Thursday, July 9, 2020
– The 56th Academy of Country Music Awards will be broadcast on April 18, 2021 on CBS, it was announced today.
The announcement came before the 55th edition were even held. Originally set for April, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in postponing the awards from April until Wednesday, Sept 16 in Nashville.
The ACMs had been set for Las Vegas. The awards will be broadcasting from the Grand Ole Opry House, the Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe. Hosted by reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM Award winner Keith Urban, the 55th ACM Awards will be broadcast live from 8-11 p.m. eastern/delayed Pacfici on CBS.