Dolly Parton to host the 2022 Academy Of Country Music Awards alongside Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett

By Liz Calvario‍, ETOnline.com.

7 Feb 2022 13:08

Damn, it’s Dolly Parton!

the country music legend was announced as the host of the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards by Prime Video Canada, the Academy of Country Music and MRC on Thursday. It was then revealed that Parton, 76, will be joined by Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett.

In addition to joining Parton in hosting the ceremony, Allen and Barrett will also join the video to unveil some award nominations. official Twitter account on February 10 from 10:30 a.m. ET.

Damon Whiteside, CEO of the Academy of Country Music, said: “The Academy has a long history of highlighting country music’s biggest stars alongside today’s rising stars, and this year, this will shed even more light. ACM New Male Artist of the Year Jimmie Allen and ACM New Female Artist of the Year Gabby Barrett will co-host the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards Side by Side with Dolly Parton, bringing together two of today’s most exciting new artists. in genre with one of the world’s most beloved music icons.

This year, the celebration of March 7, 2022 will broadcast live commercially uninterrupted on Prime Video Canada from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas in March.

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“I’m so excited to be hosting the ACM Awards on March 7th from Vegas. Watch us cause we’re going to have a blast,” said the Singer “9 to 5” said in a statement.

Parton is already having a great year. The superstar is about to release his new album, Run, Rose, Runon March 4, which will accompany his original novel of the same name, written with James Patterson and released on March 7. Last week, she was also 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 historic show at the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards at Allegiant Stadium. Dolly is the most iconic and versatile entertainer of all time, and we are proud that she is a friend and supporter of the Academy, a former host and a 13-time Academy of Country Music Award recipient,” Whiteside said. “There’s no one better than Dolly to represent the ACM Awards brand and country music globally as we go live streaming and show the world that ‘this is how we country’ by delivering the one of the most exhilarating and innovative shows in our history to audiences around the world.

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“Dolly Parton’s status as a beloved and inspirational icon is a testament to her continued 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 around the world for the first time, we are thrilled to show the power of Amazon in creating these impactful global entertainment moments with an icon like Dolly. as a host, as well as must-sees. see performances and collaborations. Amazon is thrilled to create 360-degree entertainment experiences and fan engagement that continues beyond the credits in what is sure to be the most fan-centric event of the year.

The Prime Video Canada handover ceremony marks the first time an awards show has been broadcast live exclusively. The annual show, meanwhile, brings together iconic artists for exciting collaborations, surprising moments and an unprecedented number of global TV performances.

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The 57th Academy of Country Music Awards will air on Prime Video Canada on Monday, March 7 at 8 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. CT / 5 p.m. PT.

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