Country Music’s Party of the Year just got even bigger with music superstars Dolly Parton and Katy Perry added to the epic line-up of performers taking the stage at the 51ST Academy Of Country Music Awards!
Parton and Perry join previously announced performers, including Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Cam,Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Brett Eldredge, Sam Hunt, Tim McGraw, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood,Keith Urban, Chris Young with Cassadee Pope and Florida Georgia Line.
Additional acts and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks…
This can’t-miss duet will mark their first-ever live performance together. Additionally, 10-time ACM Award winner Parton will be honored with the Tex Ritter Award for her television movie, “Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors”.
Well I feel very proud and honored that the academy is acknowledging me and the Tex Ritter also…well, by the way I love him. I got to know him before he passed away but I though he was great but the fact that the Tex Ritter award goes to things like ‘O Brother Where Art Thou’ one of my favorite movies, ‘Coal Miner’s daughter’ one of my favorite movies, even the ‘Best Little Chicken House in Texas’ with me and Burt (Reynolds) year ago. This is a great honor to be able to accept something that’s so personal to me like the ‘Coat of Many Colors’ a true story from my childhood.”
The 51st Academy Of Country Music Awards, co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, is produced for television by Dick Clark productions and will be broadcast live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 3rd at 8:00PM live ET|delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.
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Check out Katy Perry and Kacey Musgraves performing a Dolly Parton classic: