2024 ACM Awards: Find Out When, Where, and How To Watch

Get ready to experience the excitement of the ACM Awards!


Lauren Jo Black

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April 15, 2024


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Chris Stapleton at the 58th Academy of Country Music Awards from Ford Center at The Star on May 11, 2023 in Frisco, Texas; Photo by Rich Polk for PMC

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The countdown to the 2024 ACM Awards starts now! The Academy of Country Music has unveiled details surrounding the highly anticipated awards show, adding to the excitement over “Country Music’s Party of the Year.” 

Here’s what you need to know about the 2024 ACM Awards. 

When Are The ACM Awards in 2024? 

The 59th Academy of Country Music Awards will take place on Thursday, May 16, 2024. 

2024 ACM Awards
2024 ACM Awards

Where Is The ACM Awards Being Held In 2024? 

The 2024 ACM Awards will air live from Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas. This marks the second consecutive year that the show has taken place at the world headquarters of the Dallas Cowboys. 

The Ford Center at The Star in Frisco opened its doors in 2016, functioning as the cutting-edge practice facility for the Dallas Cowboys and hosting numerous major sporting events annually. Last year’s ACM Awards marked the inaugural awards show held at the Ford Center.

“Frisco, Texas and The Star District proved to be the perfect new home for the evolution of this Emmy-nominated ‘Party,’ bringing music’s biggest global superstars to the passionate and loyal Texas Country Music fans!” said ACM CEO Damon Whiteside. “We’re thrilled to bring ACM Awards week to life again at the home of America’s Team, the Dallas Cowboys, along with our best-in-class partners at Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Music, Dick Clark Productions and our Executive Producer, Raj Kapoor, to make this year’s show even bigger and better. Fans will certainly want to be there in person to experience all the incredible moments we have in store, and we can’t wait to see everyone in Texas!”

“We all experienced first-hand last year what a perfect fit the Academy of Country Music Awards are with Ford Center at The Star, not only inside for the show, but out and around The Star District and Frisco as well,” said Dallas Cowboys Owner, President and General Manager Jerry Jones. “The stars of country music shine very brightly here in Texas, and we’re honored to be the home of this amazing celebration once again. We can’t wait to host all of the great artists and fans at Country Music’s Party of the Year!”

How Can I Get Tickets To The ACM Awards? 

Tickets for the 2024 ACM Awards are on sale now. Purchasing a ticket offers fans exclusive entry into a nonstop party packed with their favorite country stars performing the biggest hits from the last year and seats closer to the action than ever before.

How Much Are Tickets To The ACM Awards? 

Prices range from $330 – $1,200 before taxes and fees. 

Lainey Wilson; Photo Courtesy of Christopher Polk for PMC
Lainey Wilson; Photo Courtesy of Christopher Polk for PMC

How Can I Watch The ACM Awards? 

The ACM Awards will stream live on Prime Video globally and exclusively.

Do You Have To Have An Amazon Prime Account To Watch The ACM Awards?

Yes, the show is airing exclusively on Prime Video. To access, Primve Video you must have an Amazon Prime account, which is $14.99 per month or $139 per year.

Gabby Barrett; Photo by Gilbert Flores for PMC, Courtesy ACM Awards
Gabby Barrett; Photo by Gilbert Flores for PMC, Courtesy ACM Awards

Who Is Nominated For The 2024 ACM Awards?

ACM nominees were announced on April 9 and Luke CombsMegan Moroney, and Morgan Wallen are among the most-nominated artists.

Combs secured a whopping eight nominations, including Entertainer of the Year, Male Artist of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Single of the Year, plus Music Event of the Year with Riley Green for their chart-topping collab, “Different ‘Round Here.”   

Moroney is the leading female artist with six nods, including both Female Artist of the Year and New Female Artist of the Year. 

Luke Combs, Megan Moroney,; Photos by Andrew Wendowski, Morgan Wallen; Photo Courtesy Instagram
Luke Combs, Megan Moroney,; Photos by Andrew Wendowski, Morgan Wallen; Photo Courtesy Instagram

Wallen follows with six nominations including Album of the Year for One Thing At A Time. Additionally, Wallen is nominated for Single of the Year for “Last Night,” and Male Artist of the Year. 

Artists with five nominations include Cody Johnson, Chris Stapleton, and Lainey Wilson. Jelly Roll and Jordan Davis follow with four nominations apiece. 

A complete list of nominees is available HERE.

Who Is Hosting The 2024 ACM Awards? 

The hosts for the 2024 ACM Awards have yet to be revealed. The 2023 show was co-hosted by Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks

Who Is Performing At The 2024 ACM Awards? 

The performers have yet to be revealed. The Academy of Country Music will announce further details leading into the 2024 show.

Parker McCollum; ACM Lifting Lives LIVE
Parker McCollum; ACM Lifting Lives LIVE

Are There Other Events Happening In Frisco, Texas before the ACM Awards?

The night before the ACM Awards, Parker McCollum will headline Parker McCollum and Friends: ACM Lifting Lives LIVE at Topgolf in The Colony, Texas. Tickets for the event are on sale now and will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, an organization that focuses on improving lives through the power of music.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.