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Dolly Parton and Lainey Wilson Team Up For a Tail-Wagging Duet at Dolly's Pet Gala

February 22, 2024 5:31 pm GMT

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Dogs and Dolly Parton?! We thought there was no better combination until the country icon hit the stage with Lainey Wilson at Wednesday night’s (Feb. 21) Pet Gala.

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Dolly Parton takes the stage at the first annual Dolly's Pet Gala.

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Dolly Parton & Carly Pearce take the stage at the first annual Dolly's Pet Gala.

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Chris Janson takes the stage at the first annual Dolly's Pet Gala.

During the Parton-led event, the proceeds from which benefited the Nashville Humane Association, the star-powered pair teamed up for a rendition of Parton’s classic ‘I Will Always Love You’.

With Wilson taking the lead, the hitmakers – both angelically glimmering in silver and white ensembles – wowed, their distinctive yet powerful vocals blending harmoniously.

“Dogs, dolly, & a little sparkle…three of my favorite things,” Wilson shared of the special moment on X. “Sharing a stage with the queen herself [Dolly Parton] to perform, 'I Will Always Love You', was a dream come true.”

Their two-paws-up performance was just one of the many highlights that took place over the course of the two-hour television special.

The pink carpet event not only included a furry fashion show – shining a spotlight on one of Parton's business ventures, her pet clothing line Doggy Parton – but it hosted even more talent, as well.

Carly Pearce of ‘What He Didn’t Do’ acclaim also joined Parton onstage to tag-team the iconic ‘9 to 5.’ Meanwhile, ‘Buy Me a Boat’ star Chris Janson graced the lineup, too, serenading his four-legged companion Willie with a take on Elvis Presley's ‘Hound Dog’.

At the end of the night, there was a large group rendition of Parton’s shining opus ‘Jolene’, which saw sibling duo and rising stars Tigirlily Gold in the mix.

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Written by Alli Patton
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