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Morgan Wallen Wins Top Honor at ACM Awards After Being Banned From 2021 Show

Morgan Wallen won album of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Monday night for Dangerous: The Double Album, a year after he was removed from the ACMs ballot after he was caught on camera using a racial slur. Wallen made no direct reference to the issue and his absence from recent […]

Dolly Parton Opens 2022 ACM Awards By Sending “Love and Hope” to Ukraine

Hosting the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas alongside Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett on Monday night, Dolly Parton opened the 2022 ACM Awards with a nod to the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine. “I don’t want to be political and this is not. I’d rather pass a kidney stone than do […]

ACM Awards: Chris Young Leads Nominations

Country star Chris Young combined his skills as an artist and a producer to earn seven nominations at the Academy of Country Music Awards, including album of the year and single of the year. The show’s co-hosts Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett announced the nominations Thursday. Allen and Barrett will share hosting duties with country […]

Dolly Parton to Host Academy of Country Music Awards

National treasure Dolly Parton is set to host the 57th annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Parton as host is a coup for Amazon, who will show the awards for the first time, streaming the two-hour event live without commercials on Prime Video, March 7 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT/5 p.m. PT from Allegiant […]

Lisa Lee, Academy of Country Music Executive, Dies at 52

Lisa Lee, a former broadcast journalist for the CMT cable network who spent the past 15 years as an executive with the Academy of Country Music, died Saturday of brain cancer. She was 52. A senior vp creative and content, Lee produced ACM Honors, a live industry event held each year at the Ryman Auditorium […]

ACM Awards Move to Amazon From Longtime CBS Home

Amazon is getting into the awards-show business. The tech and retail giant’s Prime Video streaming platform will stream the Academy of Country Music Awards live in 2022. The awards, produced by MRC’s Dick Clark Productions, are moving to the streamer from their longtime home at CBS, which has aired the ACM Awards since 1998. “We’re […]

TV Ratings: ACM Awards Hit All-Time Low

CBS' telecast does outshine the other broadcast nets on Sunday, but it continues a trend of record lows for awards shows.

ACM Awards Preview: What to Know About Sunday’s Show

Mickey Guyton and Keith Urban are hosting Sunday's ceremony, featuring a slew of performers and record-breaking nominees.

TV Ratings: Delayed ACM Awards Hits Lows

The ACM Awards, delayed five months due to the pandemic, predictably hit ratings lows on Wednesday.

2020 ACM Awards: Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett Among Record-Setters

A look at the record-setting winners during Wednesday night's Academy of Country Music Awards. 

Mickey Guyton Aims to Empower Women With 2020 ACM Awards Performance

Country songstress Mickey Guyton shined at the 2020 ACM Awards with her searing performance of "What Are You Gonna Tell Her" alongside Keith Urban Wednesday night (Sept. 16).

2020 ACM Awards: Full Winners List

The 55th Annual ACM Awards were hosted by Keith Urban on Wednesday, with Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett, and Old Dominion leading all artists with five nominations each.