Reigning winners for ‘New Male’ and ‘New Female Artist of the Year’, Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett will join Dolly Parton to co-host the ACM Awards.
“HEY YALL!! @gabbybarrett and I will be joining @DollyParton to co-host the @ACMawards! We taking country music back to VEGAS,” Allen wrote on Instagram.
“So excited to announce that @jimmieallen and I will be joining @dollyparton to co-host the @acmawards!” Barrett added.
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In addition, Allen and Barrett will also reveal a select number of ACM Award nominations on the @ACMawards Twitter account on Thursday, February 10.
Damon Whiteside, CEO of the Academy of Country Music stated, “The Academy has a long history of highlighting the biggest stars in Country Music alongside today’s rising stars, and this year that will spotlight even further. Reigning ACM ‘New Male Artist of the Year’ winner Jimmie Allen and reigning ACM ‘New Female Artist of the Year’ Gabby Barrett will co-host the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards side-by-side with Dolly Parton, pairing two of today’s most exciting new artists in the genre with one of the world’s most beloved music icons.”
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 nonstop 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.
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