Voting Timeline

57th ACM Awards® Voting Timeline

The submissions eligibility period for the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards is January 1, 2021 through November 15, 2021. Key dates for Academy professional members for the 57th ACM Awards cycle are as follows:

57th ACM BALLOTING PERIODS

Submissions: Oct. 25, 2021 (opens 9am PST) - Nov. 15, 2021 (Closes 5pm PST)


First Round (Main): Jan. 3, 2022 (opens 9am PST) - Jan. 10, 2022 (Closes 5pm PST)

First Round (Radio): Jan. 3, 2022 (opens 9am PST) - Jan. 17, 2022 (Closes 5pm PST)


Second Round (Main): Jan. 24, 2022 (opens 9am PST) - Jan. 31, 2022 (Closes 5pm PST)

Final Round (Radio): Jan. 24, 2022 (opens 9am PST) - Feb. 7, 2022 (Closes 5pm PST)


Final Round: Feb. 21, 2022 (opens 9am PST) - Feb. 28, 2022 (Closes 5pm PST)


As a reminder, the ACM Vote Solicitation Policy is as follows:

ACM award nominees and their affiliates are prohibited from soliciting votes directly from Academy members through mail (physical and email), or any other similar direct solicitation. The Academy will allow trade ads. Physical marketing mailers that do not mention voting, voting categories or use the Academy of Country Music corporate or awards logo are also allowed.

Click here for the 57th ACM Awards Criteria