International Entertainment Icon Dolly Parton Graces Cover Of 2016 Official Tenessee Vacation Guide

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (January 12, 2016) – The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development released today its highly-anticipated 2016 Official Tennessee Vacation Guide featuring international entertainment icon and native Tennessean Dolly Parton. More than 550,000 guides are available to inspire potential guests … Continue reading

Nominate Dolly Parton to the Polar Music Prize 2016

Hey Y’all! Nominate Dolly Parton to the Polar Music Prize 2016, everyone have the opportunity to do this, you only have to write to the board members Of Polar Music Prize and tell’em that you nominate Dolly Parton and why , to give the nomination some extra substance. Nominate Dolly Parton here: NOMINATE DOLLY PARTON HERE

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Here is the mail adress to a few of the board members:

info@polarmusicprize.org

Lennart Wiklund
Chairman of the Polar Music Prize Board
E-mail: lennart.wiklund@polarmusicprize.org

And

Marie Ledin
Member of the Polar Music Prize Board and Managing Director of the Polar Music Prize
E-mail: marie.ledin@polarmusicprize.org

And/ Or Snailmail:

Polar Music Prize, PO Box 55777
SE-114 83 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN

Dolly as a songwriter/ artist, here’s a few Of her masterpiece’s :

Travelin Thru

Little Sparrow

From Here To The Moon and Back

I Will Always Love You

The Grass Is Blue

Hello God

Try

This is how they’re working with the nominations

The Polar Music Prize Committee has, apart from single members’ potential to nominate future Laureates, an international working process for nominations, which enables broader substrate for the Prize Committee to relate to in a sample process. The Prize Committee receives nominations from ECSA (the European Composer and Songwriter Alliance) and its 40 author representative organizations in 25 European countries. The Prize Committee also receives a growing number of nominations from individuals all over the world.

CISAC – Confédération Internationale des Sociétés d’Auteurs et Composers and IFPI – International Federation of the Phonographic Industry have over the years also contributed with nominations from its members.

Since the mid 2000′s, the Award Committee has established links with senior advisors from previous Polar Music Prize Laureates, such as Renee Fleming and Ennio Morricone.

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Photo from Southern Living Magazine

The Polar Music Prize is one of the most prestigious and unique music prizes in the world, crossing over musical boundaries and awarded to individuals, groups and institutions in recognition of exceptional achievements.

Y’all it’s time to begin lobbying !

Read my first article about the Polar Music Prize Here: Polar Music Prize to Dolly Parton 2015?

Find out more information about Polar Music Prize here: Polar Music Prize Org

Blue Smoke CD Release

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PRESS RELEASE</NEW YORK, NY (December 9, 2013) – Iconic singer, songwriter, musician, actress and philanthropist Dolly Parton is proud to announce her latest recording endeavor, a partnership between her own label Dolly Records and Sony Masterworks. The label deal will launch her new album Blue Smoke in New Zealand/Australia on January 31, 2014, to coincide with her international Blue Smoke World Tour which will hit New Zealand, Australia in February. In addition, Blue Smoke will be released in the United States and Europe in May 2014, in advance of the Blue Smoke World Tour hitting England, Ireland, Scotland, Denmark, Germany, Norway and Sweden.

“We at Masterworks think that Blue Smoke sits with Dolly Parton’s very best recorded work, as global audiences will discover when she begins her world tour in January 2014. We're very happy to be associated with this great American music artist,” saysBogdan Roscic, President of Sony Masterworks.

Dolly is the most honored female country performer of all time. Achieving 25 RIAA certified gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards, she has had 25 songs reach number 1 on the Billboard Country charts, a record for a female artist. She has 41 career top 10 country albums, a record for any artist, and she has 110 career charted singles over the past 40 years. All-inclusive sales of singles, albums, hits collections, paid digital downloads and compilation usage during her Hall of Fame career have reportedly topped a staggering 100 million records worldwide. She has garnered 7 Grammy Awards, 10 Country Music Association Awards, 5 Academy of Country Music Awards, 3 American Music Awards and is one of only five female artists to win the Country Music Association's Entertainer of the Year Award.

As a zenith crown to the dreams of country music that originally brought her to Nashville, Dolly was inducted as a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1999. And the litany goes on.

Dolly’s career has spanned nearly five decades and is showing no signs of slowing down. An internationally-renowned superstar, the iconic and irrepressible Parton has contributed countless treasures to the worlds of music, film and television. Some of her hit films have included Nine to Five, Steel Magnolias, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and Rhinestone. Parton received two Oscar® nominations – one for writing the title tune to Nine to Five and the other for Travelin’ Thru from the filmTransamerica.

Sony Masterworks comprises the Masterworks, Sony Classical, OKeh, Portrait, Masterworks Broadway and Flying Buddha imprints. For email updates and information please visit http://www.SonyMasterworks.com

For more information on Dolly Parton please visit:
http://www.dollypartonmusic.net
Facebook: Facebook.com/DollyParton
Twitter: Twitter.com/DollyParton

Blue Smoke World Tour with USA Dates

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Blue Smoke World Tour

Jan. 24, Agua Caliente Resort and Casino, Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Jan. 25, Star of the Desert Arena, Primm Valley Casino Resort, Nev.
Jan. 26, Reno Events Center, Reno, Nev.
Jan. 28, Comerica Theatre, Phoenix, Ariz.
Feb. 7, Vector Arena, Auckland, N.Z.
Feb. 8, Vector Arena, Auckland, N.Z.
Feb. 11, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Aus.
Feb. 12, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Aus.
Feb. 15, Hope Estate, Hunter Valley, Aus.
Feb. 18, Entertainment Centre, Sydney, Aus.
Feb. 21, Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, Aus.
Feb. 22, Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, Aus.
Feb. 25, Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, Aus.
Feb. 27, Perth Arena, Perth, Aus.
May 22, Hard Rock Casino, Tulsa, Okla.
May 23, Hard Rock Casino, Tulsa, Okla.
May 25, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino, Cherokee, N.C.
May 27, St. Mark Catholic Church/EKU Arts Center, Richmond, Ky.
May 28, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn.
May 30, WinStar World Casino, Thackerville, Okla.
May 31, WinStar World Casino, Thackerville, Okla.
June 8, Echo Arena, Liverpool, England
June 10, Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland
June 11, O2 Arena, Dublin, Ireland
June 12, Live at the Marquee, Cork, Ireland
June 14, Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, England
June 15, GE Oil & Gas Arena, Aberdeen, Scotland
June 17, SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland
June 18, SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland
June 20, First Direct Arena, Leeds, England
June 21, Phones 4U Arena, Manchester, England
June 22, LG Arena, Birmingham, England
June 24, Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales
June 25, Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales
June 27, O2 Arena, London, England
June 28, O2 Arena, London, England
July 2, Capital FM Arena, Nottingham, England
July 5, Lanxess Arena, Cologne, Germany
July 6, O2 World, Berlin, Germany
July 8, Forum, Copenhagen, Demark
July 9, Spektrum, Oslo, Norway
July 11, The Globe, Stockholm, Sweden