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The Recording Academy has expanded its lineup for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards with a special tribute to eight-time GRAMMY winner and 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year Dolly Parton. Making her return to the GRAMMY stage for the first time since 2001, Parton will perform new music from her hit album Dumplin' (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack). Dolly's special tribute segment will also feature her classic hits sung by Little
Big Town, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, and Katy Perry. Additionally, current GRAMMY nominees J Balvin
and Young Thug, and GRAMMY winners Ricky Martin
and Arturo Sandoval, will join Camila
Cabello for an explosive show opener. They join previously announced performers Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, Dan + Shay, H.E.R., Post Malone, Shawn Mendes, Janelle Monáe, Musgraves, Red Hot Chili
Peppers, and Diana Ross. Live from STAPLES Center, and hosted by Alicia Keys, the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.
Parton is being recognized as the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year for her considerable creative accomplishments and her longtime support of a number of causes through her Dollywood Foundation, including the Imagination Library, which, since 1996, has provided more than 100 million books to children from birth to 5 years of age in the United States, Canada, Australia, and the U.K.
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