How to Get ACM Award Tickets

The Academy of Country Music award show is an annual event.
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The Academy of Country Music hosts an annual award show honoring the best country singers, songwriters and notable contributors in the business. Fans of the ACM awards or country music in general can be a part of the live-broadcast event by requesting tickets through different options, including using major ticket brokers, searching online and even applying as a seatfiller.

Different Ways of Achieving ACM Award Tickets:

Search through a ticket sales and distribution company for available seats. Ticketmaster and Live Nation have sold tickets to the Academy of Country Music Awards in previous years, with an additional service fee attached. Tickets vary in pricing and often sell out quickly. so checking websites for ticket-availability windows can help increase chances of obtaining seats to the show.

Apply as a seatfiller, which means a free ticket to the event. Sites including,, and request that guests be a minimum age, and can arrive at a specified time to gain free entry to the Country Music Awards. Acting as a seatfiller can be an enjoyable experience, allowing individuals to move around the first 20 rows and sit in celebrity seats when they are accepting awards or hanging out back stage. Those wishing to stay seated next to their entire party may want to chose another option, as groups will often be seated separately.

Search online through independent ticket brokers. Those lucky enough to score tickets may not always be able to go or may want to sell their tickets for a higher price. That means tickets wind up for sale on websites including eBay and Craigslist. Searching "ACM awards" or the venue name may provide results of tickets for sale. With all purchases on websites such as these, take precaution to make sure the sale is through a secure network and that the seller has a high approval rating.


  • Searching for tickets as close to their release date as possible increases your chances of receiving free tickets.


  • Many websites, including eBay, mark up prices considerably. Purchase on bidding sites only after searching on ticket-distribution sites or declining the seatfiller option.