Category: Awards

CMT Music Awards Announces Performers

Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are the first performers announced for the 2010 CMT Music Awards, set for Wednesday, June 9 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The first round of voting for the fan-voted show has already begun and runs through Monday, May 3, only at CMT.com, where fans will […]

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ACM Leverages Fan Engagement

“That’s how you start an award show, son,” bellowed a breathless Charlie Daniels after the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music’s opening number, a high-energy “Traveling Band” mashup which included the fiddler, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley and CCR hero/songwriter John Fogerty.

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Top ACM Winners-Lady A, Lambert, Underwood

Last night’s (4/18) Academy of Country Music Awards reaffirmed the talent and star power of big winners Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood. Lady Antebellum took home trophies in three categories, and received two additional awards in the same fields as songwriters and producers. The trio comprised of Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave […]

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ACM Awards This Sunday

With artist-driven viral “campaign” videos, multi-platform fan voting, TV tie-ins, exclusive online promotions, and special concerts and events leading up to the big night, country’s biggest stars and the ACM have truly gone all out in promoting the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, airing live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las […]

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Garth’s Presidential Meet-And-Greet

Country superstar Garth Brooks was honored today in Washington as part of the annual Grammys on the Hill event. This year’s events included the awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 14 and an advocacy day on Capitol Hill today (4/15), at which hundreds of music professionals from across the country visited with legislators to advance pro-music policies that […]

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Ram Truck and ACM Introduce Text-To-Vote

The Ram Truck Brand and the Academy of Country Music announced today the first-ever text-to-vote for the Entertainer of the Year fan-voted category, the highest accolade bestowed on an artist as part of the 45th Annual ACM Awards. 

This text-to-vote powered by Ram Truck will provide fans with the first-time opportunity to utilize texting to […]

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ACM Awards Offer Online Preview

The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions have developed a weeklong “online experience” in support of the upcoming 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The series will stream through the official ACM Awards widget on CBS.com/acma, ACMcountry.com and other partner sites. The widget can be downloaded here. The streams will feature exclusive […]

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ACM Events With Toby Keith, Josh Thompson and Emily West

Toby Keith’s performance of “Cryin’ For Me (Wayman’s Song)” on the upcoming ACM Awards (Sun., April 18) will be sold on iTunes to benefit ACM Lifting Lives. Keith will be joined by Dave Koz to perform the song he wrote in memory of Wayman Tisdale, a former NBA player and accomplished jazz bassist who passed […]

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CMT Awards Tap Top Producer and Director; GRAMMY Awards Date

CMT has tapped Executive Producer Jesse Ignjatovic, (MTV Video Music Awards) and Director Hamish Hamilton (The 82nd Annual Academy Awards 2010) to produce and direct the 2010 CMT Music Awards, it was announced today (4/13) by John Hamlin, SVP Production, Development and Talent, CMT. When the CMT Music Awards are broadcast live from Nashville’s Bridgestone […]

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ACM Off-Camera Winners Revealed

Today the Academy of Country Music is announcing the winners of awards that will not be televised during the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 18. Instead, these Special Awards, Industry Awards and MBI Awards are presented to recipients at the ACM Honors, a special event set for Tuesday, September 21, 2010 […]

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CMT Awards: Aldean, Lady A, Sugarland Lead First Round Noms

Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum and Sugarland scored four first-round nominations each to lead the pack for the 2010 CMT Music Awards. Garnering three each were Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Zac Brown Band. Beginning today, Monday, April 5 at 11:00 a.m., ET, fans can vote on CMT.com for […]

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