NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

ENCINO, CA (February 20, 2019) – The Academy of Country Music announced today the nominees for the 54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, Country Music’s Party of the Year, honoring country music’s superstars and hottest emerging talent. Iconic entertainer and sixteen-time ACM Award® winner Reba McEntire will return to host LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 8:00 PM ET/PT on the CBS Television Network.

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC REVEALS MARQUEE EVENTS FOR 7TH ANNUAL ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE

ENCINO, CA (February 13, 2019) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today the marquee events slated for the 7th Annual ACM Party for a Cause®, which is set to take place at select venues across the Las Vegas Strip on April 5-7, 2019. Back by popular demand, ACM Stories, Songs & Stars, ACM Lifting Lives Topgolf Tee-Off and the ACM Awards Official After Party presented by Security Benefit will return as marquee events for ACM Party for a Cause. Additionally, new to the jam-packed line-up on Saturday night is ACM Decades. 

11 February 2019

Iconic Entertainer Reba McEntire Returns to Host “54th Academy of Country Music Awards™”

ENCINO, CA (February 11, 2019) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today that iconic entertainer and 16-time ACM Award® winner Reba McEntire will return as host and executive producer of the 54th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®. The awards telecast, honoring country music’s superstars and hottest emerging talent, will air LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 8:00 PM ET / delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. This year’s ceremony will mark Reba’s sixteenth time serving as host.

Chris Young Announces New 2019 Headline Tour to Make Las Vegas Stop at MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, August 17

LAS VEGAS (February 11, 2019) – After launching his first arena headlining tour last year, multi-platinum entertainer Chris Young is excited to announce the “Raised On Country Tour 2019.” Sharing the same name as his “funky, rollicking, lively” (Music Row) new single, which name-checks his predecessors and country music icons Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Joe Diffie, George Strait, Alan Jackson and Hank Williams Jr., Chris Young’s “Raised On Country Tour 2019” will make a Las Vegas stop at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Aug. 17 at 8 p.m. He’ll be joined by special guest LOCASH.

Sleeves Up, Pants Down The Naked Magicians Announce First Las Vegas Residency at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino

LAS VEGAS (Jan. 3, 2019) – Sleeves up, pants down: The Naked Magicians are bringing their finely chiseled magical and physical talents to Las Vegas from Australia for their first Strip residency. The R-rated magic show, starring Mike Tyler and Christopher Wayne, will perform six nights a week at 10 p.m. inside Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club at MGM Grand starting Wednesday, Feb. 13. Tickets go on sale Friday, Jan 4.

Two-Division Champion Badou Jack Battles Undefeated Top Contender Marcus Browne for WBA Interim 175-Pound Title On Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrien Broner SHOWTIME PPV®

LAS VEGAS (December 17, 2018) - Two-division world champion Badou Jack will battle unbeaten top-rated contender Marcus Browne for the WBA Interim Light Heavyweight Title Saturday, January 19 on the Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrien Broner SHOWTIME PPV® event from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

MGM Grand Executive Pastry Chef Wins ‘Best Fresh Pastry Award’ at 2018 Cacao Barry World Chocolate Masters Competition

LAS VEGAS (December 14, 2018) – MGM Grand Executive Pastry Chef Florent Cheveau was named one of the world’s top chocolatiers at the 2018 Cacao Barry® World Chocolate Masters Competition in Paris, France. The only United States delegate at the competition, Cheveau placed third out of 20 international competitors in the prestigious event. The award-winning Instant CH3 dessert is now available for guests to order at FiAMMA Italian Kitchen, located in The District at MGM Grand.

Bob Seger Adds New Dates to Final Tour, Coming to MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, March 2, 2019

LAS VEGAS (December 6, 2018) – Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band are pleased to announce they are adding five new shows to their hugely successful final tour, including a Las Vegas stop at MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 8 p.m.

Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show. World Tour

November 29, 2018 – Today, Academy Award®-nominated, Golden Globe- and Tony Award-winning performer, Hugh Jackman, announced his first world tour.  The Man. The Music. The Show. will see Jackman performing hit songs from The Greatest Showman, Les Miserable and more from Broadway and film, accompanied by a live orchestra.  The Man. The Music. The Show. will visit the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Saturday, July 13, 2019.  The tour is produced by AEG Presents, TED-Dainty, and Robert Fox.     

Manny Pacquiao Returns to the U.S. to Defend His WBA Welterweight World Title Against Adrien Broner

NEW YORK (November 19, 2018) – Senator Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao, boxing's only eight-division world champion, will end his two-year hiatus from a U.S. boxing ring when he returns to Las Vegas to defend his World Boxing Association welterweight world title against former four-division world champion and must-see attraction Adrien "The Problem" Broner. The Pacquiao vs. Broner world championship event will take place Saturday, Jan. 19 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Pacquiao vs. Broner and its co-main event fights will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV and presented by Premier Boxing Champions beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.