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Dolly Parton To Host 2022 ACM Awards

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Prime Video, the Academy of Country Music, and MRC have announced that global superstar Dolly Parton will host the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards. The two-hour show will stream live without commercial interruption on Prime Video Monday, March 7 at 8 p.m. EST/7 p.m. CST/5 p.m. PST 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. 

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 favourites for exciting and unexpected collaborations, surprising moments, and world television-premiere performances, all exclusively streaming on Prime Video. Tickets for in-person attendance are currently on-sale at Ticketmaster.

“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 global music icon Dolly Parton. Parton is also set to release her album Run, Rose, Run on March 4, to accompany her original novel Run, Rose, Run, written with James Patterson and releasing March 7, both currently available for pre-order.

“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.”

“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 must-see performances and collaborations. Amazon is excited to create 360-degree entertainment experiences and engagement with fans that continue beyond the credits rolling in what is sure to be the most fan-centric event of the year.”  

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