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Taylor Swift, Garth Brooks Among ACM 50th Anniversary Milestone Award Recipients

Brooks & Dunn, Reba, Miranda Lambert, George Strait and Kenny Chesney are also among the seven artists honored by the Academy of Country Music with its 50th Anniversary Milestone Award.

03/25/2015

(Courtesy of Capitol Records Nashville)

Dierks Bentley Hosting ACM Charity Motorcycle Ride & Concert

The ride will take place April 18 starting in Dallas.

03/18/2015

Faith Hill and Tim McGraw (Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Behind the Song: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill – ‘Meanwhile Back at Mama’s’

When Jaren Johnston, Tom Douglas and Jeffrey Steele initially wrote the ACM Award-nominated song “Meanwhile Back at Mama’s,” they never intended for it to be a duet.

03/16/2015

(Courtesy: UMG Nashville)

Behind the Song: Keith Urban – ‘Cop Car’

“Never have I heard the song written from the point of view of a guy who’s in the back of a cop car with handcuffs on, watching a girl go completely redneck crazy at the cops,” Keith Urban said.

03/16/2015

(Courtesy of Capitol Records Nashville)

Behind the Song: Dierks Bentley – ‘Drunk on a Plane’

One of 2014’s biggest country hits was almost a song about a hurricane.

03/16/2015

(Credit: Joseph L. Lanes)

Behind the Song: Lee Brice – ‘I Don’t Dance’

“It’s really simple,” said Lee Brice of “I Don’t Dance,” his ACM Award-nominated song, “but it’s so true and to the point.”

03/16/2015

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Behind the Song: Kenny Chesney – ‘American Kids’

“‘American Kids’ was that one thing that I was looking for that was different,” Chesney said. “There’s not that many of those songs around. We’re an industry of chasers and copycats, we really are. That’s just the way it is.”

03/16/2015

(Courtesy Capitol Records Nashville)

Behind the Song: Luke Bryan – ‘Drink A Beer’

“I walked up onto my tour bus that same night and played it for my bus driver and the band. I think it floored them too. We were blessed to get our hands on that one.”

03/16/2015

(Courtesy Big Machine Records)

Behind the Song: Florida Georgia Line – ‘Dirt’

Instead of riding the bro-country wave of success into more party anthems, FGL threw country music fans a curve ball with “Dirt,” the first single from the band’s sophomore album, the aptly-titled ‘Anything Goes.’

03/16/2015

(Courtesy of Sony Music Nashville)

Behind the Song: Miranda Lambert – ‘Automatic’

If you want to know how Miranda Lambert really feels about the current state of the world—particularly its reliance on technology—just listen to “Automatic.”

03/16/2015

(Courtesy: Big Machine Label Group)

Behind the Song: The Cadillac Three – ‘The South’

An ode to the South, the Cadillac Three name-drop several Southern states that represent the lifestyle the trio grew up in.

03/16/2015

(Courtesy Big Machine Records)

Behind the Song: Florida Georgia Line – ‘This Is How We Roll’

Sometimes all it takes for a hit song is writing it with your friends.

03/16/2015

(Courtesy Mercury Nashville)

Behind the Song: Kacey Musgraves – ‘Follow Your Arrow’

“I just thought it was a cute little song we were writing for Kacey’s friend. I didn’t know that it would be so revolutionary,” Brandy Clark says.

03/16/2015

Garth Brooks

ACM Awards Performers Announced: Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, More

The 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards are a month away, and the first performers have just been announced.

03/11/2015

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ACM Award Nominations: Full List of 2015 Nominees

The 2015 ACM Award nominations were revealed this morning, with Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley and Florida Georgia Line topping the list. See all the nominees.

01/30/2015

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The 2015 ACM Awards in Texas Are Already Sold Out

The 50th annual ACM Awards will be held next year not in Las Vegas but in Texas. And now the Academy has announced that tickets for that event are already sold out.

04/16/2014

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Why George Strait Is the ACM Entertainer of the Year

By winning the ACM Entertainer of the Year award, Strait proved that, while he may be winding down his final concert tour, the cowboy isn’t ready to ride away just yet.

04/07/2014

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10 ACM Awards Moments You Didn’t See On TV

Radio.com was in Las Vegas, at the ACM Party for a Cause, on the red carpet, at the awards show and in the press room covering the event. Here are 10 things that CBS didn’t show you on television.

04/07/2014

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The Best Moments of the 2014 ACM Awards

The Academy of Country Music’s 49th Annual Awards were broadcast out of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas again this year, with special performances in nearby Mandalay Bay. Here are the biggest moments from the show.

04/06/2014

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ACM Red Carpet Best and Worst

The good, the bad and the shocking from the ACMs red carpet.

04/06/2014

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The 2014 ACM Awards Winners List

Radio.com presents a rolling list of winners for the 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards. Go ahead and keep this page open as we will be updating all of the winners in real time throughout the broadcast.

04/06/2014

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Brett Eldredge Will Go Shark Diving if His New Single Goes to No. 1

He won’t have sharks in the cage, he clarified, but they’ll likely be swimming around him.

04/04/2014

(Courtesy Republic Nashville)

Interview: Eli Young Band Talk ‘10,000 Towns’ and Kicking Up Some ‘Dust’

While the Eli Young Band may not have hit exactly the number of locales noted in the title of their most recent album, 10,000 Towns, chances are they’re getting close.

04/03/2014

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Behind the Song: Carrie Underwood’s ‘Two Black Cadillacs’

“It’s drama, and it’s dark,” said Underwood about “Two Black Cadillacs,” her ACM Award-nominated song. And, she added, “you have to listen to the whole thing,” because you’ll be “sucked in.”

04/03/2014

Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice, Brad Paisley, More Added to Sunday’s ACM Awards

Bentley and Crow will perform “I Hold On,” Brice will perform his ACM nominated single “I Drive Your Truck,” and Paisley will make the national television debut of his new single “River Bank.”

04/02/2014

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