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Dolly Parton honoured at Grammys with star-studded tribute

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Some of the most popular names from the music industry came together at to pay a special tribute to music icon Parton.

Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Kacey Musgraves, and Little Big Town, among many others honoured the legendary singer, revealed The

Perry and Musgraves opened the special tribute with a duet of 'Here You Come Again' in matching red jumpsuits. Both the costumes were inspired by Parton's outfits from the 1970s and 1980s.

Halfway through the performance, Parton joined Perry and Musgraves onstage, dressed in a white lace gown to finish the song.

Cyrus, who is Parton's goddaughter, also performed 'Jolene', wearing a golden suit. Miley Cyrus' father and sister were also seen dancing and cheering in the crowd.

They were then joined by Morris, who sang 'After the Gold Rush'. Parton later thanked Cyrus and Morris and sent them offstage.

She then welcomed group 'Little Big Town' to perform 'Red Shoes', which is a new song that Parton co-wrote with for the rom-com 'Dumplin' and the whole group came together at the end to sing Parton's biggest hit '9 to 5'.

The star-studded crowd was seen enjoying and cheering during the performance.

Parton, an eight-time winner, performed for the first time on stage since 2001. She was celebrated for both her musical career and her charitable contributions.

Parton was also honoured at the MusiCares gala on Saturday night, where Cyrus, Perry, Shawn Mendes, Willie Nelson, and Little had performed for

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 15:45 IST