1. ACM Chairman Ken Tucker Looks Ahead to the Group's Future Under New CEO Pete Fisher

    January 10, 2017 2:21 PM EST 0 0 0 The Academy of Country Music may have been founded more than 50 years ago, but the Encino, Calif.-based trade organization has never been afraid to embrace change. That has rarely been more true than in 2017, when it will welcome a dynamic new CEO ( ...

  2. Pete Fisher Departs Grand Ole Opry to Helm Academy of Country Music

    January 09, 2017 12:01 PM EST 0 0 0 The Academy of Country Music has tapped a highly regarded Nashville music executive to fill its vacant chief executive officer position. Grand Ole Opry vp/GM Pete Fisher will step into the role effective Jan. 30. The ACM is based in Encino, Calif., ...

  3. Academy of Country Music Makes Leadership Change, Bob Romeo Steps Down as CEO

    May 13, 2016 7:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 In a surprise move, the Academy of Country Music issued a statement May 13 announcing that its longtime CEO Bob Romeo was stepping down from the post. Billboard has confirmed that the move is effective immediately. Romeo took over the helm of the En ...

  4. George Strait Honored At Country Radio Hall of Fame Gala

    February 27, 2013 3:21 AM EST 0 0 0 It was a night of celebration Tuesday (Feb. 26) at the Nashville Convention Center as the 2013 Country Radio Seminar kicked off with the annual Country Radio Hall of Fame ceremony. Five broadcasters were inducted into the Hall, and one country music ...

  5. George Strait Honored At Country Radio Hall of Fame Gala

    February 27, 2013 3:16 AM EST It was a night of celebration Tuesday (Feb. 26) at the Nashville Convention Center as the 2013 Country Radio Seminar kicked off with the annual Country Radio Hall of Fame ceremony. Five broadcasters were inducted into the Hall, and one country mus ...

  6. Reba McEntire Stepping Aside as 2013 ACM Awards Host

    September 27, 2012 8:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Reba McEntire is ending her run as host of the Academy of Country Music Awards. She's stepping aside after a record 14 appearances. Her last two were with co-host Blake Shelton , who will return on the 2013 edition of the awards show. McEntire ...

  7. Academy of Country Music Donates $2.5 Million to Country Music Hall of Fame

    July 12, 2012 7:30 AM EDT NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Academy of Country Music is donating $2.5 million to help expand the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The pledge is going to the Hall's capital campaign to fund the expansion. The Hall is more than doubling i ...

  8. Backbeat: ACM Weekend With Toby Keith, Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley; Capitol and Warner Afterparties and Blake Shelton's NRA Celebrity Shoot!

    April 03, 2012 2:01 PM EDT From left: Musicians Craig Morgan, Blake Shelton and TV personality Lee Lakosky participate in the NRA Country ACM Celebrity Shoot Hosted By Blake Shelton at the Desert Hills Shooting Club in South Boulder City, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Gett ...

  9. Elaborate Outdoor Concerts Amp Up Safety Concerns, Calls For Regulation

    August 18, 2011 8:27 AM EDT CHICAGO (AP) - When thunderstorms slammed New York's Central Park before this summer's highly anticipated Black Eyed Peas concert, officials made the rare decision to call off the event. Tens of thousands of fans were livid, but safety e ...

  10. ACM Awards Show Eyeing A Move To Texas

    May 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Academy of Country Music is eyeing the new Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, for its 2012 awards show, which would make it the first trophy ceremony presented in a venue of that magnitude. The stadium, which is able to accommodate as many a ...

  11. ACM Awards Move To Vegas

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Academy of Country Music (ACM) has scheduled its 38th annual awards ceremony for May 21 at the 12,000-seat Events Center at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. The 2003 ACM Awards, which The Academy of Country Music (ACM) has sched ...