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ACMs coming April 2

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 – The Academy of Country Music announced today that the 52ND Academy of Country Music Awards will be held April 2 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The ACMs have been held in Sin City for a number of years.

Tickets for the general public go on sale at 10 a.m. on Jan. 26. The arena opened in April 2016 and holds 20,000 people.

The Academy announced earlier this month that Pete Fisher will be the ACM's new chief executive officer, effective Monday, Jan. 30. Fisher was vice president and general manager of the Grand Ole Opry. He also served the ACM as a board member for 14 years.

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