Dolly Parton to Host 57th Academy Of Country Music Awards – Deadline
Dolly Parton will host the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards, producers announced today. The two-hour show will air live without commercial interruption on Prime Video on Monday, March 7 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.
Parton’s co-hosts will be announced at a later date. Nominations for this year’s awards will be announced next week.
“Watch us because we are going to have fun,” Parton said in a statement. The country superstar – who was nominated for a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction yesterday, is set to release his album Run, Rose, Run on March 4, to accompany his novel of the same title written with James Patterson and released on March 7.
Parton’s announcement was made today by Prime Video, the Academy of Country Music and MRC. The ACM Awards celebrate country music’s biggest stars and emerging talent.
“We are honored to welcome Dolly Parton back to be the centerpiece of this historic show at the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards at Allegiant Stadium,” said Damon Whiteside, CEO of the Academy of Country Music. “Dolly is the most iconic and versatile entertainer of all time, and we’re proud that she’s a friend and supporter of the Academy, a former host, and a 13-time Academy of Country Music Award recipient. “