Academy of Country Music Awards pushes awards to September

Reba McEntire
Posted at 1:01 PM, Mar 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 13:18:55-04

With major events closing nationwide, the Academy of Country Music Awards have now announced they have pushed their ceremony to September.

It was announced on Monday that instead of hosting the event on April 5, they will now host it on September 16. The event will still be hosted by Keith Urban and will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Since the event is postponed, the ACM's announced they will still be airing a special during the time the awards were supposed to air. The special is called ACM Presents: Our Country and they said it will be a night “filled with entertainment, hope and reflection,” reads a statement, “bringing the healing power of music to Americans at a time when they need it most.”

On the ACM's website, an article was published showcasing all of the artists that are live-streaming performances so people can still watch live shows while they are quarantined. Click here to see the full list.

The ACM's say that more details on the 2020 ceremony, including the venue and performers, will be announced at a later time.