55th Academy of Country Music Awards Submissions Open Now
Submissions for the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards are open now through January 3. Categories include Main Awards, Radio Awards, Industry Awards and Video of the Year. Submissions are for the period January 1-December 31, 2019. First round voting will be held January 21-27, second round and will follow February 4-10 and final round voting will hapen March 3-9. Details and submission criteria is here.
Industry Awards will be voted on by the members. Categories include Artist/Musician/Producer/Engineer, Venue, Manager, Talent Agent and Talent Buyer/Promoter categories. Previously, Industry Awards were voted on by all membership categories. Updates to Industry Award category names include Casino of the Year-Arena (previously Casino of the Year-Large Capacity), Club of the Year (previously Nightclub of the Year), Theater of the Year (previously Venue of the Year-Small Capacity), Outdoor Venue of the Year (previously Venue of the Year-Medium Capacity), Arena of the Year (previously Venue of the Year-Large Capacity) and the addition of a new category, Fair/Rodeo of the Year.