Parton set to host ACMs
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Parton set to host ACMs

Thursday, February 3, 2022 – Dolly Parton will host the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards, it was announced this morning.

The two-hour show will stream live without commercial interruption on Prime Video Monday, March 7 at 8 p.m. eastern from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. Parton will be joined by co-hosts, to be announced at a later date. Nominations for this year's awards will be announced next week.

"I am so excited to be hosting the ACM Awards on March 7 from Vegas. Watch for us because we're going to have some fun," said Parton. Parton is also set to release her album "Run, Rose, Run" on March 4, to accompany her original novel of the same name, written with James Patterson and releasing March 7, both currently available for pre-order. Earlier this week, she was announced as a nominee for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2022.

"We are honored to welcome Dolly Parton back to be the centerpiece of this landmark 57th Academy of Country Music Awards show at Allegiant Stadium. Dolly is the most iconic and multitalented artist of all time, and we are proud that she is a friend and supporter of the Academy, a previous host, and a 13-time Academy of Country Music Award recipient," said Damon Whiteside, CEO of the Academy of Country Music. "There is no one better than Dolly to represent the ACM Awards brand and country music on a global scale as we move to streaming and show the world that 'this is how we country' by delivering one of the most exhilarating and innovative shows in our history to audiences worldwide."


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