ACM Awards 2019: How to watch, host, performers, and winners

Nashville is taking over Sin City for the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards. 

Should you have any questions about when the show starts, how to tune in or who's taking the stage to perform this year, you'll find the answer in our comprehensive ACMs guide below. 

When are the 2019 ACM Awards? The show broadcasts live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7 at 8 p.m. ET/delayed PT on CBS.

Who's Hosting?: ACMs queen Reba McEntire returns for her 16th stint hosting the ceremony. 

Who's Performing?: Jason Aldean, who is set to receive the prestigious ACM Dick Clark Artist of the Decade honor, will perform, along with a who's who of country's established and rising stars. Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Miranda Lambert, Thomas Rhett, Maren Morris, McEntire, George Strait, Old Dominion Dan + Shay and Kelly Clarkson are just a few names from the lineup. 

You can see the complete list of performers here.  

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LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Miranda Lambert attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jason Kempin/ACMA2018/Getty Images for ACM)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Miranda Lambert attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Host Reba McEntire attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Kelsea Ballerini attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Nicole Kidman attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jason Kempin/ACMA2018/Getty Images for ACM)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Maren Morris attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Host Reba McEntire poses in the press room during the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Lindsey Vonn attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Eve attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Lauren Alaina attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jason Kempin/ACMA2018/Getty Images for ACM)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Cam attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Rebecca Romijn attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Jennifer Nettles attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Singer Tegan Marie attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Julia Michaels attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Lindsay Ell attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Bebe Rexha attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Bebe Rexha attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Cassadee Pope attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Jake Owen attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Singer RaeLynn attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Thomas Rhett (L) and Lauren Akins attend the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Carly Pearce attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Jason Aldean (L) and Brittany Kerr attend the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Professional wrestler Lana attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: (L-R) Hannah Mulholland, Naomi Cooke and Jennifer Wayne of Runaway Jane attend the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Brett Young (L) and Taylor Mills attend the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jason Kempin/ACMA2018/Getty Images for ACM)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Kaylin Roberson attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: (L-R) Chase Chrisley, Julie Chrisley, and Todd Chrisley attend the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Ashley McBryde attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jason Kempin/ACMA2018/Getty Images for ACM)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Cody Alan (L) and Michael Trea Smith attend the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Scotty McCreery attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: AJ McLean attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Nicolle Galyon attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: (L-R) Barry Knox, Josh McSwain, Matt Thomas and Scott Thomas of Parmalee attend the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Curtis Rempel (L) and Brad Rempel of High Valley attend the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Madison Marlow (L) and Taylor Dye of Maddie and Tae attend the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Russell Dickerson attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Cole Swindell attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Levi Hummon attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Craig Wayne Boyd attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Chris Lane attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Justin Moore attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Zach Swon (L) and Colton Swon of the Swon Brothers attend the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jason Kempin/ACMA2018/Getty Images for ACM)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Hillary Lindsey attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Dustin Lynch attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)
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Who's Nominated?: Dan + Shay are among this year's top nominees, tying Chris Stapleton with six nods. Additionally, the duo's Dan Smyers earned three solo nominations for his work as a producer and songwriter. 

Kacey Musgraves logged five nominations, followed by Bentley, Brothers Osborne and Florida Georgia Line, each with four noms. 

You can see the complete list of nominees here.

Who's Presenting?: Lauren Alaina, Beth Behrs, Clint Black, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Jessie James Decker, Hunter Hayes, Jay Hernandez, Lady Antebellum, Midland, Nancy O’Dell, Danica Patrick, Carly Pearce, Dennis Quaid, Michael Ray, Cole Swindell, and Wilmer Valderrama have all been announced as presenters. 

How to Watch With ET: ETonline will begin coverage at 2 p.m. PT with red carpet photos and interviews. Nancy O'Dell will be on the red carpet and have exclusive backstage access to the biggest country artists and winners of the night.

ET Live will be bringing you all the red carpet action in real time, going live from the red carpet with hosts Sophie Schillaci and Cassie DiLaura at 3 p.m. PT. 

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