The 58th Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards will take place on May 11 from the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas. The event will be co-hosted by global superstars and country music legends Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks. It marks the first time Brooks will take the stage to host an awards show and Parton’s second consecutive year hosting the show.

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The ACM Awards were established in 1966. It is the longest-running country music awards show. In 2022, the event made history as the first major awards show to exclusively Livestream.

Where to watch

The two-hour show will free live stream for a global audience across more than 240 countries and territories exclusively on Prime Video and the Amazon Music channel on Twitch at 7 pm EDT/6 pm CDT/4 pm PDT on Thursday, May 11.

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The rebroadcast will also be available to stream on Friday, May 12, starting at 8 pm EDT on the Amazon Music App and Amazon Freevee for free.

Key performances

The Academy of Country Music Awards celebrates country music’s biggest stars and emerging talent. Jason Aldean, Jordan Davis, Cody Johnson, Ashley McBryde, HARDY, The War and Treaty, Lainey Wilson, Bailey Zimmerman, Ed Sheeran, Jelly Roll, Keith Urban, Luke Combs, Kane Brown, and Miranda Lambert are among the show’s many performers.

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Rock and Roll 2022 Hall of Fame inductee Parton will close out the show with a performance of a new song from her highly-anticipated rock album, Rockstar.

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This year’s ACM Awards will be held at the Star in Frisco, Texas. Nine awards will be announced during the show including Entertainer of the Year, Female Artist of the Year, Male Artist of the Year, Duo of the Group, Group of the Year, Album of the Year, Single of the Year, Song of the Year, and Music Event of the Year. Several winners were announced ahead of the show.