How to watch the 59th ACM Awards live stream

Logo for the 59th ACM Awards.
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The Academy of Country Music will honor the top stars of the past year at the 59th Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. Also known as “Country Music’s Party of the Year,” the ACMs are a longstanding tradition within the industry. Established in 1966, the ACMs are the longest-running country music awards show.

In 2024, the ceremony will air from the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas, the home of the Dallas Cowboys’ practice facility. Country music legend and 16-time ACM Award-winning entertainment icon Reba McEntire returns to host for a record-breaking 17th time. Find out where to watch the 59th ACM Awards below.

Watch the 59th ACM Awards live stream on Prime Video

Poster of Reba McEntire hosting the 59th ACM Awards.
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Watch the 59th ACM Awards at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Thursday, May 16. The ceremony will stream exclusively on Prime Video and the Amazon Music Channel on Twitch. The ACM Awards will stream for free, meaning you do not need a Prime membership.

Watch the 59th ACM Awards on Prime Video

Tune in at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT for the Official ACM Awards Red Carpet Show on Prime Video and the Amazon Music Channel on Twitch. Amber Anderson, Kelly Sutton, Makho Ndlovu, and Elaina D. Smith will host the red carpet event, with Katie Neal serving as a correspondent. The red carpet show will also feature a performance by Megan Moroney.

59th ACM Awards: Presenters

The list of presenters includes previous ACM Award winners, NFL personalities, actors, and media personalities. Presenters at the 59th ACM Awards: Alabama, Breland, Tyler Cameron, Jordan Davis, Sara Evans, Carin León, Little Big Town, Ashley McBryde, Dion Pride, Rozene Pride, Noah Reid, Richard Sherman, Charissa Thompson, Randy Travis, and Clay Walker.

59th ACM Awards: Performers

A poster of men and women singing at the 59th ACM Awards.
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Not only will McEntire host, but she will hit the stage to perform new music. Other artists performing at the 59th ACM Awards include Jason Aldean, Kane Brown, Jelly Roll, Cody Johnson, Miranda Lambert, Post Malone, Parker McCollum, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton, and Lainey Wilson. The ceremony will also feature duets from Kelsea Ballerini and Noah Kahan; Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani; and Nate Smith featuring Avril Lavigne.

59th ACM Awards: Nominees

All eyes will be on Entertainer of the Year, the night’s top category. The nominees include Kane Brown, Luke Combs, Jelly Roll, Cody Johnson, Chris Stapleton, Morgan Wallen, and Lainey Wilson. Other major categories are listed below.

Album of the Year

  • Gettin’ Old — Luke Combs

  • Higher — Chris Stapleton

  • Leather — Cody Johnson

  • One Thing at a Time — Morgan Wallen

  • Rolling Up the Welcome Mat (For Good) — Kelsea Ballerini

Female Artist of the Year

  • Kelsea Ballerini

  • Ashley McBryde

  • Megan Moroney

  • Kacey Musgraves

  • Lainey Wilson

Male Artist of the Year

  • Luke Combs

  • Jelly Roll

  • Cody Johnson

  • Chris Stapleton

  • Morgan Wallen

Group of the Year

  • Flatland Cavalry

  • Lady A

  • Little Big Town

  • Old Dominion

  • Zac Brown Band

View the entire list of nominees at