Fan voting is now open for the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Award’s Entertainer of the Year award, which will be powered by Ram for the fifth year in a row, as well as the ACM New Artist of the Year award, which will be presented by Kohl’s. Country fans can cast their votes now at www.VoteACM.com and the winners will be announced live during the ACM Awards. Co-hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, the ACM Awards will air live from Las Vegas on Sunday, April 6 at 8/7c on CBS.
“Ram truck and country music fans share the same work-hard, play-hard attitude,” Reid Bigland, President and CEO – Ram Truck Brand, Chrysler Group LLC, said. “We are honored to be a key partner of the Academy of Country Music Awards for the fifth consecutive year and to present a multifaceted, multimedia experience that includes sponsoring Entertainer of the Year voting. Ram congratulates all the nominated artists and we look forward to seeing who the fans select.”
“Winning the New Artist of the Year award is a pivotal moment in any new artist’s career,” Michelle Gass, Kohl’s chief customer officer, said. “Kohl’s is proud to sponsor that moment and once again partner with the Academy of Country Music Awards to present this award. We congratulate all of the nominees and are excited to see who the fans choose.”
Entertainer of the Year fan voting – powered by the Ram Truck brand – will give fans the chance to vote for the Academy’s most prestigious award. Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, George Strait and Taylor Swift are nominated. Fans will also help choose the ACM New Artist of the Year presented by Kohl’s, for which Brett Eldredge, Justin Moore and Kip Moore are the nominees.
Fan voting for Entertainer of the Year and ACM New Artist of the Year is now open at www.VoteACM.com. New Artist of the Year voting will close at 8/7c on Sunday, April 6, and Entertainer of the Year voting will close during the third hour of the LIVE broadcast. Online fan voting for both categories is open to fans in the United States, Canada and Australia. Text voting for Entertainer of the Year during the live broadcast is open to fans in the United States only.
Leading up to the show, fans can watch interviews and exclusive performances with the three final ACM New Artist of the Year nominees on Great American Country’s ACM New Artist of the Year special, which will air multiple times until voting closes on April 6. Air times and dates can be found at GACTV.com/ACM.