Willie Nelson, Kacey Musgraves - "Rainbow Connection" | Live from CMA Awards 2019

  • Published on Nov 14, 2019
  • Music video of Kacey Musgraves with Willie Nelson performing "Rainbow Connection" live from the CMA Awards 2019. Relive the magic from Country Music's Biggest Night - The #CMAawards are streaming now On Demand and on Hulu. The 53rd CMA Awards aired LIVE Wednesday, November 13 8|7c on ABC!
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  • IllinoisBoy85 !
    IllinoisBoy85 ! 11 hours ago

    I loved Willies performance but it was so hard to watch him struggle to breathe

  • Killingaprilfoolsday
    Killingaprilfoolsday 14 hours ago

    We need Willie with the Muppet gang

  • tg72201
    tg72201 Day ago

    This was heartbreaking to watch honestly. Kacey handled it with grace.

  • paul reboca
    paul reboca 2 days ago

    AWWWWW MAN!!I'm Straight from The Varrio and I can't imagine a Life without Willie.
    Help Him LORD😢😢😢😢

  • Dottie Rose
    Dottie Rose 2 days ago

    Love love! Just the most beautiful duet! It was the show stopper ! I am also a new fan of Kasey! Wow love her!

  • Tiffany Michael
    Tiffany Michael 2 days ago


  • Ted Bailey
    Ted Bailey 2 days ago

    Her voice is just so beautiful. I love her tone.

  • Nashvegas Grrl
    Nashvegas Grrl 3 days ago +1

    Kacey's husband at 1:45, holding his breath.

  • Selene Magdaleno
    Selene Magdaleno 4 days ago

    Kacey’s voice is unreal! This performance makes me emotional 😭

  • Kyrstin Holmes
    Kyrstin Holmes 4 days ago +3

    I lost my dad yesterday and said my final goodbyes today. I’ve had to listen to this song over 20 times just to keep myself together.

  • mary Delle McCarthy
    mary Delle McCarthy 4 days ago

    I love Willie. Have followed him since the 60s and have attended his concerts when I could! He is one of the greatest country music performers of the 20/21st centuries, and his lyrics are so genuine. I wish him many more years of success. God bless him!

  • Sarah Hendricks
    Sarah Hendricks 4 days ago

    This collaboration 💗🌈😭 Kacey opens her mouth, I cry.

  • Shanna Albert
    Shanna Albert 4 days ago

    That was lovely!

  • K Butterfly
    K Butterfly 5 days ago +1

    Seems like he's letting her sing more of the song. She's does have a heavenly voice though. He seemed touched by her. :)

  • jose lopez
    jose lopez 5 days ago

    i really only like kaceys country but this really got me tearing up

    CHRIS SUMMERFIELD 5 days ago

    We love you Willie and there's a paradise awaiting you, where you are young and playing your guitar and singing just like you wish to...just like we will always remember you.

  • Deadblox 2758
    Deadblox 2758 6 days ago

    Willie Nelson is my all time favorite Country artist and he doesn’t look good at all and I’m scared. I know that this is probably going to be his last televised performance and it breaks my heart.

  • Grace Lamb
    Grace Lamb 6 days ago

    She has the “it” factor

  • Kris Qualls
    Kris Qualls 7 days ago

    Such a beautiful performance.... Bless his heart. She kept it gentle out of respect for him... BEAUTIFUL!!! And her voice!! 💜

  • SvenSveetheart
    SvenSveetheart 7 days ago

    That performance brought a tear to my eye. Beautiful!

  • Steve happy bear johannsen

    my Dad had great taste in music. thanks Dad......

  • Steve happy bear johannsen

    love you Willie......

  • Redneck Tv
    Redneck Tv 7 days ago

    I wish Waylon and Johnny were still alive they would literally be so pissed to see what country music has come to

    • Laurel
      Laurel 3 days ago

      You, sir, are a moron.

  • jenn warren
    jenn warren 8 days ago +2


  • Pam Rusnak
    Pam Rusnak 9 days ago

    A beautiful song sung by a beautiful soul. God bless you, Willie Nelson. You have blessed my family & me with your music for decades and you will continue to do so because you are amazing!

  • wearcotton
    wearcotton 10 days ago

    There recent TVclip videos of him performing since this and sounds great. May have been sick that night

  • Allan
    Allan 10 days ago


  • salm37
    salm37 10 days ago

    Poor Willie....

  • Carl Wise
    Carl Wise 10 days ago +1

    I love Willie and please feel better soon .God Bless you.

  • Billy Proffitt
    Billy Proffitt 10 days ago +3

    I can't imagine Willie ever being gone. I dread the day. As frail as he seemed to be in this performance, it also felt beautiful and perfect. Never listened to Musgraves, although I've heard of her. Her voice was heavenly. I just know things are not good when Willie stops smoking weed. Man is a legend and should be cherished

  • Dixon Enrique
    Dixon Enrique 11 days ago

    Jim would be proud

  • I Ate Your Cookie Boo
    I Ate Your Cookie Boo 11 days ago

    Beautiful! ♡

  • Chloe O'Neal
    Chloe O'Neal 12 days ago

    ok jesus fucking christ that man is absolutely not capable of performing, i understand hes great, but seriously, snap back to reality

  • Devansha55
    Devansha55 13 days ago

    I sent this to my 45 yr old daughter. She texted back...Kermit's Song 😢

  • galiuro
    galiuro 13 days ago

    This song was featured on KXCI 91.3 in Tucson

  • J Rex
    J Rex 13 days ago

    Willie Nelson got off to a rocky start at the beginning but he really sounded great at the end. He’s still got it.

  • Blindlight
    Blindlight 13 days ago

    Willi seems out of breathe

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    photoshopknight 13 days ago


  • Tommy Richardson
    Tommy Richardson 14 days ago


  • Dorothy B
    Dorothy B 15 days ago +1

    Prayers and Blessings too for him, wow, he tried so hard, struggling breathing God love him

  • Zac Retzer
    Zac Retzer 15 days ago +14

    Every person in the crowd they cut to had a look of awe the whole time. They knew they were witnessing something special.

  • Angela Downey
    Angela Downey 16 days ago

    Thank you, that was so respectfully beautiful🙏💕

  • Dawn Reasy
    Dawn Reasy 16 days ago

    Love him soooooo much

  • Italian Troutaholic
    Italian Troutaholic 16 days ago

    Time is coming . Retirement should be coming !!!!

  • The Truth
    The Truth 16 days ago +4

    I just became a Kacey Musgraves fan. The respect and care that you showed a living legend and America's favorite Outlaw, was the highlight of the show. Kacey, I hope I'm still around to see you win the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award!

  • Megan Wiedenfeld
    Megan Wiedenfeld 16 days ago


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    Megan Wiedenfeld 16 days ago


  • Norrin Radd
    Norrin Radd 16 days ago +1


    • Majesty D
      Majesty D 7 days ago

      you are one sad human..

  • cholak
    cholak 17 days ago

    If Kacey were to let her beautiful black hair grow, she would remind me of Crystal Gayle. She has'her' style and I'm not taking anything away from that. I hope she continues to be a compliment to Country music and even crossover to all genre's to share her message of music with everybody.

  • Olivia Rivera
    Olivia Rivera 17 days ago

    Wish this was on Spotify. 😭😭

  • Ott Gavras
    Ott Gavras 17 days ago

    I love ya willie always have always will.. 🙏🏻❤️🙋🏼‍♀️

  • Flamingo Worshiper
    Flamingo Worshiper 18 days ago +2

    Glad that this is my first time hearing Willie Nelson this is amazing

  • Glen Bentley
    Glen Bentley 18 days ago +1

    Love them both........such a great song and performance.......

  • Musicmangm7
    Musicmangm7 18 days ago

    That's it!!! I officially love this woman!!! Lol😂

  • Daisy Thomas
    Daisy Thomas 18 days ago +1

    I love you, Willie. When Kacey sang "It'll all be alright....," that was for you.

  • Dakota Gatewood
    Dakota Gatewood 18 days ago

    what a man ...luv u kid

  • Cam Cook
    Cam Cook 18 days ago +1

    Relax people. The dudes 86 !! Bad song ? Bad key ?bad day? Check out a video from Nov 22 at IP casino. Willie ain't done yet ! One tough dude !!

  • Mark M.
    Mark M. 19 days ago +1

    Y the fug are the ads in spanish?

  • Teri Chapman
    Teri Chapman 19 days ago +1

    This hurts my heart. He was having a hard time breathing. And part of the time he looked confused. 😢

  • thomas thompson
    thomas thompson 19 days ago +1

    absolute perfection...classy at its finest