Katy Perry and Kacey Musgraves kicked off the tribute in matching pink ensembles with “Right here You Come Once more” and had been quickly joined by the Queen of Nashville in a white gown with flowing sleeves.
Miley Cyrus took to the stage in an off-white swimsuit together with her godmother to carry out “Jolene,” Parton’s 1973 hit that the 2 have dueted on previously. Mark Ronson, BTS, and extra might 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 coated with Emmylou Harris and and Linda Ronstadt on their 1999 album “Trio II.” The tune’s a cappella moments prompted swaying arms from the viewers.
Parton additionally carried out a tune from the soundtrack of Netflix’s film “Dumplin,’” “Purple Footwear.” She was joined by Grammy favorites Little Massive City. And sure, Parton was carrying pink 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 title starring Parton, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dabney Coleman.
Parton is without doubt one of the most profitable nation artists of all time. Most recognized 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, probably the most for any artist, and 25 of her songs have topped the nation music charts, tied with Reba McEntire for probably the most for a feminine musician. Considered one of solely seven girls to win the CMA Entertainer of the Yr 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, Publish Malone, Shawn Mendes, Diana Ross, and Janelle Monae.
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