Country Music is continuing to appear on the Las Vegas Strip. It was announced that The 57th Academy of Country Music Awards Show is set for March 7 at Allegiant Stadium. For the first time, the event will be live-streamed exclusively, on Prime Video, in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the U.K. This is the first awards show to be live-streamed exclusively. Information regarding tickets will be announced in the coming weeks. “We are thrilled to return to Las Vegas to celebrate country music’s Party of the Year in this incredible brand new stadium and on the Prime Video streaming service for the first time ever,” Academy of Country Music CEO Damon Whiteside said in a statement. “We can’t thank the city of Las Vegas and Allegiant Stadium enough for welcoming us for the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards — a party so big only a stadium can hold it!” The event has previously been staged at Mandalay Bay Events Center (now Michelob Ultra Arena), MGM Grand Garden Arena and T-Mobile Arena. The event honors the top performers and new artists in country music. The telecast has featured such unique collaborations as the Backstreet Boys with Florida Georgia Line, Lady A with Stevie Nicks, and Carrie Underwood with Steven Tyler.
Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Strip continue to rebound from the drop off in major events caused by COVID.