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The Academy of Country Music has donated $2.5 million to the Country Music Hall of Fame’s Working on a Building capitol campaign. So far $70 million has been raised to support the Hall of Fame’s expansion project, set to open in early 2014.

As a result of the Academy’s donation, the ACM Contemporary Gallery will be a part of the expansion. The new area of the Hall of Fame will examine modern developments and current trends in country music.

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