The 56th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM) is coming soon-resuming its usual April period.
The show followed the 2020 ACM, and the broadcast of the 2020 ACM was postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
This is what you need to know about this year’s ACM Awards.
When will it air?
The 2021 ACM Awards will be held on Sunday, April 18.
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What do i think?
The show will be broadcast live, on-demand and streamed via CBS at 8pm Eastern Standard Time.
Where will it happen?
Choosing to return to Nashville, Tennessee, instead of Las Vegas, the 56th annual ACM will once again be broadcast from three different venues in Music City, including the Grand Opley Theater, Lyman Auditorium and Bluebird Cafe.
Damon Whiteside, Chief Executive Officer of the Country Music Academy, said: “We are delighted to be back at the most iconic venue in Music City, as we gathered on April 18 to celebrate the best of country music. At the moment, it’s back to our normal award cycle.”
“Thank you very much to the city of Nashville, Grand Ole Opry House, Ryman Auditorium and Bluebird Cafe for welcoming us back to Nashville, where we can find the safety of the artists, and at the same time, after hard work, put this spotlight on 2020 is a vibrant city.” Whiteside added.
Who is nominated?
The Country Music Academy, Dick Clark Music Production Company and CBS announced the nominations on Friday in recognition of some of the biggest talents and rising stars in country music.
Country music female singer Maren Morris (Maren Morris) and superstar Chris Stapleton (Chris Stapleton) became the most nominated people that year, winning a total of six nominations.
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Morris’s crossover pop song “The Bones” was nominated for the best single of the year, and received two of her nominations for the best songwriter and singer of the year. She was also nominated for last year’s female singer of the year, and was nominated for a music video of the year “Better Than We Found”. Morris received the annual nomination for cooperating with Highwomen’s All-Star.
Stapleton released his fourth solo studio album “Starting Over” last year and was nominated as the Male Artist of the Year. This is where he won the award twice. He was also nominated as the songwriter and singer of the year, and the artist and producer of the album of the year.
Miranda Lambert (Miranda Lambert) received five nominations this year, of which the single “Bluebird” (Bluebird) won four nominations. She was also nominated for the Female Artist of the Year, which is nine times she has won this honor.
In addition, Ashley McBryde and Thomas Rhett both received four nominations.
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It is worth noting that no woman was nominated as the Artist of the Year. However, all five nominations in a year were performed by women, and this was the first nomination for the ACM Awards.
In addition to Lambert’s “Blue Bird” and Morris’s “Bones”, Gaby Barrett’s “I Hope”, and Carly Pierce and Lee Bryce’s duet “I hope you are happy now” “And Ingrid Anders’ “My Heart Is More Than Me” category.
In addition, four black artists in all categories were nominated this year, which is another first nomination for the ACM Awards. Kane Brown was nominated for Album of the Year for his record “Mixtape Vol. 1,” and Jimmie Allen was nominated for Male Singer of the Year again after being nominated for the same category for the first time in 2018.
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After being nominated for the first time in 2015, Mickey Guyton was again nominated for Female Singer of the Year. The 2020 song “Black Like Me” released after the death of George Floyd has never attracted attention on the radio, but it has received criticism and praise. Grammy nominated for Best Country Solo.
According to the ACM award criteria, as long as they have never won a prize before and have not released a single album from the third studio album, they can nominate multiple singers in the new singer category of the year.
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Grammy winner John Legend and Carrie Underwood (Carrie Underwood) performed a duet on “Hallelujah” and won his first annual ACM nominated video.
The host, performer and host have not yet been announced.
Melissa Roberto of The Associated Press and Fox News contributed to this report