The ceremony will air on FOX for the second year.
The Academy Of Country Music (ACM) Honours ceremony takes place on Wednesday, 23 August, but on Monday, 18 September, the televised event will air on FOX in the US.
This year’s ceremony will be held at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Dubbed as “Country Music industry’s favourite night,” per a press release, the 2023 Academy Of Country Music Honours will be hosted by four-time ACM winner Carly Pearce, who is returning to hosting duties for the third time. The ceremony will air on FOX for the second year.
The ceremony itself will be a special one, celebrating the special honourees including Chris Stapleton, Clint Black, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Kane Brown, K.T. Ostin, HARDY and more receiving honours, and Tim McGraw to receive the Icons Award.
Filled with special guest performances, 15-time ACM Award winner Keith Urban leads this year’s ACM Honours ceremony alongside 12-time ACM winners Lady A, as well as BRELAND, Brandy Clark, Bailey Zimmerman, eight-time ACM nominee Jordan Davis, Trisha Yearwood, and many more.
The full artist line-up for the 16th annual ACM Honours ceremony will be revealed soon, as will the time for the FOX special.
Allison Wallach, FOX Entertainment’s President of Unscripted Programming, said about this year’s ACM Honours returning to FOX, “Bringing back this annual celebration of country music icons and all-stars promises to once again captivate FOX audiences with its exceptional performances and moving tributes.
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“The Academy of Country Music’s talented team has outdone themselves in assembling an incredible line-up of artists to entertain and inspire country fans during what is sure to be an incredible, memorable night.”
Academy of Country Music CEO Damon Whiteside added, “We are thrilled to be working with FOX for a second year to bring one of our industry’s favourite nights, filled with emotional tributes and unforgettable performances, to primetime television.
“The exceptional honourees and performers at the Academy of Country Music Honours show will provide an extraordinary night of non-stop entertainment for music fans all across the country and an undeniable highlight for our Country Music community this fall.”
We’ll update this article if this year’s ACM Honours airs in Australia.