via press release:
FAN VOTING FOR ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR AND NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARDS FOR THE 50TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS
NOW OPEN AT VOTEACM.COM
AWARDS TO BE PRESENTED DURING LIVE TELECAST FROM AT&T STADIUM
IN ARLINGTON, TEXAS SUNDAY, APRIL 19, 2015 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
Encino, CA (April 8, 2015) – The Academy of Country Music announced today that fan voting is now open for the ACM Entertainer of the Year and ACM New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s awards. Country music fans have the power to choose the winners by casting their votes now with voting partner CBS.com at VoteACM.com. The awards will be given out during the LIVE broadcast of the 50th 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.
This year, fans will once again have the opportunity to help select the winner of the Academy’s most prestigious honor, Entertainer of the Year, for which Jason Aldean, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, and Florida Georgia Line are the nominees. Fan voting for Entertainer of the Year will close during the third hour of the LIVE broadcast. Also, fan will help choose the ACM New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s, for which Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett, and Cole Swindell are the nominees. Fan voting for the New Artist of the Year category will close at 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on Sunday, April 19 (before the LIVE telecast begins).
Online voting for both categories is open to fans in the United States, Canada and Australia. Text voting for Entertainer of the Year during the live broadcast is open to fans in the United States only.
Ticket packages for the 50th ACM Awards are available NOW at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets to the ACM Awards sold out last spring in a record 18 minutes, but as staging changes became final for the telecast, seats to the previously SOLD OUT Awards have been added. Additional performers and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks. For more information on the ACM Awards and all ACM events, visit ACMcountry.com and ACMawards50.com, like us on Facebook, Instagram or follow us on Twitter at @ACMawards for more immediate updates.
About the Academy of Country Music Awards
The 50th 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 broadcast LIVE from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, R.A. Clark, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are executive producers. Bob Romeo is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.