ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN THROUGH JANUARY 8, 2021 FOR THE 56TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® SUBMISSIONS  NOW OPEN THROUGH JANUARY 8, 2021 FOR THE 56TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® SUBMISSIONS

NOW OPEN THROUGH JANUARY 8, 2021

FOR THE 56TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

Click Here To Submit For Select ACM Awards Categories

LOS ANGELES, CA (December 7, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today that submissions for the 56th Academy of Country Music Awards™ are open through January 8, 2021. Categories eligible for submissions include Main Awards, Radio Awards and Video of the Year Award. There will not be 2021 Industry Award recipients as eligibility requirements were unable to be met due to the live entertainment shutdown caused by the pandemic. The 56th Academy of Country Music Awards will broadcast LIVE on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on CBS.

Main Awards are voted on by all membership categories. Studio Recording Awards are voted on by the membership categorized in the Artist/Musician/Producer/Engineer category and the Radio Awards are voted on by the membership categorized in the Radio category.

The submissions eligibility period for the 56th Academy of Country Music Awards is January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. Key dates for Academy professional members for the 2021 ACM Awards cycle are as follows:

  • Submissions Period Opened: December 1, 2020
  • Submissions Period Closes: January 8, 2021
  • First Round Voting: January 19, 2021 – January 26, 2021
  • Second Round Voting: February 10, 2021 – February 17, 2021
  • Final Round Voting: March 17, 2021– March 24, 2021

For more information on the ACM Awards, visit www.ACMcountry.com. You can like Academy of Country Music on Facebook or follow on Twitter at @ACMawards and Instagram @ACMawards for more immediate updates.

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