Dolly Parton, Jennifer Nettles Share ‘Circle of Love’ on ‘The Voice’ [WATCH]
Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love made-for-TV movie premieres Wednesday (Nov. 30), and to celebrate, she and Jennifer Nettles appeared on The Voice on Tuesday night (Nov. 29) to perform the film's title song, "Circle of Love."
Dressed in all white, Parton and Nettles stood together onstage and harmonized throughout the faith-filled holiday tune that speaks about Jesus' birth and his love and forgiveness. The Voice's Top 10 contestants provided background vocals throughout the song as well. Readers can press play on the video above to see the performance.
"Circle of Love" appears on Nettles' new Christmas album, To Celebrate Christmas. The country star appears in Christmas of Many Colors as Avie Lee Parton, Parton’s mother, a role she also filled in 2015's Coat of Many Colors; Parton herself will also make a cameo in the new made-for-TV movie. While both Parton and Nettles hope that Christmas of Many Colors will be as successful as Coat of Many Colors, more importantly, they want the film to help create memories for families.
“We just want families to feel closer together,” Parton notes. “We’ve scattered so much, as a family, because of all the new ways, new technology — which is wonderful to have all these great things available to us — but I think we lose a lot, and have lost a lot, about family, so more than anything, I just want people to feel the joy of Christmas and what Christmas is really about, which is Jesus, and about just that love of family.”
Adds Nettles, “I think I would love for people to feel connected, and be reminded of their own stories. I think that’s what all art, in its highest function and form, does, is it connects us and reminds us of our own story.”
Christmas of Many Colors will premiere on NBC on Nov. 30 at 9PM ET. A DVD version of the movie will be available on Dec. 20.
Also on Tuesday night's episode of The Voice, Parton, a cappella group Pentatonix and Miley Cyrus -- a coach on The Voice and Parton's goddaughter -- performed Parton's song "Jolene." Readers can watch that performance below.
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