Date Announced For 44th Annual ACM Awards
October 30, 2008 at 7:20 AM (PT)
The ACM (ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC) has announced that the 44th Annual ACM AWARDS will be broadcast live from the MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA in LAS VEGAS on APRIL 5, 2009 at 8p (ET/delayed PT) on CBS-TV. MCA/NASHVILLE star REBA McENTIRE is returning as host for the 11th time.
Also, this year will be the first year a new special, "Artist Of The Decade," will be taped at the same location on APRIL 6th. The ACM is honoring MCA/NASHVILLE's GEORGE STRAIT for the award. Only four other acts have been given this title, including MARTY ROBBINS in 1969, LORETTA LYNN in 1979, ALABAMA in 1988 and GARTH BROOKS in 1998.
Tickets for the 44th Annual ACM AWARDS and "Artist Of The Decade" will go on sale next THURSDAY (11/6). For more ticket info visit www.acmcountry.com.