Dolly Parton and Katy Perry to Perform at 2016 ACM Awards


Country legend Dolly Parton will team with pop star Katy Perry for a duet performance at the 51st Annual ACM Awards.

So far, additional details relating to this special, first-time collaboration have not yet been released to the public. Following the performance, Parton will receive the Academy of Country Music’s Tex Ritter Award to mark the success of her record-breaking TV movie, Coat of Many Colors.

During its premiere on NBC last December, the critically-acclaimed Coat of Many Colors earned an astounding thirteen million viewers, making it the most popular television movie in years. Parton is already at work on her next film, which will be based around her 1974 hit, “Jolene.”

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Parton and Perry join the award show’s already impressive list of performers, which includes another duet from Chris Young and Cassadee Pope, Chris StapletonLuke BryanTim McGrawJason AldeanKenny ChesneyThomas RhettDierks Bentley, Brett EldredgeKelsea BalleriniEric ChurchCarrie UnderwoodCamKeith UrbanFlorida Georgia Line and Sam Hunt.

The 2016 ACM Awards, co-hosted by Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan, will be broadcast live on CBS from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev., on April 3.

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Dolly Parton and Katy Perry to Perform at 2016 ACM Awards