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Dolly Parton 'MusiCares Person of the Year' Tribute Concert Coming to Netflix

A 2019 Dolly Parton tribute concert, featuring Willie Nelson, Chris Stapleton, Kacey MusgravesLeon Bridges, Parton's goddaughter Miley Cyrus and more, is headed to Netflix. The concert will begin streaming on Netflix on April 7.

The MusiCares Person of the Year event took place just before the 2019 Grammy Awards.

Little Big Town hosted the event and performed for Parton.

"@MusiCares brought together some incredible artists to celebrate my career in 2019," Parton wrote on social media. "Soon you can watch that unforgettable night whever you want!"

 

The Recording Academy and MusiCares named Parton the honoree for the 29th annual gala. The country legend was honored for her philanthropy as well as her career as a country music trailblazer.

Norah Jones, Shawn Mendes, Pink, Mark Ronson and Lauren Daigle are also among the performers for the concert event, which took place in Los Angeles.

The "Coat of Many Colors" singer also took the stage at the gala, which benefits MusiCares, an organization which provides assistance for those in the music community in times of need. Rolling Stone reports that the event raised $6.7 million for MusiCares.

Past MusiCares honorees include Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Aretha Franklin, Bono and Fleetwood Mac. Aerosmith was honored in 2020.

Read More: Dolly Parton Receives the COVID Vaccine She Helped Fund, Challenges 'Cowards' to Follow Suit 

Parton recently received her COVID vaccine, which she helped fund. She also encourged others to get the vaccine.

"I'm old enough to get it and I'm smart enough to get it so I'm very happy that I'm gonna get my Moderna shot today," Parton said in a video shared to Instagram. "So I just want to say to all you cowards out there: 'Don't be such a chicken squat. Get out there and get your shot."

 

 

 

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Dolly Parton 'MusiCares Person of the Year' Tribute Concert Coming to Netflix