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CHASE BRYANT, EASTON CORBIN, JOSH TURNER & MORE SET TO PERFORM DURING ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE!

ADDITIONAL TALENT ANNOUNCED TO PERFORM

AT THE 5TH ANNUAL ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE® EVENTS

 TAKING PLACE MARCH 30 – APRIL 2, 2017

 

CHASE BRYANT, EASTON CORBIN, JOSH TURNER

& MORE SET TO PERFORM DURING “THE WEEK VEGAS GOES COUNTRY®”

 

ACM Launches iPhone & Android App Featuring All Event Details

 

Tickets Available NOW at www.ACMpartyforacause.com

ENCINO, CA (March 16, 2017) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today that Chase Bryant, Easton Corbin, and Josh Turner among others have been added to the musical lineup for the 5th Annual ACM Party for a Cause®. They join an epic lineup of performers set to take the stages at events taking place at various venues across Las Vegas on March 30 – April 2, 2017, surrounding the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, which will broadcast LIVE for the first time ever from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.

 

The 5th ACM Party for a Cause will consist of eighteen events across thirteen venues featuring performances by over eighty artists during The Week Vegas Goes Country®, including three events at the official host hotel, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

The ACM App, the ultimate fan guide to navigating the 5th ACM Party for a Cause events, is available NOW for download on both the iPhone via the App Store and Android via Google Play. The app offers fans the latest on performers, ticket info and concert schedules for all ACM Party for a Cause events, as well as the latest news, exclusive videos and info on nominees for this year’s 52nd ACM Awards®.

 

Additional performers and hosts include Cody Alan, American Young, Tucker Beathard, Bobby Bones, Ross Copperman, Adam Craig, Crook & Chase, DJ Bad Ash, DJ DU, Emerson Drive, Lucas Hoge, Tony Jackson, Olivia Lane, Hillary Lindsey, Shawn Parr from Nash Nights Live, Maddie & Tae, Lori McKenna, Jackson Michelson, Stephanie Quayle, Cole Swindell, The Swon Brothers, Trick Pony, Morgan Wallen and Storme Warren.

 

Previously announced performers include Lauren Alaina, Drew Baldridge, Kelsea Ballerini, Big & Rich, Lee Brice, Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Bailey Bryan, Scooter Carusoe, Brent Cobb, Billy Currington, Dan + Shay, Clare Dunn, Russell Dickerson, Lindsay Ell, Seth Ennis, Florida Georgia Line, Ryan Follese, Kenny Foster, Ashley Gorley, Walker Hayes, HISH, Ryan Hurd, Chris Janson, Ryan Kinder, Lady Antebellum, Chris Lane, Luke Laird, LANCO, Tracy Lawrence, Jackie Lee, LOCASH, Love & Theft, Dustin Lynch, Shane McAnally, Scotty McCreery,  Alyssa Micaela, Midland, William Michael Morgan, Kip Moore, Jerrod Niemann, Old Dominion, Jake Owen, Jon Pardi, Eric Paslay, RaeLynn, Michael Ray, John Rich, Darius Rucker, Runaway June, Dylan Scott, Aubrie Sellers, Dee Jay Silver, Chris Stapleton, Michael Tyler, Clay Walker, Aaron Watson, Hailey Whitters, Brett Young.

Sponsors for the 5th Annual ACM Party for a Cause are Country Rebel, Dr Pepper, Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority (LVCVA), MillerCoors, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Security Benefit, Virginia Black.

The full schedule of events, ticket on-sale dates, and hotel codes for the 5th ACM Party for a Cause with additional details can be found below. All events will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy, which works to lift lives through the power of music.

For additional details and the most updated lineup of country superstars set to perform at each event, please visit www.ACMpartyforacause.com, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter at @ACMparty!

TICKET ON-SALE INFORMATION:

All tickets are available for purchase now at www.ACMpartyforacause.com.

HOST HOTEL INFORMATION:

Please visit Hard Rock Hotel & Casino http://bit.ly/2kBV9XC and use code HRHACM7

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 2017:

7:00 PM                95.5 The Bull’s 9th Annual All-Star Guitar Pull

Location: Red Rock Ballroom, Red Rock Casino Resort Spa

Performers: Lauren Alaina, Jon Pardi, Darius Rucker, Chris Stapleton

10:00 PM             ACM After Party for a Cause at Stoney’s Rockin’ Country

Location: Stoney’s Rockin’ Country

Performers: Alyssa Micaela, Midland, Michael Ray, The Swon Brothers

FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2017:

7:00 PM                LOCASH with Ryan Follese and Michael Tyler at House of Blues

Location: House of Blues, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

Performers: LOCASH, Ryan Follese, Michael Tyler

7:00 PM                ACM Party for a Cause: WME Bash at the Beach

Location: Mandalay Bay Beach, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

Performers: Jake Owen, Lee Brice, Brothers Osborne, Big & Rich, Maddie & Tae, Brett Young, William Michael Morgan, Dee Jay Silver

9:00 PM                ACM Party for a Cause: Songwriter Showcase presented by AIMP

Location: The Pearl, Palms Casino Resort

Performers: Ross Copperman, Ashley Gorley, Luke Laird, Shane McAnally, Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna, with Matthew Ramsey and Trevor Rosen of Old Dominion and more; Hosted by Storme Warren

10:00 PM             ACM After Party for a Cause at Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill

Location: Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, Harrah’s Las Vegas

Performers: Lindsay Ell, Ryan Kinder

10:00 PM             ACM After Party for a Cause at Virgil’s Real BBQ

Location: Virgil’s Real BBQ, The LINQ Promenade

Performers: Bailey Bryan, Kenny Foster, Morgan Wallen

10:30 PM             ACM Party for a Cause: Barnival Songwriter Showcase

Location: Mizuya Lounge, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

Performers: Scooter Carusoe, Brent Cobb, Aubrie Sellers, Hailey Whitters

SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2017:

12:00 PM             ACM Party for a Cause: Tailgate Party presented by Country Rebel at Stoney’s Rockin’ Country

Location: Stoney’s Rockin’ Country

Performers: Chase Bryant, Emerson Drive, Love and Theft, William Michael Morgan, Runaway June, Dylan Scott, Aaron Watson also including American Young, Russell Dickerson, DJ Bad Ash, DJ DU, Lucas Hoge, Tony Jackson, Olivia Lane, Jackson Michelson, Stephanie Quayle, Trick Pony

12:00 PM             ACM Pool Party for a Cause Presented by MillerCoors

Location: GO Pool, Flamingo Las Vegas

Performers: Jackie Lee, Jerrod Niemann, Old Dominion, Dee Jay Silver; Hosted by Storme Warren

5:30 PM                ACM Party for a Cause: The Joint

Location: The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Performers: Drew Baldridge, Kelsea Ballerini, Ryan Hurd, Lady Antebellum, Kip Moore, Eric Paslay, Brett Young with HISH; Hosted by Bobby Bones with Crook and Chase

7:00 PM                ACM Party for a Cause: House of Blues

Location: House of Blues, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

Performers: Lauren Alaina, Billy Currington, Dan + Shay, Seth Ennis; Hosted by Storme Warren

7:00 PM                ACM Party for a Cause: WME Bash at the Beach

Location: Mandalay Bay Beach, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

Performers: Florida Georgia Line, Cole Swindell, Dustin Lynch, Chris Lane, Tucker Beathard, Dylan Scott, Dee Jay Silver

9:00 PM                ACM Party for a Cause: Stoney’s Rockin’ Country

Location: Stoney’s Rockin’ Country

Performers: Lucas Hoge, Stephanie Quayle, Trick Pony

10:00 PM             ACM After Party for a Cause at Redneck Riviera

Location: The Grand Bazaar Shops in front of Bally’s Las Vegas

Performers: Adam Craig, John Rich, Clay Walker

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 2, 2017:

12:00 PM             ACM Pool Party for a Cause: REHAB

Location: REHAB, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Performers: HISH

8:15 PM                ACM Awards Official After Party at The Joint Presented by Security Benefit

Location: The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Performers: Kane Brown, Easton Corbin, Clare Dunn, Dee Jay Silver, Walker Hayes, LANCO, Scotty McCreery; Hosted by Cody Alan and Crook & Chase

8:15 PM                ACM Awards Official After Party at Park Theater Presented by Security Benefit

Location: Park Theater, Monte Carlo Resort and Casino

Performers: Russell Dickerson, Chris Janson, Tracy Lawrence, RaeLynn, Josh Turner, Clay Walker, HISH; Hosted by Shawn Parr

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52nd ACM Awards New Artist Winners Announced!

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES

NEW ARTIST WINNERS PRESENTED BY T-MOBILE

 

WINNERS BROTHERS OSBORNE, MAREN MORRIS AND JON PARDI

WILL PERFORM ON THE “52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™”

LIVE FROM T-MOBILE ARENA IN LAS VEGAS, SUNDAY, APRIL 2 ON CBS

Encino, CA (March 14, 2017) – The Academy of Country Music® revealed today the winners for the new artist categories for the 52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™.Brothers OsborneMaren Morris and Jon Pardi have been named New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year presented by T-Mobile, New Female Vocalist of the Year presented by T-Mobile and New Male Vocalist of the Year presented by T-Mobile, respectively. Each of the winners in the new artist categories will perform on the 52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, to be broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 2 (live 8:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.

These awards mark the first-ever ACM Award® wins for Brothers Osborne, Morris and Pardi. Brothers Osborne are also nominated for Vocal Duo of the Year. Morris received an additional five nominations including Female Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year (as artist and producer) and Single Record of the Year (as artist and producer).

 

For more information on the awards and winners, please visit www.ACMawards.com/tmobile.

Previously announced performers include Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan,Florida Georgia Line with the Backstreet Boys, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert,Little Big Town and Maren Morris. Additional acts and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks. For event updates, tickets and hotel information, please visitwww.ACMcountry.com.

The official red carpet pre-show for the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards will live stream exclusively on Twitter on April 2, starting at 3pm PT/6pm ET. The pre-show will be available to logged-in and logged-out audiences on Twitter and connected devices.

Sponsors and partners for the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards include T-Mobile and Xfinity from Comcast.

 

About the Academy of Country Music Awards

The 52ND 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. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, R.A. Clark, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are executive producers. Pete Fisher and Tiffany Moon are executive producers for the Academy of Country Music.

Ed Sheeran Says Taylor Swift Will Probably Release an Album in Time For Christmas!

Looks like it’s going to be a Merry Swiftmas after all! Taylor Swift hasn’t mentioned anything about new music, other than her releases through other artists. We know she has written songs, because that’s just in her DNA. We can probably assume she’s written an abundance of songs seeing as how she is giving them away. Calvin Harris released one of her hits early last year with “This Is What You Came For” and Little Big Town just scored two weeks at #1 with “Better Man.”

 

Ed Sheeran took a break from social media for over a year to focus on what matters, living life and being with his girlfriend. That’s true love right there! He’s also always been one to give us the details we want to hear, including when Swift might be releasing new music.

 

The fact he can mention her dropping an album, clearly means she has been working on one, it is long overdue with releases previously in October and November. Sheeran says Christmas would be a good time to release for Swift as that’s when people are buying up albums.

I think this year is going to be the high point. I have a feeling about it. Seventeen is my lucky number, and everyone I was scared of releasing of albums around me released them all last year – people like Beyoncé and The Weekend and Bruno Mars.

Taylor [Swift] isn’t going to be releasing until probably the end of this year – Christmas is the smartest time to release because that’s when everyone buys records. So I’ve got a full year of just all Ed, all the time. – BBC News

Ok, cue the freak outs!! We’ve been dying for a new Swift album and if “Better Man” is anything like what the album promises then it’s going to be solid gold! Better start saving now!!

Little Big Town + Taylor Swift’s “Better Man” Earns 2nd Week at #1!

Little Big Town‘s lead single from their new album The Breaker (out now) spends a second week at #1! The tune was penned by none other than Taylor Swift and the group has had a lot to say about the songwriter! This is the group’s third single to reach #1!

 

 

(Phillip) “I think we wanted people to hear the song without any preconceived ideas. Let the song stand on its own two legs. It’s a beautifully written song, and that was really, out of respect, let it be heard that way.”

(Jimi) “Taylor is the biggest pop star in the world. Along with that title comes a lot of extra things, people wanting to know who she wrote the song about, and all these other conversations, other than the song, which was a beautifully written song, which Taylor does well. So we wanted the song to stand on its own merits, because it’s a great song, and she’s a great writer.  I think she kinda liked that.”

(Kimberley) “She’s such an amazing songwriter, for her as a songwriter, to have the song come out and be accepted, and blow up before they found out who wrote it meant everything to her as a songwriter.” – Country Countdown USA

 

 

The first week at #1, “Better Man”  was also Mediabase country panel’s most-played and most-heard song for the February 12-18 tracking week. It received ~8,381 tracking week spins (+550) and ~57.269 million tracking week audience impressions. (Via Headline Planet)

Now, during it’s second week at #1, “Better Man” is Mediabase country panel’s most-played and most-heard song for the February 19-25 tracking period. It received ~8,670 spins tracking week spins (+289) and ~58.944 million tracking week audience impressions.  (Headline Planet)

#betterman 🙌🏼

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WATCH LITTLE BIG TOWN’S MUSIC VIDEO FOR “BETTER MAN”

Kelsea Ballerini and Kacey Musgraves Had The Merriest Christmas of All Time!

Love certainly was all around as Country stars Kelsea Ballerini and Kacey Musgraves both got engaged over Christmas weekend!!

Ballerini is now engaged to Country Artist/Singer/Songwriter Morgan Evans who she met March 12 while hosting an award show! There was some definite chemistry there as the two have fallen in love and decided to spend the rest of their lives together in less than a year! When you know, you know!

On march 12th I met and hosted an awards show with @morganevansmusic…

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Can we talk about the ring for a minute? I mean… wow!! He definitely called dibs!!

This morning, 9 months and 13 days later, he got down on one knee in the kitchen while I was burning pancakes and asked me to marry him. Loving him has been the greatest gift of my life. And now I get to do it for life. #HECALLEDDIBS

 

Musgraves is engaged to Singer/Songwriter Ruston Kelly. The couple have also been dating for a short while, but love is love!

 

Kelly proposed in Musgraves childhood home, a place she said really shaped who she is today.

We had just been at my parent’s house randomly having a night of watching bittersweet old home tapes of all these beautiful family memories that were made in this little, old country house I grew up in that I now have. We came back to that house afterwards and he had somehow pulled off having my sister + brother in-law sneak off and completely decorate my childhood bedroom in the most nostalgic and perfect Christmas decorations. I was bewildered and confused when I saw it all and turned around and the song “Two For The Road” by Henry Mancini was playing (this song is so emotional and sweet..it’s one of my favorites..you have to go listen) and he was on his knee with a baby pink velvet ring box and the sparkliest thing I’ve ever seen! 💖It was so special. Of all the places in the world I’ve gotten to see, nowhere could mean more than this happening in tiny Golden, Texas in the

I NEVER KNEW LOVE COULD BE THIS FUN (Photos by @kellychristinesutton, of course!)

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Perfection 💍😭💕 Thank you, my love.

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Congratulations to the happy couples!!!