Some things are only possible in fabulous Las Vegas. The latest addition to that list? Country music legend Dolly Parton performing on-stage with Katy Perry.
The pop star will duet with Parton during the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards on April 3. The announcement is the latest in a month of major performance reveals.
— Dolly Parton (@DollyParton) March 21, 2016
?? MY PRAYERS HAVE BEEN ANSWERED?? I shall remember though that I am but one sequin on this living legend's costume! https://t.co/4XY42M3ked
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) March 21, 2016
Their first-ever live performance together will come as Parton receives the Tex Ritter Award for her television movie, Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors.
According to a release, "this award is given to a movie released and/or receiving major exposure during the preceding calendar year, featuring or utilizing country music".
Some previous recipients of the Tex Ritter Award include:
- Beer For My Horses
- The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
- Country Strong
- Crazy Heart
- O Brother, Where Art Thou
- Sweet Dreams
- Walk the Line
Parton is no stranger to the ACM Awards, picking up 10 wins over her career.
The 2016 ACM Awards return to Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Luke Bryan returns again as a host but will be joined by a new face as co-host, Dierks Bentley.