Dolly Parton is slated to perform during the Grammy telecast, which will also feature an all-star tribute to the Country Music Hall of Fame member by Little Big Town, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves and Katy Perry.
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Parton will also be honored by Chris Stapleton, Pink and many others for her musical and philanthropic efforts as the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year at a special event on February 8th, two days before the 61st Grammy Awards.
Dolly has won eleven Grammys in her career including her first for Female Country Vocal Performance for "Here You Come Again" in 1977 and one in 2017 for Country Duo or Group Performance for "Jolene" with Pentatonix.
Morris, who won her first Grammy in 2017 for Best Country Solo Performance ("My Church"), is up for five awards. Little Big Town is also up for a golden gramophone this year for Best Country Duo/Group Performance ("When Someone Stops Loving You").
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Previously announced 61st Grammy Awards performers include the Red Hot Chili Peppers with Post Malone, Brandi Carlile, Miley Cyrus, and H.E.R.
Other country performers at the Grammys this year include Dan + Shay and Kacey Musgraves.
Hosted by Alicia Keys, the 61st Annual Grammy Awards will be broadcast live from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on CBS, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.