How to Watch the 52nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards

Country music's party of the year is set to air April 2. Here’s how you can join in the fun.


It’s that time of year again.

Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan return to host for the second Academy of Country Music Award show in a row, with presenters including genre greats like Savannah Chrisley and Miss America Savvy Shields. There will be performances from favorites Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood, Brothers Osborne, Lady Antebellum, and more. In an extra special performance, Florida Georgia Line will be joined by the Backstreet Boys to bring back the 90s nostalgia.

Keith Urban leads the awards pack with five nominations, including for Album, Song and Single of the Year. Other notable nominees include Kelsea Ballerini for Female Vocalist of the Year, Florida Georgia Line for Album of the Year, and Chris Stapleton for Video of the Year.

Here’s how to watch and see if your favorite country icon takes home the prize:

The 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards will air live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2, starting at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT on CBS. The show will also be streamed on

For a list of this year's nominees and to learn about this year's performances and presenters, visit the ACM's website.