Stream Your TV!
Find Help, How-Tos, & More

Country Music Awards Live Stream — Watch ACM Awards 2017 Online Free, Without Cable

By Lyn Atwood / April 1, 2017 / Tags: ,

Here’s how to watch the ACM Awards live stream for free or without cable this Sunday, April 2.


It’s time for the 52nd annual ACM Awards — known as “Country Music’s Party of the Year” — and your favorite country stars are gonna rock the house!

The Academy of Country Music Awards honor the year’s top country music artists and songs. The 2017 ACM Awards will be hosted Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley. They’ll both perform live, along with Miranda Lambert and other artists.

If you want to watch the ACM Awards online, even for free or without cable, you have a few different options.

2017 ACM Awards Live Stream Free

The awards show starts at 8:00 PM EST on Sunday. CBS will live stream the ACM awards this year.

Go here to watch the ACM Awards live stream on CBS. If you don’t  have a TV login, you can get a 7-day free trial of CBS All Access to watch the Country Music Awards for free.

Note that the CBS live stream isn’t available in all locations. If it’s not available where you are, you can still get access. You just need to bypass the geographical restrictions. Then you can watch CBS’s live stream from any locationSee how to do it here.

Another Way To Watch The Country Music Awards Live Stream Free, Without Cable

You can also live stream the ACM Awards without cable and for free — but stay away from those scummy “free live TV!!!” sites. There’s a better way.

You can use Kodi to watch the Academy of Country Music Awards (plus lots of other live events and TV shows) live online for free. What is Kodi? Briefly, it’s a media player you can use to stream free TV over the internet.

How To Use Kodi: A Simple Quick-Start Guide

One note — whether Kodi is legal is an issue of debate. Yes, the networks frown upon watching their content for free. Hey, I’m not here to judge. But it is highly recommended you use a VPN with Kodi to stay private and secure.

To see what you can watch on Kodi, and how to get started, check out our beginner’s guide on how to use Kodi. If you already use it and need help finding sources to stream TV on Kodi, check out our list of the best Kodi add-ons. This includes some great sources to watch events on CBS, including the ACM Awards.


Reader Interactions

Amazon Video
Unblock Netflix
Cut Cable

Live TV Online

see all