ACM Awards 2018: Watch™ 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards online. How and when to watch and Live stream. The 53rd ACM Awards are Sunday with Reba McEntire returning as host. Here’s how to watch the Academy of Country Music Awards live, on TV and online.
The 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards, also known as the 2018 ACM Awards, will be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 15, 2018. Reba McEntire is back for the 53rd ACM Awards, so we’re telling you how to watch the Academy of Country Music Awards online and watch the Academy of Country Music Awards live Sunday to see her triumphant return to the awards-show stage.
This year’s ACM Awards not only feature Reba as the returning host, but CBS announced earlier this week that Carrie Underwood’s new single will have its world premiere during Sunday’s big show. Also performing are Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Florida Georgia Line, Little Big Town, Maren Morris and Alan Jackson — just to name a few. The ACM Awards will be jam-packed with big moments, so if you’re a fan of country music or just music in general, you’ll want to watch the ACM Awards online or live Sunday.
Below is all the information you need to watch the Academy of Country Music Awards online and live Sunday to discover the 2018 ACM Awards winners.
Here’s how CBS officially describes the special:
Superstar Reba McEntire will return to host the 53rd ACM Awards, which honors and showcases the biggest names and emerging talent in country music and is produced for television by dick clark productions. This year’s show will mark Reba’s 15th time hosting the ceremony. She last co-hosted the ceremony with Blake Shelton in 2012.
And here’s how you can watch Academy of Country Music Awards live, on TV or via live stream:
Date: Sunday, April 15
Start Time: 8:00 p.m. ET
Episode: “53rd Academy of Country Music Awards”
TV Channel: CBS
Live Stream: Stream 1 | Stream 2
Country stars are gathering in Las Vegas this weekend for the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards.
The show will be hosted by the great Reba McEntire, who’s also nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year, and feature performances by Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and many more.
Miranda Lambert rehearses for the 53RD Academy of Country Music Awards
Full list of nominees for the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards on News 3
Album Of The Year
Breaker – Little Big Town (Producer: Jay Joyce / Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville)
California Sunrise – Jon Pardi (Producers: Bart Butler, Jon Pardi / Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville)
From A Room: Vol. 1 – Chris Stapleton (Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton / Record Label: Mercury Records)
Happy Endings – Old Dominion (Producer: Shane McAnally / Record Label: RCA)
Life Changes – Thomas Rhett (Producers: Julian Bunetta, Jesse Frasure, Dann Huff, Joe London, Thomas Rhett / Record Label: The Valory Music Co.)
Single Record Of The Year
“Better Man” – Little Big Town (Producer: Jay Joyce / Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville)
“Body Like A Back Road” – Sam Hunt (Producer: Zach Crowell / Record Label: MCA Nashville)
“Broken Halos” – Chris Stapleton (Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton / Record Label: Mercury Records)
“Drinkin’ Problem” – Midland (Producers: Dann Huff, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne / Record Label: Big Machine Records)
“I’ll Name The Dogs” – Blake Shelton (Producer: Scott Hendricks / Record Label: Warner Bros.)
Song Of The Year
“Body Like A Back Road” – Sam Hunt
Songwriters: Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne
Publishers: Universal Music Corp. / Sam Hunt Publishing, Highly Combustible Music / I Love Pizza Music, / Songs of Southside Independent Music Publishing / Who Wants to Buy My Publishing / Atlas Music Publishing, Anderson Fork In The Road Music / Smackville Music/Smack Songs LLC, Smack Hits
“Female” – Keith Urban
Songwriters: Ross Copperman, Nicolle Galyon and Shane McAnally
Publishers: EMI Blackwood Music Inc. / Rezolant Music/Plain Jane Songs, Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. / A Girl Named Charlie (BMI), Smack Hits / Smack Songs LLC (GMR)
“Tin Man” – Miranda Lambert
Songwriters: Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall
Publishers: Sony / ATV Tree Publishing / Pink Dog Publishing (BMI), Beat Up Ford Publishing (BMI), BMG Platinum Songs (BMI) / SWMBMGBMI / Lonesome Vinyl Music
Vocal Event Of The Year
“Craving You” – Thomas Rhett featuring Maren Morris (Producers: Julian Bunetta, Dann Huff, Joe London, Thomas Rhett / Record Label: The Valory Music Co.)
“Dear Hate” – Maren Morris featuring Vince Gill (Producers: Brad Hill, Maren Morris / Record Label: Columbia Nashville)
“Funny (How Time Slips Away)” – Glen Campbell and Willie Nelson (Producer: Carl Jackson / Record Label: Universal Music Enterprises)
“The Fighter” – Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood (Producers: Busbee, Keith Urban / Record Label: Capitol Nashville)
“What Ifs” – Kane Brown featuring Lauren Alaina (Producer: Dann Huff / Record Label: RCA Nashville).