New air date announced for the “55th Academy of Country Music Awards™”

15-Time ACM Award® Winner Keith Urban to Host for the First Time
Keith Urban

(CBS) – The 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ has set a new air date, Wednesday, Sept. 16 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network and streaming live and on-demand on CBS All Access. As previously announced, the special that honors the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry will be hosted by reigning ACM® Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM Award® winner Keith Urban for the first time.

As announced last week, the new special ACM PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY will be broadcast Sunday, April 5 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, the time period originally slated for the 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS. The new special will feature at-home acoustic performances with top country artists along with clips of their favorite ACM Awards moments.

Additional details surrounding the 55th ACM AWARDS® will be available soon, including the venue, performers and more. For more information, visit ACMcountry.com.

About the Academy of Country Music Awards™

The 55th Academy of Country Music Awards™ is dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in the Country Music industry. The show is produced for television by Dick Clark Productions. R.A. Clark, Barry Adelman, Mark Bracco and Amy Thurlow are executive producers. Damon Whiteside is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.