The Academy of Country Music has announced the ballot timeline for professional membership voting for the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, to be held in Spring 2011 on an as-yet-unannounced date. Details and timeline for fan voting will be announced at a later date.
In addition, the Academy is announcing that new membership applications must be completed by 5:00 PM PT on Friday, November 19, 2010 for members to be eligible to vote during the 2011 Awards cycle.
Existing membership renewals must be completed by 5:00 PM PT on Monday, November 29, 2010 for members to be eligible to vote during the 2011 Awards cycle.
The ballot timeline for professional members is as follows:
1st Ballot Opens – Wednesday, December 1, 2010
1st Ballot Closes – Wednesday, December 15, 2010
2nd Ballot Opens – Monday, January 10, 2011
2nd Ballot Closes – Friday, January 21, 2011
3rd Ballot Opens – Monday, March 7, 2011
3rd Ballot Closes – Friday, March 18, 2011
Nominees for the Academy of Country Music Awards will be announced in February 2011 at a date to be announced. For more information on ACM Awards criteria, please visit http://www.acmcountry.com/awards/votingcriteria.php