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BIRTHDAY: January 18, 1946
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GRAMMY AWARDS: 8

 
RECENT TIMELINE

1978...

Dolly Parton - "Here You Come Again" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly hit the Top 10 with "Here You Come Again."
from the LP
Here You Come Again
Billboard chart run: 37 - 30 - 24 - 15 - 12 - 10 - 8 - 8 - 5 - 3 - 3 - 13 - 25 - off
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1980...

January
Dolly Parton - "Starting Over Again" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for an American Music Award for Favorite Country Female Artist.

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly hit the Top 40 with "
Starting Over Again."
from the LP
Dolly Dolly Dolly
ARC chart run: 37 - 34 - 32 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 207
Dolly Parton - Here You Come Againavailable for download at iTunes and Amazon.mp3

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly hit the Top 40 with "
9 To 5."
from the LP
9 To 5 And Odd Jobs
ARC chart run: 38 - 26 - 22 - 20 - 15 - 13 - 6 - 4 - 1 - 1 - 4 - 9 - 10 - 12 - 14 - 21 - 40 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 14
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1981...# 26 Singles Artist of the Year

January
Dolly Parton - "9 To 5" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly hit the Top 10 with "9 To 5."

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly hit
#1 for 2 weeks with "9 To 5."

May
Dolly Parton - "But You Know I Love You" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly hit the Top 40 with "But You Know That I Love You."
from the LP
9 To 5 And Odd Jobs
ARC chart run: 37 - 33 - 29 - 27 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 188
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly topped the
Billboard 1981 Year-End Chart Toppers as the Top Country Artist - Female (singles & albums), Top Country Album Artist - Female, and with the Top Country Album (9 To 5).

1982...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for 2
American Music Awards for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist and Favorite Country Female Artist.

February
Dolly Parton - '9 To 5 And Odd Jobs'button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly won 2 Grammy Awards for Best Country Vocal Performance, Female and Best Country Song ("9 To 5"), and was nominated for Song of the Year ("9 To 5").

button.gif (123 bytes) December 31: Dolly topped the Billboard 1982 Year-End Chart Toppers as the Top Country Singles Artist - Female.

1983...# 77 Singles Artist of the Year

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best Country Vocal Performance, Female ("I Will Always Love You").

September
Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton - "Islands In The Stream" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly hit the Top 40 with Kenny Rogers with "Islands In The Stream".
from the Kenny Rogers LP
Eyes That See In The Dark
ARC chart run: 35 - 24 - 16 - 8 - 6 - 5 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 4 - 4 - 8 - 17 - 23 - 27 - 39 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 9
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

October
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly hit the
Top 10 and #1 for 2 weeks with Kenny Rogers with "Islands In The Stream."

1984...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly won an
American Music Award for Favorite Country Single ("Islands In The Stream" with Kenny Rogers) and was nominated for Favorite Country Band/Duo/Group (with Kenny Rogers) and Favorite Country Video ("Potential New Boyfriend").

February
Dolly Parton - "Save The Last Dance For Me" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly hit the Top 40 with "Save The Last Dance For Me."
from the LP
The Great Pretender
ARC chart run: 38 - off
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for 2
Grammy Awards for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group ("Islands In The Stream" with Kenny Rogers) and Best Country Vocal Performance, Female (Burlap And Satin).

1985...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly won an
American Music Award (again) for Favorite Country Single ("Islands In The Stream" with Kenny Rogers and was nominated for Favorite Country Female Artist.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best Country Vocal Performance, Female ("Tennessee Homesick Blues").

1986...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for an
American Music Award for Favorite Country Female Artist.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for 2
Grammy Awards for Best Country Vocal Performance, Female (Real Love) and Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group ("Real Love" with Kenny Rogers).

1988...

March
Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris & Linda Ronstadt - Triobutton.gif (123 bytes) Dolly won a Grammy Award for Favorite Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group (Trio with Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt) and was nominated for Album of the Year.

1990...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for an
American Music Award for Favorite Country Female Artist.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best Country Vocal Performance, Female ("Why'd You Come In Here Looking Like That").

1992...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for an
American Music Award for Favorite Country Female Artist.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for 2
Grammy Awards for Best Country Song ("Eagle When She Flies") and Best Country Vocal Collaboration ("Rockin' Years" with Ricky Van Shelton).

1994...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for 2
American Music Awards for Favorite Country Female Artist and Favorite Country Single ("Romeo").

March
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best Country Vocal Collaboration ("The Heart Won't Lie" with Tanya Tucker, Billy Ray Cyrus, Kathy Mattea, Pam Tillis, and Mary-Chapin Carpenter).

1995...

March
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best Country Vocal Collaboration ("Silver Threads And Golden Needles" with Loretta Lynn and Tammy Wynette).

1996...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals ("I Will Always Love You" with Vince Gill).

2000...

February
Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt & Dolly Parton - Trio IIbutton.gif (123 bytes) Dolly won a Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals ("After The Gold Rush" with Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt from the LP Trio II) and was nominated for Best Country Album (Trio II with Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt).

2001...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best Country Vocal Performance, Female ("Travelin' Prayer").

2002...

February
Dolly Parton - Little Sparrowbutton.gif (123 bytes) Dolly won a Grammy Award for Best Country Vocal Performance, Female ("Shine" from the LP Little Sparrow).

November
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Rolling Stone: 50 Essential 'Woman In Rock' Albums included The Best Of Dolly Parton (1975).

2003...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for 2
Grammy Awards for Best Country Album (Halos & Horns) and Best Country Vocal Performance, Female ("Dagger Through The Heart").

December
Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Albums of All-Timebutton.gif (123 bytes) Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time included Coat Of Many Colors (1971).

2004...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best Country Vocal Performance, Female ("I'm Gone").

button.gif (123 bytes) # 351 on the Top Pop Artists of the Past 25 Years chart.

2005...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals ("Creepin' In" with Norah Jones).

2006..

March
Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt - 'The Complete Trio Collection'button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song ("Travelin' Thru" from Transamerica).

November
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly won a Country Music Association Award with Brad Paisley for Musical Event of the Year ("When I Get Where I'm Going").

2007..

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for 2
Grammy Awards for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals ("Tomorrow Is Forever" with Solomon Burke) and Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Visual Media (awarded to the songwriter) ("Travelin' Thru").

2008...

February
Dolly Parton - Backwoods Barbiebutton.gif (123 bytes) Dolly released Backwoods Barbie mp3 Available at Amazon.com
(
Billboard peak: # 17 -
Rolling Stone: 2 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone - Entertainment Weekly: B+).

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly could be heard on Jessica Simpson's country LP Do You Know? on the track "Do You Know."
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly could be heard on the tribute LP
Born To Breed: A Tribute To Judy Collins on the track "Fisherman Song."

December
Dolly Parton - 'Live From London' (CD/DVD)button.gif (123 bytes) Rolling Stone: 'The Greatest Singers' includes Dolly at # 73.

2009...

November
button.gif (123 bytes) The CD/DVD set
Live From London (Billboard peak: # 95) was released.

2010...

January
Dolly Parton - 'Better Day'button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album for her work on 9 To 5 The Musical.

2011...

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Dolly released
Better Day.

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