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The brightest stars in country music are in Las Vegas for the 57th annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Dolly Parton returns to host the award show, which will air live from the Allegiant Stadium on Monday (March 7), and will stream exclusively on Prime Video.
Co-hosting alongside Parton will be Jimmie Allen and Gabby Allen, the reigning ACM new male and female artist of the year. In addition to co-hosting, Allen will perform his new single “Down Home” for the first time, and Barrett will sing a rendition of “I Hope You Dance,” which she previously sang on season 16 of American Idol. The duo will come together for a joint performance as well.
Two-time ACM Award-winner Kelly Clarkson is scheduled to perform Parton’s classic “I Will Always Love You” to honor of the country icon, who previously hosted in 2000. Parton will also be performing at the show with Kelsie Ballerini.
The ACM Awards performance roster includes Jason Aldean, Kane Brown, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryon, Chris Stapleton, Thomas Rhett, Eric Church, Jordan Davis, Walker Hayes, Brothers Osbourne, Brittney Spencer, Chris Young and Mitchell Tenpenny.
Presenters include Aldean, Mickey Guyton, Yellowstone’s Luke Grimes and Kelsey Asbille, Alan Ritchson from Reacher, Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, comedian Guy Torry of Phat Tuesdays, Tom Pelphrey from Outer Range, and author James Patterson, who co-wrote Parton’s new novel Run, Rose, Run.
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The 57th Academy of Country Music Awards red carpet will begin at 7 p.m. ET. The show will begin at 8 p.m. ET.
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