Dolly Parton is a singer, songwriter, actor, author, businesswoman, and philanthropist from the United States.
Dolly Rebecca Parton was born on January 19, 1946, as the fourth of twelve children in Sevier County, Tennessee.
Parton made her album debut in 1967 with Hello, I'm Dolly, which catapulted her to popularity for the rest of the 1960s.
Parton's music has received gold, platinum, and multi-platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
She has 25 songs that have reached number one on the Billboard country music charts, a record for a female performer.
She has 11 Grammy Awards, she has received 50 nominations for the Lifetime Achievement Award, ten Country Music Association Awards, five Academy of Country Music Awards four People's Choice Awards, and three American Music Awards.
She has composed over 3,000 songs, including "I Will Always Love You", "Jolene", "Coat of Many Colors", and "9 to 5".
“If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader.”
— Dolly Parton
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