2020 ACM Awards: Nominees, when and where to watch and all about the musical night hosted by Keith Urban

The 55th Academy of Country Music Awards will be held in Nashville on September 16 after it was postponed from its original air date of April 5 due to the pandemic


                            2020 ACM Awards: Nominees, when and where to watch and all about the musical night hosted by Keith Urban
Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Kelsea Ballerini (Getty Images)

The awards season keeps rolling on and the next on the list is Academy of Country Music Awards. The event will be held in Nashville, Tennessee, on September 16, 2020. It was scheduled to air on April 5 this year but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Here's all you need to know about the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards.

Nominees

The following artists, songs and albums have been nominated in the categories listed below.

Entertainer of the Year

Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett
Carrie Underwood

Female Artist of the Year

Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

Male Artist of the Year

Dierks Bentley
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

Duo of the Year

Brooks & Dunn
Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Maddie and Tae

Group of the Year

Lady A
Little Big Town
Midland
Old Dominion
The Highwomen

New Female Artist of the Year

Ingrid Andress
Gabby Barrett
Lindsay Ell
Caylee Hammack
Tenille Townes

New Male Artist of the Year

Jordan Davis
Russell Dickerson
Riley Green
Cody Johnson
Morgan Wallen

Album of the Year

Center Point Road – Thomas Rhett
Girl – Maren Morris
Heartache Medication – Jon Pardi
What You See Is What You Get – Luke Combs
Wildcard – Miranda Lambert

Single of the Year

'God’s Country' – Blake Shelton
'One Man Band' – Old Dominion
'Rainbow' – Kacey Musgraves
'Rumor' – Lee Brice
'What If I Never Get Over You' – Lady A

Song of the Year

'10,000 Hours' – Dan + Shay feat. Justin Bieber
'Girl Goin’ Nowhere' – Ashley McBryde
'God’s Country' – Blake Shelton
'One Man Band' – Old Dominion
'Some of It' – Eric Church

Video of the Year

'10,000 Hours' – Dan + Shay feat. Justin Bieber
'God’s Country' – Blake Shelton
'One Man Band' – Old Dominion
'Remember You Young' – Thomas Rhett
'Sugarcoat' – Little Big Town

Songwriter of the Year

Ashley Gorley
Michael Hardy
Hillary Lindsey
Shane McAnally
Josh Osborne

Music Event of the Year

'10,000 Hours' – Dan + Shay feat Justin Bieber
'Dive Bar' – Garth Brooks feat Blake Shelton
'Fooled Around and Fell in Love' – Miranda Lambert feat. Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack and Elle King
'Old Town Road' – Lil Nas X feat Billy Ray Cyrus
'What Happens in a Small Town' – Brantley Gilbert feat Lindsay Ell

Host and performances

The event will be hosted by Keith Urban who is going to perform this duty for the first time after taking over from previous 16-time host Reba McEntire.

When and where to watch

The 55th Academy of Country Music Awards will be broadcast on Wednesday, September 16, live from 8 pm to 11 pm on CBS Television Network. It can also be streamed on demand on CBS All Access.

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