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Watch Dolly host the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards, streaming live without commercial interruption on March 7 at 8 PM EST.
Prime Video, the Academy of Country Music and MRC announced today that Dolly Parton will host the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards, streaming live without commercial interruption on Prime Video Monday, March 7, at 8 PM EST from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. Dolly will be joined by two additional co-hosts, to be announced at a later date.
The show celebrates country music’s biggest stars and emerging talent and promises to be a nonstop party, bringing legendary artists together with today’s favorites for exciting and unexpected collaborations, surprising moments and world television-premiere performances. Tickets are currently on sale at Ticketmaster.
“I am so excited to be hosting the ACM Awards on March 7 from Vegas,” Dolly said. “Watch for us because we’re going to have some fun.”
Dolly’s hosting appearance comes right on the heels of the release of her new album “Run, Rose, Run” on March 4. The album accompanies the March 7 release of her original novel of the same title, written with renowned author James Patterson.
An Iconic Host for a Landmark Show
“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 multi-talented 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. Whiteside continued,
“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.”
“Dolly Parton’s status as a beloved and inspirational icon is a testament to her ongoing impact as an artist, philanthropist and human being,” said Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios. “As we bring the Academy of Country Music Awards to our Prime Video customers worldwide for the first time, we are thrilled to showcase the power of Amazon in creating these impactful global entertainment moments with an icon like Dolly as host, as well as exciting performances and collaborations in what is sure to be the most fan-centric event of the year.”
The 57th Academy of Country Music Awards
Nominations for the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards will be announced the second week of February. Streaming live on Prime Video in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK, the Academy of Country Music Awards will make history as the first major awards show to livestream exclusively. First held in 1966, the Academy of Country Music Awards has honored and showcased the biggest names and emerging talent in the industry and is the longest-running country music awards show in history.
The 57th Academy of Country Music Awards is produced by MRC Live & Alternative. R.A. Clark is executive producer of the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards. Damon Whiteside is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music. For more information, log onto www.ACMcountry.com or www.ACMLiftingLives.org.