EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TONIGHT'S ACM AWARDS
Where and When Are the Awards?
The 2017 ACM Awards are set to take place in Las Vegas, Nev. at T-Mobile Arena on April 2.
Where Can I Watch the Awards and the Red Carpet?
The 2017 ACM Awards will air at 8PM ET on CBS. The official 2017 ACM Awards red carpet pre-show, meanwhile, will stream live via Twitter and Comcast’s Xfinity X1 platform from 6PM ET until 8PM ET.
Who’s Hosting the Awards and the Red Carpet?
Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley will be co-hosting.
The 2017 ACM Awards red carpet pre-show will be hosted by AJ Gibson and Jessie James Decker (on the T-Mobile Stage), Chase Bryant and Lindsay Ell (on the Xfinity Stage) and Lisa Lee (arrivals).
Who's Performing at the ACM Awards?
Kelsea Ballerini will sing her latest single, “Yeah Boy.”
Lady Antebellum will perform their latest single, “You Look Good.”
Miranda Lambert will be playing “Tin Man,” a song from her ACMs-nominated album The Weight of These Wings.
Little Big Town
Chris Stapleton, per a press release, will be debuting new music; however, a song title was not revealed.
Old Dominion will sing their newest single, “No Such Thing as a Broken Heart.”
Reba McEntire and contemporary Christian artist Lauren Daigle will be performing McEntire’s newest single, “Back to God.”
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill will be singing their brand-new duet, “Speak to a Girl.”
Thomas Rhett and Morris will perform Rhett’s brand-new single, “Craving You.”
Cole Swindell and Bentley will sing their single “Flatliner.”
Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban will be performing their single “The Fighter.”
Florida Georgia Line and the Backstreet Boys will be singing a medley, which no doubt will include their collaborative single “God, Your Mama and Me.”
2017 Awards Nominees
Entertainer of the Year
Jason Aldean Luke Bryan Florida Georgia Line Carrie Underwood Keith Urban
Male Vocalist of the Year
Jason Aldean Dierks Bentley Thomas Rhett Chris Stapleton Keith Urban
Female Vocalist of the Year
Kelsea Ballerini Miranda Lambert Maren Morris Kacey Musgraves Carrie Underwood
Vocal Duo of the Year
Big & Rich Brothers Osborne Dan + Shay Florida Georgia Line Maddie & Tae
Vocal Group of the Year
Eli Young Band Little Big Town Old Dominion Rascal Flatts Lady Antebellum
Album of the Year
Black, Dierks Bentley Dig Your Roots, Florida Georgia Line Hero, Maren Morris Ripcord, Keith Urban The Weight of These Wings, Miranda Lambert
New Male Vocalist of the Year
Kane Brown Chris Janson Chris Lane Jon Pardi Brett Young
New Female Vocalist of the Year
Lauren Alaina Cam Brandy Clark Maren Morris
New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year
A Thousand Horses Brothers Osborne Dan + Shay LoCash Maddie & Tae
Video of the Year (Awarded to Producer(s) / Director(s) / Artist(s))
“Fire Away,” Chris Stapleton “Forever Country,” Artists of Then, Now and Forever “Humble and Kind,” Tim McGraw “Peter Pan,” Kelsea Ballerini “Vice,” Miranda Lambert
Vocal Event of the Year (Awarded to Artist(s) / Producer(s) / Record Label(s))
“Different for Girls,” Dierks Bentley feat. Elle King “Forever Country,” Artists of Then, Now and Forever “May We All,” Florida Georgia Line feat. Tim McGraw “Setting the World on Fire,” Kenny Chesney feat. Pink “Think of You,” Chris Young feat. Cassadee Pope
Single Record of the Year (Awarded to Artist(s) / Producer(s) / Record Label(s))
“Blue Ain’t Your Color,” Keith Urban “H.O.L.Y.,” Florida Georgia Line “Humble and Kind,” Tim McGraw “My Church,” Maren Morris “Vice,” Miranda Lambert
Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriter(s) / Publisher(s) / Artist(s)
“Blue Ain’t Your Color,” Keith Urban (Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Lee Olsen) “Die a Happy Man,” Thomas Rhett (Thomas Rhett, Sean Douglas, Joe Spargur) “Humble and Kind,” Tim McGraw (Lori McKenna) “Kill a Word,” Eric Church feat. Rhiannon Giddens (Eric Church, Luke Dick, Jeff Hyde) “Tennessee Whiskey,” Chris Stapleton (Dean Dillon, Linda Hargrove) “Vice,” Miranda Lambert (Miranda Lambert, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne)
Songwriter of the Year
Ashley Gorley Luke Laird Hillary Lindsey Shane McAnally Lori McKenna