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Performers & Presenters Announced for Academy of Country Music Awards

Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks Unite to Host the 58th Academy of Country Music Awards on May 11

NASHVILLE— The Academy of Country Music, Prime Video, and Dick Clark Productions revealed a lineup of special performances, never-before-seen collaborations, and presenters set to take the star-studded stage at the 58th Academy of Country Music Awards.

Hosted by country music icons Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks, the two-hour show will be free to stream live for a global audience across 240+ countries and territories exclusively on Prime Video and the Amazon Music channel on Twitch, on Thursday, May 11 at 7 p.m. EDT/6 p.m. CDT/4 p.m. PDT from Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas.

The full rebroadcast will be available to watch after the show on Prime Video and will be available to stream the next day on Friday, May 12, starting at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT on the Amazon Music App and for free on Amazon Freevee.

 

“Country Music’s Party of the Year” is getting even bigger with special collaborations and exclusive performances that viewers can only watch on the legendary ACM Awards stage.

The biggest names in country music will deliver unforgettable moments including reigning Female Artist of the Year Carly Pearce and Trisha Yearwood, performing a special medley in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Yearwood winning Female Artist of the Year; Cole Swindell and Jo Dee Messina will perform the ACM Awards nominated hit song,  “She Had Me At Heads Carolina – REMIX”; this year’s top nominee HARDY makes his ACM Awards performance debut; a performance by ACM Male Artist of the Year nominee Jordan Davis; as well as a powerhouse collaboration by Ashley McBryde along with Brandy Clark, Caylee Hammack, Pillbox Patti, and John Osborne on guitar performing “Bonfire At Tina’s” from McBryde’s critically-acclaimed and ACM Award-nominated album Ashley McBryde Presents: Lindeville.

 

Plus, four-time ACM National On-Air Personality of the Year winner Bobby Bones will be featured throughout the night. The segment, “Backstage with Bobby Bones,” will showcase intimate artist interviews and special moments of the show.

The ACM Awards also announced an acclaimed group of presenters including Gabby Barrett (former Amazon Music Breakthrough Artists of the Year), BRELAND (former Amazon Music Breakthrough Artists of the Year), Brandy Clark (four-time ACM Award nominee), Jordan Davis (ACM Male Artist of the Year nominee), Mickey Guyton (Host of the 56th ACM Awards), Tyler Hubbard (10-time ACM Award winner as part of Florida Georgia Line), Dustin Lynch (ACM Music Event of the Year nominee), T.J. Osborne (six-time ACM Award winner as part of Brothers Osborne and reigning ACM Duo of the Year winner), Jon Pardi (ACM Album of the Year nominee), Carly Pearce (reigning ACM Female Artist of the Year and ACM Music Event of the Year winner), MacKenzie Porter (ACM Music Event of the Year nominee), Dak Prescott (Dallas Cowboys Quarterback, 2022 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year), Emmitt Smith (Pro Football Hall of Fame Member, Legendary Dallas Cowboys Running Back, NFL All-Time Leading Rusher), Tanya Tucker (Country Music Hall of Fame Inductee), Keith Urban (15-time ACM Award winner), and Trisha Yearwood (three-time ACM Award winner).

 

The show will celebrate country music’s biggest stars and emerging talent, and feature unforgettable performances, exclusive collaborations, and unexpected moments that will captivate fans worldwide. As previously announced, confirmed performers include Jason Aldean, Kane Brown, Luke Combs, Cody Johnson, Miranda Lambert, Jo Dee Messina, Ashley McBryde, Dolly Parton, Jelly Roll, Cole Swindell, Keith Urban, Morgan Wallen, The War And Treaty, Lainey Wilson, and Bailey Zimmerman. Closing out the night of massive performances, co-host Dolly Parton will hit the stage in a way fans have never seen before, debuting the lead single on her highly awaited rock album for the Awards finale.

 

A limited number of tickets are still available for purchase on SeatGeek, offering fans exclusive entry into the nonstop party packed with their favorite country stars performing the biggest hits from the last year and seats closer to the action than ever before.

 

Additionally, fans can enjoy special guest features from Bailey Zimmerman, Dolly Parton, and Garth Brooks on “Country Heat Radio” in DJ Mode, along with new Country Heat Weekly podcast episodes hosted by Amber Anderson and Kelly Sutton on Amazon Music, where fans can tune in to in-depth conversations with guests, including Zimmerman and Brooks.

Fans can also stream the ACM Awards playlist available now on Amazon Music in celebration of this year’s nominees.

Fans can listen to country music’s biggest stars, such as Kane Brown, Miranda Lambert, and Luke Combs, directly on the Amazon Music app.

Leading up to ‘Country Music’s Party of the Year,’ customers can find everything they need to celebrate and more on the ACM Awards Explore Page. The online, one-stop destination to watch, listen, and shop the ACM Awards invites customers to gear up for the live show on Prime Video, stream the ACM Awards playlist on Amazon Music, browse limited-edition ACM Awards products, shop vinyl and merch from nominees, and nail their look – whether they’re going for red carpet-glam or laid-back coastal cowgirl.

The 58th Academy of Country Music Awards is produced by Dick Clark Productions, with Raj Kapoor, Barry Adelman, and Fonda Anita serving as executive producers, and Damon Whiteside serving as executive producer for the Academy of Country Music. Patrick Menton is co-executive producer.

 

Established in 1966, the Emmy-nominated Academy of Country Music Awards is the longest-running country music awards show and made history in 2022 as the first major awards ceremony to exclusively livestream, in partnership with Prime Video.

This year’s show marks its return to Texas since the landmark 50th ACM Awards, which broke a Guinness World Record in 2015 for being the most-attended awards show with more than 70,000 attendees at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

 

The Academy of Country Music would like to thank its partners Albertsons Companies, Aristocrat Gaming, Ashley HomeStore, Coors Light, North Texas Ford Dealers, Fritos®, Kendra Scott, Korbel California Champagne, Lucas Oil, Security Benefit, Tequila Herradura, and Wrangler for their support of ACM Awards week in Texas.

 

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