Dolly Parton Biography (Wikipedia)
Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, author, businesswoman, and humanitarian, known primarily for her work in country music. Parton is the most honored female country performer of all time. Achieving 25 RIAA certified gold, platinum, and multi-platinum awards, she has had 25 songs reach No. 1 on the Billboard Country charts, a record for a female artist. 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 eight 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 46 Grammy nominations, tying her with Bruce Springsteen for the most Grammy nominations and placing her in tenth place overall.
- Dolly Parton phones Steve Wright from Nashvillehttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p023hv86.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p023hv86.jpg2014-07-24T15:37:00.000ZDolly calls up the Big Show to discuss her career, Glastonbury and doing her office adminhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p023hv89
Dolly Parton phones Steve Wright from Nashville
- #DollyDidGrimmy!http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0224p6z.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0224p6z.jpg2014-07-04T08:26:00.000ZAfter a week of trying, Grimmy got to chat to Dolly Parton!!!http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0224pb5
- Dolly Parton talks to Jo Whiley at Glastonbury 2014http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p021w09b.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p021w09b.jpg2014-06-29T19:52:00.000ZFor Dolly Parton singing '9 to 5' with the Glastonbury crowd was the best bit.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p021w09d
Dolly Parton talks to Jo Whiley at Glastonbury 2014
- The Dolly Parton Storyhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p021vz43.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p021vz43.jpg2014-06-29T19:18:00.000ZActress, singer, composer and theme-park owner, an introduction to the Queen of countryhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p021vz4q
The Dolly Parton Story
- Dolly Parton nominated for the Singers Hall of Famehttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p015vj30.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p015vj30.jpg2013-03-04T10:48:00.000ZRadio 2 listener Michelle Stones in Coventry nominates Dolly Parton for a place in Michael Ball's Singers Hall of Fame on Radio 2http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p015vj3z
Dolly Parton nominated for the Singers Hall of Fame
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