, will be broadcast LIVE from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Sunday, April 19th at 8:00 PM – 11:30PM ET/delayed PT on CBS.

These artists join previously announced performers Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Miranda Lambert, Reba, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Keith Urban, Florida Georgia Line, plus Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell, the nominees for New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s.

Ticket packages for the 50th ACM Awards are available NOW at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets to the ACM Awards sold out last spring in a record 18 minutes, but as staging changes became final for the telecast, seats to the previously SOLD OUT Awards have been added. Additional performers and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks. For more information on the ACM Awards and all ACM events, visit www.ACMcountry.com.

ACM Party for a Cause Line-Up Announced!!

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The 3rd Annual ACM Party for a Cause® Festival is a two-day outdoor music festival celebrating the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards that will take place on Friday, April 17 & Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Globe Life Park in Arlington TX. The festival will feature an unprecedented lineup of country music stars and this year’s ACM Award Nominees performing across multiple stages for ongoing LIVE country music. The daytime performances will take place on the Party Stage and Ram Lone Star Stage located on the North Lawn of Globe Life Park. The event will also feature interactive fan experiences, a family-friendly country marketplace with food trucks and vendors from around the country, and much more.

Proceeds from ticket sales for the 3rd Annual ACM Party for a Cause Festival will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music and military philanthropies including Folds of Honor Foundation, Wounded Warrior Project, Navy SEAL Foundation, and Task Force Dagger Foundation.

On Friday, April 17th, country music sensations Kristian Bush, Eric Paslay, Cole Swindell, Dan + Shay, Josh Abbott Band, Montgomery Gentry, and A Thousand Horses will perform on the Party Stage, and Kelsea Ballerini, Gord Bamford, Cam, Mo Pitney, Michael Ray and Native Run will perform on the Ram Lone Star Stage.

On Saturday, April 18th, country superstars Frankie Ballard, Brett Eldredge, Tyler Farr, Sam Hunt, Kip Moore, Chase Rice, The Gatlin Brothers and Maddie & Tae will perform on the Party Stage, and Chase Bryant, Kenny Foster, Dylan Scott, Brothers Osborne and Old Dominion will perform on the Ram Lone Star Stage.

A full daytime schedule and lineup is listed below.

Friday, April 17, 2015
12:30pm A Thousand Horses Party Stage
12:45pm Gord Bamford Ram Lone Star Stage
1:05pm Eric Paslay Party Stage
1:20pm Cam Ram Lone Star Stage
1:40pm Day + Shay Party Stage
2:05pm Mo Pitney Ram Lone Star Stage
2:50pm Kelsea Ballerini Ram Lone Star Stage
3:10pm Kristian Bush Party Stage
3:55pm Cole Swindell Party Stage
4:20pm Native Run Ram Lone Star Stage
4:40pm Josh Abbott Band Party Stage
5:05pm Michael Ray Ram Lone Star Stage
5:25pm Montgomery Gentry Party Stage

Saturday, April 18, 2015
12:45pm Maddie & Tae Party Stage
1:10pm Frankie Ballard Party Stage
1:35pm Sam Hunt Party Stage
2:00pm Kenny Foster Ram Lone Star Stage
2:20pm Chase Rice Party Stage
2:45pm Dylan Scott Ram Lone Star Stage
3:05pm Tyler Farr Party Stage
3:30pm Chase Bryant Ram Lone Star Stage
3:55pm Brett Eldredge Party Stage
4:15pm Old Dominion Ram Lone Star Stage
4:40pm Kip Moore Party Stage
5:00pm Brothers Osborne Ram Lone Star Stage
5:25pm The Gatlin Brothers Party Stage

After the daytime performances on the North Lawn conclude, the festival will move inside of Globe Life Park where previously announced country music icons including Dierks Bentley, Clint Black, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Sam Hunt, Miranda Lambert, Patty Loveless, Ronnie Milsap, Darius Rucker, Dwight Yoakam, Alabama, Eli Young Band, Florida Georgia Line & more will perform on the Main Stage. The evening portion event will also be taped for a two-hour special, “ACM Presents: Superstar Duets,” which will air on Friday, May 15th on CBS. Additional performers and lineup details will be announced in the coming weeks.

Ticket packages including tickets for the 50TH ACM Awards show on Sunday, April 19 at AT&T Stadium are available on Ticketmaster.com. For more information, please visit ACMcountry.com

Reba, Garth, Kenny & MORE to be Honored with ACM Milestone Awards

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The Academy of Country Music announced today that Garth Brooks, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Reba, George Strait, Taylor Swift, and Brooks & Dunn will be honored with the prestigious 50th Anniversary Milestone Award commemorating their groundbreaking career achievements in ACM Awards history. The seven honorees will each receive an exclusive trophy created by renowned jewelry and timepiece designer, David Yurman, during the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards. The ceremony, co-hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, will be broadcast LIVE, and as previously announced, extended by half an hour in celebration of its golden anniversary, from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Sunday, April 19th, 2015 at 8:00 PM – 11:30PM ET/delayed PT on CBS.

The Academy of Country Music 50th Anniversary Milestone Award recognizes artists that have advanced the popularity and acceptance of country music by accomplishing milestones unique to the Academy of Country Music, voted on by the ACM Board of Directors.

“The history of the ACM Awards and country music would not be the same without the incredible achievements by these seven superstars,” said Bob Romeo, CEO for the Academy of Country Music. “We are so thankful to David Yurman for partnering with us and creating such a perfectly crafted trophy that memorializes these amazing milestones.”

ACM 50TH ANNIVERSARY MILESTONE AWARD RECIPIENTS

GARTH BROOKS – Most Awarded ACM Entertainer Of The Year
Brooks has won twenty-one (21) ACM Awards including six (6) ACM Entertainer of the Year trophies, making him the most awarded Entertainer of the Year in the Academy’s history and is nominated again this year in that category. He has also been recognized as ACM Dick Clark Artist of the Decade for the 1990s and received a 40th Anniversary Milestone Award.

KENNY CHESNEY – First Fan-Voted ACM Entertainer Of The Year
Chesney has received eleven (11) ACM Awards including four (4) ACM Entertainer of the Year trophies. In 2008, Chesney became the first artist in Academy history to be named Entertainer of the Year by the fans, who were allowed for the first time that year to cast their votes online for their favorite artist. He also received the Triple Crown Award in 2005, which is the Academy’s recognition for artists who have previously won ACM Awards in all three of the following categories: New Artist; Male/Female Vocalist and/or Vocal Duo/Vocal Group; and Entertainer of the Year.

MIRANDA LAMBERT – Most Awarded Solo Female Artist
Lambert is the Academy’s most awarded solo female artist with a total of eighteen (18) ACM awards. Currently, she holds the record for the most consecutive Female Vocalist wins with five awards. Additionally, Lambert is the most winning Song of the Year solo female artist with three (3) awards, having been honored as the artist for “The House That Built Me,” and as the artist and composer for “Over You.” This year, Lambert leads with eight nominations, including her forth nomination for Entertainer of the Year and ninth consecutive nod for Female Vocalist of the Year.

REBA – Most Awarded ACM Female Vocalist Of The Year
Reba has earned a total of thirteen (13) ACM Awards and is the Academy’s most awarded Female Vocalist of the Year of the past 50 years with seven (7) awards. In addition, Reba has hosted the ACM Awards a record fourteen (14) times spanning over four (4) decades, the most for any host in the Academy’s history. She was also honored in 2011 with a Career Achievement Award for advancing the popularity and acceptance of country music through their endeavors in the entertainment industry.

GEORGE STRAIT – ACM Winner Over Four Decades
Strait, the king of country music, has a remarkable career earning a total of twenty-one (21) ACM Awards spanning the course of four consecutive decades. Having won his first ACM Entertainer accolade for 1989, Strait’s 2013 win in the category gave him the largest span, 24 years, between Entertainer wins in Academy history. He also received the 40th Anniversary Milestone Award in 2005, five (5) Male Vocalist of the Year Awards, and was honored as the ACM Dick Clark Artist of the Decade for the 2000s, being only one of five acts to have received the honor.

TAYLOR SWIFT – Youngest ACM Entertainer Of The Year
Swift has won eight (8) ACM Awards including a Jim Reeves International Award in 2011 for her outstanding contributions to the expansion of country music throughout the world. She earned the Crystal Milestone Award for being the best-selling artist in all genres of music in 2008 and has also won two ACM Entertainer of the Year awards. At the age of 21, Swift became the youngest Entertainer of the Year in the Academy’s history.

BROOKS & DUNN – Most Awarded Artist
Brooks &Dunn, the best-selling duo in country music history, have won the most ACM Awards in the past 50 years with a total of twenty-seven (27) awards including three (3) Entertainer of the Year trophies, and a Triple Crown Award. They also hold the record as the top winning Vocal Duo with sixteen (16) awards, and with the most consecutive Vocal Duo wins with eight (8).

Limited view tickets for the 50th ACM Awards are available NOW at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets to the ACM Awards sold out last spring in a record 18 minutes, but as staging changes became final for the telecast, seats to the previously SOLD OUT Awards have been added. For more information on the ACM Awards and all ACM events, visit www.ACMcountry.com

Your Chance to Win a 2015 ACM Awards ZinePak

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The Academy of Country Music and ZinePak have announced their fifth collaboration to bring country music fans the Official 2015 ACM Awards ZinePak, a limited-edition package spotlighting country’s biggest stars and brightest new talent. This year’s 50th Anniversary collection includes two compilation CDs, a 96-page magazine, an ACM Awards nominee ballot, and a window decal. The ZinePak will be available at Walmart stores nationwide beginning on March 24th, leading up to the LIVE broadcast from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX on Sunday, April 19th at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on  CBS. It is currently available for pre-order here.

Disc One of the collection includes hits from ACM Entertainer of the Year nominees Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, and Florida Georgia Line. It also features tracks from ACM Awards nominees Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton, among others.

In addition to exclusive interviews with more than 25 artists, the magazine gives fans an inside look at the Academy, including the 50-year history behind the organization and the Awards. Fans will also have access to more than 15 exclusive videos powered by the free ZinePak All Access app, available for download in the iTunes App Store and Google Play.

The package, which is strictly limited to 50,000 copies in a nod to the anniversary of the ACM Awards, is currently available for presale at Walmart.com. It will be available in the music department in Walmart stores nationwide beginning March 24th. The first 1,500 fans to pre-order online will receive an additional window decal. Coors Light, a 20-year sponsor of the Academy of Country Music Awards, is sponsoring the ZinePak for a third year in a row, allowing the package to retail for the super-low price of $10.

Country Music Tattle Tale has your first look inside of the 2015 ACM Awards ZinePak and a chance for you to win a copy of your very own!

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Country Music Tattle Tale is giving away 2 copies of the 2015 ACM Awards ZinePak!  To enter to win please click the Enter to Win button below and fill out the entry form. Please remember that we only accept one entry per email address.  The contest ends Wednesday, April 1st so HURRY and ENTER NOW!

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