Watch the 2018 ACM Awards live stream video of the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards ceremony on Sunday, April 15 live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with host Reba McEntire (photo above). The country music legend returns for the 15th time to host. The awards will be broadcast live on network television on ABC as well as online via CBS Web site and mobile platforms. Get more details on the show as well as the red carpet arrivals below.
As for the ceremony your only option is to watch via CBS All Access. If you are not yet a member of the streaming service you can get a free one-week trial:
Live Webcast starts at 8 p.m. ET. It’s viewable on multiple platforms including computers, tablets, iPad, iPhone, Android and other mobile phones, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, PS4, Roku, Windows 10 and Xbox. Streaming services that will carry the live ceremony include DirecTV Now, Sling TV, YouTube TV, Fubo TV, PlayStation Vue, and Hulu live TV; check individual Web sites for details, as some channels are available in select cities.
The red carpet show starts at 5:30 p.m. ET; check the ACM Facebook page for video and photos.
With World Clock you will be able to get the equivalent time in your time zone on Sunday April 15 or Monday, April 16, accordingly.
After the Webcast, check back for replay video (if available) and red carpet pictures which will be added as soon as they are available.
Leading the field of nominees this year is Chris Stapleton with eight nominations, followed by Thomas Rhett who has six nods. Closely following are Keith Urban with five nods, and Maren Morris and Miranda Lambert who each have four nods. Vying for Entertainer of the Year are Chris Stapleton as well as Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, and Keith Urban.
Carrie Underwood is set to debut her new single ‘Cry Pretty,’ marking her first TV performance since suffering from a fall in November 2017 which required more than 40 stitches for facial injuries as well as surgery for a wrist injury. In advance of the performance she has posted some photos on Instagram which you can see below.
Here’s the list of music performers in its entirety:
Florida Georgia Line
Dan + Shay
Little Big Town
Here’s the list of Presenters:
Sugarland (Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush)
You can see a preview video below along with photos and video from social media.