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Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton

 

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Dolly Rebecca Parton Dean (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actress, author, businesswoman, and philanthropist, known primarily for her work in country music. After achieving success as a songwriter for others, Dolly Parton made her album debut in 1967, with her album Hello, I'm Dolly. With steady success during the remainder of the 1960s (both as a solo artist and with a series of duet albums with Porter Wagoner), her sales and chart peak came during the 1970s and continuing into the 1980s; Parton's subsequent albums in the later part of the 1990s were lower in sales. However, in the new millennium, Parton achieved commercial success again and has released albums on independent labels since 2000, including albums on her own label, Dolly Records.

Parton is the most honored female country performer of all time. Achieving 25 Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) certified Gold, Platinum, and Multi-Platinum awards, she has had 25 songs reach No. 1 on the Billboard country music charts, a record for a female artist (tied with Reba McEntire). She has 41 career top 10 country albums, a record for any artist, and she has 110 career charted singles over the past 40 years. All-inclusive sales of singles, albums, hits collections, and digital downloads during her career have topped 100 million worldwide. She has garnered nine Grammy Awards, two Academy Award nominations, ten Country Music Association Awards, seven Academy of Country Music Awards, three American Music Awards, and is one of only seven female artists to win the Country Music Association's Entertainer of the Year Award. Parton has received 47 Grammy nominations.

In 1999, Parton was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. She has composed over 3,000 songs, notably "I Will Always Love You" (a two-time U.S. country chart-topper for Parton, as well as an international pop hit for Whitney Houston), "Jolene", "Coat of Many Colors", and "9 to 5". She is also one of the few to have received at least one nomination from the Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, Tony Awards, and Emmy Awards. As an actress, she has starred in films such as 9 to 5 (1980) and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982), for which she earned Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress, as well as Rhinestone (1984), Steel Magnolias (1989) and Joyful Noise (2012).

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Highlights17

I Believe in You
 
I Believe in You is the first children's album by American country music singer-songwriter Dolly Parton.
I Believe in You
Song
I Believe in You is a song by musical artist Dolly Parton, released on September 15, 2017.
The Story
Song
The Story is a song by musical artist Dolly Parton, released on February 22, 2017.
Dolly Parton
 
bornJanuary 19, 1946

Photos - Dolly Parton325

People Recently Photographed with Dolly Parton13

Popular Albums94

Album Appearances & References163

Popular Songs66

Song Appearances & References94

Popular Live Albums3

Films14

Soundtrack Film Appearances1

Minor Film Appearances & References10

TV Shows20

Musicals1

Minor Play Appearances & References1

Collaborators & Influencers170

Other Film-Related Relationships4

Other Music-Related Relationships31

Personal & Professional Relationships7

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships9

Awards & Nominations88

Events1

Popular Tours7

You May Also Be Interested In65

Videos145

Spotify - Albums & Singles335

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

News Articles26

Dolly Parton picks up two Guinness World Records
  –  January 18, 2018
Dolly Parton has been honoured with two Guinness World Records for making chart history. The 71-year-old country music legend has received the accolades for being the female with the most hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart with a total of 107 ...
Dolly Parton Adds Two Guinness World Records to Her Resume
  –  January 18, 2018
Anyone who knows, well, anything knows that Dolly Parton has a crazy amount of official accolades under her belt (including eight Grammy Awards, 10 Country Music Association Awards, five Academy of Country Music Awards and three American Music Awards, to ...
Dolly Parton Earns Two Spots in '2018 Guinness World Records'
  –  January 18, 2018
When Dolly Parton logged her first Top 20 hit on the country chart in late 1967 with "Something Fishy" (also her first self-penned single), she was on her way to a remarkable career that would see her reach global icon status just a decade later.
Cruze Farm offering free ice cream to celebrate Dolly Parton's birthday
  –  January 18, 2018
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Cruze Farm announced they would be giving away free ice cream cones in celebration of Dolly Parton's birthday on Friday, January 19. Stop by the Cruze Farm location at 2721 Asbury Road in Knoxville to get a "double Dolly cone" of ...
She's Done It Again: Dolly Parton Sets Not 1, But 2 Guinness World Records
  –  January 17, 2018
Chat with us on Facebook Messenger. Learn what's trending across POPSUGAR. Dolly Parton is one of the biggest stars in country music, and now she has not one, but two Guinness World Records to back it up. The 71-year-old icon was recently honored for ...
Surprise! Dolly Parton Achieved 2 Guinness World Records
  –  January 17, 2018
Watching Dolly Parton talk about the lifetime of success that unexpectedly led to holding two Guinness World Record certificates at once is the most calming six minutes I’ve experienced in a long, long time. Parton’s achievements are “Most decades ...
Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede drops the Dixie because of 'changing attitudes'
  –  January 17, 2018
In an attempt to keep up with changing attitudes, Dixie Stampede, the iconic dinner show founded by Dolly Parton, has dropped ‘Dixie’ from its name. In a written statement announcing the change, Dolly Parton is quoted as explaining that the dinner show ...
Country singer Dolly Parton is dropping the word "Dixie" from the name of her dinner show.
  –  January 16, 2018
From now on, the attractions in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and Branson, Missouri, will simply be known as Dolly Parton's Stampede. The show's website has already been changed. In a statement, Parton said the name Dixie was dropped because of changing attitudes.
Stormzy is listening to 'Jolene' by Dolly Parton and tweeting about how sympathetic he feels towards Dolly
  –  January 14, 2018
STORMZY IS SPENDING his Saturday afternoon worried about Dolly Parton after listening to her 1973 song Jolene. It’s a very well known fact that Stormzy’s a lovely man with a great sense of empathy, but this takes it to another level. This morning he ...
Dolly Parton drops 'Dixie' from name of Stampede dinner shows, citing cultural concerns
  –  January 14, 2018
Country singer Dolly Parton has discarded “Dixie” from the name of a popular dinner show, “Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede,” due to cultural concerns. From now on, the attraction will simply be known as Dolly Parton’s Stampede. Parton said in a ...
Dolly Parton drops the "Dixie" from her Dixie Stampede show, citing "changing attitudes"
  –  January 14, 2018
She may be from the backwoods of Tennessee, but Dolly Parton has the ability to change. Over the course of her career, the 25-time Billboard country-music chart topper has come to embrace her status as a gay icon:“I have a huge gay and lesbian following ...
Dolly Parton Said California’s 'Biblical Disasters' Were Punishment For 'Embracing Satan?'
  –  January 12, 2018
Dolly Parton said that the people of California were being punished with droughts, fires, mudslides and other natural disasters as punishment for embracing Satan. In January 2018, click-seeking web site YourNewsWire.com fabricated an inflammatory Dolly ...
Dolly Parton Angers Fans By Ceasing Use Of The Word 'Dixie'
  –  January 12, 2018
Dolly Parton has made the small but controversial decision to rename one of her attractions. Formerly known as Dixie Stampede, the dinner show will now be named Dolly Parton's Stampede in the interests of the changing political climate that might deem the ...
Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Drops ‘Dixie’ From Its Name After Nearly 30 Years
  –  January 12, 2018
Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede, a dinner show performed in various cities across the country, will be dropping the word “Dixie” from its name amid “concerns” and changing cultural attitudes. WRCB reports World Choice Investments has been planning ...
Dolly Parton Did NOT Say California Disasters Are Punishment For “Embracing Satan,” Despite Fake News
  –  January 12, 2018
Dolly Parton did not say that the recent onslaught of natural disasters in California is punishment for people in Hollywood “embracing Satan,” despite a ridiculous report. The claim comes from a site that frequently publishes fake news. Gossip Cop can ...
Dolly Parton drops 'Dixie' from Branson dinner show name
  –  January 12, 2018
(Ozark First) A decades-old live entertainment show in Branson is dropping a single word in the title of its show. Dolly Parton’s famous horseback dinner show will now be known only as Dolly Parton’s stampede dinner attraction with no mention of the ...
Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner Show Changes Its Name
  –  January 11, 2018
Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede dinner theater attraction is changing its name. Following a review, the show -- which runs in both Branson, Mo., and Pigeon Forge, Tenn. -- will be known simply as Dolly Parton's Stampede beginning with the 2018 season.
Dolly Parton Drops ‘Dixie’ From Her Stampede Show And The Backlash Is Fierce
  –  January 11, 2018
Country legend Dolly Parton has changed the name of her popular musical dinner show from Dixie Stampede to Dolly Parton’s Stampede, and longtime fans aren’t pleased. The shows, which take place in Branson, Mo., Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Pigeon Forge ...
People are upset that Dolly Parton wants to drop the word "Dixie" from the name of her popular dinner theater show Dixie Stampede
  –  January 11, 2018
Dolly Parton is nixing the word "Dixie" from the name of her popular dinner theater show Dixie Stampede, and it has a lot of people talking. More than 1,100 people have commented and shared our Facebook post about the story, and the reactions are passionate.
Dolly Parton Drops 'Dixie' From Show Name
  –  January 11, 2018
Country singer Dolly Parton’s long-running dinner show The Dixie Stampede is dropping “dixie” from the name, citing attitude changes and an effort to expand to new cities, according to a statement released Monday. The website for the show, which ...
Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Drops 'Dixie' From Name, Citing 'Changing Attitudes'
  –  January 11, 2018
Dolly Parton‘s dinner show attractions are getting a name makeover. Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede — which currently has performances in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and Branson, Missouri — are dropping the “Dixie” from their brand name to avoid ...
Did Dolly Parton Banish “Dixie” Over Political Correctness?
  –  January 11, 2018
Dolly Parton’s famous “Dixie Stampede” just got trampled by a politically correct mob. The popular dinner show with locations in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and Branson, Missouri, will now be called, “Dolly Parton’s Stampede.” For nearly 30 years ...
Dolly Parton Drops ‘Dixie’ From ‘Stampede’ Dinner Show
  –  January 11, 2018
Dolly Parton has decided to drop the name “Dixie” from her popular dinner show “Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede” over cultural sensitivity concerts. From now on, the attraction will be simply called “Dolly Parton’s Stampede.” Parton said in a ...
Dolly Parton removes 'Dixie' from Stampede dinner show
  –  January 11, 2018
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Dolly Parton has discarded "Dixie" from the name of a popular dinner show. From now on, the attraction will simply be known as Dolly Parton's Stampede. Parton said in a statement that the name change was spurred ...
10Listens: Strong reactions to Dixie and Dolly Parton's Stampede
  –  January 11, 2018
Strong reactions met the news of Dolly Parton's Stampede dinner show dropping "Dixie" from its name. More than 1,300 people shared the WBIR 10News Facebook post of the story, and more than 1,100 people comments on the story - many of them mad or confused.
'Dixie' dropped from name of Dolly Parton's dinner show
  –  January 11, 2018
Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede will have a new name when it opens for the 2018 season. According to a press release from World Choice Investments, which operates several dinner show attractions for Dolly Parton, the word Dixie will be dropped. The show's ...

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