In anticipation of the ACM Awards' 50th anniversary next year, the Academy of Country Music has opened its archive up for the new book, This Is Country: A Backstage Pass to the Academy of Country Music Awards . The 224-page book comes out September 23 featuring commentary from Tim McGraw , Miranda Lambert , Taylor Swift , Lady Antebellum 's Hillary Scott , Kenny Chesney , Merle Haggard and more. Reba wrote the forward for the book, which is full of candid, never-before-seen photographs from the ACMs.
Proceeds from the sale of This Is Country will benefit the ACM's charitable arm, ACM Lifting Lives.
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