Dolly Parton will be celebrated Friday as the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year, and now she’ll be celebrated at the GRAMMYs as well.
Dolly, herself, will perform on Sunday’s telecast, treating the audience to a song from her soundtrack “Dumplin,’” and then she’ll be honored with a special tribute featuring her classic hits sung by Little Big Town, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves and Katy Perry.
The 61 st Annual GRAMMY Awards, hosted by Alicia Keys , airs live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The show will air at 8 pm on CBS.
Pink was honored yesterday with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the 2,656th star on Hollywood Boulevard.
Actress Kerri Kenney-Silver was on hand to celebrate Pink, whose real name is Alecia Moore, joking that she had so much to say but “unfortunately none of it is about the singer Pink,” and then thanked her for being “the best friend I could ever imagine.”
Ellen DeGeneres was also on hand to pay tribute to her good friend, joking, about what she knows about the singer, noting, “shy, lazy, quiet, timid, doormat...no one’s every used those words to describe you,…only me.” She later called Pink the “most normal, grounded person you’ll ever meet.”
When it was Pink’s time to speak she said she felt like she was dreaming and noted “if anyone pinches me I’m going to punch them in the left eyebrow.” She then added, “I feel like a lot of people probably only ever thought I’d make it to the walk of shame, but here I am. Two little letters make such a big difference.”
Pink then looked back at her career, sharing, “I thought I could have a hit record, but I never thought in my wildest dreams I could have two decades of this insane fun with a family of people that I loved…and experience what I have with each of you guys out there,” gesturing to her fans.
She also added, "Today, for me, is a celebration of something that my dad taught me, and that is, 'To thine own self be true. If you walk along this boulevard and you look at these names, there's a power that lies in that. There's a power in believing in yourself, there's a power in not giving up on life and on not giving up on yourself.
Camila Cabello to open the GRAMMYs: Camila Cabello fans better not tune in late to the GRAMMYS, because the Recording Academy has just confirmed that she’s opening the show. The singer will be joined by J. Balvin, Young Thug, Ricky Martin and Arturo Sandoval for they note will be an “explosive show opener.” The GRAMMYs air Sunday night on CBS.
Imagine Dragons video reaches one billion streams: Imagine Dragons’ video for “Radioactive” has just hit a new milestone. The video has just reached one billion views on YouTube, their second clip to reach one billion, following “Thunder.”
Shawn Mendes offering VIP experience to benefit the GRAMMY Museum: Shawn Mendes is auctioning off a pretty sweet package to help raise money for the GRAMMY Museum. The singer is offering up a once-in-a-lifetime VIP meet-and-greet experience, along with signed guitar, which fans can bid on via eBay. The starting bid is currently at $1,000.