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Each year, the ACM honors outstanding country artists, songs, albums, songwriters, and music videos at its annual awards ceremony. Every ceremony also includes performances from some of the hottest stars in country music at the moment.
Fans always look forward to the ACM Awards. But a lot has changed over the past few years. Because of this, some people may have missed some of the key details about this year’s ceremony. Don’t fret, because we have all of the need-to-know information right here!
The 2023 ACM Awards are tonight (Thursday, May 11). Previously, the ACM Awards were typically held in April. Last year’s ceremony was in March, but this year’s is in May!
The 2023 ACM Awards start at 7 PM ET/4 PM PT with a red carpet show. The main ceremony begins at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT and will last for two hours.
This year, the ACM moved from Las Vegas to Frisco, Texas. The ceremony is being held at the Ford Center at The Star.
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The ACM Awards will not air on TV this year. Instead, the show will stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video and Amazon Music’s channel on Twitch. An Amazon Prime membership is not required to watch the livestream.
Garth Brooks and Dolly Parton are co-hosting the ACM Awards this year. Parton has hosted the ceremony before, but this is Brooks’ first time hosting any major awards show.
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You can find a full list of nominees here.
HARDY scored the highest number of nominations this year with a total of seven. Lainey Wilson followed close behind him with six nominations.
The ACM made history by nominating seven artists for Entertainer of the Year this year. Usually, only five artists are nominated in the category. Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, Morgan Wallen, Chris Stapleton, Kane Brown, and reigning winner Miranda Lambert are the nominees.
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As of this writing, these are the artists who have been announced as performers at the 2023 ACM Awards:
Yes! As of publication, the ACM has announced the winners of five awards before the main ceremony. Those winners are:
Tune in to the ACM Awards tonight to find out who wins in the other categories!
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