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Everything to Know About the People's Choice Country Awards

The inaugural awards ceremony is an expansion of the beloved People's Choice Awards.

By Jessica White
Grand Ole Opry Stage

Get ready, country music fans, because it's time to get ready for the first-ever People's Choice Country Awards! 

You read that right: We have a brand new country-loving awards ceremony coming. The People's Choice Country Awards are designed as a love letter to the country music industry, a brand new expansion of the beloved People's Choice Awards.

The People’s Choice Country Awards will be hosted in the iconic Grand Ole Opry, the most befitting venue for an event dedicated to country music. It's shaking up to be an exciting debut for a never-before-seen ceremony. 

Here is everything to know about how to watch and stream the inaugural People's Choice Country Awards. 

What are the People’s Choice Country Awards?

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The People's Choice Country Awards are an exciting new expansion of the People's Choice Awards, designed as a tribute to the country music industry. The two-hour telecast will lean in to the rich connection between country music and the Opry through chart-topping musical performances, genre-bending collaborations, and legendary tributes. Plus, there will be those iconic surprise appearances that make the Grand Ole Opry such a favored venue.

The People’s Choice Country Awards will recognize the biggest and best country music has to offer, chosen entirely by the fans across various categories. Several honorary awards will also be bestowed during the awards ceremony.    

“We’re excited to partner with the Grand Ole Opry to bring the year’s biggest celebration in country music to Nashville,” Cassandra Tryon, the Senior Vice President of Live Events at NBCUniversal Television & Streaming, announced. “Country fans are passionate about their music and there’s no better place to host this event than from country music’s biggest stage.”  

When are the People’s Choice Country Awards?

The inaugural two-hour People’s Choice Country Awards will air live on September 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT across NBC and Peacock, from the world-famous Grand Ole Opry stage in Nashville.  

How to watch the People Choice Country Awards

The People Choice Country Awards will air on NBC and Peacock. The People’s Choice Country Awards will also extend to social platforms, with All-Access Live bringing fans at home behind the scenes as well as interactively connecting the country’s most popular stars with their biggest fans. We love the sound of that! 

With jaw-dropping performances and thrilling nominations on the horizon, we can't wait to see what the People Choice Country Awards brings! An air date is TBD. 

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