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Country music legend Dolly Parton to perform live on 'The Voice'


Mon, Nov 28th 2016 10:55 am

Coach Miley Cyrus and a-cappella group Pentatonix to perform 'Jolene' with Parton, who will also sing 'Circle of Love' with co-star Jennifer Nettles & top 10 artists 

Country music legend Dolly Parton is set to perform two songs on the Tuesday, Nov. 29 (8-9 p.m.) live telecast of NBC's three-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice." The stakes are high on this night as the top 10 artists face double-elimination, and only eight artists will advance to the semifinals. 

Season 11 coach Miley Cyrus and Grammy Award-winning a-cappella group Pentatonix will join Parton to perform her hit classic "Jolene." Cyrus is Parton's goddaughter. 

Also, Parton will debut her single "Circle of Love" - which was recorded especially for her upcoming NBC film - alongside Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Jennifer Nettles and the top 10 artists.

Parton and Nettles will co-star in the upcoming holiday sequel "Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love" airing Wednesday, Nov. 30 (9 p.m. ET/PT). In the two-hour movie, the Partons, a family of humble means living in the mountains of Tennessee, face a devastating event that challenges their will. But when they experience a bewildering Christmas miracle, the Partons are drawn closer together than ever - with deepened faith and love for one another.

About Dolly Parton

Parton is the most honored female country performer of all time. Achieving 25 RIAA-certified gold, platinum and multiplatinum awards, she has had 25 songs reach No. 1 on the Billboard country charts, a record for a female artist. She has 41 career top-10 country albums, a record for any artist, and 110 career-charted singles over the past 40 years. All-inclusive sales of singles, albums, hits collections, paid digital downloads and compilation usage during her Hall of Fame career have reportedly topped a staggering 100 million records.

She has garnered seven Grammy Awards, 10 Country Music Association Awards, five Academy of Country Music Awards, three American Music Awards and is one of only five female artists to win the Country Music Association's Entertainer of the Year Award.

In 1999, Parton was inducted as a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. She has her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and became a member of the National Academy of Popular Music Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2001. Broadcast Music honored Parton with the Icon Award in 2003 and, in 2004, the U.S. Library of Congress presented her with the Living Legend Award for her contribution to the U.S. cultural heritage. This was followed in 2005 with the National Medal of Arts, the highest honor given by the U.S. government for excellence in the arts.

More information on Dolly Parton can be found at dollypartonentertainment.com

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