As a huge fan of country music I am honored to help bring you everything you need to know to follow along with the 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards which are being aired LIVE this Sunday on CBS! Of course, as technology grows, so do your options of how you follow along, so we’ve gathered up all the resources you need to be in the know. Here are just some of the ways you can keep up with what’s happening on this year’s ACM’s:
The easiest way to get a play by play of the ACM awards is by following along on Twitter! Text “Follow @ACMAwards” to 40404 and you’ll get text notifications every time the Awards team updates! You can also send “Follow @CMNBlog” to the same number for our commentary. Don’t want texts? No worries, just click here to see all the posts in your browser: ACMAwards on Twitter but be warned! Those tweeters are fast so SPOILER ALERT!
Backstage Access with the new ACMBackstage app:
This year the Academy of Country Music has partnered with Glow Motion Technologies and fan-engagement company Mobaglo to make the 50th ACM Awards at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX, a one-of-a-kind spectator experience with ACM Backstage. The ceremony, co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton, will be broadcast LIVE on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 8:00 PM – 11:30PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.
The Academy of Country Music is lifting the backstage curtain at AT&T Stadium, the home of the Dallas Cowboys, for those who Shazam the CBS broadcast during the show. Fans who do will be entered to win a trip for two to next year’s ACM Awards, a guitar signed by the evening’s hosts, and more. ACM Backstage, powered by Mobaglo, will offer insider access to the night from a variety of live cameras around the stadium. Watch stars float down the red carpet before the awards and meet with reporters backstage during the show on the Mary Kay-sponsored Glam Cam, peek inside the director’s truck on the RAM Cam, watch live artist messages as they walk off stage following performances, award wins, and more.
Access to ACM Backstage can also be found on the 50th ACM Awards app which iPhone users can download HERE and Android users can download on Google Play HERE. For more information, visit www.ACMBackstage.com.