ACM CEO admits to breaking the rules for Justin Moore

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Justin Moore has made it to the final round of ACM New Artist of the Year voting along with Kip Moore and Brett Eldredge. So what about all the hullabaloo regarding the fact that Justin's not technically eligible for the New Artist of the Year Award by the Academy's own rules? 

Yeah, about that. Turns out the ACM powers that be realized that Justin was ineligible but nominated him anyway. 

Why? Because they felt like it and it's within the "Board’s right to be flexible."

I guess rules really ARE meant to be broken. 

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Justin Moore is technically ineligible for ACM New Artist of the year

Justin Moore

Justin Moore, an artist on Borchetta's Big Machine Records, seems like a really great guy who for one reason or another, despite a catalog of awesome songs, has been largely ignored by awards show. He even complained last year about being left out of the shows and not knowing why

Well here's a thought, maybe if the awards shows stopped thinking of him as a new artist and started putting him in the correct categories, maybe he'd have a better experience. 

Case in point, Broadway recently spoke with fellow music blogger, Windmills Country, and she revealed that she had recently done a little digging and found that Justin isn't eligible for a New Artist of the Year ACM because, by their own criteria, he's sold too many albums. 

You know, because he's not a new damn artist. 

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Justin Moore seems a bit sad about his awards show experiences

 

Justin in the rainJustin singing in the rain. Photo courtesy Facebook

Justin Moore attended last night's CMA Awards (nice photo here), but it seems that he may be a little bit sad about how it and other award shows in the past have went down. 

After the show, Justin took to Twitter to answer some fan questions. One of the questions asked was why we don't ever see him on the award show stage. Justin answered quite honestly. 

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