The Academy of Country Music Awards Announces Their 2021 Date

While the 2020 date still hasn't happened due to the pandemic, the ACM's have locked in a date for 2021.

July 9, 2020
Keith Urban

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The Academy of Country Music Awards just announced their 2021 date for the 56th Annual ACM Awards.

As you know, they had to revamp this years' show due to the pandemic, which is now scheduled for September 16th, from 3 different locations in Nashville.

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But it's encouraging to have a date for 2021 already locked in. According to their Instagram page, the 2021 date is scheduled for April 18th, 2021.

Exciting announcement about next year's ACM Award Show! The 56th @ACMawards will air LIVE on Sunday, April 18, 2021 on @cbstv! ✨ For details regarding the 2020 55th ACM Award Show, you can visit our website:

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No word on when the on-sale date will happen, or the location of the awards show.  Normally, it's held in Las Vegas, so fingers crossed that the pandemic will end, and we'll be able to make a quick 3-hour trip to Vegas in 2021 for the show. 

For more on the 55th Annual ACM Awards, go HERE.