This yr’s MusiCares Person of the Year honoree Dolly Parton stopped to talk with Billboard’s Chelsea Briggs on the pink carpet forward of the tribute occasion on Friday (Feb. eight), the place she mentioned why the respect means a lot to her, what recommendation she would give to her youthful self and her relationship together with her goddaughter Miley Cyrus, and extra.
Speaking of receiving the Person of the Year honor, Parton tells Briggs that it seems like a lifetime of labor getting thus far. “MusiCares is such an enormous deal for charity, and it’s for such a superb trigger,” she says. “So simply the truth that all these nice artists are gonna be singing my songs and lift some huge cash... I'm simply gonna get to sit down again and luxuriate in it!”
Asked what recommendation she would give to her youthful self, realizing what she is aware of now, Parton replies with fun, “I might simply say buckle up -- you're in for the experience of your life, woman!” She provides that she has been so fortunate to see so a lot of her desires come true, and that this has actually been “like a dream” for her.
The singer additionally opens up about her admiration for her goddaughter Miley Cyrus, telling Billboard that she loves her as a result of she is “such a professional,” including that Cyrus is aware of who she is, and that she is such a expertise. “Lots of people don't notice simply how a lot expertise she actually does have,” Parton explains. “There's nothing Miley can't do, and nothing I wouldn't do for Miley.”
You can watch the complete interview with Dolly Parton above.