New music-related Guinness World Records are set by Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton, a country music superstar, has achieved three brand-new Guinness World Records in her collection.

Parton was given the declarations in Nashville, Tennessee, for her musical achievements, as per the Guinness World Records.

Parton held the record for the longest span of a female artist’s No. 1 hits on the US Top Country Albums chart.

“New Harvest…First Gathering,” which was released in May 1977, was her first of eight albums to top Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart. “A Holly Dolly Christmas,” which was released in October 2020, was her latest chart-topping album, according to Guinness World Records.

According to Guinness, that is 43 years and 156 days, placing her third behind male country artists Merle Haggard, who had 48 years and 192 days between his number one records, and Johnny Cash, whose number one records spanned 50 years and 91 days.

She was also honored with a plaque for having released the most studio albums by a female country singer.

Since her 1967 debut “Hello, I’m Dolly” and 2022’s “Run, Rose, Run,” Parton has released an incredible 65 studio albums. According to Guinness World Records, all of her albums made it into the Top 20 of Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, and eight of them reached the top spot.

Lastly, Parton was recognized for having the most female artists’ top 10 entries on the US Top Country Albums chart.

According to Guinness, Parton’s 2022 compilation album “Diamonds & Rhinestones: The Greatest Hits Collection,” which featured her hit singles “9 to 5,” “Jolene,” “Here You Come Again,” and “I Will Always Love You,” reached the top 10 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart for the 48th time.

Parton acknowledged that the world records had humbled her and thanked her fans for keeping her in the music business for so long.

“I am humbled every time I receive a new Guinness World Records title,” Parton said. “I share these three new honors with my fans, who have allowed me to enjoy such a long career.”

The country legend, who was enlisted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1999, has seven other Guinness World Records titles, remembering most decades with a Top 20 hit for the US Hot Country Songs chart, most No. 1 hits on the US Hot Country Songs chart by a female artist , most decades on the US Hot Country Songs chart for a female artist, most hits on the US Hot Country Songs chart by a female artist, the longest span of number one hits on the US Hot Country Songs chart, first country singer to get the EGOT nominations (that is for an Emmy, Grammy, Oscars and Tony award), and most Grammy nominations for a female country artist, as per Guinness World Records.

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