Grammys: Dolly Parton to perform with Katy Perry, Kacey Musgraves, more
The 2019 Grammy nomination list of Nashville artists included Maren Morris and Chris Stapleton The Tennessean
A big Grammy weekend for Dolly Parton just got bigger.
The Recording Academy has announced that Sunday's Grammys telecast will include a performance by the country legend, along with an all-star tribute segment featuring Little Big Town, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves and Katy Perry.
That's on top of Parton being named "Person of the Year" by the academy's charitable arm, MusiCares. She'll be honored on Friday with an all-star concert salute, with performers including Garth Brooks, Pink, Trisha Yearwood, Willie Nelson, Chris Stapleton, Vince Gill, Musgraves and Mavis Staples.
No word on exactly what Parton's singing at the Grammys, though we know it will be something from her soundtrack to the 2018 Netflix film "Dumplin'."
This won't be the first time Perry has paid tribute to Parton on an awards show stage. The two performed together at the 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards, as Parton received the Tex Ritter Award for her "Coat of Many Colors" TV movie.
Along with Parton and her tribute, Sunday night's Grammys telecast will feature performances by Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, Dan + Shay, H.E.R., Post Malone, Shawn Mendes, Janelle Monáe, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Diana Ross. The Recording Academy has also announced "an explosive show opener" with Ricky Martin, Arturo Sandoval, Camila Cabello ,J Balvin and Young Thug.