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Co-Hosts Dolly Parton, Gabby Barrett & Jimmie Allen To Perform At ACM Awards

1 March 2022 | 10:41 am | Mallory Arbour

Dolly Parton, Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett will be pulling double duty with special performances on top of their hosting duties at this year’s Academy of Country Music Awards

The Academy of Country Music have revealed a star-studded line up of performers set to take Las Vegas’ Allegiant Stadium stage on March 7 for the 57th ACM Awards show, as hosted by Dolly Parton, Gabby Barrett and Jimmie Allen.

Parton will perform Big Dreams and Faded Jeans with Kelsea Ballerini, a song from Parton’s upcoming new album (set for release on March 4) and novel (releasing March 7), Run, Rose, Run. Barrett and Allen will be the first performance of the night, with a two-song set.

Two-time ACM winner and five-time nominee, Kelly Clarkson will perform a tribute to Parton. Clarkson first broke the news of her performance on The Kelly Clarkson Show.

Leading nominee, Chris Young has a couple of performances too, including his song Raised on Country, and the collaboration At The End of A Bar with Mitchell Tenpenny. Newcomer, Brittney Spencer will make her ACM debut, in a performance with Brothers Osborne.

Kane Brown will also make the performance debut of his new release, Leave You Alone

Reigning ACM entertainer of the year, Luke Bryan also has double performances including his hit Buy Dirt with Jordan Davis, and a performance of his ballad Up

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First held in 1966, the Academy of Country Music Awards is dedicated to honouring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in country music. This year’s show promises to be a non-stop party, bringing legendary artists together with today’s favourites and will feature exciting performances, unprecedented collaborations, surprising moments and more with a show so big, only a stadium can hold it.

The 57th Academy of Country Music Awards will stream live without commercial interruption on Prime Video in Australia on Tuesday, March 8 from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. The show will make history as the first major awards show to livestream exclusively, streaming live on Prime Video in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK.

See the full list of nominees here.

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