55th ACM Awards Voting Criteria & Timeline

 

55th ACM AWARDS ELIGIBILITY PERIODS

MAIN AWARDS – January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019

INDUSTRY AWARDS – January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019

STUDIO RECORDING AWARDS – January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019

RADIO AWARDS – January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019

55th ACM BALLOTING PERIODS

First Round: Jan. 21, 2020 (opens 9am PST) - Jan. 27, 2020 (Closes 5pm PST)

Second Round: Feb. 4, 2020 (opens 9am PST) - Feb. 10, 2020 (Closes 5pm PST)

Final Round: Mar. 3, 2020, 2020 (opens 9am PST) - Mar. 11, 2020 (Closes 5pm PST)

*Due to the recent tornado in Nashville, the final ballot deadline has been extended to Wednesday, March 11 (Closes 5pm PST)

55th RADIO JUDGING PERIODS

First Round: Jan. 21, 2020 - Jan. 30, 2020

Second Round: Feb. 4, 2020 - Feb. 14, 2020

FINAL DAY TO BECOME A MEMBER TO VOTE IN THE 55TH AWARDS PROCESS

November 29, 2019 - 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.

55th ACM Awards & Voting Criteria and Policy