Tim McGraw backstage at the Academy of Country Music Awards on May 17, 2005
LAS VEGAS, NV — West L.A. Music was on hand for the star studded 40th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, to donate an autographed guitar to the Academy's Charitable Foundation. West L.A. Music arranged to have the guitar signed backstage by country superstar Tim McGraw.
West L.A. Music arranged to have McGraw sign the Epiphone acoustic guitar, backstage at the gala event, which took place at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas. McGraw was honored at the event with two awards in the category Single of the Year for "Live Like You Were Dying" and for his role as Producer on the hit song.
West L.A. Music has actively supported the Academy of Country Music's Charitable Foundation, which supports programs dedicated to the awareness, growth and education of music. Since its inception, the Academy has raised more than $1.5 million for worthy charities and organizations worldwide.
The Academy of Country Music was founded in 1964 with a mission to support, promote and enhance the advancement of the country music industry worldwide. The Academy is best known for presenting its annual Academy of Country Music Awards, which are televised live and honor excellence among the industry's brightest stars. The Academy, which is comprised of more than 3800 professional members, is headquartered in Burbank, CA. For more information, please visit www.acmcountry.com.
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