How to Watch the 56th ACM Awards®

The biggest names and emerging stars of Country Music took to not one, but three famous Nashville stages as Keith Urban and Mickey Guyton hosted the 56th Academy of Country Music Awards™. The special was broadcast live on Sunday, April 18 at 8/7c on CBS, and is now available to stream on-demand with Paramount+.

With more than 25 artists and over 30 performances, the 56th ACM Awards are not to be missed!

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How can I watch or stream the 56th ACM Awards live?

You can watch the 56th Academy of Country Music Awards™ with Paramount+.

Where and when are the 56th ACM Awards?

The awards will aired live on Sunday, April 18, 2021, at 8 PM ET / 7 PM CT (on delay at 8 PM PT). Hosts Keith Urban and Mickey Guyton presented from Nashville, TN using three iconic Country Music venues—the Grand Ole Opry House, Ryman Auditorium, and The Bluebird Cafe.

Who's won a 56th ACM Award?

Click HERE to find out who won!

READ: 56th Academy Of Country Music Awards: The Complete List Of Nominees

Who performed at the 56th ACM Awards?

Artists who performed included:

- Kelsea Ballerini
- Dierks Bentley
- Lee Brice
- Brothers Osborne
- Kane Brown
- Kenny Chesney
- Eric Church
- Luke Combs
- Dan + Shay
- Mickey Guyton
- Ryan Hurd
- Jack Ingram
- Alan Jackson
- Elle King
- Miranda Lambert
- Little Big Town
- Ashley McBryde
- Maren Morris
- Carly Pearce
- Jon Randall
- Thomas Rhett
- Blake Shelton
- Chris Stapleton
- The War and Treaty
- Keith Urban
- Carrie Underwood
- CeCe Winans
- Chris Young
- Lady A
- Jimmie Allen
- Gabby Barrett

Watch these performances HERE.

How can I stream the 56th ACM Awards online?

It's easy! You have two great options to watch the show live or on-demand.

First, you can watch the ACM Awards on the CBS App by signing in with your TV provider and streaming your local CBS station anytime on-demand. Just download the app on the Apple App StoreGoogle Play, and Amazon

Or you can sign up for Paramount+, which is currently available online at and on mobile devices via the Paramount+ app for iOS and Android. The service is also available to stream across a wide number of platforms, including smart TVs, connected-TV devices, online, mobile, gaming consoles, and leading OTT providers.

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