Dolly Parton to perform at Country Music Awards

She joins several country stars at annual celebration

Dolly Parton is set to perform at this year’s Academy of Country Music Awards (ACMs), organisers announced yesterday (April 15).

The country music superstar is promoting her recent album ‘Backwoods Barbie’. She has won eight ACMs during her career.

Also set to perform at the 43rd annual show at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 18 are Carrie Underwood and Rodney Atkins. Underwood is nominated for top female vocalist, and Atkins is up for six awards including top male vocalist.

Sugarland and Taylor Swift, who are also nominated for several awards, will join the stars topping the evening’s bill.

The show is set to be televised at 8:00pm EST/PST on May 18.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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