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<br /> ACM<br /> EMPO<br /> WINTER 2019<br /> ‘SWEET’<br /> ACM Group<br /> of the Year<br /> Old Dominion<br /> on their good works<br /> and good year SUCCESS<br /> NEW ACM BOARD ANNOUNCED s DUANE CLARK STEPS UP s<br /> JON RANDALL AND JACK INGRAM ON ‘TIN MAN’ s REMEMBERING ROY CLARK<br /> s UNDER SUPERVISION: JULIA MICHELS<br /> <br /> Contents<br /> 4 Editor’s Note<br /> 6 CEO’s Letter<br /> 8 Happenings<br /> 18 ACM News<br /> 4 2 In Memory<br /> 46 ACM Moment<br /> 32<br /> 10 | JUST 3 LITTLE<br /> QUESTIONS<br /> Get to know some of country’s<br /> brightest stars a little better as they<br /> stop by the ACM office<br /> 22 | NEW TALENT<br /> The Academy of Country Music<br /> welcomes a new chairman and new<br /> board members for the next term<br /> 32 | THE HEART OF<br /> THE ‘TIN MAN’<br /> Award-winners Jon Randall<br /> and Ja<a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=1"> ACM EMPO WINTER 2019 ‘SWEET’ ACM Gro</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=2"> </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=3"> Contents 4 Editor’s Note 6 CEO’s Letter 8 </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=4"> EDITOR’S NOTE M TEMPO A A Sweet Year Ahead </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=5"> </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=6"> FROM THE CEO </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=7"> OVER 1BILLION TOTAL STREAMS NEW SINGLE MISS ME M</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=8"> HAPPENINGS HOLIDAY SPIR</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=9"> congrats on one of your best years ever! </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=10"> 3 QUESTIONS WITH During their recent visits to </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=11"> </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=12"> 3 QUESTIONS WITH LUCIE SILVAS Q: What finall</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=13"> </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=14"> 3 QUESTIONS WITH JORDAN DAVIS Q: Growing up </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=15"> </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=16"> 3 QUESTIONS WITH TYLER RICH Q:</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=17"> THANK YOU COUNTRY RADIO FOR AN AMAZING FIRST YEA</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=18"> NEWS 1 Coastal Country The Academy</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=19"> ACM AWARDS 2019 VOTING TIMELINE The ballot timeli</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=20"> NEWS CRUZ SELECTED AS ACM LIFTING LIVES</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=21"> ACM LIFTING LIVES CLUB BENEFIT SHOW R</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=22"> NEWS Academy Announces New Board Members T </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=23"> LEFT TO RIGHT: Duane Clark, Ed Warm, Lori Badgett</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=24"> Nashville business manager Duane Clark step</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=25"> 1 company and simply fell in love with it,” he </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=26"> THE TEMPO INTERVIEW ‘Sweet’ Success </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=27"> ACM Group of the Year OLD DOMINION shares good fo</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=28"> “Cancer affects everybody, but a lot of u</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=29"> 2 Q: In this video we see you guys hanging out</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=30"> 1. Performing "No Such Thing As A Broken He</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=31"> about each other. I think we just learn how to gi</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=32"> 1 Building a ‘Tin Man’ Mi</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=33"> 1. Miranda Lambert performing "Tin </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=34"> 34 acmcountry.com T </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=35"> “I've always thought that it’s funny that people </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=36"> UNDER SUPERVISION Julia Michels Under Supervi</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=37"> acmcountry.com 37</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=38"> UNDER SUPERVISION </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=39"> I P M MPROVING LIVES THROUGH THE OWER USIC O</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=40"> THE PALOMINO RIDES T </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=41"> Left to right: Sam quam ius endi omnia ditatur, c</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=42"> IN MEMORY ROY </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=43"> BY CRAIG SHELBURNE Though his record</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=44"> IN MEMORY Tony Joe White 1943 – 2018 Known</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=45"> John T. Benson III 1928 – 2018 Gospel Music Hall</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=46"> ACM MOMENT Roy Clark 7th Annual Academy of Countr</a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=47"> </a> <a title="tempo_wi19_whole_issue page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c6439a7?page=48"> PROVEN PERFORMER Why Prevost? Because we are the</a>