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Keith Urban To Host The 55th Academy Of Country Music Awards On Sept. 16

The reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year will be the master of ceremonies for the 2020 ACM Awards.
Posted on Feb 27, 2020 | 06:15am
When the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards™ kicks off live from Nashville, Tennessee, on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access, it will be 15-time ACM Award winner Keith Urban at the helm, honoring the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry.

"We are thrilled to have our reigning Entertainer of the Year as the centerpiece of our 55th ACM Awards® ceremony. Keith epitomizes greatness in our industry and is beloved by fans and fellow artists, and I can't think of a better representative to be the face our awards show and to help usher in a new era at the Academy," said Damon Whiteside, CEO of the Academy of Country Music.

"Keith Urban is the perfect choice to host the Academy of Country Music Awards," said Jack Sussman, Executive Vice President of Specials, Music & Live Events at CBS. "He's an incredible musician, a respected and revered member of the country music community and the music community worldwide, and our viewers love him."

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Watch the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards™, hosted by Keith Urban, live from Nashville, Tennessee, on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.