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Academy of Country Music® Announces Open Submissions Date for 52nd Academy of Country Music® Awards Country Music Radio Awards Categories

Starting Monday, November 7th Current Academy Radio Members May
Submit Nominations at www.acmcountry.com

October 28th Deadline to Apply for
New Memberships & Renew Existing Memberships

ENCINO, CA (October 19, 2016) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today that open submissions for the 52nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards® will begin Monday, November 7, 2016 and will end at 4:00 PM CT on Friday, Dec 9, 2016. The 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards will air LIVE next spring from Las Vegas on a date to be announced, on the CBS Television Network.

The Academy of Country Music Awards telecast recognizes winners for the previous calendar year; the radio submission period is between January 1, 2016 and December 8, 2016.

Only current ACM members may submit for Station or On-Air Personality category consideration; new membership applications and existing membership renewals must be completed by 5:00 PM CT on Friday, October 28, 2016. For more information on how to become a member, radio professionals may email membership@acmcountry.com.

To apply online for membership with the Academy of Country Music, please visit
https://membership.acmcountry.com/individual/application.

Nominees for the Academy of Country Music radio awards categories, outlined below, will be announced in the spring of 2017.

  • On-Air Personality of the Year – National
  • On-Air Personality of the Year – Major (Markets 1-25)
  • On-Air Personality of the Year – Large (Markets 26-50)
  • On-Air Personality of the Year – Medium (Markets 51-100)
  • On-Air Personality of the Year – Small (Markets 101+)
  • Radio Station of the Year – Major (Markets 1-25)
  • Radio Station of the Year – Large (Markets 26-50)
  • Radio Station of the Year – Medium (Markets 51-100)
  • Radio Station of the Year – Small (Markets 101+)

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