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Jason Aldean To Pay Tribute To Toby Keith During ACM Awards

The singer will perform "Should've Been a Cowboy"

The 59th Academy of Country Music Awards will feature a special tribute honoring the iconic singer-songwriter Toby Keith, performed by Jason Aldean, a three-time ACM Entertainer of the Year awardee and the reigning ACM Artist of the Decade. 

During the ACM Awards, the late Country icon will be commemorated with Aldean’s rendition of Keith’s signature song "Should've Been a Cowboy."  Toby Keith, honored with 14 ACM Awards throughout his career, including several for ACM Top Male Vocalist and ACM Album of the Year, achieved the prestigious title of ACM Entertainer of the Year twice, in 2002 and 2003. He passed away in February 2024.

The 59th ACM Awards, led by Reba McEntire, a 16-time ACM Award winner, will showcase a wide array of performances and collaborations. Joining the lineup are luminaries like Kelsea Ballerini, Kane Brown, Jelly Roll, Cody Johnson, Noah Kahan, Avril Lavigne, Miranda Lambert, Post Malone, Parker McCollum, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton, Nate Smith, Chris Stapleton, Gwen Stefani and Lainey Wilson.

Streaming live exclusively on Prime Video from the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas, the ACM Awards will be accessible worldwide across 240+ countries and territories on Thursday, May 16, at 7 p.m. No Prime membership is necessary to enjoy the festivities; all are welcome to join the Party of the Year. Additionally, fans can catch the show on the Amazon Music channel on Twitch.

Following the live broadcast, the complete replay of the 59th ACM Awards will be available on Prime Video. Starting Friday, May 17, viewers can stream the show on the Amazon Music App or for free on Amazon Freevee.

A limited number of tickets to the 59th ACM Awards are still available for purchase on SeatGeek

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