At the moment (April 7), Dolly Parton: A MusiCares Tribute premieres on Netflix, giving viewers all over the world a front-row seat to the star-studded 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute live performance honoring 10-time GRAMMY winner Dolly Parton. Miley Cyrus, Willie Nelson, Brandi Carlile, Katy Perry, Kacey Musgraves, Yolanda Adams and extra delivered heartfelt, rhinestone-encrusted covers of a few of the nation queen’s best hits through the hour-long particular hosted by GRAMMY-winning Dolly superfans, Little Big Town.
The annual MusiCares Person Of The Year event, usually held days earlier than the GRAMMY Awards, honors legends who’ve considerably contributed to the music group via music and philanthropy. The unique marquee occasion additionally raises funds for MusiCares to assist music individuals in want. Parton was the primary nation star to be honored because the MusiCares Particular person of the 12 months.
Whereas all 10 of the performances, in addition to the various Dolly-inspired shimmery outfits, from the 2019 tribute live performance are must-sees, listed here are 5 of essentially the most jaw-dropping units from the large night time. Pop in your cowboy hat, fireplace up your Netflix and tune into Dolly Parton: A MusiCares Tribute now.
Miley Cyrus, Shawn Mendes & Mark Ronson Take You On Trip
(L-R) Mark Ronson, Miley Cyrus and Shawn Mendes carry out on the 2019 MusiCares Particular person Of The 12 months occasion | Photograph: VALERIE MACON/AFP by way of Getty Photos
To kick issues off in fashion, Miley and Shawn Mendes, with Mark Ronson on guitar, served up a vigorous duet of Dolly and Kenny Loggins‘ 1982 traditional, “Islands within the Stream.” Trying glam in a black sequin costume, Miley waved to Parton, who’s the singer’s godmother, sitting and smiling within the entrance whereas additionally wanting fab in a black sequin costume herself!
Katy Perry & Kacey Musgraves Take You To The Rodeo
Katy Perry (L) and Kacey Musgraves (R) on the 2019 MusiCares Particular person Of The 12 months live performance | Photograph: Lester Cohen/Getty Photos for The Recording Academy
Perry and Musgraves delivered epic cowgirl-diva glam throughout their efficiency of Dolly’s GRAMMY-winning 1977 hit, “Right here You Come Once more.” Perry rocked an all-lavender satin look with a cowboy hat, flowing mesh cape, thigh-high stiletto boots and a corset fringe costume, whereas Musgraves slew in a shiny, silver-flared pantsuit, topped off with massive hair and large hoops.
Mavis Staples, Leon Bridges & Jon Batiste Take You To Church
Mavis Staples, Leon Bridges, Jon Batiste carry out on the 2019 MusiCares Particular person Of The 12 months live performance | Photograph: Kevin Mazur/Getty Photos for The Recording Academy
Mavis Staples, Leon Bridges and Jon Batiste (on piano), with the assistance of a choir, raised the gang up to heavenly heights with a vigorous, soulful, gospel-tinged model of “Not Sufficient.” The show-stopping rendition of the 2012 monitor, which Parton and Queen Latifah initially sang for his or her film Joyful Noise, was stuffed with clapping, stomping and grooving—there was a lot of affection in our hearts after that!
We Will At all times Love Yolanda Adams (& Dolly!)
Yolanda Adams performs on the 2019 MusiCares Particular person Of The 12 months occasion | Photograph: VALERIE MACON/AFP by way of Getty Photos
Adams, the “First Girl Of Gospel,” delivered an epic, bone-chilling cowl of “I Will At all times Love You,” one among Parton’s most enduring classics. Adams appeared glamorous in a floor-length purple robe with floral lace bell sleeves as she hit these excessive notes, complemented by some attractive sax.
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Down-House Dolly Shines For All Of Us
Dolly Parton (L) and Linda Perry (R) carry out on the 2019e MusiCares Particular person of the 12 months occasion | Photograph: Frazer Harrison/Getty Photos
To shut out the epic live performance, the “Backwoods Barbie” herself took to the stage to share her sparkle, smile and voice with the viewers. Joined by Linda Perry on guitar, Parton carried out “Coat of Many Colours,” which she known as “the track that form of obtained me right here.”
Effectively, we positive are glad you are right here, Dolly!
Dolly Parton: A MusiCares Tribute is streaming now on Netflix.