'Academy of Country Music Reveals Category Changes

Music Reveals Category Changes

The Academy

of Country Music (ACM) Awards revealed a slate of changes on today (Dec

1), including

the expansion of the number of final-round nominees in the coveted entertainer of the year category

The 58th

annual ACM Awards, produced by dick clark productions, will livestream exclusively on Amazon’s Prime

The category

will split into two categories: songwriter of the year and artist-songwriter of the year

Nominees will

be selected by a professional panel of judges composed of songwriters, publishers, producers, and performing

The panel

will submit five nominees, which will be placed on the final ballot once approved by

Nominees will

be selected by the same professional panel of judges as songwriter of the year, who

An album

is defined as a unified, released body of work with a minimum of either seven (7)

An album

is considered released on the first available date that the material can be purchased or

“Best Of,”

“Greatest Hits,” and re-recordings of previously released albums are ineligible

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