Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Music Bureau today congratulated the City of Frisco after being named the selected location for the 58th Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards.
The 58th ACM Awards will mark a return to Texas for the first time since the 50th ACM Awards, which took place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington in 2015. Ford Center at the Star in Frisco opened in 2016 and serves as a state-of-the-art practice facility for the Dallas Cowboys, as well as the home of many major sporting events throughout the year. The 58th ACM Awards will be the first awards show to be held at the Ford Center.
“Congratulations to the City of Frisco on being chosen to host one of country music‘s greatest celebrations,” Governor Abbott said. “Country music is a big part of the Texas brand and is deeply rooted in the cultural traditions of our state. I look forward to working alongside city leaders as they prepare to welcome and celebrate artists. cherished by Texans and people around the world.”
“The Texas Music Office is proud to welcome ACMs back to Texas next May,” said the Texas Music Office Director. Brendon Anthony. “We look forward to another fantastic edition of the awards show and to seeing so many of our Texan artists recognized for their achievements in country music!”
Additional details regarding the 2023 ACM Awards, including the awards submission schedule, hosts and performers, and ticket sales details, will be confirmed in the coming months.