It marks Shelton’s fourth consecutive turn and Bryan’s second time hosting the awards show which will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The ACM Awards will air on CBS.
Meanwhile, the ACM Fan Jam will take place simultaneously at the Mandalay Bay Events Center with live performances during the awards show. The ACM Fan Jam will continue after the awards ceremony with a concert featuring Florida Georgia Line. More details will be announced.
As in past years, a special taping will be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on the Monday following the awards show. The theme of this year’s taping has not yet been announced. The special will air at a later date on CBS and ticket proceeds will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, a charitable endeavor.
The ACM Party for a Cause Festival will return for its second year, as well. The outdoor concerts will be held April 4-5. Tickets for that event will go on sale on Jan. 10. More details will be announced in January.
Bryan is the ACM’s reigning entertainer of the year. Florida Georgia Line is the ACM’s reigning new artist and new duo of the year. Shelton has won four ACM awards, including one for co-writing “Over You,” the ACM’s reigning song of the year.
Tickets for the general public will go on sale on Dec. 13 at 10 a.m. PT at ACMawards.com.