Awards & Milestones

Dolly Parton Kicks Off 2022 With 47 New Gold and Platinum Certifications From Around the World

Published January 6, 2022 / Last Updated January 24, 2022
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Global Superstar Hotter Than Ever as Streaming Engagement Propels Catalog to New Heights Marking 3 Billion Streams Worldwide

Proving that seven decades into her unprecedented career new ground continues to be charted, Dolly Parton is presented with a staggering 47 new sales certifications from around the world to kick off the New Year. Already awarded a plaque from the RIAA in 2014 for over 100 million units sold worldwide, these new honors show continued engagement in Dolly’s extensive catalog.

“I’ve often said that my songs are like my children, and I expect them to support me later in my life. Well, it looks like they are doing just that!” proclaims Dolly. “I am so humbled to have been surprised with this incredible collection of certifications from around the world. I owe a big thank you to my fans, old and new, who continue to be there for me year after year. This is a wonderful way to kick off 2022!”

The new awards presented cover certifications from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Denmark, Norway, Finland & Sweden.

“I’m so proud to represent the hottest entertainer in the business,” says Danny Nozell, Dolly’s longtime manager. “These international awards solidify the fact that Dolly is a global superstar icon that still keeps growing every year. Just when you thought her assets couldn’t get any bigger, she proves us wrong again!”

Complete List of New Certifications

  • 3 Billion Worldwide Streams – 2021
  • Ultimate Dolly Parton – album – 2021 – GOLD (US)
  • God Only Knows (with for King & Country) single – 2020 – PLATINUM (US)
  • Jolene – single – 2021 – 2X PLATINUM (US)
  • Islands In The Stream (with Kenny Rogers) – single – 2021 – 2X PLATINUM (US)
  • Here You Come Again – single – 2021 – PLATINUM (US)
  • 9to5 – single – 2021 – 2X PLATINUM (US)
  • I Will Always Love You – single – 2021 – PLATINUM (US)
  • When I Get Where I’m Going (with Brad Paisley) – single – 2015 – PLATINUM (US)
  • Jolene – single – 2017 – GOLD (UK)
  • 9to5 – single – 2021 – 2X PLATINUM (UK)
  • The Real Dolly Parton – album – 2018 – SILVER (UK)
  • Pure & Simple – album – 2018 – SILVER (UK)
  • Greatest Hits – album – 2021 – SILVER (UK)
  • I Will Always Love You – single – 2020 – SILVER (UK)
  • The Very Best Of – album – 2020 – 2X PLATINUM (UK)
  • Islands In The Stream (with Kenny Rogers) – single – 2019 – PLATINUM (UK)
  • When I Get Where I’m Going (with Brad Paisley) – single – 2021 – PLATINUM (Canada)
  • 9to5 – single – 2021 – 3X PLATINUM (Canada)
  • Islands In The Stream (with Kenny Rogers) – single – 2021 – 3X PLATINUM (Canada)
  • When I Get Where I’m Going (with Brad Paisley) – single – 2019 – GOLD (Australia)
  • Ultimate Dolly Parton – album – 2021 – PLATINUM (Australia)
  • Legendary Dolly Parton – album – 2021 – PLATINUM (Australia)
  • The Ultimate Collection – album – 2021 – GOLD (Australia)
  • The Best of Dolly Parton – album – 2021 – GOLD (Australia)
  • Greatest Hits – album – 2021 – GOLD (Australia)
  • The Very Best of Dolly Parton – album – 2021 – GOLD (Australia)
  • 18 Greatest Hits – album – 2021 – GOLD (Australia)
  • Jolene – single – 2021 – 3X PLATINUM (Australia)
  •  9to5 – single – 2021 – 3X PLATINUM (Australia)
  • Here You Come Again – single – 2021 – GOLD (Australia)
  • I Will Always Love You – single – 2021 – GOLD (Australia)
  • Coat Of Many Colors – single – 2021 – GOLD (Australia)
  • Queen Of Country – album – 2016 – GOLD (Denmark)
  • Greatest Hits – album – 2016 – PLATINUM (Denmark)
  • The Very Best Of – album – 2016 – PLATINUM (Denmark)
  • 9to5 – single – 2019 – GOLD (Denmark)
  • Jolene – single – 2021 – PLATINUM (Denmark)
  • Islands In The Stream (with Kenny Rogers) – single – 2021 – GOLD (Denmark)
  • Jolene – single – 2021 – PLATINUM (Norway)
  • 9to5 – single – 2021 – PLATINUM (Norway)
  • Jolene – single – 2021 – GOLD (Finland)
  • I Will Always Love You (Whitney Houston; Dolly Parton, writer) – single – 2021 – GOLD (Finland)
  • Jolene – single – 2021 – 3X PLATINUM (Sweden)
  • 9to5 – single – 2021 – 3X PLATINUM (Sweden)
  • I Will Always Love You – single – 2021 – GOLD (Sweden)
  • Islands In The Stream (with Kenny Rogers) – single – 2021 – PLATINUM (Sweden)
Team DollyDolly Parton Kicks Off 2022 With 47 New Gold and Platinum Certifications From Around the World

‘White Limozeen’

Published May 11, 1989 / Last Updated August 23, 2015
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Dolly releases 29th solo album, ‘White Limozeen’

Dolly released her 29th solo album ‘White Limozeen’ in May 1989. The country album was produced by Ricky Skaggs and featured a duet with Mac Davis along with a cover of Don Francisco’s ‘He’s Alive.’

‘White Limozeen’ scored two No. 1 singles, ‘Why’d You Come In Here Lookin’ Like That’ and ‘Yellow Roses,’ climbed to No. 3 on the U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums chart, and was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. ‘Why’d You Come In Here Lookin’ Like That’ earned Dolly a GRAMMY nomination for Best Female Country Vocal Performance.

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‘Great Balls Of Fire’

Published June 9, 1979 / Last Updated August 23, 2015
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Dolly releases 21st solo album, “Great Balls of Fire”

In 1979, Dolly released her 21st solo studio album, “Great Balls of Fire,” a country album.

The first single, “You’re the Only One,” topped U.S. Country Charts becoming Dolly’s eighth No.1 single and reached No. 59 on the U.S. Top 200 charts. “Sweet Summer Lovin'” was a Top 10 country hit and reached No. 77 on the U.S. Top 200 charts.

The album would later be certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America.

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‘Heartbreaker’

Published July 19, 1978 / Last Updated August 23, 2015
Team Dolly is a collaboration of writers, editors, and publishers assembled by Dolly Parton Productions. Each member is dedicated to accurately publishing the latest news and historical archives of the living legend that is Dolly Rebecca Parton.

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Dolly releases 20th solo album, ‘Heartbreaker’

Dolly released her 20th solo studio album, “Heartbreaker,” in 1978.  Following up her success in the pop genre with “Here You Come Again,” “Heartbreaker” was another attempt to appeal to the pop audience.

The title song, “Heartbreaker,” a ballad written by Carole Bayer Sager, topped the U.S. Country Charts and became Dolly’s third Top 40 hit. The plan to top the pop charts worked, with the single reaching No. 1 (her seventh No. 1 single) on the country charts, and No. 25 on the pop charts.

The album remained at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums (her third No. 1 country album) for nine consecutive weeks and was later certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America.

 

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