Dolly, Norah to Sing on CMA Awards

Dolly Parton and Norah Jones will sing a duet of “The Grass Is Blue” on the CMA Awards telecast on Nov. 5. Jones’ solo version of the song appears on the tribute album Just Because I’m a Woman: The Songs of Dolly Parton, due in stores on Oct. 14. Parton is nominated for female vocalist, her first time in that category since 1987. Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney and Patty Loveless will also perform during the ceremony. As previously announced, Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett will open the show with “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere.” 09/30/03