On April 3, country music living legendDolly Parton andpop superstar Katy Perry willperformat this year's Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. This collaboration will mark their first-ever live performance together. The ACM awards will be co-hosted by country stars Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, and they will be broadcast live from the MSM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Parton, Perryto share ACM stage with elite group of performers

Perry and Parton will be joining an impressivegroup of ACM performers, which will include country mega-star Jason Aldean, country songstresses Kelsea Ballerini, Cam, and Carrie Underwood, co-hosts Bryan and Bentley, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Brett Eldredge, Sam Hunt, Tim McGraw, Chris Stapleton, Thomas Rhett, Keith Urban, Chris Young, Cassadee Pope, and hit country duo Florida Georgia Line.

Dolly Parton: A multi-ACM award winner in her own right

Throughout her illustrious career in country music, Parton has won 10 ACM awards. These include wins in such categories as "Entertainer of the Year" and "Top Female Vocalist," as well as the coveted "Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award," for being a pioneer in the industry.

Dolly Parton to be honored for 'Coat of Many Colors' film

In addition, Parton will be honored with the prestigious Tex Ritter Award for her hit television film, Coat of Many Colors. This accolade is given to a film that features country music andreceives significant exposure.

Her film, which aired on NBC in December of 2015, was based on Parton's life story. The film is set in 1955 in the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee, and it chronicles Parton's childhood as they struggle with loss, religion and with the healing power of love.

It is a story about faith, family, and music. The television show starred Alyvia Alyn Lind as nine-year-old Parton, who was given a coat that was made by her mother, who was portrayed by country singer Jennifer Nettles (from the country band Sugarland). Coat of Many Colors garnered more than 16 million viewers, thus making it one of the most-watched television movies of all time.

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