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How And When To Watch The 54th Academy Of Country Music Awards On April 7

Don't make plans on Sunday, Apr. 7, because you definitely won't want to miss Country Music's Party of the Year!
Posted on Apr 1, 2019 | 08:00am

It's time to kick up your cowboy boots, find your inner twang, and get ready to watch Reba McEntire host the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards™ on Sunday, Apr. 7 at 8 PM ET (delayed PT) on CBS and CBS All Access.

Here's everything you need to know before the big event!

Who's nominated for a 2019 ACM Award?
This year, a slew of talented artists are vying for a The Academy's signature "hat" trophy across more than 40 categories. The list includes Chris Stapleton, Dan + Shay, Kacey Musgraves, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osbourne, Florida Georgia Line, and so many more!

READ: The Complete List Of Nominees For The 54th Academy Of Country Music Awards

While Country Music's Party of the Year® doesn't happen until Sunday, Apr. 7 at 8 PM ET (delayed PT), the first crop of winners have been announced!

A big congratulations goes to Luke Combs, LANCO, and Ashley McBryde, who have been named New Male Artist of the Year, New Vocal Group of the Year and New Female Artist of the Year, respectively.

Who's performing at the 2019 ACM Awards?
- Luke Bryan
- Old Dominion
- Blake Shelton
- Keith Urban
- Kane Brown featuring Khalid
- Luke Combs
- Ashley McBryde
- Dierks Bentley
- Brooks & Dunn
- Brandi Carlile
- Eric Church
- Kelly Clarkson
- Dan + Shay
- Florida Georgia Line
- Brothers Osborne
- Kane Brown
- Miranda Lambert
- Little Big Town
- Reba McEntire
- Maren Morris
- Thomas Rhett
- Chris Stapleton
- George Strait

These performers join Jason Aldean, who will also receive the ACM Dick Clark Artist of the Decade award.

Plus, get ready for the return of "ACM Flashbacks," a fan-favorite moment honoring classic country music hits, which will feature performances by Brooks & Dunn with Luke Combs, plus George Strait with Miranda Lambert.

Additionally, Lambert, the most-awarded artist in ACM Awards history with 32 wins, will perform a flashback medley of her greatest hits.

Who will be presenting at the 2019 ACM Awards?
- Lauren Alaina
- Beth Behrs
- Clint Black
- Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
- Jessie James Decker
- Hunter Hayes
- Jay Hernandez
- Lady Antebellum
- Midland
- Nancy O’Dell
- Danica Patrick
- Carly Pearce
- Dennis Quaid
- Michael Ray
- Cole Swindell
- Wilmer Valderrama

What happens when the 54th Academy Of Country Music Awards™ are over?
Country Music's Party of the Year® is hardly over after the last signature "hat" trophy is handed out!

Instead, at approximately 11 PM ET / 8 PM PT, head over to ET Live where Nancy O'Dell offers you an exclusive backstage pass to even more ACM action!

What else can I stream on CBS All Access?
Not only will CBS All Access let you stream the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards, but subscribers can also watch CBS network favorites like NCIS, The Big Bang Theory, SEAL Team, God Friended Me, and exciting specials like Motown 60: A GRAMMY® Celebration and the 73rd Annual Tony Awards.

Plus, your subscription allows you to watch a slew of CBS All Access Original series like Star Trek: Discovery, The Good Fight, and The Twilight Zone.

How do I subscribe to CBS All Access?
If you want to take advantage of everything CBS All Access has to offer, try it absolutely free for a week!

After that, it's only $5.99/month with limited commercials or $9.99/month commercial-free!

Watch the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards™, hosted by Reba McEntire, live on Sunday, Apr. 7 at 8 PM ET (delayed PT) on CBS and CBS All Access.