NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Music fans turned out in droves Tuesday when tickets went on sale for next year’s Academy of Country Music Awards.

It sold out 70,000 tickets in 18 minutes for both the 50th Anniversary party at AT&T Stadium and another party at Globe Life Park.

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The events were the biggest—and fastest—selling in the Academy’s history.

Viewers who didn’t score a ticket can watch the awards on CBS 11 next April.

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