Academy of Country Music Honors to debut on FOX
CHICAGO – FOX is going country this fall. Just in time for the launch of FOX’s star-studded new musical drama “Monarch,” the network will also air the 15th annual Academy of Country Music Honors on Tuesday, September 13.
These two great tastes go even better together as ‘Monarch’ star and Grammy nominee Tracer Adkins is set to perform at the event, which will also include performances and presentations by Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks BentleyBrooks & Dunn, Wynonna Judd, Avril Lavigne, Little Big Town and more.
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Carly Pearce, reigning ACM Female Artist of the Year and four-time ACM Award winner, will host the All-Star Party, which will include live music and tributes celebrating the special winners Miranda Lambert (ACM Triple Crown Award Recipient), Chris Stapleton (ACM Spirit Award Recipient), Shania Twain (the recipient of the ACM Poet’s Award), Morgan Wallen (the recipient of the ACM Milestone Award) and the Paramount+ television show “Yellowstone” (the recipient of the ACM Film Award).
The Academy of Country Music Honors airs Tuesday, Sept. 13 from 8-10 p.m. ET/PT, marking the event’s return to television and the first time the special will air on FOX. . Pearce returns for his second year as host of the ceremony and will also grace the stage with a musical performance. Other artists and presenters include The Warren Brothers, Dan + Shay, Jordan Davis, ERNEST, Vince Gil, HARDY, Morgan Wallen, and Lainey Wilson. (The full list of artists included in the FOX primetime special will be released in the coming weeks.)
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Adkins, meanwhile, will perform his cover of “A Country Boy Can Survive” from “Monarch,” which will air on FOX on Sunday, September 11 before premiering on the timeslot on Tuesday, September 20. The new series is a multigenerational family drama about a country music dynasty. It also features Susan Sarandon, Anna Friel and Beth Same.
“Country music royalty rule FOX this fall, starting with the launch of ‘Monarch,’ the network’s new drama about country music’s first family, followed by one of the country’s most special nights, ACM Honors,” explained Rob Wade, President, Alternative Entertainment and Specials, FOX Entertainment. “This partnership with the Academy of Country Music marks the return to television of this beloved, star-studded event, giving country fans everywhere one more reason to call FOX home.”
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Academy of Country Music CEO Damon Whiteside added, “We’re thrilled to bring one of our industry’s favorite and most poignant nights back to primetime television and launch our first-ever partnership. ACM with FOX Being our 15th anniversary show makes the return to television even more special and a great opportunity to bring ACM honors to fans to experience the admiration and respect our Country community has for it. -even through emotional tributes and unique performances.”
The 15th Annual ACM HONORS will take place on Wednesday, August 24 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Tickets for the iconic ACM HONORS are currently on sale to the general public at AXS.
MONARCH:LR: Trace Adkins Anna Friel and Susan Sarandon in the Monarch series premiere Sunday, Sept. 11, immediately following the FOX NFL doubleheader (8-9 p.m. ET and simulcast in all time zones). He then makes his period of time
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About the Academy of Country Music: Founded in Southern California in 1964 as a regional trade organization, the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC (ACM) has grown over nearly 60 years to become a premier association for the country music industry. Today, the Academy has more than 4,600 professional members nationwide and serves as a powerful advocate for country fans, artists and all facets of business, as well as a supporter of philanthropic work by through the charitable arm ACM LIFTING LIVES, which harnesses the power of the country music community and its partners to provide help in times of need, with a focus on health-related initiatives. 2022 continues to be a landmark year for the Academy, with the organization’s headquarters moving to Nashville after decades in Los Angeles, and, as part of a historic partnership with Amazon, its iconic Academy of Country Music Awards streamed live on Prime Video in 235 territories around the world, the first time a major awards show has aired exclusively. For more information, log on to www.ACMcountry.comWhere www.ACMLiftingLives.org.
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