Posts Tagged ‘dollywood’


Wednesday, July 6th, 2011


Voluptuous & vivacious American Country & Western singer songwriter, author and actress, with over 25 number one singles, a record forty-one top 10 Country albums – and the distinction of having performed on a top 5 country hit in each of the last 5 decades, her mega-hits including “Jolene”, “I Will Always Love You”, “9 to 5” and “Islands in the Stream”, many acting and singing TV appearances including as host of her own popular self named variety show, received Golden Globe Best Actress Award nominations for her roles in the big screen hits “Nine to Five” and “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas”.

She also starred in “Steel Magnolias“, has performed in multiple sell out concerts around the world and has her own themepark “DOLLYWOOD”, the “Queen of Country Music”… DOLLY PARTON!

FUN FACTS: One of the most honoured female country performers of all time, Dolly has received 8 Grammy Awards, 45 Grammy nominations and was awarded the 2011 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, won 3 American Music Awards, given the Country Music Association’s highest honor “Entertainer of the Year” in 1978, awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1984 for recording, has been nominated for 2 Academy Awards, a Tony Award and was honoured in 2003 with a tribute album called “Just Because I’m a Woman: Songs of Dolly Parton”!