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ACM Announces Open Submissions Date for 50th Academy of Country Music® Awards Country Music Radio Awards Categories

ACM Announces Open Submissions Date for 50th Academy of Country Music® Awards Country Music Radio Awards Categories

Starting Monday, November 10th Current Academy Radio Members May Submit Nominations at www.acmcountry.com

October 31st Deadline to Apply for New Memberships & Renew Existing Memberships

ENCINO, CA (October 20, 2014) –The Academy of Country Music announced today that open submissions for the 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will begin Monday, November 10, 2014 and will end at 4:00 PM CT on Monday, December 8, 2014. The 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will air LIVE from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 8:00PM ET/delayed PT 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, 2014 and December 8, 2014.

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 31, 2014. 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 2015.

  • 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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