Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks will co-host the Academy of Country Music Awards in Frisco, Texas for the second year. Parton expressed excitement for their first collaboration, according to a CBS Texas article. In it they report,
“Asking “Who’s ready to party, party, party?!” Dolly Parton announced that she’s returning for a second consecutive year as host of the Academy of Country Music Awards in Frisco.
And she’s bringing a new plus-one to help — Garth Brooks.
“I am thrilled to return to host the ACM Awards, this time with my friend Garth,” said Parton in a statement. “While I’ve had the pleasure of spending time with him throughout the years, I can’t believe we’ve never had the chance to work together.””
The Academy of Country Music Awards, known as “country music’s party of the year,” will stream live on Prime Video from Frisco, Texas. It is the longest-running country music awards show and made history in 2022 as the first major awards ceremony to livestream exclusively on Prime Video, according to a Billboard article. They say,
“The 58th Academy of Country Music Awards, dubbed “country music’s party of the year,” will stream live exclusively for a global audience on Prime Video on Thursday, May 11 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT from the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas.
Established in 1966, the ACM Awards is the longest-running country music awards show. The show made history in 2022 as the first major awards ceremony to exclusively livestream, in partnership with Prime Video.”
The show will stream live on Amazon Prime Video, and a rebroadcast will be available on Amazon Freevee. According to Brooks, “Anyone with Dolly Parton makes a fantastic couple.”