MUSIC ICON DOLLY PARTON & POP SUPERSTAR KATY PERRY JOIN FORCES FOR A CAN’T-MISS PERFORMANCE AT THE 51ST ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS®! ACADEMY TO HONOR DOLLY PARTON’S COAT OF MANY COLORS WITH THE TEX RITTER AWARD DURING THE TELECAST BROADCAST LIVE FROM THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2016 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
ENCINO, Calif. (March 21, 2016) – Country Music’s Party of the Year® just got bigger with music superstars Dolly Partonand Katy Perry added to the epic line-up of performers taking the stage at the 51ST ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS! This can’t-miss duet will mark their first-ever live performance together. Additionally, 10-time ACM Award winner Parton will be honored with the Tex Ritter Award for her television movie,Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors. This award is given to a movie released and/or receiving major exposure during the preceding calendar year, featuring or utilizing country music.