Stapleton, McCollum, Dillon win ACM honors
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Stapleton, McCollum, Dillon win ACM honors

Thursday, May 16, 2024 – Chris Stapleton, Parker McCollum and Jessie Jo Dillon won early awards in advance of the 59th Academy of Country Music Awards tonight.

Stapleton received his 17th ACM Award when he was named the winner of ACM Artist-Songwriter of the Year. Stapleton is the reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year and also the most-recent recipient of the Academy's coveted Triple Crown prize, which celebrates artists who have won New Female/Male Artist of the Year, Female/Male Artist of the Year, and Entertainer of the Year. He also has four additional nominations, including Album of the Year (artist and producer) for "Higher," Male Artist of the Year and Entertainer of the Year, and is set to perform live on the show.

McCollum won his second ACM Award, this time for ACM Visual Media of the Year for his music video for "Burn It Down," produced by Christen Pinkston and Wesley Stebbins-Perry and directed by Dustin Haney. In 2022, Parker McCollum won ACM New Male Artist of the Year. He is also nominated for ACM Single of the Year for "Burn It Down" and is set to perform on the show as well.

Dillon received her first ACM Award after winning ACM Songwriter of the Year. She was previously been nominated as a songwriter on Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber's "10,000 Hours" and Cole Swindell's "Break Up In The End."

The ACM Awards will kick off with the Official ACM Awards Red Carpet Show presented by Prime Video and Amazon Music, featuring a performance by Megan Moroney, and will air on Prime Video and the Amazon Music channel on Twitch starting at 7 p.m. eastern.

The ACM Awards will be free to stream live exclusively on Prime Video from Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas at 8 p.m. eastern. A Prime membership will not be required to watch live.

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