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2020 ACM Awards: A New Air Date Has Been Announced!

2020 ACM Awards: A New Air Date Has Been Announced!
March 23, 2020 - 18:04 / Lucas Anderson

The Academy of Country Music has set a new date for its 2020 awards ceremony! It was originally scheduled for April 5, but now it will take place in September. Get all the details below...

The ACM Awards original April 5 date was postponed amid concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. The annual celebration of the best in country music instead shifted its ceremony to the fall. Now, we have a specific date for the ceremony: Wednesday, September 16.

The ACM Awards announce their September 16 date on Twitter

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2020 ACM Awards postponed

The 2020 ACM Awards were originally to take place on April 5. That date won't go to waste, however. In place of the ceremony, the ACM will show a special night of performances and interviews titled "ACM Presents: Our Country." The April 5 show will include at-home performances by stars of the world of country music, as well as interviews and segments on ACM Awards history.

Keith Urban poses in the press room during the 54th Academy Of Country Music Awards in 2019

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The ACM's new ceremony will air just under six months from now. Keith Urban is still scheduled to host the 55th edition of the annual award show. The ACM's Twitter announcement also notes: "Additional details for the 55th ACM Awards are coming soon including location, performers, and more!" 

Mark your calendars for the full ACM Awards on September 16. Before then, be sure to not miss out on "ACM Presents: Our Country" on April 5!