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also see -> CMT Awards | CMA Awards

When: Thursday, May 11, 2023 at 8PM ET
Where: live streamed on Amazon Prime Video from the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas

ACM Awards logoWatch for the 58th annual ACM Awards when it airs exclusively on Amazon Prime on Thursday, May 11, 2023 at 8PM ET.

Last year, the ACM Awards left its traditional broadcast home on CBS to totally bypass broadcast television -- a first for a major awards show -- to air exclusivley as a livestream on Amazon Prime Video.

New this year? After jumping from Las Vegas to Nashville over the past couple of years, the 2023 ACM Awards show moves to an all-new location in the Dallas area at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas.

Meanwhile, keep it here for more updates including a complete list of ACM nominees along with who will host, major presenters, and all the big winners at the 2023 ACM Awards!


2022 ACM Awards rewind

2022 ACM Award nominations (also see WINNERS, below) had Chris Young leading the pack with seven nods, including Album of the Year and Single of the Year, followed by Miranda Lambert with five nods -- tying a record set by Reba McEntire with her 16th Female Artist of the Year nomination.

Chris Young, Miranda Lambert and first-time nominee Walker Hayes led the pack at the 2022 ACM Awards.

Hosting this year's ceremony was none other than country superstar and music legend Dolly Parton, along with co-hosts and past ACM winners Gabby Barrett & Jimmie Allen.

Leading the live performance lineup was Eric Church, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Jordan Davis, Brittney Spencer, Mitchell Tenpenny, Jason Aldean and leading ACM nominee Chris Young.

ACM host Dolly Parton was joined for a performance of her new album’s “Big Dreams and Faded Dreams” by Kelsea Ballerini. Audiences were also treated to a special tribute to Dolly herself performed by Kelly Clarkson, and additional performances by Walker Hayes, Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton, Parmalee and Blanco Brown featuring Brooke Eden, Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde, and country music-rap crossover artist Breland.

Just up ahead, check out the complete 2022 ACM Awards winners along with related resources and fun facts about one of country music's biggest nights ,.,.

DID YOU KNOW? ACM Awards trivia & fun facts

• The ACM Awards first aired in 1966. The first artist to be named ACM's Entertainer of the Year was Merle Haggard.

• The first woman to win Entertainer of the Year was Loretta Lynn in 1975.

• The Academy added a Video of the Year category in 1984. That year, Hank Williams Jr. won for "All My Rowdy Friends Are Comin' Over Tonight."

• Garth Brooks currently holds the most number of wins as Entertainer of the Year with four consecutive wins from 1990-1993 and two in 1997 and 1998.

• Reba holds the record for the most Female Vocalist of the Year wins with seven. She also has hosted the ACM Awards 15 times, more than any other individual.

• The all-time record for most ACM wins goes to country duo Brooks & Dunn who have won a total of 27 awards.


2022 ACM Nominees & WINNERS

Entertainer of the Year

Luke Combs
Eric Church
Miranda Lambert - WINNER
Chris Stapleton
Carrie Underwood

Female Artist of the Year

Gabby Barrett
Miranda Lambert
Ashley McBryde
Maren Morris
Carly Pearce - WINNER

Male Artist of the Year

Jimmie Allen
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton - WINNER
Morgan Wallen

Group of the Year

Lady A
Little Big Town
Old Dominion - WINNER
The Cadillac Three

Duo of the Year

Brooks & Dunn
Brothers Osborne - WINNER
Dan + Shay
Maddie & Tae

New Female Artist of the Year

Tenille Arts
Priscilla Block
Lily Rose
Caitlyn Smith
Lainey Wilson - WINNER

New Male Artist of the Year

Walker Hayes
Ryan Hurd
Parker McCollum - WINNER
Elvie Shane

Album of the Year

29: Written in Stone, Carly Pearce
Country Again: Side A, Thomas Rhett
Dangerous: The Double Album, Morgan Wallen - WINNER
Famous Friends, Chris Young
The Marfa Tapes, Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall

Song of the Year  

"7 Summers," Morgan Wallen
"Buy Dirt," Jordan Davis featuring Luke Bryan
"Fancy Like," Walker Hayes
"Knowing You," Kenny Chesney
"Things A Man Oughta Know," Lainey Wilson - WINNER

Single of the Year

"Buy Dirt," Jordan Davis featuring Luke Bryan
"Famous Friends," Chris Young and Kane Brown
"Fancy Like," Walker Hayes
"If I Didn’t Love You," Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood - WINNER
"You Should Probably Leave," Chris Stapleton

Music Event of the Year

"Buy Dirt," Jordan Davis featuring Luke Bryan
"Famous Friends," Chris Young and Kane Brown
"Half of My Hometown," Kelsea Ballerini featuring Kenny Chesney
"If I Didn’t Love You," Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood
"Never Wanted to Be That Girl," Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde - WINNER

Video of the Year

"Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)," Elle King and Miranda Lambert - WINNER
"Famous Friends," Chris Young and Kane Brown
"I Bet You Think About Me (Taylor’s Version)," Taylor Swift featuring Chris Stapleton
"If I Didn’t Love You," Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood
"Never Wanted To Be That Girl," Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde

Songwriter of the Year

Jesse Frasure
Nicolle Galyon
Ashley Gorley
Michael Hardy - WINNER
Josh Osborne

also see -> Grammy Awards | Country Music Video Awards

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More about the ACM Awards on the Web:

On the Web, find out more in top news stories, pictures and video clips, along with a complete list of nominees and winners, plus the hottest buzz surrounding the top country music prize of the year, the Academy of Country Music Awards ....

Academy of Country Music - The official site of the academy founded in 1964 & comprised of 3,800 professional members including well known stars & producers. Check out the rest of the site for more on the music awards, this year's top nominees, past winners, pictures.

Academy of Country Music - Wikipedia - The whole history of the academy & the awards with lists of top winners in various categories including Artists of the Decade, with related references and resources.

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