ACM To Broadcast Live April 18th, Reba To Host
January 11, 2010 at 10:47 AM (PT)
The ACM has announced that the 45th Annual ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS will be broadcast live from the MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA in LAS VEGAS on APRIL 18th at 8p (ET) on CBS-TV. VALORY/STARSTRUCK artist REBA will be the host of the award show for the 12th time.
ORLY ADELSON, President of DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS and Executive Producer of the ACM AWARDS said: “No one does it better than REBA McENTIRE. She always brings spunk and personality to the show and we are honored to have the Queen of country music back to host the Awards for the 12th time.”
In addition, the ACM will tape a concert special, "ACM Presents: BROOKS & DUNN – The Last Rodeo" at the same location, the MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA, on APRIL 19th. The special will air at a later date on the CBS-TV. Artists scheduled to perform include KENNY CHESNEY, REBA, RASCAL FLATTS, CARRIE UNDERWOOD and KEITH URBAN, with more to be announced soon.
Tickets for both events go on sale JANUARY 15th. Tickets are available for purchase to professional members and to fans who have joined the ACM A-LIST from JANUARY 15th through FEBRUARY 19th, after which tickets are available to the public without a special code. Country fans may sign up for the ACM
A-LIST for free at www.acmcountry.com.
Tickets sales from "ACM Presents: BROOKS & DUNN – The Last Rodeo" will benefit ACM LIFTING LIVES, the charitable arm of the ACM, which works to improve lives through music. For more information, see www.acmliftinglives.org.