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Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks to host ACM Awards in Frisco

FRISCO (CBSNewsTexas) - 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."

Who’s ready to party, party, party?! I’m back again to host the ACM - Academy of Country Music show this year with the one and only Garth Brooks! Tune in May 11 on Prime Video, because it will be a night you won’t want to miss ✨#ACMawards

Posted by Dolly Parton on Wednesday, March 29, 2023

The show is set for May 11 and will stream live on Amazon Prime Video from Ford Center at The Star. A full rebroadcast of the ceremony and performances will stream the next day for free on Amazon Freevee.

"Anyone with Dolly Parton makes a fantastic couple," added Brooks.

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