Dolly Parton Tops Rock Charts With New Song
Dolly Parton is breaking new ground this week as her latest single from her upcoming Rockstar album “Bygones” featuring Rob Halford with special guests Nikki Sixx and John 5 debuts atop the Mediabase Classic Rock Songs chart.
With #1s throughout her 7-decade career across Country, Pop, AC, Dance, Christian, Bluegrass, Folk/Americana, Holiday, and now Rock, Parton continues to make history.
Dolly said in a statement, “I am so excited to see the response ‘Bygones’ is receiving! To debut at #1 on the Rock charts is such a thrill for me, and it makes it even sweeter to share this with Rob, Nikki, and John 5.”
She added, “I also have to recognize my coproducer on the album and co-writer on this song, Kent Wells, who helped me bring this song to life. I am a happy girl today!”
“Bygones” follows the lead single from Rockstar, “World On Fire”— another Parton original — that became the album’s album’s first #1 when it peaked atop Billboard’s Rock Digital Song Sales chart in May.
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Parton recently revealed to ET Canada that she and Lainey Wilson would release a duet in honor of The Judds. Dolly said when asked about it, “With Lainey Wilson…. I just did with her; we’ve got a song we did for The Judds. They’re doing an album for The Judds for mental illness and some of the problems that [Naomi Judd] had.”
She added, “So they’re they’re doing a whole album of the songs, and I got to do ‘Mama He’s Crazy’ with Lainey. I don’t even know her. So, I’m going to get a chance to visit.”
Parton with the ACM’s Female Artist award earlier this month (5/11). When she took the stage to accept the honor, Wilson said, “I can’tcan’t believe I just met Dolly Parton: first of all, whoa!” She said, “And ladies in this category, thank you so much. I am up here because of you all. Because of people like Dolly Parton are paving the way. And I tell you what, everybody in this category didn’t just wind up there by happenstance; they have worked their fingers to the bone; they have put blood, sweat, tears, and years into this.”