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<br /> ACM<br /> EMPO<br /> WINTER 2016<br /> MORE<br /> THAN A<br /> WOMAN<br /> Superstar Carrie<br /> Underwood on her<br /> new album and<br /> hosting an all-female<br /> bill at ACM Party for<br /> a Cause® Festival<br /> BRYAN &<br /> BENTLEY<br /> To Co-host 51st<br /> ACM Awards<br /> ACM CHAIRMAN<br /> PAUL BARNABEE<br /> On his plans<br /> for 2016<br /> <br /> COVER STORY<br /> MORE<br /> THAN A<br /> WOMAN<br /> Two-time ACM Entertainer of the Year<br /> CARRIE UNDERWOOD on her new album<br /> Storyteller and supporting ACM Lifting<br /> Lives—and her fellow female artists — at the<br /> ACM Party for a Cause Festival<br /> 24 <br /> IN THIS ISSUE<br /> ON THE COVER: Photographer – Randee St Nicholas |<br /> Wardrobe Stylist – Emma Trask | Make-up – Francesca Tolot |<br /> Hair – Lorenzo Martin | Location – Nashville.<br /> 4 || EDITOR’S NOTE<br /> 5 || LETTER FROM THE CEO<br /> 6 || HAPPENINGS<br /> 8 || NEWS<br /> 38 || ACM MOMENT<a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=1"> ACM EMPO WINTER 2016 MORE THAN A WOMAN Supersta</a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=2"> </a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=3"> COVER STORY MORE THAN A WOMAN Two-time A</a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=4"> EDITOR’S NOTE A WOMAN’S WORK IS NEVER DONE </a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=5"> FROM THE CEO DEAR ACADEMY MEMBERS </a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=6"> HAPPENINGS 1 5 1 || DÉJÀ VU</a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=7"> given to Nashville Prevention Partnership, was ma</a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=8"> NEWS “When we found ourselves searching for</a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=9"> 2O16 ACM AWARDS PROFESSIONAL</a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=10"> NEWSACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2</a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=11"> KELSEA BALLERINI “We’re in a room full of dreamer</a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=12"> NEWSACM Board continued from p10 || RADIO || </a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=13"> BRAND NEW STUDIO ALBUM F</a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=14"> NEWS Academy Welcomes New Staffers </a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=15"> BRAND NEW MUSIC FROM FEA</a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=16"> New ACM Chairman PAUL BARNABEE on </a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=17"> T he expressway from New Jersey to Lon</a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=18"> PLATINUM SUPERSTAR: Barnabee,</a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=19"> </a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=20"> City National Bank’s LORI BADGETT takes </a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=21"> tracks to a banking management training program, </a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=22"> ACM LIFTING LIVES® GRANTS GO TO ELEVEN WORTHY GRO</a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=23"> ©2015 SANTA CRUZ GUITAR COMPANY “I've never pick</a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=24"> 24 acmcountry.com</a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=25"> more than a woman BY LI</a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=26"> "I’m not saying every song by every femal</a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=27"> TOP: CMT’S LESLIE FRAM, back row cent</a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=28"> There are a lot [of women] right now</a> <a title="ACM Tempo Winter 2016 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/992d8339?page=29"> and as duet partners. 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