Katy Perry Gets Slammed For "Upstaging" Dolly Parton With Pitchy Vocals

Katy Perry Gets Slammed For "Upstaging" Dolly Parton With Pitchy Vocals

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Katy Perry gained a Grammy award final evening so the present buzz round her identify is anticipated. The “Thinking of You” singer was a part of the Dolly Parton tribute efficiency, alongside Kacey Musgraves and the nation icon herself. Both of those achievements name for celebration, however the buzz has been tainted with loads of criticism as a consequence of her half within the tribute. Reactions to the anticipated quantity can be found beneath.

Katy Perry Gets Slammed For "Upstaging" Dolly Parton With Pitchy Vocals
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Apparently, many Dolly followers thought Perry’s inclusion was unwarranted and they’d have most well-liked to see one other artist in her place. The disappointment didn’t cease on the choice, nonetheless. Perry was additionally accused of trying to upstage the living legend whereas they shared the stage. Her vocals have been undeniably daring, as she tried some vocal gymnastics, however the accusations may be born out of easy dislike quite than proof of disrespect. View the clip beneath and see the way it went down.

This represents one other occasion of Grammy organizers failing to grasp what (some) followers wish to see and listen to. Still, they pulled by means of with the participation of Miley Cyrus, whose covers of Parton’s “Jolene” was properly acquired, Maren Morris and Little Big Town. They closed the present, ended the tribute on a excessive observe.

Katy Perry Gets Slammed For "Upstaging" Dolly Parton With Pitchy Vocals
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