Chris Stapleton to Honor Dolly Parton at 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year Event

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Chris Stapleton is among the artists who'll be honoring Dolly Parton at the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year event on Feb. 8.

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

In addition to Stapleton, Norah Jones, Shawn Mendes, Pink, Leon Bridges, Mark Ronson and Lauren Daigle will also perform during the event, which will take place in Los Angeles during the weekend of the Grammy Awards. Of course, the night wouldn't be complete without a performance from Parton herself. The "Coat of Many Colors" singer will also take the stage at the gala, which benefits MusiCares, an organization which provides assistance for those in the music community in times of need.

Past MusiCares honorees include Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Aretha Franklin, Bono and Fleetwood Mac.

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Parton recently released two new tracks from the soundtrack to Dumplin', an upcoming Netflix film. Parton's music plays a significant role in the film. The singer co-wrote six original songs on the album, including "Girl in the Movies," with producer and artist Linda Perry. The soundtrack is rounded out by re-imagined Parton songs, featuring collaborations with Miranda Lambert, Elle King, Alison Krauss, Macy Gray, Mavis Staples and more. The Dumplin'  soundtrack will be released on Nov. 30.

Stapleton was a big winner at this year's CMA Awards, taking home the award for Male Vocalist of the Year, Song of the Year (for "Broken Halos") and Single of the Year (for "Broken Halos"). The "Tennessee Whiskey" singer recently announced that he and his wife Morgane are expecting their fifth child.

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Chris Stapleton to Honor Dolly Parton at 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year Event