For most people, birthdays tend to be the biggest celebratory event of the year - unless the person celebrating a birthday happens to be Dolly Parton. This year, she celebrates her 72nd birthday, amongst other things…
This year, the entertainer celebrates not only her 72nd birthday but also a couple of other significant honors. In fact, in 2018 alone, she has already been awarded three highly prestigious awards: an Emmys’ Honor, a Guinness Book of World Records title, and a nod from the Recording Industry Association of America.
Dolly was awarded the world records for the Most Decades with a Top 20 hit on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs Chart and Most Hits on Billboard's Hot Country Songs Chart by a Female Artist, according to the news release. She is featured in the 2018 edition of The Guinness Book of World Records.
While all of these titles and awards are quite incredible, Dolly Parton is no stranger to success. Over the years, she’s won 12 CMT Awards, 11 Grammy’s, 11 Country Music Awards, and two International Bluegrass Music Awards. Clearly, she’s been a revolutionary component in the music industry.
Even though Dolly is quite the sensation, at the end of the day a birthday still excites her! She says, “What a fantastic way to start off a new year! By being honored by the Emmys, RIAA, and Guinness World Records folks! I am so flattered and proud!"
Happy birthday, Dolly Parton! And happy Emmy Award, Grammy, and Guinness Book of World Records title! Talk about a busy year!! We are only 19 days in and already she has achieved so much! It's safe to say that she’s celebrating her 72nd birthday like nobody else in the world!