Archive | February 18, 2015

Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett & Cole Swindell To Compete for ACM New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s

ACM AwardsThe Academy of Country Music and Kohl’s Department Stores announced today that Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell have been named nominees for this year’s ACM New Artist of the Year Award Presented By Kohl’s. The winner will be announced during the LIVE broadcast of the50th Academy of Country Music Awards, co-hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 8:00 PM – 11:30PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.

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Kenny Chesney and Band Head to Spring Training This Week

imageIt’s not just baseball players shaking off the off-season. As the sport’s biggest stars head to the Cactus and Grapefruit Leagues to gear up for the Major and American League Baseball season, country music’s biggest star is bringing his band together for their first musical rehearsals in over two years.

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Additional Tickets Announced for 50th ACM Awards & ACM Party for a Cause

ACM AwardsThe Academy of Country Music announced today that additional ticket packages will go on saleon Friday, February 20th at 10:00 AM CT for the previously sold out 50th Academy of Country Music Awards on April 19, 2015 at AT&T Stadium, and ACM Party for a Cause®: 50 Years of Music & Memories onApril 17-18, 2015 at Globe Life Park, in Arlington, Texas. The ticket packages, available Friday at Ticketmaster.com ranging from $145-$585, were made available through creative stage design to accommodate more fans for the historical 50th anniversary celebration. There are also a limited number of VIP packages available, for more information please call 817-892-4400.

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Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood to Host ACM Lifting Lives Benefit Gala | April 17 – Dallas/Fort Worth

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The Academy of Country Music’s philanthropic arm, ACM Lifting Lives®, announced today that country music luminaries Garth Brooksand Trisha Yearwood will host its first-ever fundraising gala on April 17, 2015, just two days before the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards. The “One Night, Two Cities, All Music” gala presented by Mattress Firm will consist of two shows taking place simultaneously at the Omni Dallas Hotel and the Fort Worth Zoo. The Omni Dallas Hotel gala will feature headliner and ACM Awards nominees Lady Antebellum, and a special performance by Hunter Hayes. Fort Worth Zoo will feature ACM Awards nominees including headliner Keith Urban, and a special performance by Little Big TownNancy O’Dell, Emmy®-award winning journalist and co-host of Entertainment Tonight, will join Brooks and Yearwood to co-host the Fort Worth gala.

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