Zach Williams and Dolly Parton Reacts to “There Was Jesus” Cover on ‘GMA3’

Zach williams & dolly parton
Zach Williams & Dolly Parton

Two-time GRAMMY Award winner Zach Williams recently shared a heartwarming reaction video featuring music icon Dolly Parton. The video captures Dolly’s genuine response as she watches a new cover of their award-winning collaboration, “There Was Jesus,” for the first time. The emotional moment was filmed in anticipation of the premiere of the 2024 season of ‘American Idol’ on ABC.

Earlier this month, ‘American Idol’ released an emotional video showcasing contestant McKenna Breinholt’s audition. McKenna delivered a beautiful rendition of “There Was Jesus,” the GRAMMY-winning duet by Zach Williams and Dolly Parton. The powerful performance touched the hearts of viewers and garnered widespread attention.

Upon discovering McKenna’s audition, Zach Williams decided to share the heartfelt moment with Dolly Parton. The two artists sat down together to film a raw reaction video, capturing Dolly’s genuine emotions as she watched McKenna’s rendition of their faith-filled song. The video showcases the impact that “There Was Jesus” has had on both the artists and their fans.

Zach Williams and Dolly Parton’s collaboration on “There Was Jesus” has been a remarkable success. The song, released in 2019 as the second single from Zach Williams’ album “Rescue Story,” has received critical acclaim and achieved significant milestones. It won the GRAMMY Award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song, and it has been certified Gold by the RIAA. The powerful message of the song resonates with listeners, reminding them of the presence of God in their lives, even during challenging times.

As the anticipation builds for the premiere of the 2024 season of ‘American Idol’ on ABC, the reaction video featuring Zach Williams and Dolly Parton serves as a testament to the impact of their collaboration and the profound connection that their music has with audiences. It showcases the power of music to inspire, uplift, and bring people together.

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