How to Watch 2022 ACM Awards Livestream: A Step-by-Step Guide

The ACM Awards are set to take place Monday (Mar 7th) and for the first time in 13 years, it will not air on CBS. Instead, the popular country music awards show is moving to Amazon Prime Video.

It will make history as the first major awards show to live stream exclusively, streaming live on Prime Video in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK.

Co-hosted by Dolly Parton, Gabby Barrett and Jimmie Allen, the star-studded awards show will feature 20+ performances from artists such as Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Walker Hayes, Kane Brown, Maren Morris, BRELAND, Eric Church and more.

So, how can you watch? Here’s a step-by-step guide via Music Mayhem

STEP 1: Subscribe to Amazon Prime or to Prime Video via Amazon. If you’re a first time subscriber, you can request a free 30-day free trial at

STEP 2: Locate the Amazon Prime Video application on your smart TV, tablet, computer or cell phone and sign in to your account.

STEP 3: Search for ACM Awards or click HERE to visit the ACM Awards livestream directly.

The red carpet show will begin streaming at 8pm and the awards show will begin at 9pm with no commercial interruptions.

Now, if you don't want to subscribe, you can wait a day and watch it for free. The full ceremony will rebroadcast and will be available to stream on IMDB TV, Amazon’s free streaming service, starting March 8 at 8/7c.

The ACMs promise an "immersive country music experience" throughout the livestream. "Streaming from Amazon Live will be an interactive, shoppable version of Prime Video’s red carpet preshow (at 7/6c). Customers will be able to ask the hosts, artists, and celebrities questions via the chat feature."

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