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ACM AWARDS: Dolly Parton to duet with Katy Perry

Posted at 3:29 PM, Mar 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-21 15:29:54-04

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.

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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

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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".

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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.

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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.