Dolly Parton set to host the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards

The Academy of Country Music announced that Dolly Parton will host the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards, taking place on March 7th at 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 this week.

Parton said in a statement: “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.”

Damon Whiteside, CEO of the Academy of Country Music, said:  “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.”

The two-hour show will stream live without commercial interruption on Amazon Prime Video on Monday, March 7 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT

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