Katy Perry and music legend Dolly Parton will illuminate activity is having a duet inside 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards.

The 9 to 5 icon are going to be honoured while using the Tex Ritter Award to the success of her recent TV movie, Coat of Many Colors, which was a big hit detail debuted in the U.S. in December.

Now officials inside ACM Awards have revealed Dolly will likely be teaming on top of Katy for almost any special collaboration within the Las Vegas ceremony, which is set that occur on 3 April.

The pair will belt the track Coat of Many Colors, while Dolly and Katy are discussing plans for other renditions, too.

“We could possibly merge that (Coat of Many Colors) and perform a little bit of Jolene, too,” the veteran singer tells Entertainment Tonight. “We might kinda do a little of both songs, ’cause I’m going to execute a film each week on Jolene, too.”

“Katy’s planning to complete Jolene, too,” Dolly added. “So, I said, ‘Well, we’ll see whatever we can do to kinda placed the two together.'”

The 31-year-old is surely a Dolly fan, and her devotion hasn’t gone unnoticed throughout the 70-year-old.

“I don’t know her, but I know she’s a big fan and I’ve been so touched and moved by the many various things that she’ll say and do,” the united states superstar continued, “but I’m really looking towards it. Who knows, this can strike up one more thing!”

Meanwhile, Katy has expressed her excitement inside duet in the Twitter post just after Monday’s announcement.

“MY PRAYERS HAVE BEEN ANSWERED,” Katy exclaimed on Twitter.com. “I shall please remember I am but one sequin about it living legend’s costume!”

The Tex Ritter Award, which celebrates films featuring country music, has previously recognised films like Loretta Lynn’s Coal Miner’s Daughter, Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line, Crazy Heart, and O Brother, Where Art Thou?.

The two-hour Coat of Many Colors special, in accordance with Dolly’s early years, was watched by 12.8 million viewers in 2009, so that it is the most-watched film across the U.S.’ top four networks in four years.

The ACM Awards will be co-hosted by singers Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley.

Chris Stapleton and Eric Church lead the idea of nominations with five nods apiece. Church will handle Garth Brooks, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean and Bryan to the coveted Entertainer of the Year honour.