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49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards Returns to the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 6, 2014

Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan Return to Co-Host
49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards
To Be Broadcast Live From the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas
Sunday, April 6, 2014 on CBS

Florida Georgia Line to Host 4th Annual ACM Fan Jam
Remote Into the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards
From the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas Sunday, April 6, 2014

ACM TV Special Taping at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas
Monday, April 7, 2014 to Air at A Future Date on CBS

Tickets On Sale Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 at Ticketmaster.com
 

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ENCINO, CA (December 3, 2013)Four-time ACM Award-winner Blake Shelton and reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan will return to co-host Country Music’s Party of the Year®, the 49th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, produced by dick clark productions and broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. This year’s show will be Shelton’s fourth consecutive and Bryan’s second time hosting the Awards telecast.
 
Florida Georgia Line will host the 4th Annual ACM Fan Jam, taking place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center Sunday, April 6, 2014. This live remote location gives country music fans the ultimate pass to be a part of the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards!  Throughout the three-hour telecast from MGM Grand, there will be live ACM Fan Jam performances, via remote, by Florida Georgia Line and other top-tier music acts.  The ACM Fan Jam continues after the Awards telecast ends with a concert featuring Florida Georgia Line; details will be announced soon. 
 
The Academy and dick clark productions once again will tape an all-star concert TV special Monday, April 7, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, featuring today’s top country acts and more.  Talent announcements are forthcoming.  The special will air at a later date on CBS and ticket proceeds will benefit ACM Lifting Lives.
 
STAY TUNED for more information to be announced soon for the 2nd Annual ACM Party for a Cause® Festival, a two-day outdoor music festival featuring a lineup of music performances by country’s top hit makers, which will be held April 4 and 5.   Tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 and more details will be announced in January. 
 
For event updates, ticket on-sale dates and hotel information, visit www.ACMcountry.com.  Country fans may sign up for the ACM A-List for FREE at www.ACMcountry.com.  ACM A-Listers will receive the ticket purchase pre-sale code and information on room rates at MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay based on availability.
 
ACM PROFESSIONAL MEMBER TICKET ON-SALE: Professional Members of the ACM can purchase tickets beginning at 10 AM (PT) Tuesday, Dec. 10 by visiting www.ACMawards.com.  
 
ACM A-LIST MEMBER TICKET PRE-SALE:  ACM A-List Members can purchase tickets in a special pre-sale beginning at 10 AM (PT) Tuesday, Dec. 10 by visiting www.ticketmaster.com. The pre-sale code will be emailed to all A-List Members prior to the on-sale date. 
 
GENERAL PUBLIC TICKET ON-SALE: Tickets will go on-sale to the general public at 10 AM (PT) Friday, Dec. 13 at www.ACMawards.com
 
For more information on the ACM Awards and all ACM events, visit www.ACMcountry.com, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter at @ACMawards for more immediate updates!   Media credential applications to cover the Awards in Las Vegas will become available in early February with details to be posted at www.ACMcountry.com.
 
About the Academy of Country Music Awards:
The 49th Academy of Country Music Awards is dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry.  The show is produced for television by dick clark productions and will be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.  Allen Shapiro and R.A. Clark are executive producers.  Barry Adelman is producer, and Bob Bardo is the executive in charge of production. Bob Romeo is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music. 
 
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Media Contacts:

Academy of Country Music 
Brooke Primero                                                          
818.788.8000                                                             
brooke@acmcountry.com 


CBS Television
Andrea Ballas / Kim Izzo-Emmet
818-665-1581 / 212-975-3820
andrea.ballas@cbs.com / krizzo-emmet@cbs.com

dick clark productions      
Liz Morentin-Bookasta                            
323-255-4602                                        
lmorentin@dickclark.com

MGM Resorts International Public Relations
Scott Ghertner
702-891-1838
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@scottghertner

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