After being honored because the 2019 MusiCares Individual of the 12 months on Friday, Dolly Parton took the stage on the Grammys to carry out a few of her nation hits.
Katy Perry and Kacey Musgraves kicked off the tribute in matching purple ensembles with “Right here You Come Once more” and had been quickly joined by the Queen of Nashville in a white costume with flowing sleeves.
Miley Cyrus took to the stage in an off-white swimsuit along with her godmother to carry out “Jolene,” Parton’s 1973 hit that the 2 have dueted on previously. Mark Ronson, BTS and extra could possibly be seen singing alongside within the viewers.
Maren Morris joined the duo for a stripped-down model of Neil Younger’s “After the Gold Rush,” which Parton lined with Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt on their 1999 album “Trio II.” The track’s a cappella moments prompted swaying arms from the viewers.
Parton additionally carried out a track from the soundtrack of Netflix’s film “Dumplin,’” “Crimson Sneakers.” She was joined by Grammy favorites Little Large City. And sure, Parton was sporting purple heels.
“Anyone on the market working a 9 to 5 job?” Parton requested to transition into her 1980 single “9 to five,” written for the comedy movie of the identical identify starring Parton, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dabney Coleman.
Parton is likely one of the most profitable nation artists of all time. Most identified for “Jolene,” “Coat of Many Colours” and “9 to five,” she has received 9 Grammys, three American Music Awards, 10 Nation Music Affiliation Awards, and 7 Academy of Nation Music Awards. She has had 41 Billboard top-10 nation albums, essentially the most for any artist, and 25 of her songs have topped the nation music charts, tied with Reba McEntire for essentially the most for a feminine musician. One in every of solely seven girls to win the CMA Entertainer of the 12 months Award, Parton was additionally inducted into the Nation Music Corridor of Fame in 1999.
The 61st Grammy Awards opened with a efficiency from J Balvin and Younger Thug, who had been joined by Ricky Martin, Camila Cabello and Arturo Sandoval. Fellow performers included Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, Dan + Shay, Put up Malone, Shawn Mendes, Diana Ross and Janelle Monae.