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Dolly Parton performs, receives tribute at 2019 Grammy Awards

Dolly lit up the stage with Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and others in a tribute to East Tennessee's darling.

LOS ANGELES — No music award show is complete without at least one appearance from Dolly Parton.

The Grammys gave a special tribute to Dolly on Sunday, with the 8-time Grammy winner herself performing on stage.

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Dolly made her return to the Grammy stage for the first time since 2001, performing new music from her hit album 'Dumplin' (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) and some old favorites like "Jolene" and "9 to 5."

Katy Perry, Kacey Musgraves, Miley Cyrus, Little Big Town and Maren Morris paid tribute by joining her on stage to sing her classic hits.

Dolly is also recognized as the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year for all her accomplishments and work through the Dollywood Foundation and Imagination Library. She's the first country music star to receive the award. 

That includes providing relief to the victims of the 2016 wildfires and providing more than 100 million books to children around the world through her Imagination Library.

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The 61st Grammy Awards is hosted by Alicia Keys and broadcast live from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on CBS Sunday, Feb. 10 at 8 p.m.